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Discover the Path Less Pedaled

by Jessie Beyer - Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Plan Your Next Cycling Vacation

You decide when and where you want to take your next cycling tour and we’ll handle the rest!  Don’t know where to begin? We have a few suggestions to help you narrow down your choices.

Pick a Season:

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall all you have to do is (decide on a time of year and) call.


SPRING: Catch wildflowers as they are at their peak painting fields with color!

Spring cycling not only allows you to catch spring flowers in bloom, but is also a great way to gear up for summer cycling.  Take advantage of perfect cycling temperatures along Catalonia’s Costa Brava, Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, or on the Grand Tour of Sicily.  Added bonus: flights from Northern America to Europe tend to be much cheaper during side seasons (spring and fall).

SUMMER: Climb above the heat and cycle Italy’s Dolomites

Escape the coastal heat and pedal some of Europe’s most impressive valleys and passes – the Dolomites! Get a taste of the unique mix of Austrian and Italian culture as you cycle these stunning, border-straddling alps.

FALL: Pick a coast and pedal under the sun

Squeeze in a few more days in the saddle and take advantage of Europe’s sunny coasts during the fall. Ride along Portugal’s stunning beaches under endless blue sky, taste some of the world’s finest olive oil as you cycle Andalucía, or explore Croatia’s spectacular limestone coastline as we pedal three of the Mediterranean’s most picturesque Islands of Dalmatia.

WINTER is coming: Head south soon!

Consider cycling Patagonia’s Lakes District Plus! The Island of Chiloé this winter. Cycle the magnificent Patagonia Lakes district crossing from Argentina to Chile. Along the route you’ll pass conical volcanoes and snow-capped Andean peaks, one of Chile’s famous rushing rivers, and get to relax in the tranquil settings of our lovely hotels.  You’ll finish the tour diving into the Chiloé island’s history as you take in its serene fjords, wooden houses and historic churches on the rugged coastline of the Pacific.

Pick a Place

We have left no stone unturned in Europe (and South America) seeking the greatest cycling routes. Once you decide where you would like to ride, we’ll take you off the beaten path and let you dive deep into local culture.


Always wanted to see Italy?

Ride a more remote part of Italy nestled right between two famous Italian destinations – Tuscany and Rome. Take the roads less traveled in Hidden Tuscany and discover a wealth of culture and remarkable scenery. Cycle through historic Tuscan towns, enjoy spa hotels, and marvel at the unique tufa stone buildings carved into hillsides.

Fantasize about cycling through vineyards in France?

Pedal a route steeped in history – and wine, as we travel deep into Champagne, Burgundy, and the Côte du Rhône wine regions. This tour will delight your eyes (and your taste buds!) while taking you to some of the most iconic cities of France.

Pick by level difficulty

From a leisurely sightseer tour to a multi-week expedition we have the right level of ride for every type of cyclist.

SightSeer Tour Garda

Sightseer tours for cycling adventure at a leisurely pace

Wind your way along bike paths in two of Italy’s premier bike-friendly regions or explore the Loire Valley’s grand chateaux, hilltop villages, and lazy rivers meandering through forests and vineyards. Sightseer tours are a full access pass to the best Europe has to offer – even if you are new to cycling, these are a great option to explore Europe on two wheels!

A South African Expedition for the Lionhearted Riders

Conquer climbs rewarded with epic coastal views, watch elephants roam free in Addo National Park, and taste the bounty of South Africa’s fruitful farmlands as you amass a lifetime’s worth of stories on ExpeditionPlus!’s newest tour through South Africa. This excursion promises an unforgettable escape complete with cheetahs, ostriches, and penguins (oh my!). A perfect balance of adventure and extravagance – you’ll ride like a Titan and be well rewarded for it. After all, South Africa is one of the most prominent wine-producing countries in the Southern Hemisphere.

Everything in between

We offer tours for cyclists of all levels of ability: Browse cycling tours by our rating levels and find the level of difficulty (or ease!) you’re looking for!

Phone Your Friends

Spring Bicycle Tour Italy

Have a group of 8 – 18 friends who want to cycle one of our existing itineraries on a date that is not listed? No problem, contact us and we can arrange a custom departure date for you as a public or private departure. A public departure would allow smaller groups (8-12) to open their departure date to other cyclists that might want to join the new departure date. A private departure will be exclusively for those in your group – this can be a nice choice for families or company team building trips.


*Discount only applies to European departures, South America early booking has ended.

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Jessie Beyer - Originally from the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Jessie headed west for college and never looked back. She earned a Journalism and Technical Communications degree from Colorado State University, and has since worked in a variety of industries including radio, sustainability, and wine tourism. Jessie combines her passion for travel, cycling, and storytelling to help people understand the unique power of exploring the world from the seat of a bike. A self-proclaimed travel junkie, Jessie has found herself on many extended adventures. She spent 2015 exploring many corners of the world including tramping through New Zealand's mountains, cycling through Europe, and hitching a boat ride down the Mekong river from Laos into Thailand. At home in Colorado you'll likely find her singing her way up mountain trails, talking to strangers, and seeking restaurants with patios and Spanish wines.

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