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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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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Corinthia with a Cycling Archaeologist

8 Day(s)
Moderate
245 km
avg 31 Km
Guided

There are many archaeology tours in Greece, but Cycle Corinthia is the first and only such tour with a cycling archaeologist. The star of our tour, Brady Kiesling, is an ardent biker and archaeologist living in Greece who combines two loves by cyclin ...

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Provence and Camargue

8 Day(s)
260 km
avg 43 Km
Guided

Avignon, Arles and the Pont du Gard, 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites! 'When God created the sun, the earth, the mountains and seas, and put them into place, he realized that a little of each element remained. So he gathered the bits together to mak ...

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Languedoc H̩érault

7 Day(s)
165 km
avg 33 Km
Guided

The region of the Languedoc is a real insider's tip! You start your bike holidays in one of the most beautiful towns of France, Montpellier. Then you cycle on through the Garrigue, the Mediterranean scrubland, with its scented thyme and rosemary. ...

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Provence and Languedoc

7 Day(s)
210 km
avg 42 Km
Guided

On this France-Bike tour from Avignon to Montpellier you discover 2000 years of history. Follow the footsteps of the ancient Romans in Arles and Nîmes and discover the Middle Ages in the papal Avignon and the Crusader’s fortress Aigues-Mortes b ...

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Provence and Lub̩éron

8 Day(s)
230 km
avg 46 Km
Guided

You'll discover the beautiful area around the Mont Ventoux. And so when God created the sun, the earth, the mountains and seas, and put them into place, he realized that a little of each element remained. So he gathered the bits together to make ...

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Pyrenees, Canal du Midi & Mediterranean

8 Day(s)
280 km
avg 56 Km
Guided

The Mediterranean Sea, the Pyrenees and the Canal du Midi - all in one unique guided bike tour. That's France-Bike. Your specialist for bike holidays in France. The trip leads you through unknown but overwhelming landscapes. Although this tour is ...

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3 canyons in the Massif Central

8 Day(s)
250 km
avg 42 Km
Guided

The canyons of Tarn, Jonte and Dourbie. France-Bike invites you to an unknown corner of France for a cycling holiday. This is a bike tour of scenic superlatives, varied landscapes, medieval towns and villages, and untouched countryside; hence this ar ...

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