Top Choice Train in Palma de Mallorca

Ferrocarril de Sóller

This delightful, scenic narrow-gauge railway has connected Palma and the northwestern town of Sóller, via Bunyola, since 1912. With beautifully maintained rolling stock, an exceptionally scenic route, and engineerin…
Boat in Iraklia


In summer, the small boat Anemos has two daily runs: a 9.45am departure (returning at 5pm) to neighbouring Schinousa island and an 11am departure (returning 3.30pm) to lovely Alimnia Beach in the southwest corner of…
Bicycle Rental in Giudecca, Lido & the Southern Islands

Lido on Bike

Bike hire near the vaporetto stop, with reasonable prices that include a helmet and free map with recommended routes. Tandems and pedal cars are also available. ID is required for rental and the leader of the group …
Bicycle Hire in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Capital Bikes

Offers bike hire from the Parque de la Olárizu. For a small extra fee, they'll even deliver the bike to you. Capital Bikes also offers guided bike tours around the Anillo Verde, and the historic centre (three-hour t…
Bicycle Hire in Lucca

Biciclette Poli

Just across from the city walls, this seasonal bike-rental outfit has regular city bikes as well as mountain bikes (€4/20 per hour/day), racing bikes (€7/35 per hour/day) and tandems (€6.50/32.50 per hour/day). Kids…
Boat in Kastellorizo

Nikos Sea Wolf Taxi

Gentle Captain Nikos is a great guy to take you to the Blue Cave. You'll find his boat moored in the middle of the harbour. Try and go early in the day when the sun is lower, and the blue radiance in the grotto at i…
Bicycle Rental in Bologna


This outfit will deliver a rental bike to your door anywhere in Bologna. Rates include helmet, lock and front basket; an optional child seat costs €2 extra.
Bus in Volos

Amygdalo Sweet Shop

You can buy tickets from inside this shop and, while you're at it, some amazing nuts and sweets for the road (it's actually a sweet shop with, incongruously, a ticket booth). Amygdalo means almond.
Bicycle Rental in San Lorenzo & San Marco

Florence by Bike

Top-notch bike shop with bike rental (city, mountain, touring and road bikes), itinerary suggestions and organised bike tours (two-hour photography tours of the city by bike, and day trips to Chianti).
Motorbike Hire in Cala d'Or

Moto Sprint

Moto Sprint rents bikes ranging from sturdy commuters to sleek carbon-framed road bikes, and motorbikes from 50CC scooters to powerful 750CC machines. Helmets and locks are included.