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Cycle Umbria: Italy at its most charming

Italy’s heartland or ‘Green Heart’, Umbria has an unrivalled beauty in this beloved country. Its lush landscapes are a pristine patchwork of woodland, olive groves and wildflowers, punctuated by refreshing springs and medieval hill-towns that are steeped in tradition and works of art. For lovers of Italian food, wine and culture, our new cycling holidays in Umbria are a must.

Best for: Leisure cyclists seeking a gentle place to place journey
Holiday: Green Heart of Umbria
Duration: 8 days | Trips: April to October | Grade: 2

Cycle from one medieval treasure to the next along the Valle Umbra, visiting the World Heritage Site of Assisi and marvel over Giotto’s art in the Basilica of San Francesco. Sounds good so far? This gentle trip leaves you with ample time to explore each stunning town and treat the taste buds in the process.

Best for: Families looking for plenty of fun on and off the bike
Holiday: Spirit of Umbria
Duration: 7 days | Trips: May to October | Grade: 2

Our brand new family cycling holiday offers the best of both worlds on and off the bike. Our routes are gently undulating and mostly traffic-free through the Valle Umbra’s gorgeous green and mountainous landscape, stopping at the hilltop towns along the way for gelattos galore. Accommodation has been carefully selected and we’ve even included a pizza making evening!

Looking for more Italian gems to push the pedals?
Explore all the incredible corners of Italy by bike with us in 2018. Take a peek at our amazing range of tours here.

Unforgettable cycling adventures in Peru

Pedal through Peru’s jagged mountain ranges and lush jungles, stopping on your way to get to know the diverse and rural communities. Truly, this vast, colourful country, with some of the most treasured historical sites on the planet, is best experienced at the speed of the bike…

Rare Beauty In Every Direction: Andes, Amazon and Machu Picchu
Duration: 16 days | Trips from May to October | Grade: 3
If you’re looking for captivating culture, scenery and wildlife, this is the adventure for you. Whilst not technically challenging, our rides take you through dramatic landscapes on one of the most exciting cycling itineraries in South America. All this is capped off by hiking the revered Inca trail to Machu Picchu!

Dream Mountain Biking: Andean Journey
Duration: 13 days | Trips in May and October | Grade: 3-4

Challenge yourself and be rewarded around every turn. You’ll ride from the shores of Lake Titicaca to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and end with time at Machu Picchu. Remote roads and trails, mountain passes and camping in wilderness locations. You in?!

Family Adventures: Andean Adventurer
Duration: 10 days | Trips in July and August | Grade: 2-3

Family biking with fun and relaxation at its heart. Our trails, designed for active families of all ages, will see you cycle beside the Maras Salt Pans and through the Sacred Valley, before visiting Machu Pichu. Don’t forget the souvenir hunting at the local markets, too.

Too much amazingness to mention here
Discover more about the trips we’ve featured above, as well as our Sacred Singletrack tour designed for mountain bikers who want something a little more challenging. Click here for the full range.

NEW! Skedaddlin’ in Slovenia

Looking for something exciting to enjoy on two wheels in 2018? Look no further than the stunning country of Slovenia, which boasts not 1, but 3 amazing new biking holidays next year. Here are a few reasons why we can’t get enough of the country:

1. It’s small but perfectly formed
Beautiful, fairytale-like landscapes really do greet you on an almost constant basis! This natural wonderland is blessed with many tranquil lakes, ethereal gorges and unspoilt woodland, making it an ideal destination for exploring by bike.

2. There’s a great mix of cycling for all to enjoy
Choose to stay around gorgeous Lake Bled on a relaxed centre-based experience, or kick things up a gear and try our Capital to Coast place-to-place journey. Whatever your preference, we’ve got it covered!

3. It’s home some of the most impressive caves in Europe
Travellers to the region won’t have to worry about things to do off the bike! Alongside the chance to soak up national parks, world-famous karst caves await those who fancy some underground exploring.