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Bicycling along the San Antonio Mission Trail

Cycling adventures across the globe

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postedNovember 4, 2020

Hitting the open road means different things to different people. For some, getting behind the handlebars of a motorcycle and taking a long ride is pure bliss. For others, pedaling through the quaint countryside on a bicycle sounds like the perfect day. Read on to learn more about two-wheeled adventure—whether motorized or self-powered—in four spots around the world.

Cycling in Belgium;s Flanders Region
Flemish Highlights Route in Belgium (Photo by Visit Flanders)

Two wheels and three routes through Flanders

Belgium’s Flanders region will host the 2021 International Cycling Union Road World Championships, and in advance of the event, Visit Flanders is highlighting opportunities for cyclists of all abilities to hit the road. The destination marketing organization has crafted three suggested routes for cycling holidays, each with a distinct focus: beer, the art of the Flemish Masters, and the country’s cultural highlights.

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Motorcyling through Rajesthan, India
Motorcycling tour in India (Photo by Indo Asia Tours)

Cycling around India

Indo Asia Leisure Services offers a number of themed tours—culture and history, religion, wildlife, spa vacations, and adventure tours—that showcase India’s many sides. Under the latter category, the destination marketing company has specialized programs for both bicyclists and motorcyclists.

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San Antonio Missions Trail
San Antonio’s Mission San José (Photo by Pat Henderson)

Discovering San Antonio’s Mission Trail on two wheels

Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site and managed by the U.S. National Park Service, the San Antonio Missions represent an era when the Spaniards centralized their missionary efforts in Texas around the sites in San Antonio in the early 1700s. Visitors can explore these fascinating structures by biking along a paved trail that connects them.

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Cyclists at overlook in Ireland
Cyclists at overlook of Irish coast (Photo by Greenlife Tours T/A Ireland Ways)

Biking and hiking in Ireland

One of the most popular bicycling routes in Ireland is the Great Western Greenway. Tours offered by Greenlife Tours T/A Ireland Ways takes cyclists along the route, which is a former railway line that is now the longest traffic-free, off-road cycling trail in Ireland. On the way to Achill Island, participants can enjoy the sights and scenery, including stunning views of the coastline and ocean.

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Top photo: Bicycling along the San Antonio Mission Trail
Photo by Pat Henderson