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Meet the Expert – Heather Godbert on the Danube  

The Danube River is one of the most iconic waterways in Europe. Approximately 2,860 kilometres long, the Danube runs through 10 different countries making it the second-longest river in Europe after the Volga. Not only does the river support a diverse array of ecosystems, but it’s also rich in history and cultural significance, with the […]

Unique Places to Stay – Hotel Belvedere, Scuol

One of Switzerland’s Leading Wellness Hotels There’s nothing quite like walking across the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. With its breathtaking vistas of rugged peaks, glacier lakes, and chocolate-box villages, you’ll find the trails meander through lush alpine meadows, with cowbells providing a gentle soundtrack. One of the main highlights of walking through this region is […]

5 Wonderful French Regions To Visit To Avoid The Crowds At the Paris Olympics 

Paris is breaking new ground by holding many of the Olympic Games 2024 events around and inside some of the city’s most iconic sites, including the Eiffel Tower, the Grand Palais, the Château de Versailles, Trocadéro and Butte de Montmartre among others. This allows visitors the opportunity to see some of the world’s top athletes go for gold against the backdrop of the city’s legendary venues, without having to […]

Unique Places to Stay: Borgo Stazione Bike Inn, Lake Garda

Nestled in the rural landscape, overlooking the River Mincio, and just a few kilometres south of the idyllic Lake Garda, is Borgo Stazione Bike Inn. This 4-star hotel provides visitors with much more than a convenient place to stay when exploring this stunning part of northern Italy. Borgo Stazione Bike Inn holds a fascinating history […]

Meet the Expert: Stephanie Johnson in the Canaries

The sunny islands of the Canaries are well-known for offering a pleasing warm climate to visitors throughout the winter months. However, this archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean provides much more than relief from the cold weather and a suntan. Its incredible diversity in natural landscapes is simply spectacular; from prehistoric evergreen forests to lunar-style landscapes […]

Unique Places to Stay: Le Manoir Saint Thomas, France

Le Manoir Saint Thomas takes you on a journey back in time. Built on an ancient priory founded in the 11th century, its historic charm blends seamlessly with modern luxury to offer guests the most memorable stay. This four-star château hotel is the feature accommodation for our Cycling in the Royal Loire Valley trip, offering […]

Meet the expert: Sharon Zanni in Andalucia

Andalucia, the southernmost region of Spain, is a land where history and modernity are intertwined under sun-drenched skies. Renowned for its vibrant culture, architectural marvels, and gastronomic delights, this region offers a unique blend of Moorish heritage and Mediterranean charm. From the impressive Alhambra palace in Granada to the lively flamenco tablao of Seville, Andalucia […]

Unique Places To Stay: The Bergrose Hideaway, Austria

A five-minute bike ride from the eastern shore of Lake Wolfgangsee is the idyllic Bergrose Hideaway. A family-run hotel, it emanates the delights of a slower pace of life. Amidst our busy lifestyles, Bergrose Hideaway offers an oasis of calm, an opportunity to escape from the modern-day humdrum and embrace a more tranquil, authentic way […]