12 Month Tour Of Europe

User: Callum.Dillon
Dates: 1 May 2017 - 18 Sep 2017
Duration: 4 months, 2 weeks

Monday 18 Sep 2017 20:15

First 100km of the trip today. We had to ride further than we wanted because we needed a shower and charge the phones and this was the only campsite.

Posted: Sept. 18, 2017, 6:15 p.m.

Sunday 17 Sep 2017 18:15

Wild camping tonight over looking the rice fields.

Posted: Sept. 17, 2017, 4:15 p.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 22:15

Being hosted by a really nice Italian family. The Mum and dad don't speak English and they have still had us in.

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 8:15 p.m.

Saturday 16 Sep 2017 13:31

Final lake in our tour of the Italian lakes.

Posted: Sept. 16, 2017, 11:31 a.m.

Friday 15 Sep 2017 18:18

Not gone far trying to dodge the rain.

Posted: Sept. 15, 2017, 4:18 p.m.

Thursday 14 Sep 2017 20:01

Had to ride in the dark to make it to lake como.

Posted: Sept. 14, 2017, 6:01 p.m.

Wednesday 13 Sep 2017 16:20

Steady campsite this!

Posted: Sept. 13, 2017, 2:20 p.m.

Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 16:41

Had a day off exploring the city and chilling in the art studio.

Posted: Sept. 12, 2017, 2:41 p.m.

Monday 11 Sep 2017 18:39

Spent the night in an art studio with the artist.

Posted: Sept. 11, 2017, 4:39 p.m.

Sunday 10 Sep 2017 20:51

We decided to head north a bit and go to Garda. We have both been here before but it's so nice we thought it would be good.

Posted: Sept. 10, 2017, 6:51 p.m.

Friday 8 Sep 2017 20:28

Camping in the woods. Hard to find wild camping places along this river.

Posted: Sept. 8, 2017, 6:28 p.m.

Wednesday 6 Sep 2017 20:58

We needed to get jobs done today; cleaning, go the shops and it was sunny so stay on the beach as well.

Posted: Sept. 6, 2017, 6:58 p.m.

Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 21:35

Weather better today and thanks to shells brilliant sense of direction, she navigated us around 2 cities without phone battery or maps.

Posted: Sept. 5, 2017, 7:35 p.m.

Monday 4 Sep 2017 17:59

Found some really nice woods to camp in.

Posted: Sept. 4, 2017, 3:59 p.m.

Sunday 3 Sep 2017 20:26

Short day today, but we both needed showers and this was the cheapest campsite around.

Posted: Sept. 3, 2017, 6:26 p.m.

Saturday 2 Sep 2017 19:35

Finally asked a man if we could sleep in his garden. A storm was starting and he let us put up the tent in under a gazebo next to his vineyard. Proper sound bloke and unbelievable house and garden.

Posted: Sept. 2, 2017, 5:35 p.m.

Friday 1 Sep 2017 18:02

Stayed at the same place to avoid being in the storm this morning.

Posted: Sept. 1, 2017, 4:02 p.m.

Wednesday 30 Aug 2017 18:33

Wild camping by the sea on the bike route.

Posted: Aug. 30, 2017, 4:33 p.m.

Tuesday 29 Aug 2017 21:25

Stayed another night.

Posted: Aug. 29, 2017, 7:25 p.m.

Monday 28 Aug 2017 18:51

Staying for another day after a big day of bike maintenance and still more to do.

Posted: Aug. 28, 2017, 4:51 p.m.

Sunday 27 Aug 2017 20:20

Big climb to get to a cheep campsite today.

Posted: Aug. 27, 2017, 6:20 p.m.

Saturday 26 Aug 2017 22:54

Camping by the sea in Slovenia. Just been to see miss Slovenia competition.

Posted: Aug. 26, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

Friday 25 Aug 2017 20:30

Camping in the woods.

