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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Normandy's D-Day Landing Beaches and Historic Bayeux

5 Day(s)
Easy
198 km
avg 66 Km
Self-guided

Thoughts of Normandy are inextricably linked to remembrances of D-Day and World War II. We invite you to cycle to famous D-Day beaches, like Omaha Beach, and other locations connected to the Allied invasion, such as the military cemeteries, man-made ...

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The Hannibal Stage 1 Barcelona-Avignon-Alba

16 Day(s)
1558 km
Guided

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 thro ...

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The Hannibal Stage 2 Alba-Pisa-Rome

14 Day(s)
1312 km
Guided

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!
 &nbs ...

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The Hannibal Odyssey - Barcelona to Rome

29 Day(s)
2870 km
Guided

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 ...

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Caesar - London to Como

17 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
1752 km
Guided

Leaving London we head towards the White Cliffs of Dover, sighted twice by Caesar during his invasions of Britain in 55 and 54 BCE. We cross the Channel to northern France and ride some of the Paris-Roubaix cobbles before meandering our way through C ...

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Napoleon Bike Tour - Bautzen to Vilnius

15 Day(s)
Moderate
1412 km
Guided

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 beau ...

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Caesar - Como to Rome

17 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
1488 km
Guided

From Como we head east through the picturesque regions of Lombardy and Veneto before turning north towards the mighty Dolomites. Bolzano serves as our springboard into this stunning mountain range where we will take in a number of the classic Sella R ...

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Caesar - London to Rome

33 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
3240 km
Guided

Join us on a ride of historical proportions, as we ride in the footsteps of Caesar, from London to Rome.

Split into 2 stages the Caesar tour traverses four countries as we meander our way on a historical, gastronomic and cultural journ ...

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Napoleon Bike Tour - Paris to Bautzen

15 Day(s)
Moderate
1414 km
Guided

We meet for the first stage of our Napoleonic odyssey in the City of Love and Light ' Paris! Our warm up ride takes us around the Longchamp hippodrome with the locals then and down the Champs Elysees before a welcome aperitif in the shadow of the ...

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Venetians: Venice to Dubrovnik

14 Day(s)
Moderate
1220 km
Guided

Venice, one of the most romantic cities in the world with its unique architecture, bustling canals, and magical feel. The Venetian Empire lasted just over 1100 years: 697 - 1797. The location of Venice spurred creativity, imagination and exploration, ...

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