Nearly everyone who rides a road bike has aspirations to conquer a few iconic mountains from the world of professional cycling. If you've got your sights set high, we have a wide selection of tours on offer which showcase literally dozens of mountain challenges, all helping you achieve your cycling dreams of becoming the King or Queen of the Mountains...
In this category you'll find some of our most challenging rides, which feature many of the famous climbs from the Grand Tours of Europe, including the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta d'Espana. The world of cycling extends far beyond Europe though, and for the slightly more adventurous we can also introduce you to some of the legendary roads of Colombia. All of these tours have been designed to challenge and whilst not all of them are extreme, they are intended for experienced riders with a good level of fitness.
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Our Trans Pyrenees Challenge has been one of our most popular road cycling tours ever since we started offering it, well over a decade ago. We updated this trip in 2015, and in this new incarnation the tour is bigger and even better than it was before. In response to popular demand, our carefully researched route now takes in th... .. Read More
The Raid Alpine road cycling holiday in France begins in Thonon les Bains close to the Swiss border and ends 740km later in Antibes by the shores of the Mediterranean. This is a real challenge which takes in some of the highest mountain roads in Europe and is designed to appeal to experienced riders. The route takes us over ... .. Read More
Skedaddle's first ever road cycling tour took place in Northern Spain. It's been a few years since but the quality of the cycling here still makes the area unmissible. The region has everything - spectacular climbs, thrilling descents and sensational scenery and it's easy to see why it is high on many of your holiday wish lists.... .. Read More
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2 to 14 Jun - With the dramatic Andean mountain passes and Caribbean beaches brought together by a network of well-surfaced roads, this is our most ambitious and exciting road trip to date!
This road cycling holiday in Colombia takes you to a nation that has been consistently voted one of the 'happiest places on Earth'. Now we're not entirely sure what criteria is used to determine how happy a country is but at Skedaddle we do know precisely what makes a cyclist happy. If incredible scenery, dramatic Andean mou... .. Read More
Our Pyrenees Fitness Weeks are the perfect way to get yourself ready for the season ahead, or round off your summer of cycling, with departures in springtime and in the autumn. Your base is the picturesque medieval village of Chalabre, situated in the foothills of the stunning yet demanding Pyrenees, located a mere 44km from the... .. Read More
The French Alps hold a special place in the hearts of most cyclists and for years our alpine tours have been amongst our most popular French road cycling holidays. This adventure combines a whole host of old favourites, including a pairing of two of the most iconic climbs in the sport of road cycling, along with a number of new ... .. Read More
Our Raid Dolomiti road cycling holiday is one of 2 Raids within our Classic Road programme and the most challenging of all. During a week of breathtaking cycling you'll ride a total of 1,000km taking in 39 cols and ascend an incredible 20,000 metres. The tour starts in Switzerland close to Lake Geneva and will cover the whol... .. Read More
The Pyrenees, Europe's second largest mountain range, provide the background for this fantastic road cycling adventure. This exciting trailblazing trip is varied, challenging and multifaceted as we venture onto roads rarely travelled by cyclists. From the crashing Atlantic Ocean to the calm azure of the Mediterranean our journey... .. Read More