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Holidays by Grade - Challenging

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France - Dordogne to Limousin

24th August 2019 (15 days)

France - Dordogne to Limousin is fully booked France - Dordogne to Limousin

A moving-on tour characterised by scenic variety. The rugged landscapes of the Millevaches Plateau and the hills of the Monedieres Massif contrast sharply with those seen from the banks of the Dordogne river with its many attractive villages.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Peter England

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,400

Grade
Challenging

Albania - Accursed Mountains (Land only)

30th August 2019 (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


£1,240

Grade
Challenging

Albania - Accursed Mountains (with flight)

30th August 2019 (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


£1,630

Grade
Challenging

Land's End to John O'Groats

30th August 2019 (20 days)

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

Cycle from the bottom to the top of Great Britain. This very scenic tour uses mostly good quality hotels. With a longest day of 80 miles and many hills it is designed for the more experienced road cyclist.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Chris Ellison

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£2,195

Grade
Challenging

France - Manche to Med Supported

6th September 2019 (17 days)

France - Manche to Med Supported is fully booked France - Manche to Med Supported

Classic ride from Caen to the Mediterranean, using the overnight ferry from Portsmouth, returning by Bike Bus from Montpellier. Moderate pace, 45-102kmpd (average 74km). Rural route: Normandy, Loire, Limousin, Auvergne, Languedoc. WW2 sites, chateaux, medieval towns, spectacular lakes and gorges. Family hotels. Suitable for regular fit cyclists.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Julie & Nic Hodgetts

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,850

Grade
Challenging

Spain - El Comtat (Self-Guided)

14th September 2019 (8 days)

Spain - El Comtat (Self-Guided)

Ride deep into the Sierra Aitana, journey 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. Explore the ancient town of Cocentaina during the evenings.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Marjorie South

Booking Status
Places Available


£450

Grade
Challenging

Spain - Cuenca & Albarracin

7th October 2019 (17 days)

Spain - Cuenca & Albarracin

Discover the ruggedly scenic border country of Castile and Aragón and its surprisingly spectacular show of early autumn colours. See the hanging houses of Cuenca, the fortified town of Albarracín, the source of the mighty River Tagus, the Devil's Window, the Enchanted City, numerous stunning gorges and other remarkable sights. Two rest days.

Place for a male to share

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Tony Gore

Booking Status
Places Available


£1,000

Grade
Challenging

Morocco - Souks & High Atlas

31st October 2019 (15 days)

Morocco - Souks & High Atlas is fully booked Morocco - Souks & High Atlas

A supported tour that takes in the best of wild Morocco. Ride deserted moonscape roads of the Anti-Atlas, explore walled cities, ancient souks and markets. Climb the stunning Tizi-n-Test pass crossing the High Atlas Mountains. Rest for a day in the madness of Marrakesh ending on the sea front of Agadir.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Greg Woodford

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,380

Grade
Challenging

Laos (with flight)

2nd November 2019 (18 days)

Laos (with flight) is fully booked Laos (with flight)

Travel by cycle and by boat through spectacular mountain and jungle scenery of one of the least travelled countries in SE Asia.  Experience the Mekong River as well as Luang Prabang, with its colourful temples, and a stopover in Bangkok. Full vehicle support. Fly London Heathrow/Bangkok/Chiang Rai, returning from Bangkok.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Neil Wheadon

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£2,900

Grade
Challenging

Laos (Land Only)

3rd November 2019 (17 days)

Laos (Land Only) is fully booked Laos (Land Only)

Travel by cycle and by boat through spectacular mountain and jungle scenery of one of the least travelled countries in SE Asia.  Experience the Mekong River as well as Luang Prabang, with its colourful temples, and a stopover in Bangkok. Full vehicle support. 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Neil Wheadon

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£2,200

Grade
Challenging

Sri Lanka - North to South

9th February 2020 (18 days)

Sri Lanka - North to South is fully booked Sri Lanka - North to South

Recognised by Lonely Planet in 2012 as their top holiday destination, Sri Lanka certainly packs in a lot of interest for the cycle tourist. This new end-to-end tour has been designed to show this diversity and take in many of the country’s main highlights.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Julie & Nic Hodgetts

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,250

Grade
Challenging

Vietnam - Northern Tribal Provinces (with flight)

An adventurous, moving-on tour through the northern provinces of Vietnam. Superb karstic scenery,  gorges, rice paddies, ethnic tribal groups, colourful markets and one night at World Heritage Ha Long Bay. Luggage transfer and vehicle support.  All meals provided on cycling days. Fly London Heathrow/Hanoi via Bangkok.

Places for a  female to share (due to a cancellation)

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Places Available


£2,600

Grade
Challenging

Vietnam - Northern Tribal Provinces (Land only) is fully booked Vietnam - Northern Tribal Provinces (Land only)

An adventurous, moving-on tour through the northern provinces of Vietnam. Superb karstic scenery,  gorges, rice paddies, ethnic tribal groups, colourful markets and one night at World Heritage Ha Long Bay. Luggage transfer and vehicle support.  All meals provided on cycling days. 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,615

Grade
Challenging

Etape du Dales

24th April 2020 (4 days)

Etape du Dales

Based at Hawes and riding the classic Etape du Dales sportive over 2 days. Famous Yorkshire Dales climbs, spectacular scenery and plenty of good cafes. Suitable for riders with a good level of fitness who enjoy hilly terrain.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Lynn Bland

Booking Status
Places Available


£180

Grade
Challenging

Albania (with flight)

15th May 2020 (15 days)

Albania (with flight) is fully booked Albania (with flight)

In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Now is the time to visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and coastal scenery. Quiet roads and Heritage towns. Fully supported tour. Fly London Gatwick/Tirana.

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,525

Grade
Challenging

Albania (land only)

15th May 2020 (15 days)

Albania (land only) is fully booked Albania (land only)

In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Now is the time to visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and coastal scenery. Quiet roads and Heritage towns. Fully supported tour. 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Fully Booked


£1,120

Grade
Challenging

Albania (with flight)

12th June 2020 (15 days)

Albania (with flight)

In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Now is the time to visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and coastal scenery. Quiet roads and Heritage towns. Fully supported tour. Fly London Gatwick/Tirana.

Please contact the Tour Manager before making a booking

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Places Available


£1,440

Grade
Challenging

Albania (land only)

12th June 2020 (15 days)

Albania (land only)

In 2014 the New York Times rated Albania 4th among 50 recommended destinations and in 2011 Lonely Planet ranked it number 1. Now is the time to visit Albania as it emerges from its political constraints. Stunning mountains, lakes and coastal scenery. Quiet roads and Heritage towns. Fully supported tour. 

Please contact the Tour Manager before making a booking

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Pat and John Ashwell

Booking Status
Places Available


£1,165

Grade
Challenging

Austria - Lakes & Mountains

20th June 2020 (8 days)

Austria - Lakes & Mountains

Based at a 4-star hotel in the beautiful Salzkammergut region of Austria, about 22km from Salzburg. The hotel is completely geared up for active holidays. Lakes, mountains, cycle paths, a spa, swimming pool and free laundry service for your bike kit all make for a perfect week's break. Bikes are available for hire (cost not included). 

Holiday Type
Guided

Tour Manager
Lynn Bland

Booking Status
Places Available


£1,150

Grade
Challenging

Isle of Man

11th July 2020 (7 days)

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
Places Available


£495

Grade
Challenging