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 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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Easter Rising Tour

2 Hour(s)
Guided

We bring you to the main sites associated with the 1916 Rising, and offer you a dispassionate account of the rebellion and the context in which it took place.

We visit the GPO, from where the Proclamation of the Irish Republic was proc ...

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Barcelona Bike Tour - FROM THE X CENTURY TO MODERNISM

1 Day(s)
Moderate
Guided

From Vilafranca we will go to the capital of cava, Sant Sadurní, on a flat walk to the Romanesque monastery of Sant Sebastià dels Gorgs (eleventh century and declared of National Interest), where we will stop a few minutes. Then we will bike some a ...

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Anglo Zulu Battlefields

4 Day(s)
Moderate
140 Km
avg 35 Km
Guided

This is a huge opportunity for mountain biking on raw natural trails that are sculpted through the ages by these rural peopled as they go about their daily lives. Just a stone's throw away from the city of Durban is the fabled Valley of 1000 Hill ...

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Hadrian's Wall

5 Day(s)
150 Miles
Self-guided

Saunter across the North! Our 5 day/4 night tour is first and foremost a touring holiday. The five days on the saddle gives you the time to really look around and spend time in the places that grab you. This is truly a tour for people looking to disc ...

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Hadrian's Wall

3 Day(s)
150 Miles
avg 50 Miles
Self-guided

The 3 Day tour is all go, go, go and is only advisable for regular cyclists. Averaging close to 50 miles a day over some stunning scenery, it's a tour about the journey more than the places inbetween-and what a journey it is.

Hadri ...

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Coast, Glens and St Patrick's Trail Tour

7 Day(s)
Moderate
188 Miles
avg 31 Miles
Guided

What a way to kick off the St Patrick's Day celebrations by touring around the area where he first began his journey in Ireland. From where he was put to work as a slave round Slemish when he was first brought to Ireland, to where he established ...

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Renaissance Rome

3 Hour(s)
13 Km
Guided

A journey to discover the masterpieces of the city, a location in the streets, in churches and places of Rome. A bicycle tour to enjoy your holiday with your family and your friends. ...

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Ancient Rome

3 Hour(s)
Easy/Moderate
10 Km
Guided

A journey of discovery of the ruins of the ancient city, a gradual path, from the Republic to the Imperial age, in the main sites of ancient Rome. Riding a bicycle you will visit the sightseeing of the city and will learn the events that made Rome gr ...

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Spring Classics, Northern Europe and WWI

14 Day(s)
Guided

For many, we all know about the Spring Classics bike races. And the Classics are right up there with the Tour de France. What may come as a surprise is that during World War 1 a small number of Kiwis and Aussies operated as the Anzac Cyclist Battalio ...

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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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A/Sides Ride

2.5 Hour(s)
Easy
11 Miles
Guided

Buffalo has some amazing history – but the A/Sides Ride is far from just another tame tour. On this bike tour, we’ll learn about Buffalo’s heavy hitters – from wild Erie Canal stories to the Pan American Exposition and the cit ...

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B/Sides Ride

2.5 Hour(s)
Easy
8 Miles
Guided

Think history is boring? Think again! The B/Sides Ride tells an alternative narrative, connecting the city’s storied past to its present-day resurgence through unforgettable stories, songs, humor, and local insight.

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