Around Europe by bicycle, to discover the works of the most famous architects.
They call “archibike” the cycling holidays in some European cities, the discovery of the masterpieces of (contemporary, but not only). Leading the group is always an attendant-architect, obviously on the pedals!
To promote them is an Italian tour operator specializing in cycling holidays, which gives: “are itineraries for everybody, even those who did not exercise. The paths are easy, mostly flat and the daily mileage is contained.”
Do not worry about the fact of cycling in the city, including large: bike-friendly destinations are chosen, where the presence of bike lanes or paths allows pedaling looking around and enjoying the view, without worrying too much of the road and traffic.
Also, it does not need to be an architect or fan of arch-stars and their works do not require any specific preparation to appreciate these works and the futuristic companion will explain the basic principles in a language suitable to the “non-experts”.
The next departure?
Archibike in Graz (http://www.girolibero.it/viaggi/dettaglio/austria-architettura-in-bici-graz), the second largest city of Austria, European Capital of Culture in 2003, a lively university town where architects They have indulged without threatening the balance with the rich artistic heritage of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
Here you can enjoy cycling the famous Kunsthaus, also called “friendly alien”, a bubble of steel and glass in the heart of the city overlooking the river Mur, designed by British architects Peter Cook and Colin Fournier, the river was also built the Murinsel, a pedestrian walkway between the two sides.
And right along the river Mur runs the eponymous route, a route in the green Styria, we recommend that if you look for an easy holiday in the saddle (http://www.girolibero.it/viaggi/dettaglio/ciclabile-del-fiume-mur)
At the gates of the city also you admire the great halls of Eggenberg, former residence that now houses a collection of medieval and modern art in Graz, surrounded by a beautiful park inhabited by peacocks.
The tour, organized by Girolibero, will depart by bus from Italy on 05/09/15.
The return trip will also stop in Bad Blumau, to admire the architect Hundertwasser spa district.
A stop is also provided on the shores of Lake Wörthersee, which was recently inaugurated the Pyramidenkogel, the tallest wooden tower in Europe with over Universalmuseum Joanneum100 meters high offers an exciting view on whole region, dotted with lakes very blue, and the majestic peaks of the Hohe Tauern.
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