Bike and Barge in Europe

Vacations & Travel - - Travel talk -

What bet­ter place to take a barge down a his­toric wa­ter­way or go cy­cling, than in Europe? Out­door Travel has 100 dif­fer­ent ‘Bike & Barge’ itin­er­ar­ies along the scenic back­roads, canals and rivers in France, Italy, Hol­land, Bel­gium, Aus­tria, Ger­many, Hun­gary, Ro­ma­nia, Croa­tia, Greece, Turkey and Scot­land in 2018. Trav­el­ling around 25-50 kilo­me­tres – four to five hours of cy­cling each day – you can ex­plore the ru­ral coun­try­side and his­toric cities, sam­ple local pro­duce, en­joy wine or beer tast­ings along the ever-ex­pand­ing net­work of cy­cle tracks, rail trails and back­roads, and all in the com­pany of like-minded ma­ture cy­clists. By barge, you will en­joy com­fort­able cabin ac­com­mo­da­tion (av­er­ag­ing 20 pas­sen­gers), meals and bike hire as you glide along Loire Val­ley or Bur­gundy’s canals and the spec­tac­u­lar coast­lines in­clud­ing Amalfi, Si­cily and the Dal­ma­tian Is­lands of Croa­tia. In The Nether­lands, you can ex­pe­ri­ence tulip season or har­vest time in the golden fields of Bel­gium and Scot­land. The treks come with English-speak­ing guides. out­door­

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