Posted: Aug. 25, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Friday 25 Aug 2017 14:14

Posted: Aug. 25, 2017, 12:14 p.m.

Thursday 24 Aug 2017 20:40

First day on the move after a week off. Even though I'm away still I have the holiday blues?

Posted: Aug. 24, 2017, 6:40 p.m.

Saturday 19 Aug 2017 21:35

Here for the week.

Posted: Aug. 19, 2017, 7:35 p.m.

Wednesday 16 Aug 2017 12:58

Camping at Darko and Brankers

Posted: Aug. 16, 2017, 10:58 a.m.

Tuesday 15 Aug 2017 8:35

The campsite we found Darko at who let us stay on his friends car parking space.

Posted: Aug. 15, 2017, 6:35 a.m.

Sunday 13 Aug 2017 21:44

Posted: Aug. 13, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Friday 11 Aug 2017 17:23

Biggest hill so far!

Posted: Aug. 11, 2017, 3:23 p.m.

Friday 11 Aug 2017 10:36

Posted: Aug. 11, 2017, 8:36 a.m.

Thursday 10 Aug 2017 18:09

Crossed the boarder to Slovenia, only the third time I have shown my passport.

Posted: Aug. 10, 2017, 4:09 p.m.

Thursday 10 Aug 2017 14:51

Photo didn't do the view justice.

Posted: Aug. 10, 2017, 12:51 p.m.

Wednesday 9 Aug 2017 14:59

39°c today and the hilly Croatia roads have taken the toil.

Posted: Aug. 9, 2017, 12:59 p.m.

Tuesday 8 Aug 2017 20:16

Hostel was cheaper than a campsite, so we have a bed for the first time in over a month. 🤗

Posted: Aug. 8, 2017, 6:16 p.m.

Monday 7 Aug 2017 20:18

First day in Croatia and it's really nice and so the people seem to be. A fella let us camp on his the land by his bar.

Posted: Aug. 7, 2017, 6:18 p.m.

Sunday 6 Aug 2017 21:11

Last night in Hungary. That's the plan anyway. It has been 38 degrees this week and today it hailed.

Posted: Aug. 6, 2017, 7:11 p.m.

Saturday 5 Aug 2017 21:12

Had a short day. 38°c again and we have had 2 nights with no sleep.

Posted: Aug. 5, 2017, 7:12 p.m.

Friday 4 Aug 2017 21:13

Posted: Aug. 4, 2017, 7:13 p.m.

Thursday 3 Aug 2017 19:26

Another 35+ day, lucky Hungary has lots of water fountains. Swim in the lake to cool off tonight as well.

Posted: Aug. 3, 2017, 5:26 p.m.

Wednesday 2 Aug 2017 20:20

The day felt easy after a rest day yesterday. That was only the third day off the bikes completely. It's been 35+ all day so a swim in the river was needed.

Posted: Aug. 2, 2017, 6:20 p.m.

Monday 31 Jul 2017 21:03

Wicked campsite on a lake with a beach. Beach side bars and a pint is 1.50€

Posted: July 31, 2017, 7:03 p.m.

Sunday 30 Jul 2017 21:45

Think I have seen too many city's in a short space of time. All citied out!

Posted: July 30, 2017, 7:45 p.m.

Sunday 30 Jul 2017 18:00

Posted: July 30, 2017, 4 p.m.

Saturday 29 Jul 2017 20:09

Second day on the Danube and it's beautiful! Camping in a vineyard tonight.

Posted: July 29, 2017, 6:09 p.m.

Friday 28 Jul 2017 18:19

First day on the Danube.

Posted: July 28, 2017, 4:19 p.m.

Thursday 27 Jul 2017 21:12

First night in Austria

Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:12 p.m.

Wednesday 26 Jul 2017 19:26

Needed lots of supplies from the city so had a short day. Thankfully the rain has stopped. The campsite costs £2.50 for 2 people so the standard is high!

