Eight alternative European islands for future cycling adventures

From the furthest west to the furthest east, Europe has many islands perfect for cycling adventures

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Sun, sand, mountains, ocean views and bike riding – cycling on an island is quite possibly the greatest holiday we can have.

And with travel restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic hopefully set to be lifted in the spring, now is the time when we can start to dream and plan our next trip in the sun.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.