EuroVelo 1Atlantic Coast Route

11,150 km long
13 UNESCO sites
4 European seas
6 countries visited

Following Europe’s mighty western border, reaching from Scandinavia, to South and Western Portugal, the Atlantic Coast Route visits the majestic fjords of Norway, the wild Irish coastline, the rough cliffs of Brittany and the sun-kissed beaches of Portugal, totalling 11,150 km. Along the way you will not only be seduced by bustling port cities and cosy fishing villages, but you will be impressed by dramatic landscapes and have the chance to enjoy the best seafood each country has to offer.

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From Porto to Lisbon by bike


Mythic crossing between two symbolic and magic cities. Start in the heart of Porto, a very lively city listed as World Heritage site by Unesco. Walk along the Atlantic Ocean, between endless golden beaches, fishing villages with colourful houses and forests of wild pine trees, and reach the capital city of Lisbon and its seven hills. You will enjoy delicious and authentic dishes served in small villages. This is a stay mixing tradition, nature and gastronomy.

The Atlantic coast and the islands, from La Rochelle to Royan


This beautiful cycle route starts off from the fortified port of La Rochelle, goes along the wonderful coast of the ocean. Along the way, you will pass oyster “farms”, do not hesitate to stop by to try a couple. You’ll pass by the islands of Ré, Oléron and Ile Madame. Breath-taking nature, tourist attractions, swimming spots, rich history and oyster-farming will be part of your amazing trip to Royan.

Bike tour - Ireland


With over 2,000km of unspoilt scenic cycling to explore, Ireland is quickly becoming a mecca for cycling holiday enthusiasts. West Ireland Cycling tours takes you through quaint little Irish towns and villages with B&B and hotel options that are perfectly suited to cycling holidays and very welcoming to tourists. Highlights: Connemara National Park, The Cliffs of Moher, The Burren National Park, The Aran Islands, The Wild Atlantic Way, Traditional Irish Music pubs, quiet country roads