Posted: July 26, 2017, 5:26 p.m.

Tuesday 25 Jul 2017 20:26

Staying at a Dutch campsite tonight and everyone is really friendly. Not like last night where another happy camper slashed my tyre.

Posted: July 25, 2017, 6:26 p.m.

Monday 24 Jul 2017 19:47

Posted: July 24, 2017, 5:47 p.m.

Saturday 22 Jul 2017 17:44

Very hot day and surprisingly hilly!

Posted: July 22, 2017, 3:44 p.m.

Friday 21 Jul 2017 21:22

After a long hot day a pint was amazing! Hard riding to cross the mountains then hilly all the way to the campsite.

Posted: July 21, 2017, 7:22 p.m.

Friday 21 Jul 2017 9:36

The bike routes were not made for touring bikes.

Posted: July 21, 2017, 7:36 a.m.

Thursday 20 Jul 2017 20:01

First day in the Republic and the mountains in front are looming large!

Posted: July 20, 2017, 6:01 p.m.

Wednesday 19 Jul 2017 21:58

Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:58 p.m.

Wednesday 19 Jul 2017 12:26

The Polish supermarket had a wooden gazebo to drink in outside.

Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:26 a.m.

Tuesday 18 Jul 2017 20:31

Waiting for dark to put the tent up.

Posted: July 18, 2017, 6:31 p.m.

Monday 17 Jul 2017 22:08

Hard day of punctures and buying the wrong chain!

Posted: July 17, 2017, 8:08 p.m.

Sunday 16 Jul 2017 17:10

Short day after a look around Berlin.

Posted: July 16, 2017, 3:10 p.m.

Friday 14 Jul 2017 17:45

Just outside of Berlin after a day of being rejected from campsites.

Posted: July 14, 2017, 3:45 p.m.

Thursday 13 Jul 2017 20:53

Ran out of stove fuel so had BBQ

Posted: July 13, 2017, 6:53 p.m.

Wednesday 12 Jul 2017 19:48

Very very wet!!

Posted: July 12, 2017, 5:48 p.m.

Tuesday 11 Jul 2017 23:38

Posted: July 11, 2017, 9:38 p.m.

Monday 10 Jul 2017 16:56

First night in Germany for the route to Berlin.

Posted: July 10, 2017, 2:56 p.m.

Monday 10 Jul 2017 5:58

Posted: July 10, 2017, 3:58 a.m.

Sunday 9 Jul 2017 21:27

Spent the day waiting on the beach for the late night ferry.

Posted: July 9, 2017, 7:27 p.m.

Saturday 8 Jul 2017 19:51

Waiting for it to go dark before putting the tent up.

Posted: July 8, 2017, 5:51 p.m.

Friday 7 Jul 2017 18:11

Night in the woods

Posted: July 7, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

Friday 7 Jul 2017 16:59

Ferry across an most northern point of the tour.

Posted: July 7, 2017, 2:59 p.m.

Thursday 6 Jul 2017 18:39

Amazing weather for the last night in Denmark

Posted: July 6, 2017, 4:39 p.m.

Wednesday 5 Jul 2017 21:41

Posted: July 5, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

Tuesday 4 Jul 2017 21:03

After 4 days of not showering we have had to pay for a campsite.

Posted: July 4, 2017, 7:03 p.m.

Monday 3 Jul 2017 21:13

Another free hut.

Posted: July 3, 2017, 7:13 p.m.

Saturday 1 Jul 2017 18:34

Amazing camping spot by the sea and all free.

Posted: July 1, 2017, 4:34 p.m.

Friday 30 Jun 2017 17:41

Posted: June 30, 2017, 3:41 p.m.

Thursday 29 Jun 2017 15:53

Short day. Poor weather. Unbelievably expensive campsite.

Posted: June 29, 2017, 1:53 p.m.

Wednesday 28 Jun 2017 21:55

Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:55 p.m.

