Travel Tips

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
Provence with Youngster - Nathalie images (4)

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…»

Getting to Normandy

Posted on: July 1st, 2016 by Bruno
Normandy with freewheeling 2002 (15)

The region of Normandy is rich with history, from the Bayeux Tapestry to the fields of Honfleur that gave birth to the Impressionist movement. A trip to Normandy is sure to be the topic of conversation at the dinner table for many years to come… once you figure out how you will get there!   Read more…»

Getting to Girona, Spain

Posted on: April 23rd, 2016 by Santana
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View Larger Map   Part of the charm and uniqueness of our cycling tours is that they take you away from many of the typical tourist cities and sights. You get to experience all the beauty of your destination but with a more authentic ambiance. However, the challenge with some of the smaller quaint destinations is Read more…»

Travel Tips: International Cell Phones

Posted on: April 22nd, 2016 by Santana
Bicycler with phone

Should you stay connected while traveling abroad? If so how? Whether or not you want to stay connected while you are traveling is a very personal question. It depends on your level of responsibility and dependence with your career, family and home, to name a few factors. If you own your own business, for example, Read more…»

Getting to the French Pyrenees (Pau & Biarritz)

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Beth O'Meara

View Larger Map Our tours on the French side of the Pyrenees typically start and end from mountainous Tour-de-France mainstay Pau or the seaside resort of Biarritz. To get to either destination, you have almost as many options as there are mountain peaks or sunbathers on the beach! (Note, however, that our Catalonian Pyrenees tours are Read more…»

Getting to the Loire Valley

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Santana
Bridge of Blois in Twilight

  View Larger Map For our next installment in our “Getting There!” series, we are focusing on the beautiful Loire Valley region southwest of Paris. Because this region holds all the natural beauty of the French countryside while still being close to Paris, it has long been a favorite vacation spot for nobles and royalty. In the following post Read more…»

Things to do in Annecy

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Abbie
via Office du Tourisme d'Annecy

The striking color of the lake, the smell of fresh food from the vibrant street markets, the feeling of strolling around a historical castle with the mountains all around you, Annecy is a town that will undoubtedly leave you in awe. Only 35km (21 miles) from Geneva, it is rich in history, culture and beauty. Read more…»

Getting to Andalucia

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Michelle Holden
Scouting Andalucia 2008

Andalucia, the southern-most region of Spain, is rich with history and a beautiful coastal landscape. The region is very geographically diverse; it is home to the Guadalquivir River valley, volcanic landscapes like the Tabernas desert, as well as the mountainous region of the Sierra Navada. In nearly 40km, one can experience the mountains and then Read more…»

Cyclomundo’s Travel Tips

Posted on: April 21st, 2016 by Santana
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At Cyclomundo we have put together a basic document of general travel tips for anyone who plans on traveling abroad. For first time international travelers, these tips can help you make sure you have all the necessary arrangements and everything in order before you leave home. For our many seasoned travelers, this list of helpful Read more…»

Biking Tours with Families

Posted on: April 20th, 2016 by Bruno
Provence with Youngster - Nathalie images (3)

  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…»

Travel Tips: Traveling with Your Bike

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Santana
bike bags

Anyone who has taken their bike on a cycling holiday understands the many complexities and hassles that you can encounter along the way. This is not to say that renting a bicycle once you arrive is not without its problems. The best solution we have found at Cyclomundo is to determine which option is best Read more…»

Taking French Wine Home

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Abbie

  You do not have to be a wine connoisseur to appreciate French wine (note the big smiles on our clients above)!  Whether you are visiting wine estates on your trip to France or not, we highly recommend you make the most of your opportunity to taste French wines.  A number of our clients have Read more…»

Marseille, European Capital of Culture

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Santana

Although Paris is known across the world as the symbol of French culture, Marseille has recently begun to expand its own impressive reputation. Number two on New York Times’ Places to Go in 2013 and 2013’s European Capital of Culture, Marseille is the second largest city in France in terms of population and the largest city Read more…»

Getting to Apulia (Puglia)

Posted on: April 17th, 2016 by Michelle Holden
Apulia (Puglia)

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…»