Level 1 cycling holidays

Our level 1 holidays follow gentle routes, often flat but with the occasional short climb and freewheel descent! On average, you should expect to be cycling for 3-5 hours on each cycling day leaving lots of time to explore at leisure, relax by the pool etc. A great choice for first timers, families with children or anyone who hasn't ridden a bike in years.

Porto Coastal Cycling

Cycling from Porto to Furadouro

From $1860 per person

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Varied beach-front cycling along some of the most spectacular stretches of coast we've ever seen! Starting in wine capital, Porto, your route heads south beach and bay-hopping to Aveiro, Portugal's Venice before finishing beside the beach at Praia de Mira.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Porto to Coimbra Cycling

Aveiro

From $2030 per person

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Enjoy cycling from wine capital, Porto, south along the coast and bay-hopping to Aveiro, Portugal's Venice before heading inland and finishing in Coimbra, Portugal's old capital with UNESCO recognised heritage.

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  • 9 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 5 evening meals included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Austrian Lakes Cycling

The azure waters of Lake Wolfgang

From $2015 per person

The flexibility of this holiday make it an outright winner for families looking for gentle traffic-free cycling with lots more to do besides: pools, watersports, mountain rail rides, boat trips.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and six evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Backroads of Brittany Cycling

Gorgeous beaches

From $1810 per person

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Visitors have long been drawn to the stunning white beaches of Brittany's Emerald Coast, yet the region remains largely unspoiled with traditional fishing ports, colourful country hamlets and beautifully preserved walled towns unchanged since the Middle Ages.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All buffet breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Bavarian Castles and Rivers Cycling

Across the Altmuhl

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This eight-night holiday is situated in beautiful unspoilt Bavaria. Like Andalucia to Spain, Bavaria is very much the archetypical Germany. Bratwurst, beer and Lederhosen are still the mode of fashion. Behind this caricature of German psyche lies a stunning region surrounded by the German Jura Mountains, dissected by a network of beautiful rivers, pine-clad hills, hilltop castles and pretty towns and villages around every turn in the road.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • 4 nights half board & 4 nights bed and breakfast
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Canal du Midi Cycling

Beziers

From $1875 per person

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Our 8 night holiday takes you on a wonderful journey through the delightful south-west of France, following the UNESCO Canal du Midi and the Canal de la Robine, mixing wonderful countryside, vineyards, sunflower fields and historic cities, cycling alongside barges you will make your way to the azure blue Mediterranean sea.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Chablis Vineyards Cycling

From $1410 per person

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Gentle, relaxing 6-night cycling holiday through traditional french villages and the vineyards of Burgundy. Lots of wine tasting opportunities of world-famous wines along your route!

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Chateaux of the Loire Cycling

Chambord castle- Loire valley, France.

From $2105 per person

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An interest-packed, gentle cycling holiday crammed with historic and cultural highlights: pretty wine villages, charming mediaeval towns and world-famous wines in abundance! Superb cuisine throughout too.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Classic Burgundy Cycling

From $1845 per person

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This 8-night cycling holiday really gets under the skin of Burgundy: its people, its villages, its waterways and, of course, its world-famous wines. The days have been specially designed to allow for lazy riverside lunches, gastronomic pit-stops and plenty of wine tastings!

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Coastal Croatia - Pula to Porec Cycling

Rovinj from the water

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The Istrian peninsula just south of Trieste is a superb backdrop for a cycling holiday. Swim in the clear blue waters of the Adriatic and stay in gorgeous Italianate harbour towns. Great food, interesting routes, masses of history and electrifying sunsets make discovering this coastline particularly memorable.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 1 brunch included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Delightful island holidays.

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Contrasts of Catalunya Cycling

Beach front at Calella de Palafrugel

From $1595 per person

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Packed with contrast and variety, this easy 6-night cycling tour takes in the unspoilt Catalan coast, passing through olive groves, peach orchards and stunningly beautiful, pretty coloured villages. All the hotels have pools, and 2 nights are spent in a luxury C14 castle.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.

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Contrasts of Puglia Cycling

Cycling along the Puglian coast

From $1704 per person

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Firmly tucked away in the South, Puglia is a sun-soaked region of deserted white sand beaches, unspoilt villages and gently rolling hills backing the clear emerald seas of the Adriatic. Highlights include UNESCO Alberobello and whitewashed Ostuni.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 3 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Côtes du Ventoux Cycling

Crillon le Brave

From $1765 per person

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The Vaucluse is characterised by several things but none perhaps as much as the vineyards which cover the patchwork landscape and the ever present shape of Mt Ventoux, 'the Giant of Provence', silent and ever watchful on the horizon. This 6 night cycle takes you around the eastern side of the Vaucluse, where you will have ample opportunities to taste the local produce as you venture right up to the foot of the mountain.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Explore the high peaks.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Cycling around the River Ebro

lAmpolla

From $1425 per person

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This 6 night holiday combines cycling along river and coastal trails taking in a wonderful mix of charming villages, historic cities and fabulous birdlife. All hotels have pools.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All buffet breakfasts and 3 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Cycling in Emilia Romagna

Fantastic art cities

From $2215 per person

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One of the flattest cycling routes in our programme, this is a great holiday for older couples or first timers. Highlights include gorgeous Comacchio, historic Ravenna, the university town of Bologna, with its leaning towers, and the splendid Renaissance city of Ferrara.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All Continental breakfast and 6 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Discovering the Ebro Delta by bike

