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EuroVelo, the European cycle network

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Ever dreamed of travelling across an entire continent on your own steam?

Thanks to EuroVelo, a project of the European Cyclists’ Federation, cycling across Europe is not only possible, but safe, attractive and comfortable too. A network of 15 transcontinental routes, stretching from the Atlantic to the Black Sea, the Arctic to the Mediterranean, each one has something new to offer.
Whether it is cycling beside the romantic Rhine as it sweeps through Germany; crossing stunning Alpine passes and tunnels; or riding all the way to the land of the northern lights, Europe offers endless attractions, all easily accessible by bike.

EuroVelo is the European cycle route network – a network of 15 long distance cycle routes that connect the whole continent. It is expected to be complete by 2020, with routes each arranged according to a theme. Here is a quick preview of the routes:

North – South Routes
1- Atlantic Coast Route : North Cape – Caminha 9,110 km
3- Pilgrims’ Route : Trondheim – Santiago de Compostela 5,122 km
5- Via Romea Francigena : London – Rome, Birindisi 3,900 km
7 – Sun Route: North Cape – Malta 7,409 km
9 – Baltic – Adriatic: Gdansk – Pula 1,930 km
11 – East Europe Route: North Cape – Athens 5,984 km
13 – Iron Curtain Trail: Barents Sea – Black Sea 10,400 km
15 – Rhine Route: Andermatt – Hoek van Holland 1,320 km
17 – Rhone Route: Andermatt – Mediterranean 1,115 km

West – East Routes
2 – Capitals Route: Galway – Moscow 5,500 km
4 – Central Europe Route: Roscoff – Kiev 4,000 km
6 – Atlantic – Black Sea: Nantes – Constanta 4,448km
8 – Mediterranean Route: Cádiz – Athens and Cyprus 5,888 km

Circuits
10 – Baltic Sea Cycle Route: 7,980 km
12 – North Sea Cycle Route: 5,932 km
Total network: Over 70,000 km

Wanna know a bit more about the project?

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