The Białowieża Forest: a giant from the past on EuroVelo 2 – Capitals Route
Old-growth forests, or ancient woodlands as they are called in the UK, are becoming rarer and rarer in Europe. These forests have never been significantly disturbed by human activity and they have unique ecological features. Unfortunately, deforestation has tragically ridded Europe of many of its old-growth forests. However, the Białowieża forest, situated along EuroVelo 2 – Capitals Route at the border between Poland and Belarus, still lies largely intact.find out more
Transporting bicycles on trains - Inter-modality mini-series 2/3
Cyclists love trains but unfortunately this love is not always returned. Inaccessible train stations, unclear information on booking portals or no bicycle carriage possibility can make it challenging, if not impossible, to combine a bicycle trip with a train ride. We have explored in our second part of the inter-modality mini-series what is needed to make this difficult relationship between trains and bicycles work and where along the EuroVelo routes romance between the modes is already blossoming!find out more
Win a cycling holiday with the EuroVelo Summer Photo Contest 2021!
Summer is here again, and with it, the latest edition of the EuroVelo Summer Photo Contest! Share the best picture of your cycle holidays along EuroVelo 15 - Rhine Cycle Route or EuroVelo 19 - Meuse Cycle Route and win a cycle tourist package along a section of these routes. Our Instagram followers choose the winner!find out more
Can cycling tourism in natural areas help in biodiversity recovery?
Reflecting on the world today can provoke a mixture of awe and dread. On the one hand there is such a wide diversity of landscapes, animals and plants, that an entire lifetime would not be sufficient to explore all its wonders. But on the other hand, the contemporary way of living has many unintended consequences resulting in the destruction of our precious biodiversity. As we explore in this article, cycle tourism can be an ally in the efforts to preserve the diversity of life.find out more