Bicycling runs deep in Europe. Sojourn’s Europe Bike Trips, however, focus slightly on unconventional combinations; biking and hiking mingled with cultural and culinary immersion that traces deep into local roots and uncommon routes, from remote fishing villages in Basque country, Portugal’s stunning Douro River valley to chic farming communities deep in the French alps and beyond. Experience Europe, the Sojourn style, while relaxing in upscale, luxurious, Chalets, Chateauxs and resorts!
Viana Do Castelo, Portugal / Porto, Portugal
Pristine beaches, famous wineries, a stay at a newly developed sports hotel, a night in the whimsical luxury of a wine barrel suite, and a private cruise down the Douro river set the tone for this Portuguese adventure. Explore Viana do Castelo, cycle over the famed Ponte Eiffel, past gentle rivers, towering mountains, and the stunning Atlantic Coast. Wander off the beaten track to historic vineyards of Porto, Vinho Verde wine region, and Douro River Valley.
Embark on a remarkable journey to the heart and soul of the gorgeous Basque Country and Rioja wine region. Basque, or Euskadi , is an incredibly hospitable and independent community in Northern Spain and Southern France. Ride breathtaking routes through vibrant Rioja vineyards and captivating Basque fishing villages. Visit a UNESCO wine museum and sample world-renowned wines. Awaken your taste buds at Michelin-star restaurants and experience extraordinary Pinxto culture.
Annecy, France / Chamonix, France
Explore the dramatic landscapes of the Alps. Admire the gorgeous blue hues of Lake Annecy. Pedal up the switchbacks of the 2018 Stage 10 of the Tour de France from Bluffy to La Clusaz. Ride into the Rhone Alps through the chic farming villages of Flumet and Megève. Take in the glamour of breathtaking Chamonix on the foothills of Mont Blanc.