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Mountain Biking in Europe: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Discover the myriad mountain ranges, pristine landscapes and endless beauty of Europe on a mountain bike!

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FAQs: Mountain Biking in Europe

What should I know about Mountain Biking Europe?

Complete with 10 major mountain ranges and 100 subranges, Europe boasts a plethora of different mountain biking opportunities. Whether you are looking for a leisurely ride through the countryside or a more intense adventure on the flank of a volcano, Europe will not leave you disappointed.

Every single country on the little continent boasts plentiful opportunities. Among the most popular options is heading along El Camino. Starting in the southwest of France, this incredible path, followed by St James, leads you all across the north of Spain and on to Santiago de Compostela. Quite the adventure.

Not only is mountain biking a great way to see Europe, but it is also an excellent way to exercise. You won’t even feel your legs or lungs working as you marvel at the stunning beauty all around you and rush down well-worn dirt tracks, getting that adrenaline pumping.

Why should I choose Europe for my Mountain Biking adventure?

Stunning scenery

In spite of its small size, Europe abounds with diverse scenery and stunning views. Getting on a mountain bike is a great way to explore as much of this scenic little continent as possible. From the volcanoes of Madeira to the Caucasus Mountains in Georgia and Russia there are countless incredible sights to see on the world’s second smallest continent.

Explore the world

Mountain biking is the easiest and most convenient way to travel large distances while still enjoying all of nature's beauty. Heading out on a hut-to-hut mountain biking trip is a great way to cover distance and see as much of a single place as popular. The Dolomites in Italy are a particularly popular spot in which to do this, but hut-to-hut moutnain bikign is also possible in the Canary Islands and nearly everywhere else!

Come for the culture

Combining stunning scenery with Europe’s unique and diverse culture is a great reason to head out on a mountain bike. For example, you could opt to cycle through the foothills of the Alps in eastenr France and sample local wines as you go. A great way to enjoy stunning mountain views while experiencing a quintessential part of French culture.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Biking trip in Europe?

During the summer, Europe is generally warm and humid. The whole continent tends to experience temperatures in the mid-20s and above. Rain is quite frequent in the north, but less so in the south.

When is the best time to travel to Europe for Mountain Biking?

May to September. In the Mediterranean basin, many guides offer trips year-round.

What people are saying about Mountain Biking | Europe



Absolutely excellent trip! Guide Cata was spectacular at assessing our skill level and picking the perfect trail. We would love to travel again with him. The trails around Cluj are great for MTB. I was less impressed with the ExploreShare interface. It was clunky to use and I wasn’t sure if messages were getting through. I did manage to find an excellent guide and experience, so I guess it all worked.



A perfect day with canoes during the morning, and e-biking in the afternoon, following Andres' routes. The equipment was first-class, and all our questions were answered on time. The weather was great, the views amazing, and we ended having dinner in a restaurant that had an unforgettable fabada. 100% recommended, and I hope I can go back soon!  



We did a route on e-bikes and Andrés was our guide. It was so much fun, totally recommended for all levels! He showed us a sequoias forest, beautiful viewpoints, we did geocaching, went to an old mine, and even to a small cave. Andres loves nature and helps you appreciate every detail. For sure we'll do something else with him, he even recommended a great place for dinner, and reserved a spot for us. Thanks for all! 10/10



Great professionals for all the activities they offer. Safety, fun, and excellent client support. I recommend it!



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