If you want to immerse yourself in a new city, do so by bicycle. Trust us on this one. Not only does cycling keep you fit and reduce your carbon footprint, it enables you to navigate a city at your own pace. Grab a bike and discover the hidden gems in these cities.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Dutch capital is regarded as the “bicycle capital of the world.” The flat terrain and bike-friendly culture make it a place where cyclists are not just welcomed but encouraged. Pedal past the charming canals, take in the historic architecture and visit world-class museums like the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum.
Fascinating architecture and rich history come together in Barcelona. The city has invested heavily in cycling infrastructure, including bike lanes and the Bicing public bike-sharing system. Take a ride through the Gothic Quarter, venture through Park Güell, and take in La Barceloneta promenade.
Portland, United States
Portland is considered the hipster kid of the United States, so naturally it has a cool cycling culture. Use a bike to explore vibrant neighborhoods like Pearl District and Alberta Arts District, and navigate through the lush Forest Park.