A ride through central Europe

A ride from Zurich, through Lichtenstein, across southern Bavaria to Salzburg in Austria, to Linz, over the Danube into the Czech Republic, to Pilsen and then to Prague. Heading south east out of Zurich. There are two long lakes (Zurich Obersee and Walensee) with excellent paths and classic (amazing) Swiss scenery. Crossing into Lichtenstein. I’m…

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A ride in Switzerland and France

A ride from Zurich south west trough Switzerland to Geneva and then down to the Med trough Grenoble and Provence to finally ride along the coast from St Raphael through Cannes to Nice. In this part of the world, in Google maps, the “Cycling” option really works. It makes use of tracks through forests, vineyards…

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A ride from Zurich airport to Romanshorn

A ride from Zurich airport to Romanshorn, the Swiss port on Bodensee where the ferry departs for the German side and Friedrichshafen where Eurobike is held. Being from Australia I instinctively use the roads, and the signs on the roads, to work out which way to go. But here there are no cyclists mixing it…

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A ride around Bodensee.

A ride around the Swiss and German sections of the Bodensee. There are ferries crossing the lake in different places allowing us to vary the route. The towns are loaded with postcard scenery. These signs mean nothing unless we have maps detailed enough to show tiny places. Switzerland is tremendous for bike touring. Lots of…

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