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Our Historic Tours are not only about cycling through some of the most picturesque European spots, but about enjoying and exploring other countries rich histories and culture.
Our tours take place in some of Europe’s interesting spots. The Romans dominated much European history through their power and, as a result when in Italy it’s difficult to miss the impact of their work. Spain, particularly Catalonia, is also home to many Greek and Roman ruins of the sixth century and are exciting places to explore. Whilst, in France the Loire was the playground of the French and English royal families for over 1000 years, illustrated by the 42 chateâux which make up the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
If history is your thing, you are sure to love this fantastic collection.
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Follow the river Loire and the picturesque riverside cycle route as it wends westwards from Blois to Saumur.
This lovely tour takes your through flat, winding roads by waterways from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Amsterdam to the pearl of Flanders, Bruges in Belgium. Not to be missed.
This stunning tour follows the “Via Rhona”, a cycle path than connects Lake Geneva with France’s Mediterranean beaches.
Cycle between two cities of historical charm with cosmopolitan twists. From the golden city of Prague, the city of a hundred spires, to the baroque masterpiece of Dresden, you will follow the awarding winning cycle path that tracks the Elbe river.
The region of Baix Empordà, set on the coast of Catalonia, between Barcelona to the south and the Pyrenees to the north, has a unique charm and atmosphere, unlike anywhere else in Spain.
Stunning historic châteaux, rolling hills and warm sunny days makes the Loire the perfect location for a short break.
Full-bodied. Robust. Powerful flavours. Vintage. Words you’ll hear time and time again on this venture into the exquisitely beautiful wine territory of the world-famous Côtes du Rhône.
Get a true taste for France in just a few short days with our Côtes du Rhône cycling short break.
Discover a landscape rich with flavour, from the finest olive oil and wine, to the freshest fruit and fish... from coastal path to sunny vineyard, enjoy feasting your way along this gastronomic route in the Costa Brava.
Known as the garden of France, the Loire valley is home to some of the most pristine gardens in the country and over 185,000 acres of vineyards.
One of the most famous wine regions in France, the very word Burgundy conjures up rich, deep reds and classic whites you can almost taste just by thinking about them.
From the shimmering quiet of Lake Garda, to the maze of colourful streets and canals in Venice, through Shakespeare’s haunts and the winelands.
Discover majestic Chateaux, famous vineyards, regional culinary specialities and UNESCO World Heritage landscapes in one of the most beloved parts of France.
This tour is an amazing choice for wine lovers. Following the relaxed cycle Route des Grand Cru you will enjoy pedalling through beautiful vineyards, stopping off at sensational sites including, chateaux, quaint towns and villages. The accommodation on this tour is also fantastic. On your first night enjoy a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, then enjoy dinner in the hotels sensational restaurant where you can view the vineyards as the French sun sets.
This tour is a fantastic journey through one of the most perfect pockets of France. The tour will take you through some of the world most renowned wine areas, and of course there is plenty of time to sample the delights. You will also visit fascinating cultural sites whilst, cycling through the stunning valleys of the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains.
Provence is the perfect destination for a cycling holiday. With charming street cafes and bright bold lavender creating a carpet of purple it is difficult to beat. This tour is all about apricating the natural beauty of Provence, you can enjoy canoeing from Fontaine-de-Vacluse to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue and visiting the delightful villages.
Enjoy cycling along the famous Alsace wine route. This scenic tour is perfect for wine lovers with plenty of opportunity to sample the world-famous wines. There are also many celebrated restaurants along the route, making for the ideal lunch and resting spots. Visiting Colmar known as ‘Little Venice’ is recommended, the canals and timber homes with geraniums spilling from the window boxes make it truly special.
Explore the bustling streets and magical waterways of Venice, and meander across the Po delta through idyllic mfishing villages, all the way to the art and opera of Mantua.
Enjoy a relaxed cycle route from the attractive Garonne river eventually reaching the beautiful valleys and vineyards of the Dordogne. On your way you will pass through and visit fascinating medieval villages and enjoy delicious cuisine and famed wines, see the process from grape to glass for yourself.
Historic Calvados is home to beautiful countryside, fascinating war memorials, medieval sights and ‘Belle Époque’ beach resorts. This tour of contrasts takes you from the emotional D-Day landing beaches to the incredible Bayeux Tapestry, half-timbered houses of the Pays d’Auge, and the gorgeous seaside towns of Cabourg and Honfleur. Enjoy fantastic regional cuisine wherever you go - as well as the renowned Calvados and cider.
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