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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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 Grande Armée - Paris to Saint Petersburg

36 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
3702 km
Guided

Considering this epic adventure is set across 7 countries and 2 continents this quote is quite apt! The expedition takes us from West to East on the trail of one of history's most famous conquerers. Join us on this ride of historical proportions ...

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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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Hannibal Bike Tour - Barcelona to Alba

16 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
1558 km
Guided

The meeting point for this stage is the stunning city of Barcelona. However, rather than cycle out of Barcelona among the heavy city traffic we shuttle you to the coast and the take up residence at our lovely first hotel overseeing the Mediterranean. ...

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Hannibal Epic - Barcelona to Rome

29 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
2527 km
Guided

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. ...

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Napoleon Bike Tour - Vilnius to Saint Petersburg

8 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
776 km
Guided

This epic adventure humbles the bike touring genre with its sheer grandeur. We cycle the breadth of Europe; from commencement in Paris, into the heart of Russia, following in the footsteps of Napoleon's 600,000 strong Grande Armée.

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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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Hannibal Bike Tour - Alba to Rome

14 Day(s)
Mod-Advanced
1188 km
Guided

Stage 2 takes us on across the spine of Italy ' the Apennines ' and through a landscape of vines, castles, agriculture and beautiful hill towns. Starting in Piedmont, the area known as the Italian's Italy, we traverse the spectacular Oltr ...

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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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Che Stage 2 - Lonquimay - Santiago

15 Day(s)
1301 km
Guided

Che’s recycled ‘Bicycle Diaries, 2018’ is Bike Odyssey's most expansive, dramatic and physically engaging expedition yet. From Patagonia’s purest pleasures, to Isla Negra’s haunting Nerudaian poetry, Che tour will en ...

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