Ancient castles, tranquil countryside and tales of time gone by are just a few of the experiences you can enjoy when you taking on a historical journey by bike. For those seeking a route packed full of ancient wonder, take a look at our holiday picks below…
1. Best for: Your chance to cycle a world-famous pilgrimage | Trip: Camino de Santiago, Spain
We say: The legendary Camino is packed full of challenge and culture, taking you on a rollercoaster ride across Northern Spain – a bucket-list journey for any keen cyclist seeking an experience that will reward you en route.
2. Best for: A journey exploring Italy’s prized UNESCO Tuscan treasures| Trip: A Taste of Tuscany
We say: From charming medieval towns to the impressive piazza of Siena, a visit here will feel like you’ve cycled into an immersive history lesson. Combine that with the famous local cuisine and you’ve got a two-wheeled trip made in heaven.
Best for: A border-hopping journey exploring ancient Roman routes | Trip: La Via Claudia, Austria and Italy
We say: Whether admiring Alpine vistas or sparkling lakes, you’ll never be far from stunning scenery whilst cycling the Via Claudia. If this isn’t enough, you’ll also get to tick off two countries, rather than one!