The Great Big Ice Cream Tour - CycleBlaze

The Great Big Ice Cream Tour

Santander to Athens by bike via ice cream shops

By Andy Girvan
4,977 km (3,091 miles) over 416 days since Apr. 4, 2023
Fanciful ideas and lockdown planning heart 0
The Technical Stuff: Unless you are very interested you might find this a bit boring so feel free to jump a page..... ;-) heart 0
The Route in a little more detail: Each section is about a week or 5 days of cycling. Sections 7 & 8 will be split with a 12 day island hopping "break" with Laura heart 0
Tuesday 4 April: Longest train journey for a while heart 0
5 & 6 April The ferry: Plain sailing heart 0
6 April After the ferry: Somo to Badames heart 0
7 April: Badames to Bilbao heart 0
8 April Bilbao to Lastur heart 0
9 April Lastur to Erletxe: Push, push, push heart 0
10 April Busy road in Spain to busy road in France heart 0
11 April To Pau heart 0
First week review and contemplations heart 0
11-14 April Pau heart 0
14 April Pau to a place beside a busy road heart 0
15 April Place beside a busy road to Foix heart 0
16 April Foix to Carcassonne: A near perfect day heart 0
17 April Carcassonne and some rest heart 0
18 April Carcassonne to Beziers heart 0
19 April Beziers to Montpellier heart 0
20 April Montpellier: Resting and 18,500 steps heart 0
21 April Montpellier to Arles heart 0
22 April Arles to Aix-en-Provence heart 0
23 April Aix-en-Provence to Brignoles heart 0
24 April Brignoles to Draguignan heart 0
26 April Draguignan to Nice heart 0
27, 28 & 29 April Nice and, sort of, Monte Carlo 🤐 heart 0
30 April, Nice to Cuneo via Ventimiglia heart 0
1 May Cuneo to Turin heart 0
2 May Turin to Vercelli heart 0
3 May Vercelli to Milan heart 0
4 May, Milan heart 0
5 May, Milan to Brescia heart 0
6 May, Brescia to Verona: My personal hell!! heart 0
7 May, Verona to Vicenza heart 0
8 May, Vicenza heart 0
9 & 10 May, Padua and Venice heart 0
11 & 12 May, Porec, more rain and actually cold heart 0
13 May, Porec to Pula heart 0
14 May, Pula heart 0
15 May, Pula to Jurasi heart 0
16 May, Jurasi and Otta, my new friend heart 0
17 May, Jurasi to Cres heart 0
18 May, Cres heart 0
19 May, Cres Town to Lopar via Valbiska heart 0
20 May, Lopar to Novalja, 2 ferries heart 0
21 May, Novalja heart 0
22 May, Novalja to Zadar heart 0
23 May, Zadar to Sibenik heart 0
24 May, Sibenik to Split heart 0
25 - 28 May, Split: No cycling heart 0
29, 30, 31 May - Dubrovnik heart 0
1 June, Dubrovnik to Ston: With Laura heart 0
2 June, Ston to Korcula: With Laura heart 0
13 June, Dubrovnik to Tivat: Back into the saddle.... heart 0
14 June, Tivat to Petrovac heart 0
16 June, Petrovac to Dobra Voda heart 0
17 June, Dobra Voda to Shkoder: Albania! heart 0
19 June, Shkoder to Lehze heart 0
20 June, Lehze to Durres heart 0
21 June, Durres to Fier: Some thoughts after 4 days in Albania heart 0
22 June, Fier to Vlores heart 0
23 & 24 June, Vlores: Bus trip over the mountains (very long, go get a beer and some crisps) heart 0
25 June, Patras (Kantina) to Jimmy's (Sellantica) heart 0
26 June, Sellantica to Xylocastro heart 0
27 June, Xylocastro to Kineta heart 0
28 June, Kineta to Athens heart 0