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NEW Yoga + Cycling Tour of Provence with Ride & Seek

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Ride & Seek is offering a brand new cycling and yoga tour in the Provence region of France featuring several of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France (meaning “the most beautiful villages of France”). The six-day tour offers cycling options to suit all skill levels and daily yoga practice in the morning and afternoon with celebrated yogi Tania Brown. The…

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Freewheel Holidays Suggests Islands as the Perfect Self-Guided Cycling Escape 

Freewheel Holidays Sardinia

An international specialist in self-guided bicycle vacations suggests that island escapes – on two wheels – can be the perfect antidote to the stresses of daily life. Freewheel Holidays (www.freewheelholidays.com) maintains an extensive portfolio of self-guided tours of European islands. These adventures include, among others, inn and/or bed and breakfast accommodations, bike rental (often with electric bike options), luggage transfers,…

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Freewheel Holidays’ Offers European Castles Self-Guided Bicycle Vacations

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Curious about castles? A UK company specializing in self-guided bicycle vacations throughout Europe offers itineraries from Italy to Denmark that reveal secrets of courtly lives on the other side of the moat. Freewheel Holidays’ self-guided tours include, among others, inn and/or bed and breakfast accommodations, bike rental, luggage transfers, route maps and notes, services of a tour host including welcome…

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Top 10 Unique Travel Experiences in the Alps

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More than ever, North Americans will be heading to Europe this summer. Most of those travelers will be Millennials, the largest generation on the planet today. Millennials travel more than any other generation—more than Baby Boomers. They crave one-of-a-kind experiences, inspiration, authenticity—and a good deal. The Alps speaks to those travelers with an independent and explorative nature. It’s a place…

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Ireland, the Place to Be for St. Patrick’s Day

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Departure dates of two early spring 2018 adventures in Ireland are thoughtfully scheduled immediately after St. Patricks’ Day celebrations in Dublin on March 17. This means that before joining a tour, guests of Vagabond Small Group Tours of Ireland (https://vagabondtoursofireland.com/) can have the best of all worlds Irish. On their own they can partake of St. Patrick’s Day events March…

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New 400-Mile Cycling Journey Along Ireland’s West Coast

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Wilderness Ireland, specialists in crafting outdoor adventure experiences, has launched a new 12-day bike tour covering over 400 miles along the The Wild Atlantic Way, traveling from Ireland’s extreme south to its northernmost point, through three National Parks and eight counties. The epitome of an adventure challenge, this is the bike tour of a lifetime. Cycling the best of western…

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1,787 Mile Cycling Tour from Barcelona to Rome

Hannibal 2016

Ride & Seek offers intrepid travelers a chance to follow in the footsteps of the Carthaginian general, Hannibal Barca, on a 1,787-mile cycling tour through Spain, France, and Italy. The 28-day journey takes riders over the Pyrenees, Alps and Apennines on roads featured regularly in the Vuelta a España, Tour de France and Giro d’Italia bike races. Guests will embrace…

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The Plot Thickens while Cycling Through Cinema Sites in Europe

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The late actress Anita Eckberg buffed up Rome’s allure while splashing in the Trevi Fountain in the 1960 film La Dolce Vita. Scores of movies today have cemented plots in locales that, like the fountain, intersect with planned vacation itineraries offered by leading tour operators. One trend-setting company, Freewheel Holidays, specializing in self-guided bicycle vacations throughout Europe, offers the chance…

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