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Cycling is hard to resist in Tel Aviv, a haven for bike lovers and the only city in Middle East with an incredible infrastructure for cyclists. Especially in the last few years, cycling has become increasingly popular not only as a form of transport in the city, but for sports and leisure. There is a remarkable rental system for bicycles, Tel-o-Fun, which enables people to rent bicycles at any time at hundreds of rental stations around city, making Tel Aviv a cycling paradise. The following are some of the best cycling spots in White City to fully enjoy the activity.
Tel Aviv Port it is one of the best tourists spots the in City, with its spacious trail for cycling along the Mediterranean Sea. The place is full of visitors, cafes and fun that make cycling even more enjoyable. It’s not difficult to find one of the Tel-o-Fun Cycle stands at Port, and they only cost a few bucks.
Hayarkon Park is the largest park in Tel Aviv, located on the city center’s outskirts. The park has long cycling trails that stretch from Ramat Gan to Tel Aviv’s Port and is one of the biggest cycling spots in the city. Complemented with stunning greenery, a magnificent lake, climbing walls, rowing clubs, water parks, petting zoos and more, it is an ideal destination for a long day of cycling and time spent outdoors.
Besides biking on the beach, there are plenty of other gorgeous options, including cycling by the river. As only river in Tel Aviv, the Yarkon passes from different parks in the vicinity, from Ramat Gan to Tel Aviv Port, and has miles of cycling track on both sides. It is well complemented with beautiful landscape, shady orchards, boating clubs, fun parks, and fields to have some rest and enjoy a refreshment.
Between the fishing harbours of Jaffa Port to Tel Aviv Port is a long 5 km biking path along the beautiful Mediterranean sea, which is, of course, perfect for biking. It’s absolutely thrilling to spend a day biking with friends and picnicking on the seaside, with palm trees, joggers and tourists all around.
Miles of track flooded with people and recreational activities make Gordon Beach a fantastic place for bike lovers. It has plenty of space, with wide trails for cycling and a couple of cycle rental stands in the area. The beach is a hotspot for tourists and locals alike, which makes it all the more exciting to take your bike there.
By Sanjay Shukla
Sanjay is a journalist cum writer and blogger that has worked for leading newspapers and news channels in India for many years. Currently, Sanjay is pursuing a specialization in international political communication at Tel Aviv University, Israel.