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Guided and self-guided cycling holidays and cycle touring in Europe and the UK. On most of these trips you'll be moved between hotels every couple of days (bags transported), so you'll get a good variety of terrain and you can travel light and at your own pace. Holidays are suitable for all abilities – and a great inovation is their E-bike option, uisng electric bikes.
| cycle touring | | Europe | UK |
based: Tuscany, Italy
Leisurely, professionally guided and fully supported, 1 and 2-day bike rides in the Tuscan countryside just outside of Florence. These tours offer a discount for stundents and younger travelers under the age of 26.
| cycle touring | student travel/discounts | Italy |
based: Buckinghamshire, UK
Fully customizable, tailor made, activity and adventure holidays in the mountains and great outdoors. Offering a wide range of trips for all seasons and a range of activity levels; trips for families, couples, friends groups, businesses, clubs or schools. From walking to wildlife and cycling to skiing and winter sports.
| tailor-made | multi-activity | walk/trek/hike | cycle touring | animals/safari | mountaineering | running/athletics | ski mountaineering/touring | cross-country skiing | ice climbing | snowshoeing | Europe |
based: Algarve, Portugal
Velo Performance runs cycle coaching and cycling holidays in the Algarve, Portugal. Discover the spectacular scenery, smooth roads and fantastic pastries with their experienced cycling guides and coaches! Airport transfers, accommodation and food all included.
| cycle training | cycle touring | Portugal |
Wildcat Bike Tours
based: Scotland, UK
Unique tours in wild, scenic areas to appeal to cyclists of all abilities and aspirations, on and off road. Tours designed to experience a place, its people and its culture, rather than simply pass through it.
| cycle touring | mountain biking | tandem biking | tailor made | Scotland | Morocco | Spain | USA | Mongolia |
Arie's Bike Company
based: Quito, Ecuador
Offering a range of multi-day cycling and bike tours in Equador.
| cycle touring | South Amerca |
Australian Cycling Tours
based: New South Wales, Australia
Australian cycling tours and bicycling holidays, both guided and self guided.
| cycle touring | Australia |
based: Bareges, France
Skiing, walking, cycling and wildlife holidays in Bareges in the French Pyrenees.
| cycle touring | mountain biking | ski/snowboard | France |
Breaking Away Bicycle Tours
based: California, USA
Cycling vacations for the cycling enthusiast following the routes of the great European cycle races.
| cycle touring | France | Italy |
Bike hire options
No bike of your own?
Not got all the touring kit?
Don't want the bother of transporting your own bike?
Kids outgrown theirs?
If you're looking for cycle hire for your holiday, check out our new cycle and mountain bike rental pages, which also include the hire of tandems, child bikes, tag-alongs, child seats, trailers, etc. here»
Holiday accommodation for a DIY cycling break
For a DIY biking break look at our new listings of cycling and cyclist friendly accommodation». This is holiday accommodation (any type including B&B, hotel, hostel or self-catering) that positively welcomes cyclists and offers things such as secure bike storage, wash down areas, routes, drop-off and pick-up services, workshops, bike hire and guiding services.
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Cycling holidays and bike tours in Devon, Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight. An introduction to the off- and on-road bike-friendly routes, pathways, highways and byways that beckon the cyclist in the six beautiful southern counties of England that form historic and contemporary Wessex; from Devon's Tarka Trail to the hills of the Mendips and Quantocks or National Cycle Network Routes on the Isle of Wight. Read the full article here»