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Hannibal Epic - Barcelona to Rome
Tour Location
France (Occitanie, Provence-Alps Côtes d'Azur), Italy (Lazio, Abruzzo, Umbria, Molise & Marche, Piedmont, Aosta & Liguria, Tuscany), Spain (Catalonia)
Tour Information
Vehicle Support
29 days
On Road
Bike Options:
Bike hire available
Tour Language:
Cost From:
Tour Distance & Dates
2870 Km
2 September 2018
Tour Operator:
Ride and Seek Bike Tours
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Hannibal Epic - Barcelona to Rome

A cycling expedition 2200 years in the making

29 Days Moderate-Advanced 2870 Km Blog Reviews

Join us on a ride of historical proportions as we ride in the footsteps of Hannibal from Barcelona to Rome. Cycling on some of Europe’s most iconic and picturesque bike touring routes through Spain, France and Italy this epic journey has it all. Divided into 2 stages the Hannibal tour takes in some of the finest cycling you could ever wish to find. Picture postcard views abound as we traverse some of the iconic climbs of the Grand Tours, roll through the vineyards of the Languedoc, Provence, Piedmont and Tuscany, and sample the delights of the diverse gastronomy to be found along the route.

Experience total immersion into the landscape, history and culture of the places we visit as we ride this inspirational iconic trail on the road less travelled. Discover from the saddle why Hannibal’s invasion of Rome in 218 BC was a major turning point in history. This was the clash of the ancient superpowers. If Hannibal had been victorious against Rome our world today would be completely different. The Western world wouldn’t have Rome at its origins, rather a Middle Eastern colony based in North Africa!

The Hannibal Expedition is divided into 2 distinct stages and you can choose to do either of them or both. For those of you wishing to do them both we call it the ‘Epic’.

At the end of every week we offer a ‘rest’ day. The official change over day is at the end of the first stage. On the rest and changeover days we try to stay in interesting towns which have all the practical facilities available (laundromat, atms etc). This doesn’t mean that you cannot take a rest any other day! The van is always available.
Double Occupancy / Twin Share
Single Supplement: Available
Booking Conditions
Deposit €1000 (or your local currency equivalent). We also accept payment in GB£ and AU$.
Bike Hire
Bike case transfer
Personal items when you are on the tour
Wine (we run an optional wine kitty on tour)
Bike hire available
Ride the whole way or on one of two stages
Overall Rating

Ratings and Reviews

User's Rating:
Sam and Dylan are both great guys, but as a team they are simply unmatched. All the bases are covered, everything you need has already been thought of, they have been there, done it themselves and that experience shines through. The riding know how and guidance is invaluable and the knowledge of the region and its history second to none, these guys are the best!
By: Ride and Seek Bike Tours
6/12/2013 01.54 PM

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