advanced_Adventurous_bicycle_tours AdvancedYou love a challenge. Whether it’s mountain biking through the Alps or road cycling through the Pyrenees, you like your cycling to be on the adventurous — and challenging — side.

Your favorite saying is “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone,” and you love to play and adventure hard.

Our top recommendations:

French Alps Tour: Alps and Ventoux — Learn how the pro riders suffer and take inspiration from the amazing beauty of these spectacular mountains. Come climb where legends have passed and been made!

Tour of Mont Blanc: “High Mountain” Biking in the Alps — A Level 4 (out of 5) mountain bike tour in the high Alps, an awe-inspiring mountain range to do some technical and demanding alpine climbs and descents.

Dolomites Superbike Mountain Race Route — A self-guided mountain bike tour along parts of the legendary Dolomites Superbike Mountain Race. An amazing way to experience the actual course through the UNESCO region of the Dolomites.

Catalonia: Pyrenees to Mediterranean Road Cycling — A challenging road bike adventure from the mountains to the sea in Spain, featuring some significant climbs in the mountainous region of Catalonia.

Dalmatia from Dubrovnik Bike/E-bike and Boat — Croatia is known for its rugged coastline and hills, which makes this very popular tour a great one for those looking for something a bit more difficult. However, if you’re traveling with more leisurely cyclists, there’s also E-bikes available for rent! (A 2017 Staff Pick Tour!)