When I did my first Europe summer backpacking trip back in 2010 one of the best things I did in each country was a bike tour. It became our thing we did, we did one in Austria, Germany, France and hired our own bikes in Belgium (and got lost and ended up in The Netherlands).
Bike tours are fun, informative, a great way to see a lot in a short time and of course it’s good exercise.
I did a Fat Tire Bike tour in Paris and Berlin, I learnt more on that half day bike tour than I ever did sitting in a classroom. The guides are laid back, funny and tell you about important historical events as well as pop culture references. An example is: we went to the location of Hitler’s bunker followed by the hotel where Michael Jackson hung his baby out of a window.
I thoroughly enjoyed both of my bike tours with Fat Tire so when they asked me to share a competition they are running I was more than happy to share. The competition is as follows: