New tours for 2020

BikeTours.com has added multiple tours to our portfolio for 2020. Check them out below!

Pearls of Dalmatia by Bike and Boat, Pape Prvi

On this seven-night tour of South Dalmatia, you’ll tour by bike and boat, with a charming motor yacht floating between your cycling routes. Breathtaking scenery abounds and cultural highlights include the town centers of Dubrovnik and Split, which are UNESCO’s world heritage sites. Cycle the islands of Mljet, Lastovo, Korčula, Hvar, and Brač and experience the beauty of both land and sea.

Along the Rhone River from Geneva to Lyon

The “Via Rhona” project is a bicycle path connecting Lake Léman (Geneva) to France’s Mediterranean beaches. If you’re dreaming of la bonne vie but are short on time, this five-day cycling itinerary is the perfect fit! Enjoy visiting two incredible cultural capitals, Lyon and Geneva, which bookend the tour. The route will introduce you to Pérouges, Chanaz, and Seyssel, a few of France’s best-kept secrets! Along the way, you’ll uncover countless hidden gems, from towering forts and Roman ruins to shimmering lakes and flower-filled fields.

Along the Rhone River from Condrieu to Avignon

This five-night tour revolves around the Rhone River and is the perfect way to sample the delicious wines of the region. Cycling along this curated route will lead you to the Natural Park of Pilat, the Tain l’Hermitage, and the Saint-Romain-en-Gal. You will discover impressive architecture and centuries worth of history.

Garonne Canal: From Bordeaux to Toulouse (or reverse)

Follow the Garonne canal, the extension of the Canal du Midi that connects Toulouse to the Mediterranean Sea. It’s called the “Canal des Deux Mers” (Canal of the Two Seas), as it connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. This beautiful route meanders between vineyards and medieval villages bringing you to charming towns, cultural sites like Moissac, and breathtaking landscapes in southern France.

Highlights of the Cotswolds, the Pastoral Heart of England

Cycle through honey-colored Cotswold villages and thriving market towns, over rolling hills and down country lanes. The Cotswolds is the perfect destination for biking in the countryside. Traveling along quiet roads will make you feel as though you have been transported back into early England, where sheep and dry stone walling were the biggest industries. You’ll pass through the gardens of Windsor Castle (home of the Queen!) and through Blenheim estates (the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill).

Lake Constance to Lake Maggiore

From southern Lake Constance to the northern point of Lake Maggiore, you’ll be immersed in astounding scenery, breathtaking views, and inviting Swiss culture.  The tour begins near the German border and cycles along the shores of Lake Constance toward the Austrian border. From here you will cycle through vineyards and past the impressive Rhine Gorge. A gateway to the southern part of Switzerland, the Lukmanier, is an old, almost forgotten trade route. Continue south to your final destination, Lake Maggiore, along the Italian border.

Bohemian Getaway: Villages, River Valleys, and Karlstejn Castle

On this bicycle tour, you will cycle directly from Prague to the pretty village of Karlstejn. You’ll stay in Karlstejn for the next three nights, cycling each day to interesting historical and natural sites. You will visit the world-renowned Karlstejn Castle, an impressive 600m-deep complex of limestone caves, a canyonesque former quarry, and medieval and Renaissance towns and villages. This beautiful region has not yet been discovered by mass tourism and is perfect for a quiet cycling tour.

Nature, Villages, and Castles of the Loire River Valley

For six nights, cycle along the peaceful Loire River, through the enchanting Sologne Forest, and to numerous historic estates and chateaux. The tour includes low-mileage days allowing plenty of time to explore the sites, including the Blois, the Chateau de Chambord, the medieval city of Amboise, and other hidden treasures of the river valley.

Along France’s Atlantic Coast: Nantes to La Rochelle

This tour cycles along the La Vélodyssée routes, with up-close-and-personal views of the seaside landscapes, including beaches, giant dunes, large salt marshlands, and pine forests. With the Atlantic Ocean as your companion, this tour from Nantes to La Rochelle will take you to the oyster capital of the Vendée area and the picturesque rocks of “Cinq-Pinteaux” and “Trou du Diable.”

Pair this tour with the new Along France’s Atlantic Coast: La Rochelle to Bordeaux for a 2-week long fête Française!

Highlights of Flanders: Belgium’s History, Art, Nature, and Cuisine

An exciting all Belgium tour! Cycling through Flanders, you’ll see the major highlights of Belgium. It’s the perfect ride for anyone interested in the rich Belgium history, art, nature, and cuisine. Explore the art cities of Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Mechelen, Leuven, and Brussels. Try the delicious cuisine and sample the numerous local beers.

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