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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Lot Valley, Vistas and Villages

6 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
200 km
avg 40 Km
Self-guided

Escape from the rest of the world into a tranquil tapestry of quiet country lanes, fields of whispering barley and meadows full of wild flowers in every hue.Cycle along quiet river valleys winding your way past the abundant vineyards and through p ...

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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 Historic Erie

7 Day(s)
Easy
175 miles
avg 35 Miles
Guided

This tour is a history buff’s delight as we cruises along the Erie Canal through scenic Central NY with its natural beauty, open spaces, fresh air and amazing US History!

In addition to the incredible history of the Erie Canal, w ...

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King Richard III Electric Bike Holiday

3 Day(s)
Easy
55 miles
avg 28 Miles
Self-guided

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 ...

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Cottages to stately homes electric bike tour

3 Day(s)
Easy
60 miles
avg 30 Miles
Self-guided

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. ...

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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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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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