Cycling tours are becoming more popular every year, with an increasing number of people realising how wonderful it is to head out on a bike for rides that take in spectacular sights, superb food & drink and centuries of history. With this in mind, we've compiled a list of the best places to cycle this year.
The remarkable coastline of Croatia is in our opinion, the ideal destination for a boat & bike tour. If you're unsure about whether a cycling tour in Croatia is going to be right for you, read this to discover the reasons we love cycling in this fascinating country.
In April 2018, I travelled with Ben from our marketing team to Trogir on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia to experience the National Parks of Dalmatia - Deluxe tour. What better way to see Croatia’s stunning coast and islands than cycling on quiet roads with a local guide, then returning to a luxurious floating hotel for lunch and a cold drink on deck?
Cycling holidays are all about being active, enjoying the sights and sounds of your destination as you ride. However, it's always nice to have a relaxing end to a satisfying day in the saddle and what better way than with a soothing dip in a pool, or some well-deserved time in a spa.
September and October are possibly our favourite months of the year for a cycling holiday. Routes are beginning to get less busy after the summer rush, temperatures are more comfortable and attractions are quieter than in the middle of summer.
Cycling holidays aren’t just about miles in the saddle, our tours also feature lots to see and do along the way, with wonderful views to admire, regional cuisine to sample and local cultures to learn about.
In our latest roundup of Freedom Treks In The Press, we have Telegraph Travel’s 9/10 rating for our National Parks of Dalmatia Boat and Bike Deluxe tour, The Irish Times feature about our Danube River - 4 countries tour and National Geographic Traveller featuring our Family Lake Garda trip in their article about the best holidays that can be reached without taking a flight.
“This really is the year I’ll make that change and stick to it.” If that sounds familiar, don’t worry as you’re not alone - it’s familiar to many of us here too! We start January with the best of intentions, resolutions keenly made to improve the mind, body or soul. The biggest challenge is often keeping them for the remaining 335 days of the year!
A Boat & Bike holiday is a unique way to explore a country - or even more than one. Cycle through pretty countryside and historic cities during the day, then meet your boat to relax, dine and sleep at night.