Self-Guided Cycling Holidays Over 80 cycle tours to choose from

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Cycling holidays along Europe's best cycle routes

Markartsteg with a view of Hohensalzburg Fortress

We offer a fantastic selection of cycling holidays throughout Europe along iconic cycle routes with self-guided cycle tours suitable for all cycling abilities. Here are some reasons why you should book with us...

Our cycling holiday destinations

Discover Europe by bike on a self-guided cycling holiday

We have carefully selected self-guided cycling holidays in Europe's best cycling countries with a choice of well-planned cycle routes along clearly marked trails and cycle paths. Our included maps and GPX files will help to help you along your way for the best overall cycling experience no matter where you choose to ride. All cycle tours include luggage transfers and several bike hire options.

We have also published a blog about how to plan a cycling holiday on our Active on Holiday blog.

Flights are not included, but we can help you find the best way to arrive at your starting point. All of our cycle tours start close to airports and are often easy to reach by train.

Must-do cycling holidays

Discover some of our most popular cycling holidays along the most requested routes.

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Austria / Italy

Alpe Adria Cycle Path: Salzburg to Grado

Self-Guided | 10 Days
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Germany / Austria

Danube Cycle Path: Passau to Vienna

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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France / Germany

Rhine Cycle Path: Strasbourg to Mainz

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Challenging
Italy

Tuscany Coast and Elba

Self-Guided | 7 Days
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Portugal

Madeira

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Spain

Majorca Loop

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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New cycling holidays for 2024

New additions to our cycling holiday programme for 2024.

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Austria / Germany

Lech Cycle Path

Self-Guided | 7 Days
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Austria / Italy

Alpe Adria Cycle Route: Salzburg to Grado

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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France / Germany / Switzerland

Basel to Strasbourg

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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France

Vineyards and Villages of Alsace

Self-Guided | 7 Days
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Luxembourg / Germany

Moselle Cycle Path: Luxembourg to Koblenz

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Germany

Berlin Wall Cycle Path

Self-Guided | 7 Days
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Germany

Rugen Island Explorer

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Germany

Elbe Cycle Path: Dresden to Dessau

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Challenging
Czech Republic / Austria

Prague to Vienna

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Czech Republic

Prague and the Elbe

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Denmark

Odense and Funen Island

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Germany / Austria / Switzerland

Lake Constance and Rhine Falls

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Belgium

Flanders Highlights: Brussels to Bruges

Self-Guided | 8 Days
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Popular cycling holiday routes

Cycle along Europe's most famous cycle routes and cross-border trails

We have self-guided cycle tours along Europe's most famous cycling holiday routes including the Danube Cycle Path, cross-border routes such as the Alpe-Adria Cycle Path, the EuroVelo 15 Rhine Cycle Route, and exciting new routes such as the Kattegat Cycle Path in Sweden.   

Cycling holidays by region

Discover cycling holidays in some of Europe's best cycling holiday regions

Get a better understanding of where to go on your next cycling holiday by looking at our guides to some of the most popular cycling holiday regions in Europe such as Bavaria in Germany.

Enquire now for 2024

We are excited to launch our 2024 cycling holidays, so send an enquiry now to book your next cycle tour with us. Our tour dates and prices are still being finalised, but if you send in an availability request, we will get back to you with full details.

There are over 60 cycling tours to choose from, including popular routes such as the Danube Cycle PathAlpe Adria Cycle Path, and the Rhine Cycle Route. You can also select more challenging rides around TuscanyMajorca, and Madeira.

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Cycling holiday difficulty levels

Biker in Tuscany

We have a wide choice of cycling holidays available on our website and we believe that it is important to choose a cycling holiday that is suitable for your cycling ability and skill level. For this reason, each cycle tour has been graded by our expert team.

Regardless of whether you would like to cycle on an easy or a more challenging route, every tour has been profiled by our logistics team and is clearly labelled on our site. You can book your next cycling holiday with confidence knowing that you have all of the tour information before making a booking.

Find out more about our EasyMediumChallenging and Athletic categories.

Cycling holidays with Charm

Hotel Steigenberger Herrenhof Vienna Balcony Suite

Our 'Charm' cycling holiday category allows you to experience a different kind of hotel accommodation and discover a more premium approach to cycle touring.

You can stay in hotels that offer something extra compared to our standard categories. You'll be able to experience excellent cycling with characterful places to stay at the end of the daily ride with spas and enhanced food options. The Charm category is available on selected cycle tours.

Find out more about our Cycling holidays with Charm.

Why book with Active on Holiday?

We have access to hundreds of carefully-planned active holidays!

Active on Holiday offers a fantastic selection of self-guided, independent cycling and walking holidays throughout Europe. We are part of Europe's largest active holiday company and benefit from access to hundreds of holiday options for every ability level at great value prices.