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 these classic climbs, all helping you aspire to be 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 and Giro D'Italia. The world of cycling extends far beyond Europe though, and for the slightly more adventurous we can introduce you to some of the legends of the Vuelta a Colombia and Brazil's Tour de Santa Catarina.
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 reasonable level of fitness and good bike handling skills.
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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
This road cycling holiday in France includes some of the most famous and most notorious Tour de France climbs. Most road cyclists dream of riding these great icons of the sport but if you've never ridden in the mountains before, the prospect can be quite daunting. Riding in the mountains brings different challenges when compar... .. Read More
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
30 Sep to 6 Oct - It's your chance to explore Andalucia, Spain’s most diverse and culturally exotic region! Not without a challenge, of course.
This tour is one of our most popular road cycling holidays in Spain and it's easy to see why! It is a challenging ride for sure but we do get to explore Andalucia, Spain's most diverse and culturally exotic region. Moorish architecture, flamenco clubs, tapas bars and golden beaches have been seducing travellers for many years an... .. 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
20 Feb to 4 Mar - The places are going fast! Don't miss out on this amazing cycling adventure in 2018.
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
10 to 17 Sep - Conquer not one, but TWO of the most iconic Le Tour de France climbs in one week along with other challenges. This is our ultimate road cycling holiday in France!
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
An amazing road cycling holiday to the stunning Italian Alps. The smooth roads winding through these beautiful mountains have been enticing road cyclists for generations, and rightly so, with challenging climbs and mind blowing descents they provide the perfect arena for a week of riding. We start our week in Bergamo, a pivo... .. Read More