Exploring the world with the two wheels of your bike is something that is becoming increasingly fashionable. And, practically all cities offer bicycle routes so you can discover their main charms aboard a means of transport that, as well as being great for the environment, is the most fun around!
Here at Civitatis we’ve reviewed some of the best places to ride bikes in the world. Lycra on? Helmet clipped? Let’s go!
Touring Amsterdam on two wheels
The bicycle is one of the main means of transport for the Dutch people. The image of a bicycle zipping beside the canals of Amsterdam is something that everyone can call to mind, and there is no better way to get to know the city than by pedaling.
Berlin by Bike
Berlin seems to have been built for cycling! Its flat streets and the monuments that are perfectly accessible by bike make it one of the cities cyclists go to if they want to travel in the saddle.
And the free Berlin bike tour is recommended for all people, regardless of their physical condition or age! The Berlin Cathedral, the Gendarmenmarkt square, the Brandenburg Gate and the remains of the Berlin Wall are all included on the route. A fun way to learn about the history of the German capital!
Rent a bike in New York
If you are more the kind of person who likes to enjoy a city on your own without following a defined route, you can choose to rent a bike in New York. In this way, in addition to discovering the green lung of Manhattan, Central Park, you can visit the Brooklyn Bridge, Little Italy, Harlem or walk along the Hudson River. A must if visiting the big apple!
Biking around Bogotá
Enjoying the Colombian capital to the sound of the pedal is a different way of getting to know Bogotá. The city is practically flat, so a bicycle tour of Bogotá is perfect to visit the most important streets of the city, as well as its emblematic Plaza de Bolívar.
And the tour takes you to admire the mythical Plaza de Toros de Santamaría and the National Museum, or even visit one of the most alternative parts of Bogotá such as Avenida El Dorado, full of striking graffiti.
Bali Rice Fields Bike Tour
If you talk about Bali, paradisiacal beaches quickly come to mind. But Bali has much, much more to offer – like its immense rice fields. If you are one of those adventurous travelers who want to actively get to know a place, the bike tour through these rice fields is perfect for you.
Aboard an electric bike, you will have the opportunity to explore this most typical of Balinese landscapes, reaching the surroundings of Ubud and visiting its coffee plantations. But the route does not end here! You will also pedal along the trails and villages that lead to the Tegalaland rice terraces, the most famous in Bali.