If you’re looking for a way to explore miles of Ireland’s beautiful landscapes, breathing in that fresh, crisp air, not to mention having all the time in the world to stop and smell the heather, then you should definitely consider hopping on a bike on your trip! Take a guided tour along the Wild Atlantic Way with your baggage transferred each time you change location; self tour Ireland’s Ancient East on a bike rental picked up in its towns and villages; pedal the same roads as the pros did during the Giro d’Italia Big Start in Northern Ireland; or make the most of the cities’ bike schemes to get you going on your two-wheeled adventure. With spectacular cycling routes to suit any level – from casual sightseer or intrepid road racer to mountain biking enthusiast – just strap on your panniers, put on your helmet and let’s cycle. Trip idea: The Kingfisher Trail The 298 mile long Kingfisher Trail brings you on quiet, fully signposted public roads, framed by lush landscapes, lakefronts and an eclectic mix of sights. Trip Idea: The Great Western Greenway With historic town, island adventures and breathtaking bays, County Mayo’s Great Western Greenway is a pathway packed with beautiful scenery. City cycling Beyoncé took a tandem in Dublin, Will Ferrell toured on two wheels around Derry~Londonderry, when it comes to city cycling, everybody’s loving it! 6 slow travel ideas Get off the beaten track on two wheels with some wonderful slow travel ideas that take you to tranquil spots around the island of Ireland. Cycling – the essentials Tips to get you started, the rules of the road, dedicated trails and how to kick-start your two-wheeled tour around the island – here’s all you need to know. Community: Ideas for my cycling trip Find out how cycling visitor John planned for his bike trip around the island of Ireland with the help of our community forum!