Choose your own cycling adventure from four different touring styles

Tour styles

The bike makes the adventure yours

Bicycle touring styles

Chalk arrows. Exceptional local tour leaders. Thoughtfully designed routes. Meaningful cultural immersion. These are the hallmarks of the ExperiencePlus! “Classic” tour style and are the foundation from which our other styles have evolved.

After all, there are as many ways to design cycling vacation as there are different types of cyclists and travelers.

Some places you can only get to by boat, or via a quiet unpaved road. Sometimes, you need several weeks to pedal to your destination and sometimes you want to enjoy an adventure with just your friends and on your own timeline. That’s why we have unique tour styles to choose from. Inclusions differ between tours, so click through to learn what’s included on each. And remember, no matter your style, the bicycle makes this adventure yours.

A classic style bicycle tour with ExperiencePlus is fully supported
Classic tour style

Classic – guided tours

Get on a bike. Follow the arrows. Leave leave your cares behind.

For those who like to pedal point-to-point on paved roads and explore “classic” cycling destinations and hidden gems only the locals know.

off pavement adventure awaits on an Explorer style tour
Explorer tour style

Explorer – guided tours

Feel like a kid again.

For riders seeking back roads, vistas and sites that are only accessible through a fun combination of pavement, dirt and hard packed gravel roads.

Explore Croatia's Dalmatian Islands by bike and boat
Bike and boat tour style

Bike & Boat – guided tours

Bike on land. Sleep on water. Unpack once.

For those who want a Classic touring experience and love sleeping on water, unpacking once and exploring coastlines and quiet inland roads.

More mileage, more days, and more adventure on an Expedition style tour with ExperiencePlus
Expedition tour style

Expedition – guided tours

Meet cyclists who love epic journeys.

The Expedition style was born from a passion for traversing continents with like-minded cyclists who delight in the unexpected and enjoy the

Level 1 bicycle tours in France
Expedition tour style


Pick any date and have your own private adventure.

Self-guided cycling is perfect for those on a budget, who want flexibility and don’t want to travel with a group and love the idea of a bike adventure with routes and hotels and activities planned out but no strict schedule to follow as you set your own pace. There is no van support on these trips.

Still not sure what style is right for you?