The Eurovision Cycling Contest

Being ineligible to judge Eurovision song contests, we have taken out our frustration by rating countries based on cycle touring pleasure. Yes, a very subjective thing to do, and something easily swayed by the route chosen, chance, weather, and offerings of free alcohol. Let the geekiness begin…

Country Kms Cycled Bakery Wild camping People Coffee Natural beauty Roads Wine/ beer Total
France 2,291

5

4

5

3

4

5

4

4.3

Portugal 643

5

3

5

5

4

3

5

4.3

Italy 1,995

5

3

5

5

5

2

4

4.1

Switzerland 315

4

4

3

4

5

5

3

4.0

Slovenia 755

3

2

5

4

5

4

3

3.7

Norway 2,103

2

5

5

2

5

4

2

3.6

Belgium 962

4

3

3

3

2

5

5

3.6

Sweden 900

3

5

5

3

3

4

2

3.6

Germany 1,139

3

3

3

4

3

5

4

3.6

Austria 585

3

4

3

3

3

5

3

3.4

Denmark 502

4

4

4

2

3

5

2

3.4

Spain 3,829

1

4

3

3

3

3

3

2.9

Hungary 251

1

4

2

2

2

4

2

2.4

Ratings: 1=Schizer, 2=Cosi cosi, 3=Goed, 4=Tres Bien, 5=Estupendo!

Of course there are thousands of reasons beyond these why to travel somewhere, so take this as a tongue in cheek guide only.

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