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E-bike holiday in the Loire Valley

Based on our classic Châteaux of the Loire itinerary, this new itinerary for harnesses the power of e-bikes to make it easier for you to see even more of this beautiful corner of France. Saddle up on our excellent Trek e-bikes and relax as you ride along the rivers, past the châteaux and through the vineyards of the Loire valley. This is the perfect tour for the history buffs, the wine lovers and the foodies who want to squeeze as many interesting experiences as possible into their holiday. What’s Included: - Delightful 3-star and 4-star hotels - Bed & Breakfast accommodation with 4 evening meals (7 night itinerary) - Fully serviced e-bikes with panniers, water bottle and repair kit - ...Read more >
From £1,185 return by train

Loire Valley single centre cycling holiday, France

The Marine de Loire sits right on the riverbank in the heart of the delightful village of Montsoreau which is on the list of ‘des plus beaux villages de France’, or the most beautiful villages of France. La Marine de Loire is a 4 star charm hotel which provides the perfect combination of elegance and relaxation. We invite you to recharge your batteries in the 300 sq m Cinq Mondes spa or to relax in the lounge bar overlooking the secluded hotel garden. We highly recommend a stay in one of the four recently renovated self catering guest houses. Included activities: -Numerous cycle routes, with maps and route notes -Alternative local walking itineraries Pre bookable-extras: -One day wine ...Read more >
From £745 return by train

Dolomite valley cycling holiday in Italy

An incredibly scenic tour through the dramatic mountain landscapes in the South Tyrolean Alps, this tour helps you to get a feel for rural Italian life. You can either stick to the cycle paths that are mostly downhill or challenge yourself on uphill routes. Pedal through the Caldaro vineyards, stopping for a wine tasting as well as leisurely lunches in mountain restaurants. We highly recommend taking your bikes on the funicular for beautiful views over the valley and traditional villages below. What’s Included: • Delightful 3-star and 4-star hotels • Fully serviced bikes with panniers, water bottle and repair kit • Detailed route information through the Ride With GPS app • Expert on the ...Read more >
From €1,620 excluding flights

Normandy cycling holiday, Bayeux & beaches

Historic Calvados in Normandy was the site of the D-Day landings and the following Battle of Normandy. This tour takes in the landing beaches and the sites of some of the fiercest battles, whilst also celebrating the region's rich and distinctive cultural heritage. On this tour of contrasts, visit the emotional D-Day landing beaches and memorials, the Bayeux Tapestry, the half-timbered houses of the Pays d’Auge and the stunning seaside towns of Cabourg and Honfleur. There will be plenty of time to enjoy the regional cuisine and taste the famous Calvados and cider! What’s Included? -Hotel Accommodation – Standard(3*) or Superior(4*) -Bed and Breakfast (Dinner included on night 3) -Support ...Read more >
From £1,085 return by train

E-bike holiday in Umbria, Italy

Starting on the Tuscany borders, this magical, seven night, eight day e-bike tour is a ‘gourmet adventure’ into the hills and valleys of classic Umbria. Pedal your way gently along quiet side roads and tracks; travel the ancient 'via Flaminia' highway of the Roman empire; and feast on wondrous Italian fayre and delicious Italian wines. This tour the perfect way to discover the rolling hills of the region. Gone are the days of huffing and puffing your way to the top, e-bikes make light work of the undulating terrain leaving you free to take in the spectacular scenery with the wind in your hair.Read more >
From £2,995 excluding flights

E-bike holiday in Tuscany

Following in the tracks of your expert local e-bike Leader, all you have to consider is the last and the next glass of wine, wonder what sights may unfold over the next brow and what's for dinner! As 92% of Tuscany’s terrain is either hills or mountain, the views are spectacular - and far easier to enjoy, thanks to the Raleigh e-bike you'll be riding.Read more >
From £2,995 excluding flights

South Downs electric bike cycling holiday, England

Enjoy the best of Sussex and Sussex wine with this carefully created tour: five nights and two vineyards with plenty of time in between to relax in our hand-picked, luxury spa hotels and explore the county aboard a top of the range E-bike. Expect peaceful lanes through charming countryside, easy riding along riverside and coastal paths and some spectacular scenery around the South Downs National Park. We love: - The scenic, luxurious beachside accommodation of Bailiffscourt offering a menu of award-winning spa treatments. - Marvellous hillside rides passing through sprawling countryside and quaint hamlets. What's included? -Two nights accommodation in a double room at Ockenden Manor ...Read more >
From £1,015 excluding flights

Romagna cycling holiday in Italy

Start in Ravenna - once the capital of the Western Roman Empire - and cycle through the Romagna region all the way to Bologna, the culinary capital of Italy. This tour allows you to explore the famous ceramics town of Faenza, medieval villages such as Brisighella and Dozza and the planned renaissance village of Terra del Sole, built by the Medici family to protect the northern flank of Tuscany in 1564. We love: Easy, flat rides and more serious hill rides make for a cycling paradise through the heartland of homemade pasta, so don't wait until you arrive to Bologna to delight your culinary taste buds with freshly made "tagliatelle", "lasagna", "ravioli" and more, all washed down with ...Read more >
From £1,265 excluding flights

South Tyrol to Verona cycling holiday in Italy

This incredibly scenic tour is one of great contrasts: dramatic mountain terrain and the shimmering flat waters of Lake Garda. You'll discover old-world villages in the hills and vibrant cities brimming with culture, history and great gastronomy. The cycle route is mainly along valley bike paths, but as there are a few inclines, we suggest using an e-bike if you want to keep it easy all the way What’s Included: • Delightful 3-star and 4-star hotels • Fully serviced bikes with panniers, water bottle and repair kit • Detailed route information through the Ride With GPS app • Expert on the spot support • Luggage transferred between your hotels • 100% financial security through ABTA and ATOLRead more >
From £1,595 excluding flights

Italy self guided cycling and culinary tour

On this self-guided cycling tour, you'll ride through Italy's premier pasta region. After a day of leisurely cycling, enjoy gourmet evening meals that will include some of the finest traditional fayre in the world ... delightful local dishes made according to Italian traditions. You'll get away from the main tourist trail and pedal quiet roads. Your route will incorporate behind-the-scenes visits of parmesan cheese and balsamic vinegar producers, but also ancient castles and various UNESCO world heritage sites. We love: In this stunning region of Italy, history, art and culture - combined with fantastic food - provide an unforgettable Taste of Italy. What's included: • Delightful 3-star ...Read more >
From £1,295 excluding flights

Champagne cycling holiday, France

Champagne is always an indulgent experience. An iconic and famous region, their golden wine is known the world over. With weather like the best English Summers, it's no wonder Champagne is a dream cycle holiday. Expect rolling vineyards, ancient cities, and charming towns laying beside quiet canals. Your tour will start in the sophisticated Epernay before making your way through stunning countryside and beautiful wine-making sites. The routes will take you to grand Reims and many lovely villages. Each night you'll stay in our luxury hand-picked hotels for true indulgence. Champagne is a real food and wine lovers dream, with countless culinary and wine-tasting opportunities for you to ...Read more >
From £1,415 return by train

Bordeaux cycling holiday, city & beach

The city of Bordeaux, the 6th largest in France, offers a heady mix of rich history, world-class architecture, excellent gastronomy and of course, fine wines. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage site, valued as an inhabited historic city and an icon of the Enlightenment era. The beautiful Arcachon Bay offers a classy, classical seaside feel making it a popular summer spot for those in the know. The beautiful sandy beaches, delicious fresh seafood and an excellent network of cycle routes make this one of France’s best kept cycling secrets. What's included? -Delightful 3-star and 4-star hotels & 3 evening meals -Fully serviced touring bikes with panniers -Daily route maps and cycling ...Read more >
From £1,165 return by train

Provence easy cycling holiday in France

This pocket of Provencal perfection inspired Vincent van Gogh through the most productive period of his career, with the beauty of the region, both natural and cultural, captured in more than two hundred of his works. Our route will let you experience your own starry nights in St-Remy-de-Provence, soak up the colours and culture of Arles and explore the glorious Provençal countryside. We love soaking up the atmosphere of Arles from one of its charming cafes and the hilltop haven of Baux-de-Provence, with its vast panoramas. What's included? -Delightful 3-star and 4-star hotels -Delicious restaurant meals on 3 nights -Fully serviced touring bikes with panniers -Daily route maps and ...Read more >
From £1,205 return by train