Wednesday 28 Jun 2017 9:57

Garden hut

Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:57 a.m.

Tuesday 27 Jun 2017 8:55

Staying with a warm shower in Hamburg.

Posted: June 27, 2017, 6:55 a.m.

Sunday 25 Jun 2017 16:55

Posted: June 25, 2017, 2:55 p.m.

Saturday 24 Jun 2017 16:55

Posted: June 24, 2017, 2:55 p.m.

Friday 23 Jun 2017 20:08

Posted: June 23, 2017, 6:08 p.m.

Wednesday 21 Jun 2017 21:54

Posted: June 21, 2017, 7:54 p.m.

Tuesday 20 Jun 2017 21:56

Windy day and a bit cold. Soon as we got off the bikes it was beautiful and the wind stoped. Attempted to find a pole camping site but it didn't exist so on a nice cheep site.

Posted: June 20, 2017, 7:56 p.m.

Monday 19 Jun 2017 22:17

Long day over a man made road in the sea, very hot by the time we finished!

Posted: June 19, 2017, 8:17 p.m.

Saturday 17 Jun 2017 22:15

Really hot weather so we camped here for 2 nights and had a day on the beach.

Posted: June 17, 2017, 8:15 p.m.

Friday 16 Jun 2017 22:09

Posted: June 16, 2017, 8:09 p.m.

Thursday 15 Jun 2017 21:54

Posted: June 15, 2017, 7:54 p.m.

Thursday 15 Jun 2017 21:54

Posted: June 15, 2017, 7:54 p.m.

Wednesday 14 Jun 2017 22:06

Made a 68km route 80 km by being lost today.

Posted: June 14, 2017, 8:06 p.m.

Tuesday 13 Jun 2017 20:03

Joel told us about some free campsites and at one now.

Posted: June 13, 2017, 6:03 p.m.

Tuesday 13 Jun 2017 20:01

Really nice night staying with friends in holland. Nice 1 Joel.

Posted: June 13, 2017, 6:01 p.m.

Sunday 11 Jun 2017 16:58

Posted: June 11, 2017, 2:58 p.m.

Saturday 10 Jun 2017 18:08

Posted: June 10, 2017, 4:08 p.m.

Friday 9 Jun 2017 21:37

Didn't get far today with waiting all morning for the rain to stop. Really nice riding along the river for the second part of the day and tomorrow.

Posted: June 9, 2017, 7:37 p.m.

Friday 9 Jun 2017 15:51

Posted: June 9, 2017, 1:51 p.m.

Thursday 8 Jun 2017 22:34

Nice weather today, After yesterday getting 5km and then turning back to get out the wind and rain anything would be better today!

Posted: June 8, 2017, 8:34 p.m.

Tuesday 6 Jun 2017 21:36

First day in Belgium. Been raining all day!

Posted: June 6, 2017, 7:36 p.m.

Monday 5 Jun 2017 17:44

Lovely family to stay with. Made us feel really welcome and also fixed my bike!

Posted: June 5, 2017, 3:44 p.m.

Saturday 3 Jun 2017 19:50

New country today. I was expecting trumpets and a fanfare as we entered Luxembourg but it wasn't to be. Not even a sign to say welcome. Looked very different to France only a few miles in.

Posted: June 3, 2017, 5:50 p.m.

Friday 2 Jun 2017 21:18

Really nice campsite to spend the last night of France in.

Posted: June 2, 2017, 7:18 p.m.

Thursday 1 Jun 2017 19:32

Posted: June 1, 2017, 5:32 p.m.

Wednesday 31 May 2017 21:41

Lovely days ride today through vineyards and winery's.

Posted: May 31, 2017, 7:41 p.m.

Monday 29 May 2017 21:13

Champagne region. Really pretty area and going have a day off tomorrow.

Posted: May 29, 2017, 7:13 p.m.

