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Cyclists Welcome - the best hosts for cyclists

The Cyclists Welcome scheme makes it easy for cyclists on holiday to find accommodation, food, information and maps.

Reliable service for cyclists

Cyclist Welcome is a scheme that can be found in many European countries, including Norway. Companies awarded the Cyclists Welcome badge commit themselves to be excellent hosts for cyclists, and offer their guests the following:

  • Information about the bike route
  • Information about nearby attractions
  • Information about public transport
  • Good quality accommodation and food, including the possibility to make food for the next day
  • Secure bicycle parking
  • Bike rental, or information about where you can rent a bike
  • Repair kits
  • Weather forecasts

Many will also offer:

  • Facilities for washing and drying clothes
  • Luggage transport
  • A space where you can clean your bike

Information about accommodation, routes and maps are available online at cyclingnorway.no.

The Norwegian Institute for Cycling

The Cyclists Welcome scheme is run by STIN (The Norwegian Institute for Cycling), a national organisation that aims to develop Norway as a cycling holiday destination in close co-operation with local, regional and national business sectors. 

The Cyclists Welcome badge is awarded to accommodation providers, tourist information centres and destinations in Norway.

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Last updated:  2013-05-27
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Cycling in Hamnøya in the Lofoten islands, Northern Norway - Photo: CH - Visitnorway.com

Cyclists Welcome - the best hosts for cyclists

The Cyclists Welcome scheme makes it easy for cyclists on holiday to find accommodation, food, information and maps.

Cyclists Welcome - the best hosts for cyclists

Source: Visitnorway

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