Bike tours with a history theme


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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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 Tru ...

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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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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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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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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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Hannibal Odyssey Stage 1

10 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
770 km
Guided

Explore Barcelona, the city which never sleeps
Start the tour by descending from the Montseny National Park at 1000m elevation all the way down to the Mediterranean!
Exceptional Catalonian hilltowns as we ride north towards the lower Py ...

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Hannibal Odyssey Stage 2

10 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
786 km
Guided

Start in UNESCO heritage listed Avignon, once home to the Popes and location of the stunning Papal Palace.
Ride into the Alps on Hannibal's trail and find out why and how he crossed this immense mountain range.
Iconic climbs through ...

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Hannibal Odyssey - Barcelona to Rome

31 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
2545 km
Guided

Cycle from Spain to France and into Italy in the footsteps of Hannibal, one of history’s greatest military commanders. From Barcelona to Rome, experience some of Europe’s most beautiful and breathtaking routes and infamous climbs. Dive in ...

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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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