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!

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Cape to Cairo

153 Day(s)
Hosted

In 2019, the planned trip is in Africa, where you can either:

join the full 5-month expedition from Cape Town to Cairo, traversing the continent south to north and west to east, OR

join any of the stages along the way: e ...

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Innsbruck - Salzburg Cycling Holiday

7 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
250 km
avg 36 Km
Self-guided

You will cycle along the alps from Innsbruck to Salzburg. In Innsbruck you will follow the wide valley of the Inn river passing little historic cities like Wattens, Hall or Schwarz. On both sides you will see huge impressing mountain ranges and somet ...

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Bavaria Road Bike Holidays

7 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
440 km
avg 73 Km
Self-guided

On the edge of the Bavarian Alps you will find a wonderful landscape with rivers, lovely lakes and mountain. The area is also called „the blue land“. The tour starts in the famous city of Garmisch Partenkirchen with the highest mountain i ...

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Tuscany Road Bike Holiday

8 Day(s)
Adv-Challenging
480 km
avg 69 Km
Self-guided

Sport activity combined with overnights in culture and art cities like Volterra, San Gimignano and Siena. Enjoying the wines and the tasty Tuscan cooking will make your Tuscany bike tour just unforgettable!

You will experience all side ...

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Salzburg Lakes Road Bike Holidays

8 Day(s)
Adv-Challenging
550 km
avg 79 Km
Self-guided

Around the city of Salzburg you will find many road cycle trails and therefore we had the world road cycle championship in 2006. Whenever you leave the state of Salzburg, you have to cross over a mountain pass. Some of them are little and the others ...

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Salzburg 6 Lakes Salzkammergut

8 Day(s)
Moderate
280 km
avg 40 Km
Self-guided

What could be more enjoyable than biking on the shore paths of the lakes and to let the soul 'flow' in a wonderfully unspoilt countryside? A tour through the Salzkammergut shows you the World Heritage Side of Hallstatt, the Emperor city of Ba ...

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Bavaria Lake District

7 Day(s)
Easy
300 km
Self-guided

You will cycle at the edge of the Bavarian Alps where you will find many lakes and mountains. “The blue land” – so call it the locals. You will start your cycle tour in the spa resort of Bad Tölz which is next to the river Isar. Aft ...

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Alentejo - Algarve Tour

8 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
Guided

One week to discover some of the secrets of the South of Portugal.This week will begin with a tour around the best wine tourism region in the world (according to USA Today in 2014).You will then return to Algarve where you will stay in our luxury sea ...

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Classic Dordogne

8 Day(s)
Moderate
304 km
avg 51 Km
Self-guided

The Dordogne region of France is dominated by the magnificent Dordogne river and its stunning valley lined with historic delights. Our self guided cycling holiday passes through one picturesque village after another. Your cycling tour starts and fini ...

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Classic Burgundy

8 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
Self-guided

Beautiful towns and villages with historic chateaux, abbeys and churches. Changing countryside with vineyards, woodland, pasture and wetlands. A dedicated off-road cycle path for much of the holiday. Wine tasting. Gourmet food and charming guest hous ...

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