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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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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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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Rome Bike Tour: Appian Way

3 Hour(s)
Moderate
15 Km
Guided

Our tour is tailor-made for everyone who would like to immerse himself in nature and, on the other hand, in 3000 years of history. A journey is not only a matter of sounds, sights or tastes, but even of touch and a mix of all our senses. That’s ...

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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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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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