The 10 Best Destinations For Adventurous Motorbikers
Bike riding is adventurous. It is the most popular way to explore any country while interacting with the locals and falling in love with the culture, the sights, and the smells of an area!
Motorcycles are easily available to rent around the World, so make sure you have the right gear (wherever you are helmets should be a must) and then go. There really is nothing better than the open road!
Here we bring you top 10 destinations for adventurous road bike riding…
Italy is not very popular for motorcycling, although the country is a home to some of the most adventurous and scenic motorcycle rides. Popularly known as ‘Biker’s paradise’, a trip to Tuscany and Maremma can be one of the most rewarding trips in terms of scenery and adventure.
A trip, generally taking six to seven days, around the lonely roads can give you a good opportunity to explore the country on two wheels. Start and end the tour in Follonica and present yourself with an amazing opportunity to explore the country’s landscape and culture. Tuscany is especially popular among wine lovers. This trip would not just be about motorcycling but some very good wine tasting too!
If you want to exploring the Netherlands on a motorcycle, then the capital city, Amsterdam, is the best place to start. The roads are beautiful and the scenery breathtaking.
The city has a unique culture and history. Moreover, the city has incorporated cycles in its lifestyle as something of utmost importance. One of the best options is to explore the canal system of the city on a motorcycle. The result of very intelligent city planning, it will leave you in awe. Also, you must pay a visit to Oude Kerk – the oldest building in Amsterdam.
Perfect for the biking enthusiasts, Vietnam is the easternmost country in South Asia. If you are a novice motorcyclist looking for some long route ride, then Vietnam can offer you some good options.
The route from Quy Nhon to Nha Trang is quite popular. You can experience islands, lagoons and sand dunes on the way. Another advantage here is that renting a bike for the trip is very easy as the culture of renting bikes is popular.
A trip through the mountain passes in the Alps and the Pyrenees can be a very fulfilling experience. With the French road network stretching over one million kilometers through picturesque landscapes, it’s not surprising that France remains one of the most popular destinations for motorcycle touring.
The locals are friendly (for the most part) and the food fantastic. You can explore a wide variety of regions including Provence, The French Riviera, Corsica or even watch F1 race cars through the streets of Monaco. A trip not to be missed!
A seven day trip through the country, known for its cars and cigars, covering a distance of 500 miles will leave you enthralled. Exploring the lakeside eco-village of Comunidad Las Terrazas and the mountain town of Vinales, you will get to see panoramic roads and scenic pathways.
Starting and ending with Havana, you can discover the historical old town and the unmissable nightlife of this happening city. The Escambray Mountains are yet another popular spot for exploring on two-wheels.
A trip to Morocco starting and ending in Malaga riding via the Tizi n’Tichka Mountain Pass can be an unforgettable experience. Exploring where the sea meets North Africa’s Sahara, the open road is most definitely best enjoyed by motorcycle.
Exploring the Atlas Mountains, Sahara Desert, Gorges Todra, Gorges Dadas, you get the opportunity to taste local cuisines and visit the ‘Blue Pearl’ of Morocco.
An on-road motorcycle tour through Croatia is the best option for you if you want to explore picturesque landscapes and fields.
The Adriatic Coastal Road and UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Split, Dubrovnik and the Plitvice Lakes National Park, are definitely worth exploring by bike. This 1400 km long ride can be easily covered in 7 days. With a long coastline, the country is popular for its unpolluted marine areas, and unmissable landscapes!
Staring and ending in Chiang Mai, riding on the dirt cars and small trails across the hills of Thailand can be breathtaking. You can ride along the majestic Doi Luang Mountain to get a firsthand experience of the scenery and the landscape.
However, in Thailand many westerners often wonder how most of the people driving managed to get a driver’s license. The reality is most of them don’t!
In rural areas, the sandy dirt roads give you the opportunity to go where most cars can’t and see something different on some more adventurous routes.
Bali gives you the chance to ride through coastal areas like nothing else. Exploring the most beautiful roads on a bike and watching lonely beaches and sunsets can give you the much-needed break.
Starting and ending in Seminyak, you can explore the unique island of Gili Kondo. You can also ride the highest pass in Lombok, Mount Rinjani.
Enjoying the view of stunning palm-lined beaches on your motorcycle with your partner can be one of the most romantic trips you can share together and give you memories worth cherishing for a lifetime.
Last but not the least is Jordan. Though not so popular for motorcycling, the sovereign Arab state offers one of the most enthralling motorcycle rides.
A home to around 100,000 archaeological and tourist sites, a bike is the best way to explore the country. If you are a part-time motorcyclist, but love adventure, you will absolutely love Jordan.
Pick a destination, pack your bags, get all the essential accessories installed to safeguard your bike and off you go for the ride of your lifetime.