Bike tours on greenways and rail trails


Greenways & Rail Trails
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These tours are all or mostly on greenways, converted rail trails and river/canal towpaths - often in quiet country and regional areas, though also in city and suburban areas.

As old former railway lines are closed in different locations around the world, many of these have been turned into awesome trails for cycling and hiking. Another huge bonus is that the gradient used for trains is also perfectly suited to cycling!

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Otago Central Rail Trail Executive Tour

5 Day(s)
150 Km
avg 30 Km
Self-guided

Trail Journeys has packaged up an Executive Package which includes transport from Queenstown or Dunedin prior to your tour start and transfer on the Taieri Gorge Excursion Train to Dunedin or return back to Clyde after your tour finishes. Add to this ...

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Roxburgh Gorge World of Difference

1 Day(s)

This wonderful 1 day cycle trip will blow you away with it's magnificent scenery in the spectacular Roxburgh Gorge.

This trail is not without it's challenges but believe us every bit of effort is paid back in double by the awe ...

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Prague to Vienna Via Cesky Krumlov

8 Day(s)
Moderate
330 Km
avg 55 Km
Self-guided

For the first part of the trail from Prague to Cesky Krumlov, you will travel by minibus or car. We leave Prague early in the morning in order to have sufficient time to explore the best-preserved medieval town in Europe, Cesky Krumlov. If you can no ...

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Cycle Andalucia

9 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
260 Km
avg 37 Km
Guided

Viva Espana!

The country that brought the world tapas and bull fighting has so much to offer outside its incredible cities.

Ride through lush valleys, wide meadows and even abandoned tunnels on an adventure across southe ...

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Cesky Krumlov To Prague Along The Vltava River

8 Day(s)
Moderate
310 Km
avg 52 Km
Guided

Nature lovers will enjoy long paved and unpaved sections without traffic through forests as well special paved cycling paths along rivers. Terrain is slightly rolling broken by flat section on river banks.

This tour begins in the vicin ...

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Brittany: St Malo, Dinan, Rennes Voies Vertes

5 Day(s)
Self-guided

Pickup the trail (or one of our hire bikes) from St Malo.  Take the little shuttle across the mouth of the Rance to Dinard and head down the V2/V3 voie vertes. Taking in Dinan and its Vieux Port an easy day's cycle (48k) gets you to Centre L ...

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Dry Valleys' Greenways

6 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
285 Km
avg 57 Km
Guided

This is an adventure bike tour which runs predominantly on dirt roads in the wildest areas of South Dobrudja and Danube borderlands of Bulgaria and Romania. Enjoy the cycling trails, which pass by rocky canyons hidden in the plateaus, beautiful lakes ...

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British Columbia: Okanagan & KVR Bike Tour

6 Day(s)
220 Km
avg 37 Km
Guided|Self-guided

There is a new “gold rush” in the Okanagan Valley. World-class wines now complement its fame for fruit production, and it has become a wonderful place for an active holiday. Extraordinary mountain scenery is the backdrop for rides on the ...

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Barcelona & Catalonia Bike Tour

7 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
239 Km
avg 40 Km
Guided|Self-guided

Catalonia, home to beautiful Barcelona and the sharp spires of the Pyrenees holds a lot to attract the everyday cyclist. Wedged between mountainous peaks, the beaches of Valencia and the border with France and Andorra, Catalonia is dotted with mediev ...

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Road to Rioja Gay Bike Tour

7 Day(s)
Moderate
187 Km
avg 47 Km
Guided

Bike the quiet country roads of Rioja
Explore the beauty and charm of the Rioja region of northern Spain, as deep and rich as the wine for which the region is famous. Bike through peaceful villages and along winding country roads in the foothi ...

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Andalucian Sun

8 Day(s)
Easy
Guided

Andalucia, the heartland of Southern Spain, is a fertile stretch of land from the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Mediterranean Sea. We will experience the most famous cities and villages of the region in our weeklong bicycle excursion from Seville to ...

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Historic Heartlands

13 Day(s)
490 Km
avg 54 Km
Guided

This trip starts from Portugal’s highest city of Guarda and ends at sea level in an Atlantic beach resort.

Introduced for 2020, this route explores Portugal’s rugged central region during the late spring. Starting in the wi ...

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Hahndorf E-bike Loop

4 Hour(s)
12 Km
Self-guided

Bike About specialises in designing cycling winery tours that allows you to see South Australia's prestigious wine regions in a whole new light on Rail trails, Cycling trails &  safe designated cycling routs .

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Gastronomic Burgundy Cycling

7 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
161 Km
avg 40 Km
Self-guided

Long established as one of France's finest wine regions, the Cote d'Or is home to historic Beaune and famed Nuits-Saint-Georges.

Cycle along quiet lanes, vineyard tracks, tranquil waterside paths and smooth greenways, enjoying ...

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Cycling the Grand Cru of Beaune

7 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
161 Km
avg 40 Km
Self-guided

Here, culture and tradition thrive amid some of the world's most prestigious vineyards, which are now collectively recognised as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. To the north, past numerous medieval chateaux, lies Dijon with its rich blend of archi ...

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