The adventure begins

First-timers


The adventure begins

First-timers bike tours

So you’re interested in your first bike tour? Congratulations!

Many of our clients tell us that bicycle touring has changed their lives and opened their eyes to a new and exciting type of travel.

We know it can be a bit daunting planning that first tour. Don’t worry! We’ll help get you started and point you in the right direction to make sure your first trip sets the stage for many more dream tours to come. In the meantime, we have some valuable tips on choosing, planning, and going on your first bike tour.


Austria — Europe’s storybook

Danube Bike Path 7 Nights (Classic)

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
4.6/5 (71)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.6/5 (71)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1019

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 30- Oct 12, 2024

Description:
This is the 'Classic' version of the Danube Bike Path tour. For 4 and 5-star hotels in different towns along the way, please also see the Upscale Lodging version of this tour. For a sportier break featuring longer cycling distances on a more compact…

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Danube Bike Path 8 Nights (Upscale Lodging)

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

8 nights
4.8/5 (69)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites

4.8/5 (69)
8 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1479

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 30 - Oct 12, 2024 (minimum 2 participants)

Description:
While most clients are more than pleased with our Classic tour, many have asked for a more upscale option. We're pleased to introduce Danube Bike 8 Nights Path: Upscale Lodging, which stays in the top hotels in each overnight stop along the way…

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Danube Delights: Biking through Four Countries

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia

7 nights
4.8/5 (18)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Client favorites Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Client favorites Bike and boat tours

4.8/5 (18)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 999

Guided:
May 5, 26; Jun 16; Jul 14; Aug 4; Sep 1, 22, 2024. Apr 20, 27; May 18; Jun 8; Jul 6, 27; Aug 24; Sep 14; Oct 5, 12, 2025.

Self-guided:
Sundays: Apr 28 – Oct 6, 2024. Apr 20 – Oct 12, 2025. Saturdays: May 18, Jun 01, Aug 31, and Sep 14, 2024. May 17; Jun 7, 21; Aug 30; Sep 13, 2025.

Description:
By bike and boat from 'Bavarian Venice', you'll arrive in the glamorous royal regions of Austria and Hungary via Germany and Slovakia. Discover three of Europe's most spellbinding capitals: Vienna, the 'City of the Waltz'; Bratislava, 'The White City' of…

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Danube Discovery: Pedaling from Germany to Austria

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
5/5 (1)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours

5/5 (1)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 699

Self-guided:
Jun 22, 29; Jul 6, 27; Aug 3, 10, 31; Sep 7, 14, 21, 2024 | Apr 19; May 3, 17; Jun 7, 14, 21, 28; Jul 5, 12, 18, 25; Aug 2, 9, 16, 22, 29; Sep 13, 20, 2025

Description:
Embark on an extraordinary bike and boat tour along the scenic Danube River! Enjoy leisurely rides through lush green riverbanks and charming villages, witness the awe-inspiring "Great Loop," and immerse yourself in the enchanting Wachau region with its…

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Danube Family Tour 7 Nights

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
4.8/5 (24)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.8/5 (24)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1119

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 30 - Oct 12, 2024 (minimum 2 participants)

Description:
This Danube tour was designed especially for families. It offers shorter daily distances than the usual tour program, with accommodation in hotels, ranging from family farms where children can assist with feeding the animals to an exclusive hotel with a…

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Danube Delights: Cycling and Cruising in the Footsteps of Royalty

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
4.9/5 (24)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours

4.9/5 (24)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 899

Guided:
Jun 8, Jul 6, Sep 21, 2024
May 31, Sep 20, 2025

Self-guided:
Apr 27; May 25; Jun 08, 15, 22; Jul 6, 13, 20, 27; Aug 17, 24; Sep 7, 21, 2024
Apr 26; May 24, 31; Jun 14; Jul 12, 19, 26; Aug 2, 23;
Sep 6, 20, 2025

Description:
It was in Passau - the 'City of Three Rivers' - that Sisi began her journey along the Danube as a young bride to Vienna, where she was eagerly awaited by the Emperor Franz. Follow in the footsteps of this Austrian empress by bicycle and on a nostalgia…

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Lake Constance Bicycle Path

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany, Switzerland

6 nights
4.7/5 (80)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites

4.7/5 (80)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 799

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 15, 2024 - Oct 26, 2024.