Circular route from Poble Nou del Delta

From $1410 per person

On this 7 night single centre cycling holiday discover the lush wetlands of the Ebro Delta. A range of cycle routes direct from the hotel gives you total flexibility to choose from a day at the coast or birdwatching in the nature reserve.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All buffet breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Destinations with bird watching opportunities.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Good choice for families.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Gastronomic Wine Villages of Alsace

Chateau Kaysersberg

From $2200 per person

Good living at a relaxed pace, this luxury 7-night cycle leads you through mediaeval towns and villages amid a sea of swaying vines to visit crumbling hilltop chateaux, mighty mountain fortresses and top-notch wine producers. Then relax in top hotels with Michelin starred food to match!

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Buffet breakfasts and four gastronomic evening meals
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.

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Heart of Veneto Cycling

albara and its terrace

From $1285 per person

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This single centre cycling holiday is a perfect choice for people wanting a genuine grass-roots Italian experience. You'll stay on a family-run farm, in the heart of the Venetian countryside, with private pool and vineyards. Venice, Verona and Padua are all possible day trips.

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  • 7 nights, single centre
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.

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Heel of Italy Cycling

Overlooking Alberobello, Puglia

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Firmly tucked away in the South, Puglia is a sun-soaked region of deserted white sand beaches, unspoilt villages and gently rolling hills backing the clear emerald seas of the Adriatic. Highlights include UNESCO Alberobello, whitewashed Ostuni and beautiful Baroque Lecce.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 3 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Highlights of Gozo Cycling

Sunset on Gozo beach

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Wonderfully easy year-round cycling staying in luxury hotels with superb swimming pools and taking in ancient archaelogical treasures, hidden hilltop hamlets and colourful fishing villages. Beautiful bays and stunning turquoise seas.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All buffet breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Follow stunning coastal routes.
  • Delightful island holidays.

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Highlights of Lake Constance by bike

Bike at Lake Constance

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Explore Lake Constance by bike on gentle cycling trails, stopping for lunches at waterfront restaurants and discovering some of the cultural and historic highlights of this region, staying in Austria, Switzerland and Germany.

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  • 7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 5 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Julian Alps to the Adriatic Cycling

Lake Bled

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Our 10 night holiday takes you from the turquoise waters of Lake Bled, nestled below Slovenia's jagged Julian Alps, along the Alpe Adria Trail, passing into Italy. Wind down through the mountains to the island of Grado on the Adriatic coast. On route pass through the historic towns of Venzone, Udine and Palmanova.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 4 evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Lake Constance Cycling

Arbon town and lake view in Lake Constance.

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With over 250km of gentle cycling trails - plus the option to hop on/off the local train (with your bike) - this region is perfect for exploring by bike. You'll visit Baroque churches, Gothic cathedrals, fairytale palaces - and the views are pretty special too!

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfast and 8 evening meals included
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Loire Gastronomic Cycling

The Chateau de Chenonceau in France.

From $1860 per person

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A gentle, unhurried introduction to the very essence of the Loire Valley: majestic châteaux, wide rivers, world-famous wines and some of the finest food we've ever eaten in France! Holiday includes two nights in a luxury château.

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  • 6 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfast and gastronomic evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.

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Passau to Vienna Cycling

Danube river, Passau

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A very gentle linear route following the course of the River Danube - arguably the most beautiful river in Europe. Highlights include Passau 'City of Three Rivers', mediaeval Linz, the UNESCO Wachu Valley and Benedectine Melk!

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and 6 evening meals included
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Great vegetarian meal options.
  • Holidays to enhance your wellbeing.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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The Sound of Music Cycling

Sailboats on Wolfgangsee

From $2510 per person

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Discover fairytale villages and spectacular views on this gentle lakeside cycling tour. Lots to see - St Wolfgang's cog railway, Mozart's museum, Gmunden's floating castle and lots to do - water sports, mountain rail rides and boat trips.

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  • 10 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Continental breakfast and 8 evening meals
  • Varied routes for nature lovers and botanists.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Lots of swimming opportunities.
  • Perfect for couples.
  • Beautiful lakes and rivers.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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Venetian Villas and Vineyards Cycling

Church building in Venetia, Italy.

From $1640 per person

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Wonderfully easy hotel-to-hotel cycling route exploring the pretty villages, villas and castles of the Venetian countryside. Lots of historic interest and great regional cooking! A day trip to Venice is a 'must' with Padua and Vicenza also within reach.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Eco-friendly holidays.
  • Especailly good for solo travellers.
  • Perfect for couples.

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Vineyards of Vaucluse Cycling

Roman bridge in Vaison La Romaine

From $2105 per person

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For wine-lovers, this 8-night tour circles the famous Cotes de Rhone vineyards, and includes 2 nights in Vaison la Romaine - France's most extensive Roman site with 6000-seat theatre, baths, houses and streets. Swimming pools 6 nights out of 8.

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  • 8 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • All continental breakfasts and evening meals included
  • Holidays with gastronomic meals.
  • Holidays with wine-tasting opportunities.
  • Discover stunning historic sites en-route.
  • Option to hire electric bikes.

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