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Holidays by Grade - Challenging

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Isle of Man

11th July 2020 (7 days)

Isle of Man is fully booked Isle of Man

An unspoilt coastline, remote hills, valleys and moorland as well as quiet roads make this an ideal cycling destination. Explore the wide variety of scenery on rides of 40 to 53 miles per day to all parts of the island. One rest day. Based in a comfortable 3-star family run hotel on the promenade in Douglas. Ferry Liverpool/Douglas.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Michael Stainer

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£495

Grade
Challenging

Montenegro

28th August 2020 (13 days)

Montenegro is fully booked Montenegro

Montenegro is one of Europe’s newest countries and, although small, it packs in a large variety of scenery. The route visits all of the country's highlights including Kotor Bay, Lake Skadar, the Tara Canyon, Durmitor National Park, Lovčen National Park and the Piva River Canyon. There are several demanding ascents and long descents. The tour starts in Shkodër and ends in Tirana, Northern Albania. Fly London Gatwick/Tirana.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Michael Stainer

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,415

Grade
Challenging

Montenegro (Land Only)

28th August 2020 (13 days)

Montenegro (Land Only) is fully booked Montenegro (Land Only)

Montenegro is one of Europe’s newest countries and, although small, it packs in a large variety of scenery. The route visits all of the country's highlights including Kotor Bay, Lake Skadar, the Tara Canyon, Durmitor National Park, Lovčen National Park and the Piva River Canyon. There are several demanding ascents and long descents. The tour starts in Shkodër and ends in Tirana, Northern Albania.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Michael Stainer

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,110

Grade
Challenging

Land's End to John O'Groats

4th September 2020 (20 days)

Land's End to John O'Groats is fully booked Land's End to John O'Groats

Cycle supported from the bottom to the top of Great Britain. This very scenic tour uses mostly good quality hotels. With a longest day of 82 miles and many hills it is designed for the more experienced road cyclist.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Chris Ellison

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£2,250

Grade
Challenging

France - Corbieres & Eastern Pyrenees

5th September 2020 (15 days)

France - Corbieres & Eastern Pyrenees

A moving-on tour from the Corbières with their impressively sited Cathare castles, the lower slopes carpeted with vines set amongst limestone hills and gorges, to the more challenging terrain of the Eastern Pyrénées. Return through the Western Corbières and the Minervois.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Peter England

Booking Status
Places Available


£1,400

Grade
Challenging

Scotland - NE & Cairngorms

5th September 2020 (9 days)

Scotland - NE & Cairngorms

Start and finish in Dundee. Cycle through Scotland's often overlooked northeast. Spectacular scenery, verdant countryside, quiet roads, a visit to Findhorn Ecovillage plus unforgettable climbs into the Cairngorm ski areas. See distilleries, possibly red squirrels, very small towns and the north sea coast. Hotel, guesthouse and hostel accommodation.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Gary Cummins

Booking Status
Places Available


£570

Grade
Challenging

Spain - El Comtat (Self-guided)

5th September 2020 (8 days)

Spain - El Comtat (Self-guided)

Centre-based holiday staying in the County Town of Cocentaina in the Sierra Mariola. Cycle deep into the Sierra Aitana, journeying along an ancient trading route from the Mediterranean and through remote landscapes unchanged for centuries. Mostly hilly terrain with largely good quality roads and a change of scenery with every turn.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Marjorie South

Booking Status
Places Available


£450

Grade
Challenging

Albania - Accursed Mountains (with flight)

11th September 2020 (15 days)

Albania - Accursed Mountains (with flight) is fully booked Albania - Accursed Mountains (with flight)

In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and World Heritage towns. Suitable for fit cyclists able to cycle up to 90km. Fly London Gatwick/Tirana.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,660

Grade
Challenging

Albania - Accursed Mountains (land only)

11th September 2020 (15 days)

Albania - Accursed Mountains (land only) is fully booked Albania - Accursed Mountains (land only)

In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and World Heritage towns. Suitable for fit cyclists able to cycle up to 90km.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,250

Grade
Challenging

Spain - El Comtat (Self-guided)

12th September 2020 (8 days)

Spain - El Comtat (Self-guided)

Centre-based holiday staying in the County Town of Cocentaina in the Sierra Mariola. Cycle deep into the Sierra Aitana, journeying along an ancient trading route from the Mediterranean and through remote landscapes unchanged for centuries. Mostly hilly terrain with largely good quality roads and a change of scenery with every turn.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Marjorie South

Booking Status
Places Available


£450

Grade
Challenging

Sardinia - Wild Island of the Mediterranean

19th September 2020 (15 days)

Sardinia - Wild Island of the Mediterranean

Cycle the wild coast and mountainous regions of Sardinia where our route takes us past turquoise seas, bronze age stone ruins and towering mountains covered in ancient cork oak forests. This moving on tour takes us into the "lost in time" interior of the island, with stunning views and a warm traditional welcome.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
David Goodworth

Booking Status
Places Available


£1,445

Grade
Challenging

China - Guangxi Province & Beijing (with UK flights)

Guangxi Province is a land of exquisite landscapes with natural and man-made wonders, stunning karst rock, terraced rice paddies, tea plantations and cormorant fishermen. An area with many ethnic minorities. Tour ends in Beijing with a visit to the Great Wall. Cycle hire included. Fly London Heathrow to Guilin, return from Beijing.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Richard Dugdale

Booking Status
Places Available


£2,900

Grade
Challenging

China - Guangxi Province & Beijing (no UK flights)

Guangxi Province is a land of exquisite landscapes with natural and man-made wonders, stunning karst rock, terraced rice paddies, tea plantations and cormorant fishermen. An area with many ethnic minorities. Tour ends in Beijing with a visit to the Great Wall. Cycle hire included. The tour starts in Guilin and ends in Beijing. Internal flight from Guilin to Beijing.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Richard Dugdale

Booking Status
Places Available


£2,100

Grade
Challenging

Taiwan South to North (With Flight)

2nd November 2020 (16 days)

Taiwan South to North (With Flight) is fully booked Taiwan South to North (With Flight)

Taiwan offers the opportunity to ride stunning and challenging routes in one of the most beautiful corners of the world. Its mountain ranges, rolling paddy fields, ocean roads, modern cycle lanes and world-famous cuisine providing the perfect blend of safety, comfort and adventure making it ideal to explore by bike. Fly Birmingham/Taipei via Dubai.

 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Julie & Nic Hodgetts

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£2,950

Grade
Challenging

Taiwan South to North (Land Only)

3rd November 2020 (14 days)

Taiwan South to North (Land Only) is fully booked Taiwan South to North (Land Only)

Taiwan offers the opportunity to ride stunning and challenging routes in one of the most beautiful corners of the world. Its mountain ranges, rolling paddy fields, ocean roads, modern cycle lanes and world-famous cuisine providing the perfect blend of safety, comfort and adventure making it ideal to explore by bike.

 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Julie & Nic Hodgetts

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£2,350

Grade
Challenging