For those that want to spend a holiday on two wheels, the Alps have miles of mountain biking trails in breath-taking scenery. There’s a destination for every rider and plenty of extra biking activities to try out.
On top of the numerous cross-country and downhill routes to choose from, you can put your freestyle moves to the test in the bike park at Morzine or on the airbag in Les Gets. And for uninterrupted riding, Alp de’Huez is the home of the Mégavalanche; the longest downhill marathon route in the world, where the bravest can join 2,000 riders that take part in the annual July race.
Our infographic below has put together some of the essential facts on each destination to give you a helping hand when it comes to choosing the perfect mountain biking holiday. Find out about the best activities on offer or the perfect resorts for family-friendly trails.
- On 9th April 2014