Adventurous Bike Tours Around the World

A look at some of the most incredible trips that tour the world on two wheels

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When you embark on a bike tour, adventure and exercise seamlessly unite to create a truly outstanding way to see the world.

Whether pedaling through the bustling streets of a foreign city or climbing a remote mountain road, the act of propelling yourself forward as you attentively take in your surroundings generates a sense of reward that few other types of travel can offer.

Plus, contrary to what many might believe, bike tours aren’t only meant for in-shape cyclists who spend an unthinkable amount of time logging miles on the road. There are a variety of trips to choose from and they cater to riders of all levels, offering recreational cyclists and even families the chance to see the world’s most magnificent landscapes on two wheels.

There’s truly a tour for every type of adventurer, and from Africa to the islands of the Mediterranean, these are some of the most incredible and adventurous bike tours around the world.

Glacier to Yellowstone Bike Tour

Credit: Tom Robertson Courtesy of The Cycling House

This seven-day, six-night tour allows cyclists the unique opportunity to witness the majestic beauty of two of the most iconic U.S. national parks in one trip, while, of course, offering stunning views all along the way. Riders will cover about 50 to 95 miles per day, beginning in West Glacier and ending in West Yellowstone. Tacking an extra day or two to the beginning or the end of your trip is recommended, as you’ll likely want some extra time for exploration within one or both of these expansive parks.

Caesar Expedition, London-to-Rome Bike Tour

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This package combines adventure and history into one incredible expedition, tracing Caesar’s path from England’s capital city all the way to the Colosseum. Covering 2,929 kilometers in 29 days, the tour boasts, culinary, cultural and historic elements leading riders across waterways, through vine-covered hills and rugged mountain canyons.

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