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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 |
Le Vélo Voyageur
French cycling holidays and bike tours riding the French cycle routes. Flexible weekend, short break and full week self-guided tours on tested itineraries. Vélo Voyageur organize all aspects of these trips to suit – from accommodation, bike rental, maps and route descriptions, plus a 24hr help hotline.
| cycle touring | France |
S-Cape Countryside Travels s.r.l.
based: Florence, Italy
S-Cape Travel is a travel operator providing walking, cycling, driving and family tours in France, Italy, Spain and other European countries. The tours include gourmet food, deluxe lodging and destinations of great beauty as well as cultural interest.
| unguided walking | cycle touring | gastronomic | self drive | family | groups | women | France | Spain | Italy | Greece | Croatia |
based: Sussex, UK
Active holidays worldwide – tailor made scuba diving, surfing, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, trekking, kayaking, skydiving and multi-activity holidays for all levels. Locations include: Egypt, Canary Islands, Peru, Thailand, Vietnam, Spain, Mexico, Maldives, Malta, Oman and more. Regular special offers and late deals as well as tailor made luxury holiday deals.
| diving/snorkelling | surfing | ski/snowboard | walk/trek/hike | cycle touring | multi-activity | parachuting/skydiving/parascending | canoeing/kayaking | Worldwide |
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 |
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»