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Discovery Travel

Discovery Travel provides hiking, cycling & mountain biking holidays in a wide range of specially selected destinations for the independent traveller.
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Switzerland: North to South Cycling Holiday

8 Days Moderate 193 MLS
This classic route traverses Switzerland from Basel in the north to Locarno in the south. To make the journey you have to cross over the Alps by way of the St Gotthard Pass (usually closed until the end of May) but this can be done on the train through the St Gotthard tunnel for those who prefer ...

Strade Bianchi: White Roads of Tuscany Cycling Holiday

8 Days Moderate 108 MLS
The cycle routes make use of the unsurfaced "white roads", which, though open to cars, carry little traffic. Undulating hills capped by medieval tile-roofed towns and punctuated by cypress trees, churches and stone farmhouses, it is an area as idyllic as it looks in photographs and perfect for ...

Salzburg to Vienna – Austrian Cycling Holiday

8 Days Easy 208 MLS
Apart from the obvious attractions in Salzburg and Vienna, this cycle route is a joy to follow. After leaving Salzburg you ride through the Austrian Lakes, a region of beautiful blue lakes surrounded by high mountains. Then it is on to the Danube valley with its quaint towns and villages, its ...

Rothenburg to Regensburg

8 Days Moderate 180 MLS
The town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber lies on the Romantic Road in Bavaria. It is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe and with its fairytale atmosphere is a truly fascinating place to explore. The route from here to Regensburg takes you through the largest national park in Germany, ...

Rhone Trail – Swiss Cycling Holiday

8 Days Easy-Moderate 178 MLS
The alternative title for this route could easily be the 'Swiss Wine Trail' as it passes through the best wine growing areas and vineyards in the country. Starting at about 4500 feet above sea level you are immediately in an alpine landscape of snow-capped peaks, alpine valleys and weather ...

Rhine Trail – Swiss Cycling Holiday

8 Days Easy 164 MLS
The Rhine Trail is a route of contrasts, from the snowy peaks and alpine meadows with wooden chalets to the gentler lowlands. At first you follow a mountain stream and then the mighty River Rhine, leaving it just before it turns north on its course into Germany heading for the North Sea

Pisa to Florence – Tuscany Cycling Holiday

5 Days Easy 60 MLS
This trip is a very flexible and includes three days of cycling in Italy as well as time to visit Pisa, Lucca and Florence. Extra nights can then be added at any of the overnight locations to allow more time for you to explore these fascinating cities.

Pearls of Slovenia – Alpine Cycling Holiday

8 Days Moderate 160 MLS
You start and end the tour in the picturesque lakeside town of Bled, a true fairytale town complete with castle overlooking a beautiful lake, which itself has an island with a church. The route takes you on a circular tour of this northern part of Slovenia and you are never far from the ...

Moselle Cycle Way

7 Days Easy 125 MLS
The holiday starts in the Roman town of Trier and then follows the course of the river Moselle to its confluence with the River Rhine in Koblenz. The villages you pass through are quiet and very pretty with their timber framed houses bedecked with flowers. Their names, however, will be well ...

Lanzarote Mountain Bike Tour

8 Days Mod-Advanced 154 MLS
With over 300 days of sunshine a year, volcanic mountains, lava flows, deserts, vinyards and palm-lined beaches, not to mention miles of singletrack, Lanzarote is the ultimate destination for mountain biking..

Lake Ijssel – Dutch Cycling Holiday

8 Days
This circular cycle tour follows Lake IJssel (IJsselmeer), a fresh water lake that was part of the North Sea until the 1930s when it was reclaimed by Dutch engineers! Beacause so much land has been reclaimed you will visit towns that were fishing ports until recently and still retain their ...

Lake Constance – Alpine Cycling

8 Days Easy 185 MLS
This route circumnavigates Lake Constance and unless you choose to detour away from the lake, the route is flat. You will cycle through three countries: Austria, Switzerland and Germany and you can even detour to Liechtenstein should you wish. Lake Constance is a very popular tourist ...

