Eurovelo Routes

Discover Europe by bike!

Welcome to the – the website for people interested in cycling in Europe.

EuroVelo is a network of 14 long distance cycle routes connecting and uniting the whole European continent.  The routes can be used by cycle tourists as well as by local people making daily journeys.  EuroVelo currently comprises of 14 routes and it is envisaged that the network will be substantially complete by 2020. 

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Latest news

Cycling Home on EuroVelo for Christmas

Last year, Jesper Pørksen chose to do the annual pilgrimage home by bike. He set off along EuroVelo 12 - the North Sea route - to meet up with his family on the Danish Island of Rømø. It’s not exactly high season so, with the road to himself, Jesper took on the elements and lives to tell the tale. Here, he recounts his adventure for us, let yourself be inspired!

Read more Dec 11, 2014

Changing Tracks – art for cyclists

Changing Tracks is an art project set up during the summer of 2014 that gave the opportunity to three artists to exhibit their work along former railway lines of their local area. The old railway lines have been upgraded to greenways that attract many cyclists throughout the year. The project aimed to engage new audiences in a context open to all so, for once, we’re encouraging you to get off your bikes and take a look.

Read more Nov 27, 2014

The American way - The United States' cycling networks explained

In the second contribution to our newsletter from American counterparts, the Adventure Cycling Association, we look at the genesis and development of the two complementary cycling networks that cross the U.S. today - The Adventure Cycling Route Network consists of nearly 45,000 miles of mapped adventure trails, both on- and off-road, while the constantly growing United States Bicycle Route System now boasts over 6,000 miles of publicly-owned, numbered routes, with and official signing system recognised by state transportaition authorities.

Read more Oct 29, 2014

A Breton Adventure: Cycling EuroVelo 4 in France

This summer Marit Espeland from the Norwegian National EuroVelo Coordinator – the Norwegian Public Roads Administration – decided to swap the dramatic fjords of her home country for the inviting coves and fishing villages of the Brittany Coast in France using EuroVelo 4 – Central Europe Route. We caught up with her last month to hear how she got on.

Read more Oct 13, 2014