Most read EuroVelo articles of 2018


During the year, we publish different types of written content on our two websites. From discovering beautiful locations along EuroVelo routes, to big annual events and plenty of inspirational travel stories about Europe or global cycle tours. Here is a list of the most read articles of 2018 for and!

6 Essential Tips to Help You Prepare for Your First Cycling Holiday

Bike touring doesn’t necessarily mean that you keep pedalling until you drop. Take some time to admire the scenery or visit the local tourist attractions. Remember that it is just like any other holiday abroad, but without having to worry about running out of gas or looking for plane tickets. In this article, we are also going to talk about how you can avoid poorly planned cycling holidays abroad by choosing well developed cycle routes such as the EuroVelo network.

Discover Greece’s beautiful EuroVelo routes

EuroVelo cycle tourists wishing to discover Greece’s rich cultural and natural heritage by bike have a new tool at hand. Find all the information in one place on, a new website launched recently by our Greek National EuroVelo Coordinator “Cities for Cycling”.

Discovery of the French and Spanish sections of EuroVelo 8 – Mediterranean route

As cold, dark winter is setting in across much of Europe, maybe you are daydreaming about going to a warm place for the holidays by bike? Why don’t you go to the south of France or Spain to cycle along the EuroVelo 8 – Mediterranean route? If you are not convinced yet, you will be after having watched these two videos.

MatoVeve have gone mad Around the World Trip: “It is always people we meet who make the trip special”

Veronika and Martin from Slovakia are currently cycling the EuroVelo 6 – Atlantic-Black Sea, as part of their trip around the world. We asked them a few questions about their journey. Read on to meet these curious and enthusiastic travellers!

Route 60: Cycling around Europe. Stories about all of us.

Jean Dujardin, a Journalist living in Belgium decided for the 60th birthday of the European Union, to challenge himself and go on a cycle tour across Europe and Tunisia for several months. Read on to find out more about Jean’s adventure on the EuroVelo 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 and 10.

Categories of EuroVelo routes

We have noticed that the categories of EuroVelo routes are not always perfectly clear for everyone. This article aims to clarify the meanings of the different kinds of EuroVelo routes: certified, developed, under development and at the planning stage. We hope that this summary will be useful both for professionals working with us to improve the network and for cycling tourists planning their next journey!

2018 EuroVelo Year In Review

The end of the year provided a good opportunity to look back over what has been another successful year for EuroVelo. Big events, important network developments and new members shaped 2018. This is EuroVelo’s year in review.

ITB Berlin 2018 – Cycle Tourism Day

EuroVelo attended ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel and tourism trade fair, on 7-11 March 2018. The ITB brought many innovations last year, including a Cycle Tourism Day on 9 March and the EuroVelo Cycle Tourism Awards.

Andalusia announces new EuroVelo investment

In a meeting with the ECF, the Andalusian Minister of Public Works, Transport and Housing announced a commitment to complete the EuroVelo 8 – Mediterranean Route in Spain’s southernmost self-governing region.

Belgian Limburg to host the EuroVelo and Cycle Tourism Conference 2018

The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) was pleased to announce that it had selected Belgian Limburg to host the fourth edition of the EuroVelo and Cycle Tourism Conference. The premier Cycle Tourism Conference in Europe took place in Limburg (Belgium) on 26-28 September 2018.