Discover middle and south Europe in your cycling holiday
A road bike holiday is full of variety. Ambitious sportsmen and women, who are looking for a challenge, go on tours in the mountains. Biking from alpine pass to alpine pass, they clock up altitude metre by altitude metre. Endurance sportsmen and women on the other hand are looking for long flat routes. And leisure cyclists are attracted to places where they can explore the most beautiful landscapes without much effort. Roadbike Holidays has the perfect destination for every road bike type.
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The road bike region Wels in Upper Austria is specialised in cycle sports. You can explore the most beautiful road bike tours in the vicinity together with the locals on several days a week.
Austria’s largest federal state scores with a huge range of scenic variety. Your tours lead through vast hilly landscapes, river valleys, steppes and fenlands. You will surely not get bored when you are out and about on your road bike here.
Experience a road bike holiday full of variety in the Land of a Thousand Hills in Lower Austria. Countless side roads for your road bike tours meander between small villages and lush green orchards.
An especially long road bike season awaits in Austria’s sunny south. Carinthia is perfect for road bike tours between mountains and warm swimming lakes. There are also plenty of cross-border tours to Italy and Slovenia.
The region around Lake Faak near Villach offers road bikers a holiday programme full of variety: mountains, lakes, mild temperatures and the possibility to get to know other countries and cultures on a tour.
Challenging ascents, spectacular panoramas and an incomparable natural scenery are waiting for you in Salzburg just as much as leisurely tours on well-developed roads. A successful road bike holiday is guaranteed.
The majestic three thousand metres high mountains of the Hohe Tauern, the Steinerne Meer, the Lofer Mountains and right in the middle: Pinzgau. Leisure bikers, altitude loving road bikers as well as triathletes get here what their heart desires.
An alliance of six regions makes the SalzburgerLand – Salzkammergut road bike destination so special. The mixture of lakes, mountains and culture promise a road bike experience for all senses.
A wide range of diverse road bike tours for all ability levels awaits you around the villages of Salzburger Sportwelt. Here you find gentle hills and plains as well as crisp mountain roads with many altitude metres.
Many three thousand metres high mountains with curvy pass roads, wild and romantic valleys, quaint villages and charming Tyrolean hospitality dominate your road bike holiday in Tyrol, Austria’s third-largest federal state.
Leisurely valley routes, crisp ascents and urban lifestyle - Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps, is the ideal holiday destination for everyone who likes to combine a road bike holiday with urban flair.
In Kufsteinerland you find flat leisurely routes as well as steep challenges and racy downhill runs. You bike in idyllic scenery past mountain farms, grazing cows and through the impressive Tyrolean mountain world.
A first-class road bike paradise awaits you here where Austria, Italy and Switzerland share a border. The 3-border region, with its mild climate and the many mountain passes, offers ideal surroundings for road bikers and quite something in terms of culture too.
High alpine terrain with ascending mountain slopes and scenically impressive passes are the trademarks of the Ötztal Valley road bike region. Demanding road bike tours with a bundled dose of altitude metres and an impressive alpine panorama are waiting for you here.
In the Tannheim Valley road bike region you will find all ingredients for a perfect bike holiday in Austria’s mountains: a wide range of tours, a stunning scenery, crystal-clear mountain lakes and of course the excellent Tyrolean cuisine.
Thanks to the close proximity to Italy, Germany and Switzerland, the TirolWest road bike region awaits with a huge selection of diverse, cross-border tours with plenty of altitude metres.
Whether on flat routes around the lake, across the gentle Alpine foothills or to impressive peaks and passes in the alpine mountains, a wide range of road bike tours can be found between Lake Constance and Arlberg in the Vorarlberg region.
With its small villages and the impressive mountain scenery is the Bregenz Forest not only optically worth a recommendation, it also offers a wide range of diverse road bike tours crossing the borders to the 3 neighbouring countries Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland.
South Tyrol is especially known for its crisp Dolomite passes, excellent food, good wine and more than 300 days of sunshine per year. All in all, perfect conditions for your successful road bike holiday.
