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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This road cycling holiday in France is home to 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 co... .. Read More
A superb road cycling holiday in Morocco. With its roots in Africa, but charged with eastern exoticism, Morocco represents an incredible and truly different destination. Morocco is a vast wilderness of towering mountains and desolate desert where rural life has hardly changed in hundreds of years. With an ever expanding netw... .. 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 back 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 take... .. 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
A superb road cycling holiday in Italy which explores the Northern Lake District, an area synonymous with cycling history. The Giro d'Italia almost always visits the region and, perhaps even more famously, it is the setting for the Tour of Lombardy, or "the race of the falling leaves", the autumnal one day classic which, each ye... .. Read More
13 to 20 May - Ride the smooth surfaces of the mountain roads in Sardinia, the beautiful Mediterranean gem!
Our road cycling holidays in Italy have never been more popular and this Sardinian Mountains trip is proving to be a great road cycling alternative to our ever popular Sardinia Coastal Explorer holiday. The island of Sardinia is a beautiful Mediterranean gem famous worldwide for its sea and its coasts, yet more than 80% of its t... .. Read More