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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Tuscany: Cycle Pisa to Florence

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
202 Km
avg 40 Km
Guided

Cycle between two iconic cities; from Pisa to Florence pedal through delightful Tuscan landscapes; rolling hills, olive groves, picturesque villages and renaissance architecture - this itinerary has it all. Add in delicious produce tastings, the beau ...

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Trails of Vietnam

14 Day(s)
Moderate
35 Km
avg 18 Km
Guided

Whether it's kayaking beneath towering cliffs in the sea, cycling by vibrant green paddy fields in the Mekong Delta or trekking amongst colourful hilltribes, this dynamic trip allows us to interact with the local people and environment in a way w ...

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Taste of Prosecco Cycling

8 Day(s)
Moderate
230 Km
avg 46 Km
Self-guided

Highlights:
Discover the Prosecco Region, also known as the secret 'garden of Venice'
Taste Italy's award-winning bubbles and visit famous local producers
Explore charming medieval villages, fairytale castles and aris ...

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Southern India Coast to Coast Ride

14 Day(s)
Mod/Advanced
695 Km
avg 63 Km
Guided

The two southernmost states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala perfectly depict the contrasting nature of India. Seeing them on two wheels gives us an excellent opportunity to soak up the rich culture and appreciate the different landscapes as we cycle by. Tam ...

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Secrets of Sicily

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
193 Km
avg 39 Km
Self-guided

Explore the undiscovered western coast to find pristine nature reserves, ancient monuments and Baroque towns. Option to visit the stunning Egadi Islands. Visit Baroque churches, charming seaside towns and bustling food markets. Cobalt blue seas, ...

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Prague To Budapest Ride

11 Day(s)
Moderate
448 Km
avg 56 Km
Guided

Cycle through landscapes of four countries; the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. This trip combines peaceful country lanes with well-marked cycle paths, including sections along the Danube, to showcase the best of Central Europe. Our it ...

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Petra & Wadi Rum By Bike

9 Day(s)
Moderate
182 Km
avg 36 Km
Guided

The Kingdom of Jordan is the perfect place to combine a cycling tour with some of the best sites in the Middle East. This bicycle trip takes us through olive groves and hill top villages in the north, while further south we will head along desert roa ...

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Passau to Vienna Cycling

11 Day(s)
Easy
262 Km
avg 37 Km
Self-guided

The route from Passau, on Germany's eastern border, to Vienna is one of the most popular cycle paths in Europe, and it's no wonder! This stretch of the Danube carves its way through a thousand years of history; 60 dramatic castles and palaces ...

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Medieval Villages of Provence

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
185 Km
avg 37 Km
Self-guided

On this seven night holiday you'll discover the beauty of Provence - a region where refinement and tradition blend beautifully, and whose natural light and landscapes have served as inspiration to the likes of Van Gogh, Cezanne, Picasso and Dumas ...

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Medieval Umbrian Cycling

11 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
179 Km
avg 45 Km
Self-guided

This 10-night self-guided cycling holiday combines scenic pedalling through olive groves, sunflower fields, vineyards and apricot orchards with the chance to explore some of the most fascinating towns and historic villages in the country. You'll ...

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Matera to Monopoli Cycling

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
233 Km
avg 47 Km
Self-guided

This seven night, self-guided cycling holiday takes in some of the highlights of Basilicata and Puglia in Southern Italy. Starting in the UNESCO-listed Matera, known for its rock churches and Sassi houses, you'll have a free day here to explore b ...

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Landscapes of Matera and Puglia Cycling

15 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
485 Km
avg 44 Km
Self-guided

This fourteen night, self-guided cycling holiday takes in some of the highlights of Basilicata and Puglia in Southern Italy. Starting in the UNESCO-listed Matera, known for its rock churches and Sassi houses, you'll have a free day here to explor ...

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Cycling Through Rajasthan

15 Day(s)
Moderate
531 Km
avg 53 Km
Guided

Rajasthan has landscapes varying from green rolling hills to barren deserts. The whole state is dotted with dramatic fortresses and the countryside is a patchwork of villages and towns where we see the timelessness of rural India. From the captivatin ...

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Cycling the Danube from Passau to Vienna

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
280 Km
avg 47 Km
Self-guided

Follow the curves and bends of the Danube as it flows through steep-sided valleys and wide riverside woods towards beautiful Vienna. The densely wooded slopes and ravine forests help to create the setting for one of the most significant river landsca ...

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Cycling In Greece

8 Day(s)
Moderate
234 Km
avg 47 Km
Guided

When it comes to history, archeology and mythology, the Peloponnese is arguably the most interesting part of Greece. Our week of cycling is a journey through fascinating classical history and a superb variety of landscapes, from the azure blue of the ...

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