Our Favourite Cycling Destinations for Families

Written by Bethany Mcatee on 23rd July, 2019

Your family holiday should be special, which is why we offer cycling routes around the world tailored to the needs of children in tow. Discover more by bike, as you ride along either traffic free cycle paths or quiet roads through countries packed with fascinating cultures and extraordinary landscapes.

Holland

32,000km of dedicated cycle path weaves through the beautiful countryside of Holland, which are perfect for young children due to the lack of vehicles. Vibrant tulip fields, tranquil canals and picturesque windmills line the paths, inviting you to take your time and enjoy quality time admiring the scenery with your family.Kids in a tulip fieldChiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai’s cycling scene has slowly been growing into one of Asia’s best, meaning you’ll be in capable hands. Friendly, English speaking guides will lead you by bike into the heart of Thai culture, as you visit religious temples, cook the local cuisine and bathe elephants. Girl gives food to elephantEmerald Coast, France

Overlooking the bright blue English Channel, a long, traffic-free coastal cycling path offers the most beautiful landscape in Brittany. Over the course of your holiday you’ll have the opportunity to visit the spectacular Le Mont St. Michel, along with a day trip to the historic island of Jersey. Mont St. Michel FranceAngkor Wat, Cambodia

With an up and coming tourist industry, Cambodia is one of Asia’s hidden gems, and is not to be missed by the more adventurous family. Gentle rides in a laid back culture allows you to enjoy the journey, which not only involves cycling but a short trek and kayak through the jungle. Glimpse inside numerous temples, including the famous Angkor Wat to understand Cambodia’s rich history. Temple in CambodiaPisa to Florence, Italy

Exploring the history and culture on wheels from Pisa to Florence is fun for all the family, especially when there is beautiful nature, quiet roads and tasty food involved! Visit iconic locations, such as the Leaning Tower of Pisa and roll amongst the famous Tuscan countryside via the carnival seafront in Viareggio.The tower op PisaDubrovnik, Croatia

The majestic Adriatic coastline of Croatia has never been one to disappoint. Clear, sparkling waters reflect the old town of Dubrovnik, perched on the jagged cliffside. Cycling within and around Dubrovnik gives your family the chance to experience a truly unique culture, amongst luscious vineyards and traditional architecture. Croatia DubrovnikLoire Valley, France

A highlight of this cycling holiday is the magnificent Chateaux Chambord, famous for its French Renaissance architecture. A leisurely cycle on predominantly the Loire à Vélo bike path will take you past the Chateaux Chambord as well as villages boasting delicious French cuisine, and wine for the adults!Castle of LoireLake District, England

Do not underestimate the British countryside! The weather may be more unpredictable than its European counterparts, however the Lake District will provide dramatic mountainous landscapes, fascinating nature and wildlife all year round. A perfect weekend getaway that’ll leave you refreshed and ready for work or school the next day.Road sign to Lake districtSri Lanka

Feed your curiosity in the wildlife rich UNESCO tropical rainforests and Minneriya National Park. Feel at one in the wild and absorb the Buddhist and Hindu cultures, whilst learning about Sri Lanka’s colonial heritage. The locals are one of the most welcoming communities, so be prepared to ask lots of questions!View of the landscape in Sri lankaBrussels to Bruges, Belgium

A scenic tapestry of interwoven flat and traffic free cycle paths throughout Belgium leaves no guesses as to why we love it so much. Great for families, the routes follow traditional Flemish villages along the meandering River Scheldt, gothic cobbled streets in Antwerp and the concrete canvas of Ghent. Belgium houses reflection

If you’ve been inspired by our favourite cycling holiday destinations, why not contact us for more information on how to tailor it perfectly to your family.