10 Must-Try Cycling Experiences in Europe for Thrill-Seekers - Part 2

10 Must-Try Cycling Experiences in Europe for Thrill-Seekers - Part 2

Cycling is one of the best ways to explore Europe. The continent has some of the most beautiful countryside, but also the most challenging terrain. Cycling through the Alps or Pyrenees can be an unforgettable experience, but it’s not for everyone.

6. Mont Ventoux, France

 At 1,909 meters (6,273 feet), Mont Ventoux is one of the highest peaks in France's Rhône-Alpes region. It's also known as "the Giant of Provence" because it towers above everything else in its vicinity — including other mountains! Cyclists have been climbing this mountain since 1911 when it was included in that year's Tour de France route as a stage climb from Malaucène to Bedoin (at an altitude of 1,152 meters). Since then, riders have been challenging

7. The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route is a 4,800-mile trail that cuts through the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges. It's not for the faint of heart, but it's one of the most challenging and rewarding cycling experiences in Europe.

8 The Lofoten Islands, Norway

 The Lofoten Islands are located along the Arctic Circle in northern Norway. They're famous for their sea-stack formations, seabird colonies and dramatic landscapes. The islands are also perfect for cycling expeditions thanks to their picturesque roads and amazing views of the ocean below.

 9. The Pyrenees Mountains, France/Spain

The Pyrenees Mountains are located in southwestern France and northeastern Spain between the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. They feature some of Europe's most breathtaking landscapes and offer great opportunities for hiking and cycling excursions due to their diverse terrain and moderate weather conditions throughout most of the year.

10. The Dolomites Mountains, Italy

The Dolomites Mountains are a mountain range in northern Italy with steep limestone peaks that reach up to 12,000 feet above sea level at their highest point (Mount Marmolada). These mountains provide excellent conditions for downhill.

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