Description:
The Lake Constance cycle route is one of the most popular bicycle routes in Europe. On this tour, you will cycle around the entire lake and get to know three countries and four islands: Reichenau, Mainau, Lindau, and Werd. The main highlights are the…

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Salzburg to Vienna, Lakes Option

COUNTRY: Austria

7 nights
4.4/5 (16)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites

4.4/5 (16)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 799

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 27-Oct 19, 2024

Description:
Everybody knows them: the melodies of the "Serenade No. 13" and "The Blue Danube Waltz!" On this tour, you will start in Salzburg where Mozart was born, cycling straight through the beautiful hilly lake district of the Salzkammergut. Once you reach Linz…

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Tauern Bike Path (Krimml-Passau)

COUNTRY: Austria, Germany

7 nights
4.6/5 (22)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.6/5 (22)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1279

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 27-Oct 05, 2024

Description:
This route is named after a breathtaking mountain range, but you don't have to worry! You cycle through the valleys along the rivers “Salzach” and “Saalach.” The trail is mostly flat, though the bike path has a decline of 750m from your starting point…

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Tauern Bike Path (Salzburg-Salzburg)

COUNTRY: Austria

7 nights
4.6/5 (16)
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.6/5 (16)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 949

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 27-Oct 05, 2024 (minimum 2 persons)

Description:
This route is named after a breathtaking mountain range, but you don't have to worry! You cycle through the valleys along the rivers "Salzach" and "Saalach." The trail is mostly flat, but, nevertheless, you should have some basic condition. We have…

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Belgium — Small but mighty

Amsterdam – Bruges by Bike and Boat – Fluvius (and reverse)

COUNTRY: Belgium, Holland

7 nights
4/5 (6)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

4/5 (6)
7 nights

Guided from EUR € 1109
Self guided from EUR € 1109

Guided:
Guided version possible on all self-guided dates for a surcharge.

Self-guided:
From Amsterdam: Apr 14, 28; May 12, 26; Jun 09, 23; Jul 07, 14, 21; Aug 04, 18; Sep 1, 15, 2024 | Apr 13, 27; May 11, 25; Jun 08, 22; Jul 06, 20; Aug 03, 17, 31; Sep 14, 2025
From Bruges: Apr 21; May 05, 19; Jun 02, 16, 30; Jul 14, 28; Aug 11, 25; Sep 8, 22, 2024 | Apr 20; May 04, 18; Jun 01, 15, 29; Jul 13, 27; Aug 10, 24; Sep 07, 21, 2025

Description:
Some of the most beautiful cities of Flanders and Holland are highlighted during this tour: Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, and Amsterdam - where you can still sense the charm of days long gone. After embarkation, you will have plenty of time to discover Bruges…

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France — You had me at “bonjour”

Provence by Bike and Boat

COUNTRY: France

7 nights
4.4/5 (33)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Client favorites Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Client favorites Bike and boat tours

4.4/5 (33)
7 nights

Guided from EUR € 1120
Self guided from EUR € 1120

Self-guided:
Mar 30; Apr 6, 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25; Jun 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Jul 6, 13, 20, 27; Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Sep 7, 14, 21, 28; Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, 2024. Mar 29; Apr 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Jun 7, 14, 21, 28; Jul 5, 12, 19, 26; Aug 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Sep 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, 2025.

Description:
This spectacular bike and boat tour will take you through the wild Camargue nature, where you'll see its bulls and horses; from the medieval fortress of Aigues Mortes you’ll cycle comfortably on towards Arles. Following this portion of the ride, you’ll…

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Germany — Bike paths and fairytale castles

Cycling the Altmühl Valley - Round trip from Regensburg

COUNTRY: Germany

7 nights
4.1/5 (10)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.1/5 (10)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 799

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 31 - October 19, 2024.

Description:
Embark on tour taking in the most breathtaking section of the Altmuehl Valley, the serenely winding Danube River, and the lesser-known Wellheimer Tal, created by the original Danube. Two beautiful boat trips on this tour enable you to enjoy the sublime…

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Mosel & Saar by Bike & Boat

COUNTRY: Germany

7 nights
4.6/5 (24)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Client favorites Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Client favorites Bike and boat tours

4.6/5 (24)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1049

Self-guided:
From Koblenz: Aug 10, 24; Sep 7, 21; Oct 5, 2024 | May 3; Jul 26; Aug 9, 23; Sep 6, 20; Oct 4, 2025
From Saarburg: Aug 17, 31; Sep 14, 28, 2024 | May 10; Aug 2, 16, 30; Sep 13, 27, 2025

Description:
Travel by bicycle and ship: a unique concept, where a bike holiday and a journey on a comfortable ship are combined. Cycling cruises are ideal for those who like to cycle during the day and explore beautiful areas, without giving up a comfortable way of…

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Rhine Bike Path: Mainz to Cologne

COUNTRY: Germany

6 nights
4.6/5 (25)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.6/5 (25)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 749

Self-guided:
Daily: Apr 6 - Oct 12, 2024

Description:
The Rhine bike trail from Mainz to Cologne is along the most beautiful part of the river. The hot springs and spas attracted the ancient Romans to the Rhine, and today vineyards and picturesque towns add to the region's charm. Admire this gorgeous…

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Romantic Road and Bavarian Lakes

COUNTRY: Germany

7 nights
4.3/5 (6)
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Active Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours

4.3/5 (6)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1039

Self-guided:
Saturdays and Sundays: Apr 13-Oct 5, 2024.

