Road biking for beginners

We all have to start somewhere! Whether you’re an absolute beginner who’s covering the first few metres on the road bike or an expert who wants to warm up their legs: everyone will find what they need to go off “on tour”.

Get training tips from professionals and some tour advice for your next journey. Take your biking skills to the next level and make progress that will bring a wide smile to your face. Let's go!

Easy tours for road bike beginners and connoisseurs

Discover the countless Roadbike Holidays regions and find an endless number of tours to suit your level. It’s quite simple: Look. Find. Off you go.

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The most beautiful regions for your first trip...

These regions often not only have very well-developed cycle paths and an intact road bike infrastructure but also what you long for on holiday: beautiful landscapes and the finest cuisine.

Adriatic coast

The quaint villages that lie between rocks and hilly vineyards are the counterpart to the romantic coastline in many...

Allgäu

Everything you need: from steep alpine passes to gentle hills – whether you`re a hobby cyclist or road biking...

Bled

This region is shaped by the Karawanken and the Julian Alps – so in the north you’ll find mountain passes and...

Brda

Follow the Soča river and you’ll discover a great deal: from vineyards on the Italian border to grassy green meadow...

Bregenz Forest

The Bregenz Forest may not immediately spring to the mind of every road biker when they think about a road biking...

Bucklige Welt

The scenery in the land of a thousand hills in the Vienna Alps is beautiful. The region is also referred to as the...

Three Peaks Dolomites

The Three Peaks of Lavaredo are probably one of the most photographed motifs of the Dolomites and a spectacular...

Lake Faak

Lake Faak near Villach impresses with a varied holiday programme: mountains, lakes and mild temperatures. Its proximity...

Kufsteinerland

The fortress town of Kufstein is located on the Bavarian-Austrian border. You can enjoy a comprehensive range of tours...

Pinzgau

The Pinzgau region impresses with its quiet side roads and well-developed cycle trails. If you enjoy taking a pleasure...

Roadbike region Salzburger Land - Salzkammergut

The SalzburgerLand – Salzkammergut road bike region is a combination of six different regions. You can explore the...

Road bike region Ybbstal Alps

Discover road bike tours ranging from slightly hilly routes along the Ybbs to challenging ascents up the Hochkar....

Southern Styria

Travel with momentum through Styria. Explore the endless roads in one of Austria’s most beautiful regions. Discover...

South Tyrolean Wine Route – Tramin / Lake Kaltern

Are you looking for the perfect mix of road biking, culture and indulgence on holiday? Then you must absolutely add the...

Urbino

Urbino, a city with an impressive historical heritage, is the ideal starting point for a road bike tour. The choice is...

The best hotels and accommodation for your introduction to road biking

Enjoy the many benefits of Roadbike Holidays so that you can enjoy the first road bike metres that only Roadbike Holidays has to offer:

  • Guided bike tours with trained guides, including cycling tips and insider information
  • Personal training for novice cyclists
  • Equipment advice and rental in the regions
  • Repair and laundry services
  • Cycling workshops for beginners
  • GPS advice and equipment rental
  • Pick-up service in the event of defects

Your first road bike holiday

Road bike novices should absolutely take these tips to heart …

  • The bike: the choice of road bike is really important! At the beginning, it’s worth renting a bike that suits you. Let our experts offer you comprehensive advice.
  • The equipment: a helmet, gloves, sports clothes, glasses and bike shoes are important. Replacement material such as tubes are a welcome extra!
  • Fitness: be aware of your physical capabilities and limits. The first tours in particular will require a lot of strength and stamina.

Have you completed the beginner level? Are you ready for the next level?

Are you looking for a challenge or want to push yourself? Then take a look at the ambitious tours. If you love mountain passes and have already taken part in the odd competition, the expert routes might be something for you!

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