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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Nothing to Lose But Our Chains

1 Day(s)
Guided

Cycling has always represented more to women than transport - Susan Anthony, American Suffragette in 1896 claimed "it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world". This tour 10 mile on and off city roads shares some of ...

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Bicycles: The Chains That Set Women Free

1 Day(s)
Guided

Get in the mood to celebrate the launch of Pankhurst in the Park, by joining us for a pre-launch dip into radical, local history. We'll journey from Alexandra Park to The Pankhurst Centre on Nelson Street, and back to 'Tea Hive' Pavilion, ...

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Suffragette Ride and Tea Party

1 Day(s)
Guided

The bicycle has long been associated with Manchester's suffragettes and is a powerful symbol of women's liberation. As the city gears up for International Women's Day, we are holding a Suffragette Ride from Chorlton via the Pankhurst Cent ...

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Third Reich Tour

4 Hour(s)
5 Miles

Our 3rd Reich tour is by far our most intensive and educational tour and from this standpoint offers the greatest value of any of our tours.The political organization that would become dominated by Adolf Hitler and eventually known as the Nazi Party ...

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Hanseatic history

6 Day(s)
Moderate
215 km
Guided

This tour is about the Dutch Hanseatic cities. But this tour gives you much more - you will find out a lot about history, combined with cycling routes through the beautiful River Yssel valley.The Dutch Hanseatic cities of Doesburg, Zutphen, Deventer, ...

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Berlin Wall

3.5 Hour(s)
15 km
Guided

It was far more than just a wall, it was a symbol for the misery and the most visible sign of the struggle between two systems. With our guided bike tour you can discover the Berlin Wall.For almost 30 years, this 160-kilometer-long, so-called 'de ...

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Gettysburg & the Civil War Bike Tour

4 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
Self-guided

Prepare yourself for a totally visceral experience of American history combined with a relaxing bike vacation. Come join us on our award-winning 4-day Civil War bike tour and pedal through Gettysburg, Antietam and the Monocacy Valley. It's one of Nat ...

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Dictatorship and Democracy

3 Hour(s)
Guided

In April 1936, a massive political change took place in Spain. On the 14th of April the second Spanish republic was declared and for the first time in hundreds of years a Spanish king was sent packing. This resulted in a very bloody period for Spain. ...

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Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg

6 Day(s)
Easy
Guided

Join us in October for our easy bike tours in Virginia. Located in a flat part of the state known as the Tidewater area, our Virginia bike tours are perfectly suited to school groups, family bike tours, as well as to history buffs and folks seeking t ...

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Normandy D-Day Beaches

7 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate

4 star hotel. Visiting D Day beaches, Omaha, Juno, Gold, Sword, Point du Roc, Arromanches, Pegasus Bridge and the Atlantic Wall Bunker, the mediaeval town of Bayeux famous for its Tapestry and old buildings. Visit to a Cider and Calvados tasting farm ...

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Provence - Roman Heritage

7 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
Guided

Provence, deriving is name from the Roman Provincia Gallia, is the region between the Côte d'Azur and the Rhone delta, stretching inland to the foothills of the Alps in the East and to the plateau of the Ardèche in the West.

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Shanghai City View - Jewish Nostalgic Tour

1 Day(s)
Easy
Guided

At the beginning of World War II, about 30,000 Jewish people fled from Europe to Shanghai, calling themselves 'Shanghailanders'. Most settled in the neighbourhood of the Hongkou District. The Ohel Moishe Synagogue served as the spiritual hear ...

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Following In The Footsteps Of Alexander The Great

8 Day(s)
Moderate
Guided

In 334 BC, Alexander the Great together with his companions embarked on a journey to continue expanding his father's kingdom, Macedonia. Among the first stations of his unprecedented campaigns, were regions of Lydia and Caria which were then stil ...

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Amsterdam to Bruges Bike & Boat

8 Day(s)
Easy/Moderate
Self-guided

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