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Find your bike tour style: Retired but wired

Find your bike tour style: Retired but wired

For you, retired doesn’t mean done. It means freedom! You love to travel and you love to be active. You’re looking for a leisurely tour, and... Read more

Tips and Advice / March 18, 2019

Bike tour trends for 2019

Bike tour trends for 2019

We’ve been sending our clients on European bicycle tours for fifteen years, so we’ve seen a thing or two! For 2019, here are the bike tour tre... Read more

Tips and Advice / March 03, 2019

Riverboat, barge or yacht: Which boat type is right for your bike and boat tour?

Riverboat, barge or yacht: Which boat type is right for your bike and boat tour?

With nearly 50 amazing bike and boat tours on our site to choose from, we know it can sometimes be a daunting choice. One way to narrow it dow... Read more

Tips and Advice / August 30, 2018

The most bicycle-friendly routes in Europe

The most bicycle-friendly routes in Europe

Want a bike route that’s easy to follow, well-marked, and specifically designed to pass points of interest and amenities? Here are our favorit... Read more

Tips and Advice / July 13, 2018

Surprising things I learned on my first bike tour

Surprising things I learned on my first bike tour

After leaving her desk job in 2006 to explore the world, BikeTours.com travel ambassador Sherry Ott embraced the nomadic lifestyle and has bee... Read more

Tips and Advice / July 02, 2018

Don’t let your fears stop you from trying a bike tour

Don’t let your fears stop you from trying a bike tour

Our BikeTours.com travel ambassador Jackie Nourse has traveled around the world and back again, but never by bike. She had a few concerns befo... Read more

Stories, Tips and Advice / June 12, 2018