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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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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Jerusalem to Eilat Bike Tour

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
377 Km
avg 75 Km
Guided|Self-guided

Israel is full of wonder-filling culture, history, and geology, where many roots of Western Civilization are clearly evident. It is where the Torah and the Bible were lived, and is a great place to celebrate or dream. This quiet route will immerse yo ...

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Hiroshima & Islands of the Seto Sea Bike Tour

9 Day(s)
550 Km
avg 69 Km
Guided

Often referred to as road bikers' heaven, this route follows the Shimanami Kaido Bikeway from Onomichi, across the Seto islands to the beautiful Shikoku - the smallest and least populated of Japan's major islands. All linked with beautiful br ...

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Crete Bike Tour

8 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
283 Km
avg 57 Km
Guided|Self-guided

Crete, the central island in the eastern Mediterranean, boasts unique fauna, and "flowers of Crete"; a springtime miracle. Although it is the biggest Greek Island, it is very narrow. You can stand at heady heights and see the Mediterranean ...

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Allies Stage 2 Ypres - Bastogne - Moselle - Rhine

12 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
653 Km
Guided

A Merckxian post Ypres roll through Flanders covering many roads of the famed Tour de Flanders - again the scenery is spectacular!
WWI history in depth. The Fields of Flanders and Ypres. Listen to the eerie Last Post which has been played at t ...

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Allies Stage 1 Mont St Michel - Amiens - Ypres

15 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
775 Km
Guided

Astonishing Mont Saint-Michel which rises out of the ocean like a fairytale castle. We take a behind the scenes tour here before our departure on this historic Odyssey.
Normandy, Picardy, all of Northern France! Beautiful countryside, tiny lan ...

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Allies - Normandy to the Rhine

26 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
1428 Km
Guided

We start our Allies Odyssey with the tide out! Rolling across the bridge from Mont St Michel to mainland Normandy, our trail is historic and relaxed as this Odyssey takes in more forgiving terrain and less kms per day (average 55km) giving us time to ...

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Brittany & Normandy Bike Tour

7 Day(s)
359 Km
avg 72 Km
Guided|Self-guided

Gliding along quiet, hedgerow-lined roads of Normandy and along the emerald coastline of Brittany, this memorable bicycle tour takes you into the heart of rural and beachside France, where the pulse includes fabulous French gastronomy and some very c ...

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Amsterdam to Antwerp Bike Tour

8 Day(s)
Easy
493 Km
avg 70 Km
Guided|Self-guided

Delve into the history, culture and geography of the Netherlands and Belgium on this flat and leisurely bike ride linking Amsterdam and Antwerp, two of Europe’s most historic cities. This region appears made for the bicycle; the tulips, cheeses ...

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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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Highland and Island Tour

4 Day(s)
Moderate
193 Km
avg 48 Km
Guided|Self-guided

On your cycling tour you'll have ultimate freedom to visit imposing castles or ancient standing stones and take in some of the most incredible vistas in Scotland from your bike. Beginning and finishing in Oban on the wild western coast of Argyll, ...

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Hadrian's Wall Coast to Coast

3 Day(s)
Moderate
195 Km
avg 65 Km
Guided|Self-guided

Along this amazing cycle route you'll find lots of locally produced food and drink to sample and bustling cities, market towns and quaint villages to explore by bicycle. This cycling tour along Hadrian's Wall really has something for everyone ...

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Historic Hua Hin

4 Hour(s)
Moderate
30 Km
Guided

We highly recommend that you make the Historical Hua Hin tour one of the first things you do when you arrive in Hua Hin. This tour will give you great insight as to what there is to do while in Hua Hin, how to get around, where to eat, what to see, w ...

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Washington Monuments & Memorials Night Tour

3 Hour(s)
Easy/Moderate
Guided

This tour provides the opportunity to cruise through the National Mall as the famous monuments illuminate the skyline. Some of the spots included on this tour are the Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial, Marti ...

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