Description:
When it comes to the area of the Bavarian lakes – the Upper Bavarian alpine upland – many cyclists think happily of pastures and lakes, traditions and leather trousers, beer and liver dumplings. And you will not be disappointed! Lovely landscapes…

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Holland — Bike-friendly haven

Amsterdam to Bruges: Cycling through South Holland and Zeeland

COUNTRY: Belgium, Holland

6 nights
5/5 (8)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours

5/5 (8)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1790

Self-guided:
Daily, except Mondays: May 13- Oct 01, 2024

Description:
A journey from the 17th-century Golden Age to the modern day, simply on a bicycle. The hotel-based version of this classic route gives you more time to discover the places and meet the men and women who made history here. You’ll be riding on the…

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Cycling the Dutch Countryside from Zaandam to Kampen

COUNTRY: Holland

6 nights
5/5 (3)
Rider Level: Leisure Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

5/5 (3)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1845

Self-guided:
May 1 - Oct 01, 2024

Description:
"Victory begins at Alkmaar” – A tour for all ages with the inspiring stories of the people who made Holland (or we should really say ‘the Netherlands’). You’ll be riding on the country’s extensive network of safe and scenic cycle paths. Not only will you…

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Custom and Private Bike Tours in Holland

COUNTRY: Holland

5 nights
5/5 (1)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours

5/5 (1)
5 nights

Guided from EUR € 2995
Self guided from EUR € 2995

Self-guided:
Daily arrivals, March - November

Description:
A custom-made cycling tour in Holland promises an unforgettable adventure tailored precisely to your interests! Imagine cruising through the Dutch countryside, where tulip fields stretch as far as the eye can see, offering a stunning array of colors in…

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Windmills, Dunes, and Harbor Towns

COUNTRY: Holland

7 nights
(0)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Bike and boat tours

(0)
7 nights

Guided from EUR € 1199

Guided:
Jun 1, 8, 29; Jul 6, 20, 27, Sep 14, 2024 | May 3, 24, 31; Jun 7, 28; Jul 5, 19, 26; Sep 13, 27, 2025

Description:
Unleash your inner adventurer and embark on a bike and boat tour through the incredible 'polder' landscapes, where the Dutch used their remarkable ingenuity to reclaim land from the sea. Pedal past windmills, soak up the epic dune landscapes, enjoy…

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Holland by Bike and Boat, Northern Tour

COUNTRY: Holland

7 nights
4.6/5 (7)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

4.6/5 (7)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 759

Self-guided:
Saturday departures, April - October, 2024 | Saturday departures, March 30 - September 28, 2025; Sunday departures, March 30 - June 22, 2025

Description:
Nowhere else in the world will you find an area as fascinating to explore as the Dutch Provinces of North Holland and Friesland, two areas rich in tradition, full of romantic fishing and harbor villages, picturesque lakes, and expansive North Sea vistas.

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Holland by Bike and Boat, Southern Tour

COUNTRY: Holland

7 nights
4.4/5 (7)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

4.4/5 (7)
7 nights

Self guided from EUR € 799

Self-guided:
Saturday departures, March 25 - October 21, 2024 | March 29 - October 4, 2025

Description:
It doesn't get any better than this tour on board the De Amsterdam. Not only will you get the chance to visit a number of famous Dutch cities, but you will also uncover another side of Holland as you cycle through the country's "Green Heart." You will…

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Luxury Tulip Tour: Discovering Holland's Colorful Countryside

COUNTRY: Holland

2 nights
(0)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths

(0)
2 nights

Self guided from EUR € 940

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 29 - May 12, 2024

Description:
Every year, large swathes of countryside in the Netherlands are covered in a colorful blanket of flowers. Seeing the beautiful spectacle for yourself is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Discover many of Holland’s fantastic highlights…

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Best of Holland North: Dutch Villages, Landscapes & the Keukenhof

COUNTRY: Holland

3 nights
5/5 (7)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours

5/5 (7)
3 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1140

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 29 - Oct 1, 2024

Description:
Describe Holland and you’ll immediately picture green meadows, windmills, grazing cattle and the country's famous cheeses. This tour adds in quaint fishing villages, thatched farm houses, a medieval castle, grand town houses, museums packed with Old…