Sunday 28 May 2017 19:43

Red hot today. Really nice leaving Paris then turned in to a long hot day!

Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:43 p.m.

Sunday 28 May 2017 10:44

Ridding under the tower.

Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:44 a.m.

Friday 26 May 2017 23:13

Warm showers tonight. With paulin lovely fella.

Posted: May 26, 2017, 9:13 p.m.

Thursday 25 May 2017 19:42

Second wild camp. Didn't want to but the map took us to a gypsy camp, not a campsite.

Posted: May 25, 2017, 5:42 p.m.

Wednesday 24 May 2017 20:37

First wild camp.

Posted: May 24, 2017, 6:37 p.m.

Tuesday 23 May 2017 18:59

Rode past the cheep campsites and then didn't want to turn back so had to pay a fortune to stay here.

Posted: May 23, 2017, 4:59 p.m.

Monday 22 May 2017 18:26

Really cheep campsite tonight. Had to stop a little early as we need to do loads of washing.

Posted: May 22, 2017, 4:26 p.m.

Sunday 21 May 2017 21:18

Staying on a campsite that's on a football club and the people in the club let us on for free.

Posted: May 21, 2017, 7:18 p.m.

Saturday 20 May 2017 20:30

Camping in a municipal campsite next to some very loud people.

Posted: May 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 21:40

Sun setting on a lovely day. On a farm that some nice people let us stay on.

Posted: May 19, 2017, 7:40 p.m.

Friday 19 May 2017 17:30

Posted: May 19, 2017, 3:30 p.m.

Thursday 18 May 2017 14:00

Posted: May 18, 2017, noon

Wednesday 17 May 2017 22:39

Very wet day and the tent is still soaking!

Posted: May 17, 2017, 8:39 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 20:40

Posted: May 16, 2017, 6:40 p.m.

Tuesday 16 May 2017 9:11

Posted: May 16, 2017, 7:11 a.m.

Monday 15 May 2017 17:10

Posted: May 15, 2017, 3:10 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 21:55

Posted: May 14, 2017, 7:55 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 17:46

Posted: May 14, 2017, 3:46 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 14:52

Posted: May 14, 2017, 12:52 p.m.

Sunday 14 May 2017 9:30

Off the ferry.

Posted: May 14, 2017, 7:30 a.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 18:57

Posted: May 13, 2017, 5:57 p.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 11:21

Posted: May 13, 2017, 10:21 a.m.

Saturday 13 May 2017 10:55

Posted: May 13, 2017, 9:55 a.m.

Friday 12 May 2017 18:10

Campsite

Posted: May 12, 2017, 5:10 p.m.

Thursday 11 May 2017 16:21

Posted: May 11, 2017, 3:21 p.m.

Tuesday 9 May 2017 17:29

Posted: May 9, 2017, 4:29 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 17:29

Posted: May 8, 2017, 4:29 p.m.

Monday 8 May 2017 12:07

Posted: May 8, 2017, 11:07 a.m.

Sunday 7 May 2017 9:01

Posted: May 7, 2017, 8:01 a.m.

Saturday 6 May 2017 10:07

Posted: May 6, 2017, 9:07 a.m.

Friday 5 May 2017 11:31

Posted: May 5, 2017, 10:31 a.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 17:15

Posted: May 4, 2017, 4:15 p.m.

Thursday 4 May 2017 9:20

Posted: May 4, 2017, 8:20 a.m.

Tuesday 2 May 2017 9:18

Posted: May 2, 2017, 8:18 a.m.

Monday 1 May 2017 11:16

Posted: May 1, 2017, 10:16 a.m.

12 Month Tour Of Europe

User: Callum.Dillon
Dates: 1 May 2017 - 18 Sep 2017
Duration: 4 months, 2 weeks

Hi,
Nice to have you following us!
Hope you are both ok

Callum and Michelle

Very nice , very good !
Gretes
Michaela and Frank
Germany