Places to take a cycling holiday in Europe

Conquering the Mare de Deu del Mont Climb – Spain

Join Nadezhda on a classic northern Spain climb, into the hills close to Girona – a cycling paradise

Bilbao Cycling Routes with Nadezhda Pavlova

Nadezhda has been exploring Bilbao and the Basque Country on 2-wheels. Here’s a selection of her favourite rides, as this dynamic young woman finds adventure and culture, on 2-wheels.

Cycling the Rocacorba climb – Girona

Join Nadezhda on this classic road climb near Girona, with epic views. This one starts from Banyoles Lake and takes on the Rocacorba

Our Favourite Coffee Stops – Lumos Cafe in Sibiu

As far of Coffee shops and cafes go, Lumos sets the bar very high indeed, as we start to share our own list of favourite cafes for cyclists with you. I don’t know if it can be matched…

Andorra – A Cycling Paradise

Nestled in the heart of the Pyrenees Mountains, the small principality of Andorra is a hidden gem for cyclists. With its breathtaking landscapes, challenging mountain passes, and a rich cultural heritage, Andorra offers a cycling experience unlike any other. Let’s explore the enchanting cycling routes, delve into Andorra’s history, discover the unique town of Ordino, and take a closer look at the renowned Hotel Coma, the perfect base for your cycling adventure.

Cycling to Paltinis and the city of Sibiu

It’s a year now, since I was cycling upwards, in the hills close to the historic city of Sibiu, deep in Transylvania. I returned again in winter, visiting people I regard as family, and the wonderful Sibiu Christmas market. It’s a city that’s easy to fall in love with, filled with amazing architecture, a warm ambience and some of the most beautiful mountains in Europe.

Barcelona – Mura and Parc Natural de Sant Llorenç

Another superb discovery road cycling route from Nadezhda, exploring the magnificent landscapes inland from Barcelona

Open the Mountains Italy – Epic Ride to Galibier and Telegraphe with Stefano

Stefano and the Assault to Freedom team in Italy, always set out to create epic routes. This one is a classic ride, taking on both the Col du Telegraphe and Col du Galibier in one swoop. It will test you, both physically and mentally, and can be best tackled by a brief overnight stay, making sure that you really enjoy the trip.

Barcelona to Montserrat cycling route

Are you looking for a challenging yet rewarding road cycling experience in Catalonia? Then ride from Barcelona to Montserrat. This route takes cyclists through stunning landscapes and past historic landmarks, making it the perfect day trip for any cycling enthusiast.

Countdown to Adventure – Transfăgărășan Challenge 2023

If you still don’t know where the Transfăgărășan Highway is, and that it’s described by many as ‘the best road in the world’, then give your head a shake please!
This epic ribbon of tarmac, winds its way chaotically across the mountains, close to the historic city of Sibiu, in Transylvania, Romania – itself a World Heritage Site.