There’s more to the fall season than just indulging on pumpkin-flavored everything. It’s the perfect time of year to hop on the bike and cycle through cooler temps and stunning sites.
Take a look at seven of our favorite tours for this fall.
Vineyards, olive groves, and medieval villages are all sites to behold on this tour of Portugal. Cycle through historical attractions and charming towns during the day before retiring back to your accommodations for the night—converted castles, palaces, and convents!
Cycle back in time through Roman villas and public baths along the Mosel and Saar. Visit the Porta Nigra, one of the most famous monuments of Roman times. Test out Germany’s delicious wines, including the region’s specialty made of Riesling white grapes, or, the “Queen of grapes.” This 7-night bike and barge tour is perfect for those who want to explore on two wheels, but also have the opportunity to relax aboard the barge as it makes its way down the rivers.
This Spanish tour includes stops at a 13th-century castle in Peracense, a cathedral in Segorbe, and palace in Valencia. Old iron mines and artifacts of industry are part of the charm of the trip, which includes views from the Barracas High Plateau, Palencia Valley, and the Teruel Desert.
See the best of Holland and Belgium as you cycle this tour of the Netherlands. Historical sites and local favorites can be found at each stop of the trip. Visit the Van Gogh museum, the home of Anne Frank, and the windmills of Kinderdijk.
This West Balkan tour takes you through three countries—Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia & Herzegovina—and offers cycling through one of Europe’s most spectacularly scenic and culturally rich regions. The tour features both coastal cycling and exploration of inland hills and valleys–with villages that have changed little through the millennia.
If a tour had a color, this one’s would be green. This seven-night trip through Croatia’s natural beauty includes the National Parks of Krka with its massive waterfalls and of Kornati, an archipelago of starkly scenic islands. The tour starts and ends in the walled medieval town of Trogir. You’ll also cycle through the medieval towns of Šibenik, with its majestic medieval town center, and of Zadar, with its mix of Roman ruins and medieval churches.