Cycling Atlas Europe: The 350 Most Beautiful Cycling Trips in Europe (Paperback)
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From incredible scenery to dramatic panoramas, these carefully selected tours of the most beautiful places to pedal throughout Europe will delight both seasoned and novice cyclists and feature the groundbreaking user-sourced mapping technology of the Strava app.
The guide features 350 of the most beautiful and scenic cycling routes all over Europe, carefully curated for cyclists of every level and ability—from easy, scenic lowland countryside to visually glorious, more strenuous routes in the Alps and the Carpathians. The book also includes routes that enable the user to re-create itineraries from the Tour de France or Giro d’Italia.
This is the best European cycling guide ever assembled with the aid of Strava, the mapping app that includes information from the world’s most knowledgeable and expert cyclists who have critically reviewed and rated them. It contains maps, technical details, tourist information, and tips. Included are urban tours that highlight Europe’s cultural glories and routes that highlight the continent’s breathtaking natural beauty. The book is organized into nine regional sections covering mainland Europe from the British Isles and the Iberian Peninsula to Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and the boot of Italy.
About the Author
Claude Droussent is a journalist and author specialized in cycling. He was editor in chief of L’Équipe, France’s national daily sports newspaper. Prior to that, he was editor in chief of Vélo magazine. He was also cofounder of the L’Étape du Tour, an organized participatory event that allows amateur cyclists to race over the same route as the Tour de France.