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Bike Tours into History

Many tours visit historical sites and may even give some insights, however the following tours specialise in and take pride in their history. They are definitely bike tours but the focus is usually more on history than cycling. Often accompanied by a historian, archaeologist or other expert, you'll learn heaps and enjoy it all from a bike!

Greece's Sacred Sites

12 Days Adv-Challenging 676 KmAVG 67 Km
Outside magazine named our Sacred Sites tour one of the “6 Best Cycling Tours in Europe. “Lonely Planet named the Peloponnese peninsula the #1 European destination in 2016. No one comes to Greece without paying homage to at least one ancient ruin, and some of Greece’s most legendary sacred ...

Saronic Islands & Antiquties

8 Days Easy-Moderate 279 KmAVG 34 Km
In the southeastern Peloponnese Peninsula is found the Argo Saronic region where everything encourages you to pedal at a gradual pace, or siga siga (slow, slow) as the Greeks say. We bicycle, swim, smell the lemons, shop for quality souvenirs and take enlightening archaeology tours of legendary ...

Captivating Crete

9 Days Mod-Advanced 368 KmAVG 46 Km
Minoans ruins are the focal point of the Captivating Crete tour. We combine truly joyous rural cycling with exploration of a new Minoan site practically every day. As the first civilization on European soil, the Minoans left exceptional frescos, red ochre palace columns and mysterious written ...

King Richard III Electric Bike Holiday

3 Days Easy 55 MLSAVG 27 MLS
A 2 night self-guided electric bike holiday, starting at Bosworth Battlefield and cycling through beautiful and varied English countryside to the King Richard III visitor centre. Other highlights of this electric bike tour include the National Trust property of Stoneywell, which is a perfect ...

Cottages to stately homes electric bike tour

3 Days Easy 60 MLSAVG 30 MLS
A self-guided 2 night electric bike holiday following quiet tracks and lanes through the National Forest. Highlights include 2 National Trust properties, the Arts and Crafts Stoneywell House and Calke Abbey, a grand country house estate.

The Hannibal Stage 1 Barcelona-Avignon-Alba

16 Days 1558 Km
Join Sam Wood, archaeologist and creator of this epic bike tour, following in the footsteps of one of histories greatest commanders. Explore Barcelona, the city which never sleeps Iconic climbs through the Alps - Ventoux, Alpe d'hu Huez, Galibier and Izoard Rest day in the ...

The Hannibal Stage 2 Alba-Pisa-Rome

14 Days 1312 Km
Ride the stunning ridge lines of the Langhe hills through some of Italy’s most prestigious vineyards There is a third mountain range on this tour called the Apennines – not to be underestimated! Sleep through history with castles, monasteries and borgo’s among our accommodation choices ...

The Hannibal Odyssey - Barcelona to Rome

29 Days 2870 Km
Join Sam Wood, archaeologist and creator of this ride of epic proportions as we cycle in the footsteps of Hannibal, one of history’s greatest military commanders. From Barcelona to Rome, cycle on some of Europe’s most beautiful and breath taking bike routes and infamous climbs. Dive into the ...

Napoleon Bike Tour - Bautzen to Vilnius

15 Days Moderate 1412 Km
Leaving Germany’s fantastical land of ice smooth bike paths and mountain forests feels a little like emerging into the twilight zone; particularly at the border crossing. However, once the frontier has become part of our touring history, the beauty of Poland oozes into our cycling cognition as ...

Napoleon Bike Tour - Vilnius to Moscow

15 Days Mod-Advanced 1382 Km
This epic adventure humbles the bike touring genre with its sheer grandeur. We cycle the breadth of Europe; from commencement in Paris, into the heart of Russia, following in the footsteps of Napoleon’s 600,000 strong Grande Armée. Traversing the charming champagne region of France, into the ...

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