For those who love vacations, cycling is a great way to immerse yourself in an area. Every day is different during a bicycle trip because you are selling changing landscapes and stopping at sights along the way. They attract many people and become a way to explore a region, absorb culture and taste local cuisine.
If you are planning a bike holiday in 2010, here are some great travel tips that will refresh and inspire you.
Cycling near the heritage coast of Suffolk
In the UK, only a few coastlines were destroyed without Suffolk. Compared to other parts of the country, Suffolk’s coastline is relatively underdeveloped, but is home to rocky beaches, cliffs, waves and vast skies.
Suffolk's bike tour is perfect for those who want a mild cycling vacation. The terrain is flat and there are many cross-country bike trails, which is a good vacation option for occasional bike riders.
The cycling holiday on the Suffolk coast will appeal to those who prefer a quiet pace of life, country taverns and people who restore the ocean air. Highlights in the area include a visit to Southwold, which makes Adnams beer; Snape's concert hall is famous for its classical performances and art exhibitions, while Dunwich's fish and chips – one by the beach Held in the cabin.
Enjoy a relatively flat bike in Norfolk
Norfolk is known for being flat, but that doesn't mean it's boring. Norfolk's bicycle trips are mainly made up of arable land, with quirky tranquil countryside, quaint old villages and bustling market towns along the way.
The Norfolk coastline is also a must-see attraction. From The Wash to the old port town of Lowestoft, a few miles away, there are 90 miles of the most beautiful scenery and beaches across the British Isles.
From Brecks to the ancient Peddars Way on the Norfolk coast, you can travel through wilderness, where wildlife is found. Most of the routes pass through the natural beauty, and due to the gentle slopes of the area, the bike path is perfect for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Drive along the quiet trails of the coast and in the vicinity, you will see more spectacular views around every corner.
The northern Norfolk coast has a large number of settlers and migratory birds, and the Seal Colony at Blakeney Point is one of the largest colonies on the East Coast. Also in the area, not far from the Burnham market is Burnham Thorpe, the birthplace of Lord Nelson. Here, you will be the Lord Nelson bar, and after a long day on the saddle, you will be warmly welcomed, real beer and hearty local cuisine.
Cycling to Venice
Peggy Guggenheim, a passionate modern art collector, once wrote to Venice: “Venice is not only a city of fantasy and freedom. It is also a city of joy and happiness”, you can ride a bicycle in Venice Experience it all in the trip.
Bike holidays in Venice and Venice are ideal for couples who love to spend their holidays. Surrounded by historic buildings, maze of canals, antique markets and beautiful gardens, Venice is the ideal city for a romantic holiday that will never be forgotten. Mestre outside Venice is a good starting point, you can take a short bus ride on the Grand Canal with the “vaporetto” or water bus. Venice is only a short distance from the Freedom Bridge.
Highlights of the city include San Marco in the heart of the city, attracting millions of visitors every year, and the Ponte di Rialto is a bridge to the city's commercial centre. Near the bridge you will find vendors selling souvenirs, a famous fruit and vegetable market, the city's oldest church and modern art gallery.
There are also many attractions in the wider area. Take a bike ride to Abano Terme for a relaxing spa bath or explore the ancient city of Padua in Shakespeare's Seting Of The Shrew environment. There are so many things to see in this area, plus warm sunshine, gentle cycling and delicious Italian cuisine, it will be your ideal choice to spend time with your loved ones.
Breathtaking views across Austria
Any bicycle trip in Austria is incomplete without including at least part of the Danube. The route from Passau to Vienna [the other route Shakespeare loves the most] will admire the most beautiful scenery in the world. The quality of the hotels in the area varies from 2 to 4 stars.
A bicycle tour of the Salzkammergut or the Austrian Lake District seems unlikely to be a destination for a gentle and relaxing bike holiday as it is a natural mountain. However, by taking multiple trips by boat or train, you can avoid cycling in the area. This way, you can relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery without having to breathe because of cycling. The historic and beautiful city of Salzburg was once the home of the composer WA Mozart and is well worth a visit, offering a variety of accommodation to suit all budgets.