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Best coffee stops on our luxury cycling holidays

Posted on 7 April 2017

Picture the scene: you’ve just completed a morning cycle ride over the Bavarian Alps in the sunshine. Just as you think it would be nice to take a quick break, a lively s...

Why the city of Lucerne shouldn’t be missed on your next Swiss trip

Posted on 29 March 2017

If you were to imagine a quintessential Swiss town, you might think of neat, traditional pale stone buildings set against the shores of a flawlessly clear lake – almost c...

Take a stroll through Slovenia

Posted on 29 March 2017

Slovenia, with its dramatic valleys, expansive lakes and untamed wilderness, is a hidden treasure and a joy to walk in; but it’s too good to keep to ourselves. That&r...

Holland: the birthplace of cycling

Posted on 13 March 2017

With its mostly flat terrain, flower-strewn countryside and bicycle-friendly cities, Holland (or the Netherlands) is a perfect destination for a relaxing cycling holiday. Not o...

Top beer gardens to visit in Bavaria

Posted on 10 March 2017

As iconic as the elegant spires of its fantastical castles, Bavaria's beer gardens are a must-see if you really want to soak up the culture during your trip to Germany. Fr...

Why Italy is perfect for a cycling holiday

Posted on 27 February 2017

From the majestic Dolomites to the sun-soaked, vibrant-hued Lake Garda, Italy is a country of many layers. There is, however, one common theme tying it all together: 'the ...

Top five alternative romantic cycling and walking holidays

Posted on 20 February 2017

The European continent is hard to beat when it comes to romantic getaways. The age-old favourites of Paris, Venice and Rome are great places to begin, but there's plenty m...

Explore with loved ones: our favourite places for family cycling holidays

Posted on 13 February 2017

It can be hard to pull the family away from smartphones and laptops and get them to explore the great outdoors. Fortunately, BSpoke’s cycling tours for families are packe...

Where to go on your European cycling holiday in 2017

Posted on 6 February 2017

Why not make 2017 the year you really get to know Europe? Travelling on two wheels takes you far from the city crowds, and opens up a world of hidden pleasures that are dotted ...

Try a city add-on this summer

Posted on 20 January 2017

One of the great joys of a cycling tour is the opportunity to go off the beaten track and explore the hidden tracts of Europe’s countryside. But on the way, there are als...