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Tours and Destinations / August 26, 2019

9 tours to extend the cycling season

Want to extend the cycling season through the fall? BikeTours.com offers many trips that will keep you in the saddle into November, and sometimes December! These locales are perfect for getting the most out of every last second of the cycling calendar.

Split to Dubrovnik: the Islands and Coastline of Croatia

Explore Croatia’s coast as you journey through the beautiful Dalmatia. You’ll discover ancient villages, churches, and the Dubrovnik city walls. The tour also features breathtaking natural beauty, especially as you cycle Brac Island and the Peljesac Peninsula.

Croatian Vineyards and Villages of Undiscovered Istria

The stunning blue waters of the Adriatic are just the start of this breathtaking Croatian tour. Istria welcomes you with varied land and cityscapes, complete with rolling hills, olive groves, and the medieval towns of Motovun, Grožnjan, Poreč, Rovinj. The peninsula is also known for its wine, and vineyards abound.

Wine and Cuisine in Catalonia’s Empordà Plain

Take a week to discover Empordà, one of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world. Sample the delicious wine with two winery tours, visit local museums of the history of fishing and cork manufacturing, and even try out some local marmalade. Ride through the quiet back roads, enjoying the great diversity of landscape, and visit cultural and historical sites along the way.

Cycling and Cooking in Portugal by E-bike

This tour is perfect for those looking for a healthy mix of nature and history, with a little excellent cuisine thrown in. The tour explores the Natural Park of Serra d’Aire e Candeeiros and the beautiful region of Évora, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore limestone caves, two historical monasteries, and cooking classes to dine on the best of Portuguese food. 

Loch Lomond to Edinburgh: Lakes and Valleys of Scotland

Cycle along the shores of Loch Lomond, through the glens of the Trossachs National Park, to the Highlands, and on to Edinburgh. Pedal along the dramatic Glen Ogle Viaduct on a former railway line with stunning views. There’s no lack of charming hamlets, classic Scottish towns, castles, and even distilleries on this beautiful tour. 

Camino de Santiago: A Pilgrim’s Route From Astorga to Santiago

For more than 1,000 years, people have walked the Camino de Santiago, a storied route full of beautiful cathedrals, churches, and charming old villages. This tour comes packed with varied scenery, changing every day of your tour. Savor great food and wine and enjoy the company of people from all over the world. 

Majorca: A Loop Tour of the Beautiful Balearic Island

The tour’s name says it all: Beautiful Balearic Island. Thousands of visitors flock to the island every year to enjoy its welcoming weather, beaches, culture, and traditions. This tour takes you through all the facets of Majorca where traditional Spanish life invites you in.

National Parks, Lakes, and Adriatic Coastal Towns of Montenegro

Montenegro’s coast by bicycle is a cyclist’s dream. The region is packed with a rich history, culture, and nature that will leave you wanting to see more. Each day you’ll encounter stunning scenes, panoramic views, and sleepy villages. Encounter the Adriatic Sea, Lake Skadar, and the beautiful Bay of Kotor.

Tuscany and Umbria: Cycling in the Heart of Italy

Explore the Etruscan and Roman heartlands of Umbria and Tuscany. The tour starts from Assisi, the most atmospheric and mystical town of Umbria. From there, you’ll cycle through rolling hills inhabited by vineyards and olive groves. You’ll see ancient archeological remains and Roman baths and plazas and immerse yourself in the nature, culture, and history of the region.

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