Italy

A Cycling Trip to Italy: Choosing the perfect region

Posted on: January 5th, 2017 by Deanna

When you think of Italy, food probably comes to mind first. Pizza, pasta, truffles, wine…it’s hard not to feel hungry! But we can assure you that Italy has even more to offer than gastronomic delights. It’s the home of bygone masters (Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Vivaldi, and Dante, to name a few); the landscape is as […] Read more...

Choosing a Family Friendly Bike Tour

Posted on: July 26th, 2016 by Bruno

So you’ve been dreaming of the perfect cycling tour for you and your family? As you may know, cycling tours are a great way for families to explore new countries or regions. With the ever changing scenery and ample chances to get off your bikes and explore, a cycling vacation is perfect for families with […] Read more...

Biking Tours with Families

Posted on: April 20th, 2016 by Bruno

  Cycling tours are a great way for families to explore a new region or country. From your bicycle seat, you’ll get to know a place–with its own history, culture, sights, and smells – in a way that isn’t necessarily possible when traveling by car or train. It’s an ever-changing adventure, full of new and […] Read more...

Winter Bicycling Destinations

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Michelle Holden

For many, winter can bring on a case of the blues. Not only do we have to contend with colder temperatures and rain or snow (or both!), but we must also find new ways to maintain an active lifestyle. It is for this reason that those with a traveling soul often head south during the […] Read more...

Getting to Apulia (Puglia)

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Michelle Holden

Located in southern Italy (also known as the heel of the boot), Apulia (Puglia in Italian) is a great destination for cyclists. Cycling in Apulia offers virtually traffic-free country roads over mostly flat terrain, some of which follow the coastline while others cover the lush inland plateaus. Apulia is considered one of the few remaining […] Read more...

Getting to Italy’s Piedmont

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Beth O'Meara

View Larger Map Piedmont is the second-largest region of Italy, snugly located in the northwest corner near the French and Swiss Alps. The region’s capital, Turin (Torino in Italian), is also its biggest gateway. However, our Piedmont cycling tours commence further east in the smaller city of Alessandria — one without its own commercial airport. […] Read more...

Getting to Northeast Italy: the Dolomites & Veneto

Posted on: April 15th, 2016 by Beth O'Meara

View Larger Map Northeast Italy is a wonderland of show-stopping architecture and diverse landscapes. The lowlands of the Veneto offer a stark contrast to the peaks of the Dolomites, and yet, these features are within such close proximity! On quiet back roads and cycling paths, exploring these regions by bike has never been easier — […] Read more...

Most Romantic Destinations

Posted on: February 5th, 2016 by Santana

After studying up on the traditions of Valentine’s Day from around the world, I have come to the conclusion that there are certain prevailing themes everywhere. Though the types, meanings, and methods may differ, flowers, sweets, and cards appear in almost all the countries that recognize the holiday.  There is some variance in how gifts […] Read more...