Scandinavia tends to come out on top on many of the world’s “Best of” lists, and cycling the region is no exception.
Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, which make up the region of Scandinavia, in addition to its Nordic neighbors of Iceland and Finland, are a cyclist’s dream.
From stunning coastal landscapes to a system of fantastic bike-friendly infrastructure and culture, these countries are an ideal spot for a summer bike tour.
Here are some highlights to consider:
Royal Zealand, Copenhagen, and Sweden
This tour takes you along wonderful coastlines with lovely beaches, past charming marinas, and through important royal cities like Hillerød and Roskilde. It also includes a roundtrip to Sweden. Sand, sea, culture, and history combined with a lively, charming modern capital –this tour has it all.
Berlin – Copenhagen (and reverse)
Featuring hundreds of miles of diversified landscapes between two cultural capitals of Europe, this trips offers both the Germany and Denmark experience, connected by a 2-hour cruise across the Baltic Sea. In Denmark, take in the rocky coastline, white sandy beaches, picturesque fishing villages, and beautiful inlands.
Oslo Fjord Tour: Hidden Charm of Norway
This bicycle tour will take you around the fjord leading up to Oslo, the capital of Norway. Discover the hidden charm of the harbor villages along the fjord, while bicycling on small, low-traffic roads.
Stockholm Round Trip Across Swedish History
Discover Stockholm and its surroundings along one of Sweden’s largest lakes. Cycle through exciting and varied scenery, always accompanied by either one of the countless lakes or the sea, which will never leave your side. And learn about the Swedish history from Viking times up to today!
Iceland’s Fertile South
Volcanic mountainsides, glacier-fed waterfalls, and lush lands are ripe for exploration by bike in Iceland. The landscape, so newly formed, refreshingly pristine, and geologically active, defies portrayal with words and pictures, although it will inspire you to try!
Island Hopping in Finland
This trip takes you around the Turku archipelago in southwest Finland as you hop from island to island using local ferries.The Turku archipelago is one of Finland’s most stunning natural phenomena- 20,000 islands stretching out into the sea from the city of Turku.