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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Normandy's D-Day Landing Beaches and Historic Bayeux

5 Day(s)
Easy
198 km
avg 66 Km
Self-guided

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 harbors and bullet hole-scarred buildings. In some ways, this cycling tour of Normandy i ...

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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

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. Beginning in Bayeux and ending in Caen, this 4-day bicycle tour allows you to visit a ...

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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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Napoleon Grande Armée - Paris to Saint Petersburg

36 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
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 conquerors.
Join us on this ride of historical pro ...

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Caesar - London to Rome

33 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
3240 km
Guided

Split into 2 stages the Caesar tour traverses six countries as we meander our way on a historical, gastronomic and cultural journey across the ages. Crossing waterways, rolling over vine clad hills and taking on mountain passes in the Alps and the Do ...

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Hannibal – Across the Alps

16 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
1558 km
avg 111 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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Venetians: Venice to Dubrovnik

15 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
638 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 Odyssey Stage 2 Chile & Argentina

14 Day(s)
833 km
Guided

Triple crossing the World’s second highest mountain range - The Andes!
Gaze up at Volcan Villarrica, one of Chile's most awesome sights.
The 7 Lakes Road in Argentina - without doubt, one of the best cycling roads in the world ...

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Che Odyssey Stage 1 Chile

16 Day(s)
Moderate
1248 km
Guided

Roll through spectacular wine regions of Chile - The Casablanca, Maipu and Colchagua Valleys, tasting for yourself why their wines have such worldwide acclaim.
Take a leisurely stroll on a beach to visit the incredible Piedra de la Iglesi ...

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Che Odyssey - South America Cycling Tour

29 Day(s)
2081 km
avg 80 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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