Family cycling

Amanda's verdict
Getting the bikes out for a family cycle is always a great way to spend time together. These self-guided cycling holidays from Inntravel combine fun, free-spirited adventure with a range of imaginative itineraries. It’s not all ‘puff and pedal’. Luggage is transported for you, and there’s a comfortable family hotel at the end of each day.

Recommended tour operator: Inntravel

Inntravel says

Take the family on one of our self-guided cycling holidays and discover Europe at your own pace. It’s the perfect holiday for families with children of all ages and a great way for your family to enjoy the great outdoors together.

  • active
  • bikes provided
  • self-guided

You can travel at your own pace and your luggage is transported from hotel to hotel while you cycle. We provide detailed local maps and route notes and we build in some non-cycling days for you to explore local attractions and activities or simply relax.

Each evening, you will be welcomed at a charming family-friendly hotel – usually with a pool or beach – with a delicious dinner waiting for you and a hearty breakfast in the morning. Shop for your picnic lunch en route or stop off at a local restaurant or cafe whenever and wherever you fancy.

We provide top quality adult and kids’ bikes and child trailers can also be arranged – you will need to provide your own helmets.

We have a choice of five family-friendly itineraries in Spain, France and Austria. Each is six or seven nights in duration but we can add on additional days to suit you.

The most popular family cycling holidays are both in Spain. The Quiet Lanes of Mallorca holiday is centred around the unspoiled south of the island, staying in characterful agriturismos with a pool. Enjoy breathtaking rural landscapes and pretty beaches

Bikes, Backroads and Beaches is all about discovering the secluded beaches, medieval villages and unspoiled countryside of Catalonia’s Costa Brava. You’ll stay in two seaside hotels and one agriturismo, all with a pool.

Other options include the Danube Explorer in Austria, with top notch hotels, and, in France, the leisurely From the Loire to the Cher, which is ideal for a self-drive holiday as it’s close to the channel ports.

Find out more about our family cycling holidays.

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