Bike tours are the perfect vacation option for the couple who wants something a little different. The ones who are into simply relaxing on the beach, but who want to experience a little culture, a little scenery, and some good food (and wine!). They’re a great opportunity to spend quality time with your loved one and a chance to make long-lasting memories together.
If you’re looking for the right tour to try with your love, we’ve got seven of the best below.
What’s not to love about a tour that features wine and food along the way? Alsace is known for its white wines, which are delicious accompanied with one of the countless local specialties. The tour travels through villages adorned with flowers and imposing medieval castles + gives couples ample time to visit the beautiful cities of Strasbourg and Colmar.
This tour is bookended by two of Europe’s most romantic cities: Mainz, Germany + Strasbourg, France, with its entire center city a UNESCO World Heritage Site. And along the way: vineyards, lovely countryside, and cultural highlights.
This tour is a perfect treat for couples of all cycling levels. It features low mileage, mostly-flat terrain, culinary treasures, and a seemingly endless supply of wine!
A beach vacation without the fruity drinks and throngs of tourists—the Algarve is often called Europe’s sunniest spot and offers year-round cycling for travelers seeking a warm Mediterranean breeze. Beautiful blue-green waters, extraordinary Portuguese gastronomy, wines, and magnificent scenery—all this is simply the backdrop to this tour, perfect for romantics in Portugal.
Paris (and Bruges) is for lovers! This tour is ideal for couples who want a balance of biking and relaxing since your “floating hotel” comes along with you. You will visit several castles, including the famous Versailles, visit the town where Van Gogh lived and painted, see the well-known war museum in Peronne, a mining museum in Lewarde, stay in Belgium’s most well-kept town, Bruges, and visit romantic Paris.
This tour is a hit with couples, especially honeymooners. It’s a true immersion into Tuscany, and it’s full of charming inns, incredible landscapes, candlelit dinners, visits to vineyards, and breathtaking scenery.
Let the luck of the Irish make you lucky in love on this tour. This is a relaxing cycling trip that leaves plenty of time for picnic lunches, a visit to the romantic and storied Kylemore Abbey, and even walks on the beach.