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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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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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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Family Rail Trail Cycle Tour

4 Day(s)
Guided

Families and rail trail are the ideal combination, so we've put together this four day trip to make it easy to enjoy some faboulous time together with your favourite people. ...

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Great East Rail Trail Ride

3 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
97 Km
avg 32 Km
Guided

The Great East Rail Trail Ride is a fully supported three day cycle event along the 100 km East Gippsland Rail Trail. It ran for the first time in 2014, with the 7th event coming up in October 2020.

This is a little Great Ride, with nu ...

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East Gippsland Rail Trail

4 Day(s)
99 Km
avg 33 Km
Self-guided

Take yourself on a journey over rivers, under trees, beside farmland and through forests on the East Gippsland Rail Trail that stretches for nearly 100 km between Bairnsdale and Orbost in Eastern Victoria, Australia. Just bring yourself, yo ...

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Gippsland Trails Cycle Tour

7 Day(s)
Guided

Seven nights, five rail trails and a small bunch of new friends to share it with. ...

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Great Southern Weekend Cycle Excursion

3 Day(s)
Guided

A perfect long weekend getaway riding two exceptional rail trails, and eating very, very well. ...

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Bikes, beds and beer

3 Day(s)
Self-guided

A rail trail passing through the village of course! Come and spend a weekend in Bruthen, which sits on the East Gippsland Rail Trail 30 km east of Bairnsdale, just 3 1/2 hours drive from Melbourne. Spend part (or all) of each day exploring the rail t ...

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East Gippsland Day Rides

1 Day(s)
Self-guided

If you are looking to spend a day or just a few hours on a bike, we can set you up for your own mini cycle adventure either from our main base in Orbost, or with our partners Town Central Motel in Bairnsdale. Cycle along quiet riverside roa ...

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Greenways of Girona

6 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
102 Km
avg 26 Km
Self-guided

Bicycle trip along the Greenways of Girona, divided into short stages to make it an ideal trip for families with children. Depending on the age and physical condition of the children, even the youngest children from 5 years can make this trip. View detail

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Girona Greenways

2 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
100 Km
avg 50 Km
Self-guided

The first stretch of the Greenway will allow you to discover the natural resources of La Garrotxa, such as the volcanic zone or the quiet and charming areas related to the Brugent and Ter rivers. On the way to Girona, you will pass through the t ...

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Stay and Cycle Yarra Valley Ranges Wine Region

2 Day(s)
Guided

Experience a fantastic two day guided Cycle Tour along the Warburton Rail Trail with Vine Tours. Stay one night in the heart of the Yarra Valley at Seville Estate Winery. ...

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