Conquering some of the the World's Best Destinations Two Wheels at a Time

Cycling or biking is a popular form of recreation for all ages. Cycling has also been means of transportation for many places where large vehicles cannot go throughCycling is economical, environment-friendly and definitely a good form of exercise for the whole body. But one of the most interesting features of cycling is that it enables us to see new destinations. It brings us closer to the land and its people. It gives us the chance to see the places from a new perspective and explore them deeply through their more remote corners. In a mobile bike, we control the pace, so we are free to stop anywhere, whenever we like. 



Because of the convenience and benefits cycling offers, many places in the world, even big cities, have given way for pedallers. Bike tours have also grown popular among local and international tourists. Nowadays, there are a lot of bike travel tours that can be found offering guided tours.  

Let's take a look at some of the world's best destinations for a bike tour. 


Amsterdam 

Amsterdam is a bicycle paradise. It is regarded as the most bicycle-friendly capital city in the world. It has world-class facilities for cyclists – bike paths, bike racks, and several guarded bicycle parking stations which can be used for a nominal fee. 

Amsterdam, the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands

It was in 2012 when cycling in the city has become tremendously popular. According to statistics; 490,000 cyclists take to the road to cycle 2 million kilometers a day. Over 60% of trips in Amsterdam are made by bike in the inner city and around 83% of Amsterdam residents are reportedly hopping onto their bikes at least once a week. 


Montreal 

Montreal, rated as the "North America's premiere biking city," is meant to be discovered on two wheels. The place is flat which makes it perfect for all types of cyclists, amateur or experienced The city's various neighborhoods, main attractions, and most unusual locations is best explored with a bike for its boasting 730 kilometers of bike paths.


Montréal is the largest city in Canada's Québec province

There's plentiful of cycle rentals and guided bike tours suitable for any taste. Some of the city's most scenic bike paths can be found in Lachine Canal, De Maisonneuve Boulevard, and the island of Parc Jean-Drapeau. 


Vietnam 

Vietnam is perfect for long-distance cycling. Through pedaling, one will see the city's stunning coastline of broad sandy beaches, paddy fields, and vibrant streets. Exploring the city on two wheels offer a unique, on-the-ground perspective of the beautiful country. Some of the best places to bike are the Hai Van Pass, Hoi Ai on Highway 1, and Ho Chi Minh Highway. 


Vietnam, the easternmost country on the Southeast Asian Indochinese Peninsula,is the 15th most populous country in the world

Leisure cycling in Vietnam lets you communicate with locals face to face. You may ride through the jungles, witness amazing views, meet hill tribes at their home thru mountain biking. Bold, bustling, and vibrant; Vietnam offers adventure of all kinds, from within its cities to its majestic countryside. The engaging and inviting locals, surprisingly sophisticated cuisine and beautiful views around nearly every bend make Vietnam one of the most rewarding cycling destinations in Southeast Asia.


Barcelona 

Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain with tons of attractions, monuments, and famous buildings to visit welcomes a huge number of tourists every year for sightseeing, enjoying the local cuisine, and shopping. Cycling will let you see Barcelona from a different point of view, whether you're a seasoned or a first-time cyclist. The city has 200 kilometers bike path in and around the city. Barcelona's most striking vistas are easily accessible on two wheels. 

Barcelona is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain.

The city is now increasing the number of cycle lanes and bike parking, to make the city a lot friendlier to cyclists. Best places to cycle include Catalonia's countryside and its rustic town, the route to Montjuic castle, and the coastline of Costa Brava. 


San Francisco 

Bicycles have been used for transportation in San Francisco for over 130 years. The City has an almost ideal climate for bicycling: temperate, without ice or snow, and with a long dry season.

Many parts of San Francisco are relatively flat, including some of the most densely populated areas. That enables cyclists to reach work, shopping, and recreational destinations quickly and comfortably. About 128,000 bike trips are made by residents across 37 kilometers of bike lane each day. 


Sann Francisco colloquially known as SFSan FranFrisco, or The City, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

The city's cycling culture is vibrant, comprising of distinct cliques to races and events. Some of its most popular events are the Bike to Work Day, Tour de Fat and the Bicycle Film Festival. Most guided tours officially start on the city-side of the Golden Gate Bridge.  

Have you tried cycling at any of these destinations? What was your experience so far?

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