Krimml to Salzburg Austrian Cycling Holiday

8 Days Easy 118 MLS
It is hard to believe that you can cycle so easily and on predominantly flat roads through the heart of the Alps and yet that is what this tour offers. The route follows the Tauern cycle route from the village of Krimml, home to one of the largest waterfalls in Europe, to the beautiful city of ...

Jura Trail Swiss Cycling Holiday

8 Days Moderate 192 MLS
The first section of your cycle ride takes you through the fertile agricultural area of the Leimen valley to reach the town of Porrentruy. From here the Ajoie region leads you to St Ursanne then up to the plateau of Freiberge. The extraordinary marshland landscape here and unusual building ...

Istrian Peninsular Cycling Holiday: A Sea of Blues & Greens

7 Days Moderate 125 MLS
Our independent cycling holiday in Croatia is on the Istrian peninsula and incorporates the delightful medieval towns of Porec and Rovinj on the Adriatic Coast, and the hilltop town of Motovun. The beautiful coastline is dotted with picturesque old towns and the rolling countryside is filled ...

Inn Valley Cycle Way: St Moritz to Innsbruck

8 Days Easy 140 MLS
The River Inn has its source high in the Swiss Alps before making its way out of Switzerland and into Austria, through Innsbruck, and on into Germany. On its journey, the River Inn passes through the Swiss Alps to the wide valley it has created in Austria with mountains on either side. This ...

Inn Valley Cycle Way: Innsbruck to Passau

9 Days Easy 200 MLS
The River Inn has its source high in the Swiss Alps before making its way out of Switzerland into Austria, through Innsbruck and on into Germany. It forms the frontier between Austria and Germany for a long way before joining the Danube at the border town of Passau. On its journey, the Inn ...

Hungarian Rhapsody Cycling Holiday

8 Days Easy 221 MLS
The route broadly follows the River Danube, but also takes you into the surrounding countryside to give you a real sense of rural Hungary and its way of life. You will also pass through the Slovakian capital of Bratislava, which stands on the Danube. The route is mostly flat.

Florence-Siena-Pisa: Cycling through Chianti

8 Days Easy 158 MLS
The rolling hills with their terraces of olive groves, the distinctive evergreen cypress trees and the towns and villages which seem part of the landscape all accompany you on this Italian cycle route along quiet roads. The tour includes Florence, the pearl of Tuscany, and the historic town of ...

Emerald Route, Adriatic Cycling Holiday

8 Days 153 MLS
This one week cycle tour follows the same route as our Alps to the Adriatic holiday, picking the route up in Ljubljana, the compact capital city, with its famous buildings and architecture. The next highlight is perhaps Postojna, where a visit to the world famous caves is thoroughly recommended. ...

Edam Short Cycle Break

5 Days
his is a single-centre short break based in the delightful Dutch town of Edam, located less than 12 miles (20km) north of Amsterdam, and quiet, flat, cycle routes that pass through fields of tulips, ancient windmills and picturesque little villages are the order of the day.

Dordogne Cycling Holiday

8 Days Easy-Moderate 115 MLS
The Dordogne River flows through the limestone plateaux or Causses of Quercy, in the Lot, before it reaches the Department which bears its name. The landscape is dramatic, chateaux tower on cliffs, the chasm or Gouffre of Padirac offers spectacular caves and an underground river to explore, and ...

Dolomites to Venice Cycling Holiday

8 Days Easy 165 MLS
As you cycle this route, high mountains are all around you including the well known Drei Zinnen, with its distinctive three towers of rock dominating the skyline. You then leave the mountains behind as you descend through ever widening valleys to the North Italian plains where you will stay in ...

Danube Cycle Trail – Passau to Vienna

8 Days Easy 209 MLS
This classic ride has now become the Holy Grail of cycling for many leisure cyclists. It follows the Danube Cycle Path from the beautiful old town of Passau on the German border, alongside the Danube, to romantic Vienna and is Austrian cycling at its best. The cycling is undemanding as you ...

Danube Cycle Trail – Donaueschingen to Ulm

8 Days Easy 128 MLS
In the gardens of the castle a fountain and monument mark the start of the river. From here the route leaves the Black Forest and travels east through changing landscapes, passing Sigmaringen with its most impressive castle perched on a rocky outcrop. The valley widens and the route is ...

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