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Skedaddle Twaddle about Morocco

Celebrate New Year with us in Morocco

For road cyclists seeking a unique way to celebrate the arrival of 2018, we recommend you take a look at our popular adventure in Morocco

Here impressive climbing opportunities, dramatic views and a fantastic cultural experience await the wheels.  But don’t take our word for it, having proved a hit with past Skedaddlers, see what they have to say:

A once in a lifetime experience…

“Simply the best holiday I have ever been. Challenging at times, it was an amazing adventure. I feel reborn!” Susan, UK

Amazing support…
If Carlsberg did tour guides they would do Saaid – he was superb in every way. 10 / 10.” Huw, Cheshire

Inspiring cycling routes…
The tour took us through a fantastic range of mesmerisingly beautiful climbs, descents and open space. The distance and difficulty were lung-expanding and very rewarding.” April, Manchester

It’s not just about the cycling…
“A fantastic country and cycling in the mountains was a great chance to get to meet some inquisitive locals, and observe local Berber culture and lifestyle.” Anne & Ian, Lancashire

Choose to join our special festive road cycling holiday in Morocco or plan ahead and book up one of our 2018 dates. Click here to find out more about this tour.

3 extraordinary ways to cycle into the New Year

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Escape the festive frenzy and do things the Skedaddle way this year!

Start 2017 the best way with one of our exciting festive journeys across the globe. Time to say goodbye to holiday hell, and hello to holiday heaven…

1. Distance: NEAR
(3h flight from London)
Trip:  Pueblos Blancos, Spain. 
What to expect: To mark the end of 2016 we’ll make our way to the local town square for a celebration Spanish-style. Tradition calls for revelers to eat a grape every time the clock chimes at midnight, a ritual we’ll wash down with cava provided by the town hall – salud!

2. Distance: NOT TO FAR AWAY
(4h flight from London)
Trip: Road Atlas, Morocco.
What to expect: 2017 will dawn in an incredible way as we enjoy a specially prepared feast in a lost desert oasis. Being surrounded by palms, towering gorges and deep blue skies makes this an al-fresco experience like no other!

3. Distance: A FAR FLUNG ESCAPE  
(11h flight from London)
Trip: Ruta de los Volcanes, Costa Rica.
What to expect: After an epic week on the bikes taking in exotic local volcanoes and wonderful wildlife from the saddle, you’ll end your trip with plenty R&R. Time to kick back and enjoy New Year on the beach with a classic Costa Rican BBQ and fireworks.

Check out our full range of festive road cycling holidays by clicking here.

Get outdoors! Our top 5 guaranteed departures this season

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Guaranteed departures packed full of spectacular scenery…

Join us on one of our top 5 trending trips this season to discover some of the world’s most awesome natural wonders for yourself:

1. Best for: roadies. Ventoux en Velo, France
Explore the best of Provence, from the epic heights of Ventoux (run, Froome, run!) to Europe’s answer to the Grand Canyon: the Gorge du Verdon.

2. Best for: leisure cyclists. Camino de Santiago, Spain
One for the bucket list! Featuring everything from panoramic mountain passes to idyllic alpine-like valleys, this is a tour that will continue to impress.

3. Best for: mountain bikers. Atlas to Desert, Morocco.
Big skies, North Africa’s greatest mountain range and a night under the stars in the Sahara desert. If you’re looking to really immerse yourself in extraordinary landscapes, this is the tour for you!

4. Best for: Adventure enthusiasts. Classic Kerala, Southern India.
The natural scenery of Kerala could be straight out of a film and we defy anyone not to feel inspired cycling amongst the lush, green tea plantations surrounding the hill-top town Munnar.

5. Best for: the little ones. A Southern Dalmatian Adventure, Croatia.
Prepare to discover one of Europe’s best-kept secrets: the Adriatic sea.  Our coastal adventure traverses the ever-changing azure water as well as exploring some of the regions most scenic islands.