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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Saronic Islands & Antiquties

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
279 km
avg 35 Km
Guided

In the southeastern Peloponnese Peninsula is found the Argo Saronic region where everything encourages you to pedal at a gradual pace, or siga siga (slow, slow) as the Greeks say.  We bicycle, swim, smell the lemons, shop for quality souvenirs a ...

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Corinthia with a Cycling Archaeologist

8 Day(s)
Moderate
245 km
avg 31 Km
Guided

There are many archaeology tours in Greece, but Cycle Corinthia is the first and only such tour with a cycling archaeologist. The star of our tour, Brady Kiesling, is an ardent biker and archaeologist living in Greece who combines two loves by cyclin ...

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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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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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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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