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Best of Holland South: Canals, Windmills & Historic Towns

COUNTRY: Holland

3 nights
4.6/5 (13)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours

4.6/5 (13)
3 nights

Self guided from EUR € 1110

Self-guided:
Daily: Mar 29 - Oct 1, 2024

Description:
"Thinking of Holland, I picture broad rivers meandering through unending lowland …” – Hendrik Marsman (1899 – 1940), poet … Windmills, castles, sunsets, rural scenes with cows, rivers, cityscapes, forests … Not the words from a Holland tourist brochure…

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Italy — Enlighten the senses

Bicycle Paths of the Dolomites (based in one hotel)

COUNTRY: Italy

6 nights
4.6/5 (8)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

4.6/5 (8)
6 nights

Self guided from EUR € 949

Self-guided:
Daily: May 25 - Aug 02, 2024, Aug 25 - Sep 21, 2024 (minimum 2 persons)

Description:
Enjoy peak levels of adventure on this dynamic cycling tour to the Dolomites. At the feet of these domineering peaks, you'll cycle without meeting steep inclines, following well-built cycle paths including the 'Toblach/Dobbiaco - Lienz' and 'Drava/Drau…

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Custom and Private Bike Tours in Italy

COUNTRY: Italy

5 nights
(0)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours

(0)
5 nights

Guided from EUR € 2995
Self guided from EUR € 2995

Self-guided:
Daily arrivals, March - November

Description:
Italy: where pasta, history, and breathtaking landscapes come together to create a dream cycling destination! With a custom bike tour, the possibilities are endless. Imagine rolling over the hills of Tuscany, feeling the wind in your hair as you pedal…

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Spain — Sun & sangria, por favor

Custom and Private Bike Tours in Spain

COUNTRY: Spain

5 nights
(0)
Rider Level: Leisure Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Family-friendly bike tours

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5 nights

Guided from EUR € 2995
Self guided from EUR € 2995

Self-guided:
Daily arrivals, year-round

Description:
A tailor-made cycling tour in Spain, the land of sea, sun, and sangria, offers the ultimate bespoke adventure. Picture pedaling through the lush, green Picos de Europa, conquering exhilarating climbs, and soaking in the mountain views. Or, how about…

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Greenways of Girona Family Tour 5 Nights

COUNTRY: Spain

5 nights
(0)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Primarily bike paths Family-friendly bike tours

(0)
5 nights

Self guided from EUR € 595

Self-guided:
Daily, upon request: Mar 1-Oct 31, 2024

Description:
Bike along the Girona Greenways, divided in shorter rides to make an ideal trip for families with children. The tour has plenty of different pretty spots to discover with the kids such as volcanic areas, forests, and river marshes. In Girona, there is…

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Spain — Sun & sangria, por favor

Bilbao Central Bike Tour

Bilbao · from €43 EUR

3 hours
5/5 (5)
Rider Level: Leisure Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Family-friendly bike tours
5/5 (5)
3 hours

Days Start Finish
Daily · Mar 29–Dec 29 10:00 am ~1:00 pm
Daily · Mar 29–Dec 31 10:30 am ~1:30 pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday · Mar 30–Dec 28 11:00 am ~2:00 pm
+ 3 more dates

Description:
The Bilbao Central Bike Tour is your best-of-Bilbao bicycle tour, encompassing its most sensational sightseeing spots, including the Guggenheim Museum, Zubizuri Bridge, Doña Casilda Park, La Salve Bridge, Plaza Nueva, and the Euskalduna Conference…

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Bilbao Underground Culture Bike Tour

Bilbao · from €39 EUR

3 hours
5/5 (1)
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours
Rider Level: Leisure Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours
5/5 (1)
3 hours

Days Start Finish
Wednesday & Sunday 11:00 am ~2:00 pm

Description:
Get beneath the skin of this Spanish city on Bilbao’s Underground Culture Bike Tour, a guided day tour taking you off the beaten track and into the alternative scene. Discover the city’s diverse artistic culture: graffiti, public and urban art, cultural…

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Santa Monica & Venice Beach Bike Tour

Santa Monica, CA · from $71.66 USD

3 hours, 8 miles
5/5 (1)
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Family-friendly bike tours Client favorites
5/5 (1)
3 hours, 8 miles

Days Start Finish
Daily 10:00 am ~1:00 pm

Description:
Under the scintillating California sun, you’ll visit Kinney’s historic Venice Canals and the sprawling Marina Del Rey, take photos of the unique Art Walls, and tour Muscle Beach. This breathtaking family-friendly bike tour explores 8 miles of…

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