It is a real luxury on a cycling holiday to decide to have a day off when you are actually feeling good and don’t need it. Usually it is because you are pretty much worn out and have to spend 24 hours recovering before you can attempt the next stage.
Bacharach is a good spot to spend an extra day when you don’t need to rest… in fact the climb into the hills to enjoy the view along the gorge from the vineyards and castle mean you really should be feeling fit.
So, here is a selection of shots from our extended stay in the place the Romans decided was a good place to plant some Riesling grapes. Good choice!