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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Lionheart Odyssey - Venice to Paris

32 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
2791 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 Odyssey Stage 1

16 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
1266 km
Guided

Start in Venice, Europe's most famous city of canals.
Ride into Prosecco country, vine clad hills, beautiful Italian villas and an excellent foodies send off!
Ride the best of the Dolomites - the Sella Ronda, Passo Giau, Falzerago a ...

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Lionheart Odyssey Stage 2

17 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
1525 km
Guided

Explore Europe's number 1 best castle - Neuschwanstein.
Climb to the Eagle's Nest - Hitler's retreat in the mountains, take on the Kitzhbuhler Horn and roll through Tyrol one of the most beautiful regions in Europe.
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Tour de Provence Roman

7 Day(s)
Moderate
245 km
avg 49 Km
Guided

This Cycling Holiday Provence is for the romantics, cyclists and Francophiles. But this tour is also ideal for the French historians and cultural zealots.  The Tour de Provence Roman, as the name suggests, is a cycling holiday in Provence France ...

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Cro Magnon Tour

16 Day(s)
Moderate
1244 km
avg 104 Km
Guided

Our Cro Magnon tour takes us on a journey into the prehistory as we join the dots between the cave art of Cro Magnon across Southern France. Cro-Magnon refers to the population of early Homo sapiens dating from the Upper Paleolithic Period (c. 40,000 ...

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Tasmania Stage 2

8 Day(s)
Moderate
597 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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Tasmania Stage 3

8 Day(s)
Moderate
570 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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Tasmania Stage 1

7 Day(s)
Moderate
463 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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Tasmania UnderDownunder

21 Day(s)
Moderate
1623 km
Guided

We can confidently say that no-one has ever done a bike tour of Tasmania like this before.

Australia’s island state of Tasmania is full of contrasts; from white deserted beaches to rugged mountains and rainforests, wild rivers, a ...

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Hannibal Odyssey Pyrenean Stage

13 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
813 km
Guided

A true climber's start to Hannibal as we take on the best the Pyrenees has to offer - Col de Pourtalet, Col d'Aubisque, Col du Soulor, Col du Tourmalet, Col d’Aspin & Col de Peyresourde.
Spectacular scenery throughout, c ...

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Hannibal Odyssey Stage 3

10 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
915 km
Guided

Italy's most renown regions - Piedmont, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio.
New IN 2019 we now take Hannibal's most likely route over our 3rd mountain range the Apennines!
Sleep through history with castles, monaster ...

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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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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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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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