Once the snow melts and the final glimpses of winter disappear, the glory of spring is imminent. Blooming flowers and rays of sunshine not only signal new life in the world, but a newfound inspiration in ourselves to get outside and explore on a 2020 spring guided bicycle tour! Reconnect with the natural beauty of the world on your bike, cycling past blooming Bluebonnets in Texas or the rolling vineyards of Spain’s Rioja Wine Region. thrive in Portugal’s vineyards in Douro and Vinho Verde or explore underneath the canopies of Spanish moss in Savannah, and along the shimmering Pacific Coast in Sonoma. You can also bask in the vibrant European vibes of Canada’s Quebec City or start the season off with the fabulous Tour de L’Île in Montréal!
Québec City, and much of the French-speaking Province of Québec, feels worlds away despite its close proximity to the US. Routes closely trace rivers sailed by Frenchman Samuel de Champlain as he extended his exploration from Québec City, and the settlement he established there, southwest to Lake Champlain. The ride follows some of the oldest routes in North America, winding through small villages, past tidy farms, and by imposing churches that serve as centerpieces for their towns. The friendly Québécois speak some English but are always appreciative of even piecemeal attempts to communicate in French so, début practiquer votre Français maintenant!
San Antonio, Texas
Texas Hill Country is one of the best places in the country for scenic and peaceful bicycling. Tour historic and beautiful LBJ Ranch by bike. Cycle to the legendary country music hamlet of Luckenbach. Visit famous historic sites, including the Alamo, El Mercado, and La Villita and ride the Mission Trail.
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. Awaken your taste buds at Michelin-star styled restaurants and experience extraordinary Pintxo culture.
St. George, Utah
Welcome to the awe-inspiring crown jewels of the Southwest where you commune with nature amid some of North America’s most magnificent landscapes. Explore Zion’s magnificent sandstone slot canyons and Bryce Canyon’s surreal maze of red spires. Soak up the Old West atmosphere at historic park lodges in the heart of American canyon-lands on this Bryce and Zion National Park Bike Tour.
Savannah, GA / Charleston, SC
The low country, a 200-mile stretch of coastal South Carolina and Georgia, covers a region that exudes an aristocratic charm draped in southern hospitality, fascinating history, charming Victorian and Antebellum architectures, delectable cuisine, and a quintessential scenic character. This relatively easier cycling trip will take you through and around the historic Savannah, GA, Gorgeous Beaufort, and Charming Charleston, SC.
With more than 425 wineries, miles of stunning Pacific coastline, and a towering Redwood Forest, California's Sonoma Wine Country and Coast is a travel paradise. World-class wineries and vineyards await and we visit the magnificent Russian River, Dry Creek, and Alexander Valleys, each distinguished by their unique terrain and wines.
Buffalo, New York
Tour one of the world’s top wine regions on bike paths and country roads that are as relaxing as they are scenic. These peaceful byways are lined with vineyards, farms, orchards, and waterways that traverse the land nestled between Lakes Ontario and Erie. Ice wine put the Niagara Wine Country on the map and now the region’s Bordeaux and Burgundy-styled wines are making their mark in the worldwide arena. Fall in love with Niagara-on-the-Lake, the “prettiest town in Canada.” Follow the Niagara River Recreation Trail to a lovely park overlooking the greatest waterfall in North America—Niagara Falls. Enjoy private wine tastings at a variety of unique and highly regarded wineries, dine on some of the top cuisine in Canada, and unwind in luxurious wine country inns.