The Best New Cycling Holidays For 2018

By Ben Corke
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We're delighted to reveal a fantastic selection of new tours and wonderful destinations, all now available to book for 2018!

There's something for everyone; from easy cycling along valley floors in Austria and timeless landscapes cycling from Slovenia to Italy, to the beautiful and more challenging routes of Albania and Cyprus, and a 14 night grand tour seeing the best of Holland by boat and bike. Discover these exciting new tours and destinations below.

Can't find what you're looking for from this selection? Take a look at all of our new cycling tours here.

Lake Bled to Venice

Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

A cycling holiday for those who want to enjoy a perfect mix of astonishing landscapes, beautiful historic sights and exceptional food and wine. Cycle south from the fairytale castles and lakes of Slovenia, through the meadows of the majestic Julian Alps to Italy’s coast, ending in Lido di Jesolo where lazy promenades and beautiful Venetian architecture await.

View tour: Lake Bled to Venice

Innsbruck to Salzburg

Salzburg, Austria

Cycle between two world-famous Austrian cities, with most of the easy cycling along dedicated cycle routes. Starting in the mountain city of Innsbruck, ride along valley floors and riverside paths, stopping to admire the breathtaking scenery of the snow-covered Alps, Europe’s highest waterfall and pretty towns like Zell am See. The tour ends in the elegant city of Salzburg, where the storybook Old Town still looks much the same as when Mozart lived there 250 years ago.

View tour: Innsbruck to Salzburg

Grand Tour of Holland by Boat and Bike

Zaanse Schans windmills, Holland

See the very best of Holland by boat and bike, with our new 14 night grand tour. Get to the heart of the country with easy cycling crossing windmill-lined polders, along canal paths and gorgeous coastal stretches. Stay aboard the comfortable MS Angela Esmee and meet the boat each day to sail on to the next famous city, including Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam and Haarlem.

View tour: Grand Tour of Holland by Boat and Bike

We also have five other brand new tours in Holland, see the selection here.

Northern Cyprus

Northern Cyprus beach

Wild donkeys, deserted beaches and Roman ruins – the Karpas Peninsula is a captivating corner of Cyprus. Discover this remote region with a seven-night tour of its coastlines, ruins and charming villages. Pedal along quiet roads and ascend a few hills, passing almond and orange groves. Enjoy a full rest day and head to the long stretch of sand at Golden Beach, where you can look for endangered loggerhead and green turtles.

View tour: Northern Cyprus

Highlights of Albania

Llogara Pass, Albania

We've had a number of customers ask us to include a cycling tour in Albania and we're happy to oblige! Cycle from the energetic capital Tirana to the Adriatic Coast and discover the dramatic beauty and UNESCO sites of this lesser-visited country. Best suited to confident cyclists, this guided tour includes rides along mountain-flanked plateaus and through spectacular gorges, with more difficult stretches eased by transfers.

View tour: Highlights of Albania

A Little Reminder About Our New Tours in Asia

Cycling in Thailand

After introducing a selection of tours in Asia last year, we recently announced that we have extended our programme. Enjoy exciting cycling through Golden Triangle countries Vietnam, Thailand & Cambodia, magnificent temples and idyllic beaches in Myanmar and Sri Lanka and volcanic peaks, hot springs and bamboo forests in Japan. If you're looking for a winter getaway, our 'Vietnam by Bike & Boat' tour is currently proving very popular.

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See all of these tours here. If you would like to know more about these holidays, make an enquiry online or speak to one of our team by telephone: +44 (0)1273 224066

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