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!
Allies Stage 1 Mont St Michel - Amiens - Ypres
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 ...
Allies Stage 2 Ypres - Bastogne - Moselle - Rhine
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 ...
Allies - Normandy to the Rhine
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 ...
Discover the REAL Singapore on our Historical Singapore route. Visit a typical residential town and watch the people go about their daily lives. Check out a market frequented by locals. Eat like a Singaporean; sample local snacks and drinks at a & ...
Tour de Front
When Austria's 29 year old Archduke Ferdinand sailed into Sydney in 1893, principally to shoot our koalas, platypus and any other innocent wildlife he could line up, no-one could have imagined the apocalypse his own shooting would tr ...
Fairmount Park Historical Tour
Here's your chance to learn about one of the nation's largest urban parks. Together, we'll explore Boathouse Row, the Philadelphia Zoo, Memorial Hall and the Centennial Exposition buildings, the Japanese Tea House and the Horticulture Cen ...
Verdun is the town that stood between the Germans and victory in 1916; it stood firm and the battle which lasted for 300 days was without doubt the most hellish of the entire war. It's an absorbing and incredible place to visit and one which has ...
Wheels on the Western Front: Ride to Normandy
A charity ride in aid of ABF The Soldiers' Charity exploring the landing beaches and terrrain of the Battle for Normandy 1944. Everyone and anyone is welcome to join this tour but please note that our usual terms and conditions regarding payment ...
D-Day Beaches and the Battle of Normandy 75th anniversary tour
Thought-provoking sites and museums, with a professional battlefield guide bringing alive the momentous events of the world's biggest amphibious landing and the fierce fighting throughout Normandy as the Allies tried to establish a foothold on ma ...
Passchendaele and Ypres Salient Battlefields
The Ypres Salient was scene of some of the bloodiest fighting in World War One. Here we look in depth at the north and south sections of the salient, and the area behind the lines, to gain an insight into this fascinating area.
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Old Chicago Gangster Electric Bike Tour
Bobby’s Bike Hike is rolling out the best Chicago mafia tour every weekend of the summer! This electric bicycle tour of Old Chicago will introduce you to the crazy and colorful people and places of Chicago’s bygone gangster days.
Around Lake Constance by bike
You will have to look around hard to find another classic cycle path that is as popular as Lake Constance. Three countries participate in the large lake in the heart of Europe. Austria, Germany and Switzerland add a special flair to the lake. This un ...
California Sunset Tour
Pair this professionally-guided bike tour with a morning bus or Alcatraz tour for the ultimate day in San Francisco. This exclusive ride follows one of our favorite routes, past the piers, through Chrissy Field and alongside Fort Point to the city�s ...
D-Day bike tour in Normandy
Your bike tour takes you from Bayeux to Caen. In Bayeux you discover the charming medieval town with its tapestry, the cathedral and its half-timbered houses. You ride on small countryside roads and greet cows on your way to the landing beaches. You ...