Begium has been described as Europe in a nutshell: diverse, multicultural and multilingual. From Flanders in the north, full of WW2 resonance plus beautiful historic cities like Bruges, to Southern Wallonia and the rugged Ardennes full of monasteries and castles. And, of course, do not forget cosmopolitan, bustling Brussels. There is a lot to discover in this bicycle-friendly country, in particular an unexpectedly fine cuisine. Enthusiastic....? Carry on reading!
Cycling through Holland down into Belgium on high-quality bike paths. Visit Amsterdam with its world-famous canals and flower markets. A rural route passing windmills, tulip fields and nature reserves and historic Dutch and Flemish towns: Gouda, Dordrecht, Willemstad, Vlissingen, Sluis, Damme and Bruges
Two splendid cycling routes, the Meuse River and Vennbahn Rail Trail, make for an all-around Tour d’Europe which starts and ends in Maastricht, where the renowned 1992 EU Treaty was signed. With over 200 kilometres of trails, thrill at verdant valleys, tremendous castles and forts, picturesque villages and serene natural beauty.