The Alta Badia region in South Tyrol offers in particular one thing: the most beautiful passes in the Dolomites. In part extremely challenging ascents are waiting with a very special reward: A stunning panoramic view to the UNESCO World Heritage – natural site.
The Three Peaks region in Northern Italy awaits with diverse road bike tours in a spectacular Dolomites panorama. You choose between pass tours and leisurely cycle routes leading into Austria.
The Ladin valley in the heart of the Dolomites is a unique pearl of nature and just made for road bike tours. Here, at the base of the Latemar and Rosengarten, you enjoy a natural landscape and the most beautiful Dolomite passes in combination with Italian hospitality.
The region San Vigilio Dolomites/Kronplatz is situated in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage – natural site, the Dolomites. In the surrounding area, a dream of passes comes true for road bikers who love to clock up altitude metres and who like to feel the burning of their calf muscles.
The South Tyrolean Wine Route around Tramin and Lake Kaltern offer the perfect combination of road bike, culture and leisure holiday. Leisurely and challenging road bike tours, Italian flair and one or the other glass of good wine: this is how a road bike holiday should be.
Vinschgau is definitely worth a road bike holiday. From here you bike across the Stelvio Pass road which is one of the highest-situated accessible passes in the Alps. However, a leisurely tour along the Via Claudia Augusta is just as rewarding.
Emilia Romagna is perfect for combining your road bike holiday with a beach holiday at the Adriatic Sea. The pleasantly warm climate guarantees an extra-long road bike season. Training here is on the agenda almost all year round.
Whether spring training for clubs, guided leisure tours, triathlon or challenging marathons: Emilia Romagna convinces with its diversity. From the Adriatic coast to the Apennines, the region is a through and through fantastic area for road bikers.
The picturesque Lago di Levico near the spa town of Levico Terme is situated in the Sugana Valley in the east of Trentino. Because of its crisp Dolomite passes, the region is known as the indisputable pass Eldorado of the Southern Dolomites and delights with stunning panoramas.
The northern part of Lake Garda promises Italian flair as well as alpine atmosphere. Because of its long road bike season, the region is perfect for the first training kilometres of the year.
Veneto is in Northern Italy and is part of the country’s most diverse region. Here you bike from the passes of the Dolomites to the coast of the Italian Adriatic Sea. Perfect for a multi-faceted road bike holiday.
The idyllic mountain village of Arabba is situated in 1,600 metres above sea level in the heart of the Dolomites. Top-class altitude training and tours with over 2,000 altitude metres are waiting for you on the most famous Dolomite passes.
Germany’s biggest federal state offers road bikers plenty of variety. The Eastern Alps, low mountain ranges and the flat Alpine foreland make diverse road bike tours in different landscapes and of all levels of difficulty possible.
The distinctive peaks of the Allgäu Alps, lush meadows with grazing cattle and palatial castles – a road bike holiday couldn’t be more idyllic. A wide range of tours of all levels of difficulty between the famous Neuschwanstein Castle and Lake Constance are waiting for you.
The Balearics are a Spanish group of islands in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the southern destinations popular with road bikers. Here you encounter many international athletes during their training in autumn, winter and spring.
Thanks to an almost all year-round pleasant climate, a diverse landscape with challenging ascents as well as leisurely routes, Mallorca is no longer an insider tip. And the best thing: simply dive into the refreshing sea after a tour!
The Slovenian Alps are a true natural paradise. The diverse landscape offers one highlight after another on your tours. The close proximity to Carinthia and Italy makes it possible to choose from a huge selection of cross-border tours full variety.
Bled, in the northwest of Slovenia, does not only offer one of the country‘s most famous attractions, the region is also home of a road bike paradise with plenty of altitude metres and scenic charms.
The sun kissed vineyard landscape at the border to Italy is the perfect region for you if you like combining your road bike holiday with leisure, culture and culinary delights. Here you will find mainly leisurely tours, leading across gentle hills and offering deep insights into Slovenia’s traditions en route time and again.