Cycling vacation in Provence, self guided

Provence offers dazzling colours and aromas in southern France. It’s impossible not to be seduced by the beauty and glamour of cycling in Provence. The chatter emanating from rustic street cafés. The buzz of the cicadas. Against cobalt skies ancient Roman ruins and fortified hilltop villages glow pure white in the dazzling sun, and the aroma of lavender drifts on the air from distant meadows. Start your holiday in the vibrant, art-filled town of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence before cycling through vineyards, lavender fields and orchards into the heart of the Luberon, rich with history and striking natural colours. Choose one of our e-bikes to help you enjoy this tour effortlessly. What’s ...Read more >
From £1,095 return by train

Loire Valley luxury cycling holiday

Famed for its grand châteaux, leftover from its past as a preferred home for French royals and aristocrats, few other regions in the world exude the same sense of class as France’s Loire valley. Today the valley is one of the most popular cycling destinations in the world, thanks to an excellent network of cycle routes, easy terrain and endless list of sites to see. By staying in our three favourite château hotels, you will experience this decadence first hand and leave having cycled like a softie and slept like royalty. What’s Included: - Delightful 4-star and 5-star hotels - Bed & Breakfast accommodation with 4 evening meals (7 night itinerary) - Fully serviced touring bikes with ...Read more >
From £1,320 return by train

Côtes du Rhône cycling holiday in France

Welcome to the land of lavender: sun-kissed Provence makes for a great cycling destination. The south of France region is both scenic and historic, and the pace of this holiday is relaxed enough that you can take your time browsing the market, or lingering over lunch. This is a leisurely cycling holiday, covering distances around 20 miles with each ride. Your luggage is transported for you to the next stop, leaving you unburdened to explore. Highlights could include the historic city of Avignon with its famous bridge or the well preserved Roman theatre at the city of Orange. Don’t miss Vaison la Romaine, an extremely atmospheric medieval town with Roman ruins on its doorstep. Don’t forget ...Read more >
From £1,145 return by train

E-bike cycling holiday in Provence

Provence is famed as one of Europe’s most iconic destinations thanks to its mix of spectacular scenery, rich history, vibrant cultural identity and exquisite food and drink. We have offered cycling holidays in this part of the world for over 30 years and can now offer a broader experience with the help of an e-bike. Glide up to the stunning hilltop towns, such as Gordes and Roussillon, and traverse the Luberon valley and Cotes du Ventoux, all with a little extra help to let you focus on soaking up the sights, sounds and sensations. What’s Included: - Delightful 3-star and 4-star hotels - Bed & Breakfast accommodation with 4 evening meals (7 night itinerary) - Fully serviced e-bikes with ...Read more >
From £1,295 return by train

Loire Valley cycling holiday, France

The Loire Valley is one of France’s most magical regions, rightly famous for the many chateaux that line the banks of the river. This cycling trip gives you plenty of time to explore the castles in this ’valley of the kings’ – find out exactly what’s behind those huge closed doors. The Loire Valley provides flat, easy terrain for cyclists. You’ll travel between 14 and 26 miles a day – easy-peasy by bicycle – using national cycle route and quiet roads, and you can always extend your journey if you like more time in the saddle. You’ll cycle from hotel to hotel, staying in family-run properties. This is a self-guided tour where your luggage is transported ahead, leaving you to explore as you ...Read more >
From £985 return by train

Alpilles cycling holiday in Provence

Take a tour of the garrigue, olive groves and vineyards that cover this gorgeous corner of Provence and stay in our selection of the area's finest 4 and 5 star hotels. We have designed this tour to offer a true leisure cycling experience in Provence, with shorter distances and easier routes, giving you more time and energy to explore the local sites and taste the local produce. The tour takes in the charming buzz of St-Remy-de-Provence, rich in culture and history, as well as the stunning fortified village of Baux-de-Provence and the gorgeous village of Eygalières with its slow, relaxing pace of life. This is the perfect Provence tour for those looking for an easy ride. What’s Included: - ...Read more >
From £1,625 return by train

Avignon & Cotes du Rhone cycling holiday

Explore the Cotes du Rhone by pedal power and sample some of the region’s finest landscapes, most charming towns and most delectable wines. The highlights of this tour include the spectacular scenery of the Chateaneuf-du-Pape vineyards, where you are never more than a short walk from an opportunity to indulge in the world famous local produce, and the city of Avignon, with its rich history as a seat of power for the catholic church. This is the perfect tour for oenophiles and history buffs alike. What’s Included? -Delightful 3 and 4-star hotels -Bed & Breakfast accommodation with 2 evening meals -Fully serviced bikes with panniers, water bottle and repair kit -Detailed route information ...Read more >
From £1,925 return by train