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

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!” Our Lionheart tour promises to provide us with some of the best riding and hist ...

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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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Border Castles Tour

12 Day(s)
Moderate
466 Km
avg 58 Km
Guided

Starting in the ancient city of Évora with its UNESCO World Heritage architecture, we’ll guide you on a circuit that runs along the border with Spain and up into one of the quietest corners of Portugal before looping back south again.
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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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Loire Valley Discovery

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
327 Km
avg 55 Km
Self-guided

Saddle up on our excellent Trek e-bikes and relax as you ride along the rivers, past the châteaux and through the vineyards of the Loire valley. This is the perfect tour for the history buffs, the wine lovers and the foodies who want to squeeze as ma ...

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Scotland: West Coast Bike Tour

7 Day(s)
Options
394 Km
avg 66 Km
Guided|Self-guided

The quiet single-track roads of Western Scotland follow glens, lochs, rivers, seashores, and across wide open moors, and are so quiet you will often feel like the sky and the ever-changing view are all yours. We pick you up in Glasgow, and start your ...

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Luxembourg and the Moselle River Bike Tour

9 Day(s)
Easy
434 Km
avg 62 Km
Guided|Self-guided

Starting in the city and grand duchy of Luxembourg, this is a fantastic mostly car free cycling route, almost entirely on paved bicycle paths. There are a few unpaved sections that are considered hard packed and very suitable to hybrid bikes, and som ...

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