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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Lionheart Odyssey - Venice to Paris

29 Day(s)
2499 km
Guided

Richard the Lionheart is remembered as an iconic hero of the English-speaking world. It is little known, however, that he didn’t speak English, hated living in England and at one stage said: “I would sell London if I could find a buyer!&r ...

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Lionheart Stage 1 - Venice - Arabba - Vienna - Salzburg

15 Day(s)
1199 km
Guided

Richard the Lionheart is remembered as an iconic hero of the English speaking world. It is little known, however, that he didn’t speak English, hated living in England and at one stage said “I would sell London if I could find a buyer!&rd ...

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Lionheart Stage 2 - Salzburg - Colmar - Dijon - Paris

15 Day(s)
1306 km
Guided

Richard the Lionheart is remembered as an iconic hero of the English speaking world. It is little known, however, that he didn’t speak English, hated living in England and at one stage said “I would sell London if I could find a buyer!&rd ...

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Tasmania UnderDownunder

21 Day(s)
1474 km
Guided

Australia’s island state of Tasmania is full of contrasts; from white deserted beaches to rugged mountains and rainforests, wild rivers, and historic villages. More than 42% of the state is National Park and much of that is World Heritage liste ...

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Normandy's Peace and War Memorials: From Bayeux to Caen

4 Day(s)
Easy
136 km
avg 68 Km
Self-guided

If the sand and sea could talk, imagine the stories you’d hear in Normandy. We arranged a short bicycle tour in honor of D-Day’s 70th anniversary, and it was so well received, we’re keeping it to honor every anniversary to come. Beg ...

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Bridge Over the River Kwai

3 Day(s)
Moderate
109 km
avg 36 Km
Hosted

Explore the Thai-Burma Railway and Bridge Over the River Kwai while cycling to ancient temples through the friendly countryside around Kanchanaburi. The trip includes a special dawn service ceremony and visit to historical sites to commemorate those ...

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Normandy Landmarks: D-Day Sites and Mont-Saint-Michel

8 Day(s)
Easy
405 km
avg 68 Km
Self-guided

Using our many years of bike touring experience, we designed this tour to include some of the world’s greatest historic landmarks. Beginning in Bayeux and finishing in the shadows of Mont-Saint Michel, this eight-day bicycle tour lets you exper ...

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Captivating Crete

9 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
368 km
avg 46 Km
Guided

Minoans ruins are the focal point of the Captivating Crete tour. For 8 days 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 fr ...

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Greece's Sacred Sites

12 Day(s)
Adv-Challenging
676 km
avg 68 Km
Guided

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 ...

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Saronic Islands & Antiquties

8 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
279 km
avg 35 Km
Guided

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 a ...

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