Cycle Trip from Istanbul to CuxhavenRob and Steve are two retirees who are flying out to Instanbul on the 15th June to start the ride. The plan is to cycle from The Black Sea to The North Sea – Istanbul to Cuxhaven. The distance is c. 3,500 km/2,000 miles which will take about 2 months with about 50 cycling days, averaging ~74 km (46 miles)/day.
For the first half we will be using cheap hotels/hostels in Eastern Europe, then camping through Czech & Germany. The maps below show the route in more detail.
First half of the ride in more detail.
Second half of the ride in more detail.