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  • Short Break Cycling Holidays

    Discover Europe on a weekend short cycling break. Our carefully curated itineraries are designed to fill a 2-4 night stay with plenty of indulgence and scenic pedalling.

Short Cycling Holidays

How does a weekend cycling break work?

You’ll enjoy delicious evening meals and the comforts of our regional hotel base. Our assistants will provide you will fully serviced bikes and plenty of advice on how to make the most of your time on your Softies cycling short break.

A great way to take advantage of cheaper mid-week flights, try a new region or simply get your Softies fix over a long weekend.

New for this year, our UK cycling weekends are perfect for a short break discovering the best cycling routes in Surrey and the Cotswolds.

Call our experts to find out more about our cycling weekends and mid-week breaks.

Guest Review

“Gourmet meals on your own wheels” - a very enjoyable experience all round - great scenery, great food, great hotels and very helpful support.”

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George, Cycle Expert

"Sometimes a quick weekend break is all we need to feel refreshed, relaxed and ready to take on the next week. We have a variety of cycling tours that are perfect for a short break, giving you the opportunity to experience a beautiful region in just three nights."

  • Cycling Holidays in the UK

    Indulgence | Single Centre | The Sussex Beach Break

    Minimum route distance 47 miles (76 km) Take yourself to the seaside for a short break combining some great leisure cycling routes with some of the best...

    • Visit the spectacular Arundel Castle 
    • Discover the delights of Sussex Sparkling wine 
    • Unwind in a beautiful, tranquil spa hotel, just a stone's throw from the beach 

    Offer available

    Reduced deposit of £150pp and no amendment fees. T&Cs apply.

    From
    £585
    Ease
    Duration
    2 or 3 Nights
    Available
    August, September
    Travel
    Flights and transfers available
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  • Cycling Holidays in the UK

    Indulgence | Single Centre | Thyme, Southrop | E-Bike Tour

    Minimum route distance 76 miles (124 km) Experience the finest hospitality and warmest welcome on the edge of the Cotswolds area of natural beauty. This...

    • Cruise between the country’s most beautiful villages on your E-bike 
    • Indulge yourself in one of the region’s best hotels 
    • Pay a visit to the Roman town of Cirencester 

    Offer available

    Reduced deposit of £150pp and no amendment fees. T&Cs apply.

    From
    £525
    Ease
    Duration
    2 or 3 Nights
    Available
    August, September, October
    Travel
    Flights and transfers available
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  • Cycling Holidays in the UK

    Indulgence | Single Centre | Ockenden Manor

    Minimum route distance 52 miles (85 km) Leave the city behind for a few days and escape to the glorious countryside of West Sussex. Spend your days on leisurely...

    • Discover the delights of Sussex Sparkling wine 
    • Indulge yourself with spa treatments and delicious dinners 
    • Take a break at one of the region's excellent National Trust properties 

    Offer available

    Reduced deposit of £150pp and no amendment fees. T&Cs apply.

    From
    £585
    Ease
    Duration
    2 or 3 Nights
    Available
    August, September
    Travel
    Flights and transfers available
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  • Cycling Holidays in Provence

    Classic | Starry Nights in Provence | Self Guided

    Our route will let you experience your own starry nights in St-Remy-de-Provence, soak up the colours and culture of Arles and explore the glorious Provençal countryside.

    • For food and wine lovers
    • Short break available
    • Stunning vineyards
    • Chateau hotels

    Offer available

    Book early for 2021 to claim a £150 John Lewis voucher

    From
    £1,065pp
    Ease
    Duration
    5 or 7 Nights
    Available
    April, May, June, July, August, September, October
    Travel
    Eco-friendly options available
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  • Cycling Holidays in the Loire

    Classic | Châteaux of the Loire | Self Guided

    The magical region of Loire; world-famous for its marvellous châteaux, magnificent rivers, delicious wines and fabulous cycling holidays, of course!

    • Chateaux hotels
    • Easy cycling
    • Historic towns and chateaux
    • Hotels with pools
    • Michelin-starred
    • Optional e-bikes

    Offer available

    Book early for 2021 to claim a £150 John Lewis voucher

    From
    £795pp
    Ease
    Duration
    4, 5 or 7 Nights
    Available
    April, May, June, July, August, September
    Travel
    Eco-friendly options available
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  • Cycling Holidays in The Loire

    Single Centre | Chateau de Candes

    A fantastic single centre holiday in the stylish and sumptuous apartments of the Chateau de Candes. Based in Candes-St-Martin, one of the 'plus beaux villages de France’,...

    • Châteaux visits
    • Wine tasting
    • Canoeing
    • Walking itineraries
    • Cycle routes
    • Self-catering

    Offer available

    Book early for 2021 to claim a £150 John Lewis voucher

    From
    £355pp
    Ease
    Duration
    3, 5 or 7 Nights
    Available
    April, May, June, July, August, September, October
    Travel
    Eco-friendly options available
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  • Cycling Holidays in Bordeaux

    Single Centre | Bordeaux City Break | Self Guided

    This amazing single centre holiday is perfect for those looking to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bordeaux. This city break will allow you to explore the streets and...

    • Bordeaux City – Its architecture, culture, food and wine.
    • The grand wine chateaux of the Margaux appellation.
    • The sand, sun and seafood of the Arcachon Bay.
    • The sweet and dry white wines of the Entre Deux Mers vineyards.
    From
    £995pp
    Ease
    Duration
    4 Nights
    Available
    April, May, June, July, August, September, October
    Travel
    Eco-friendly options available
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  • Walking & Cycling Base in Umbria

    Single Centre | Gianna's Agriturismo

    Gianna’s, as we affectionally know this guest house in the village of Lisciano Niccone, is a renovated olive oil mill and tobacco drying tower dating from 1750. Offering...

    • Self-guided E-bike tours
    • Self-guided walking routes
    • Stunning Umbrian scenery
    • Delicious dinners of traditional dishes

    Offer available

    Book early for 2021 to claim a £150 John Lewis voucher

    From
    £515pp
    Ease
    Duration
    3, 5 or 7 Nights
    Available
    April, May, June, July, August, September, October
    Travel
    Flights and transfers available
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  • Cycling Holidays in Mayenne

    Classic | Meandering Through Mayenne | Self Guided

    One of the country’s hidden gems, Mayenne is a wonderfully understated region full of old-world charm. It's the perfect introduction to rural France and an ideal cycling...

    • Traffic free cycle paths
    • Easy cycling
    • Optional e-bikes
    • Family friendly
    From
    £665pp
    Ease
    Duration
    3 or 6 Nights
    Available
    April, May, June, July, August, September, October
    Travel
    Eco-friendly options available
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  • Cycling in Provence and Luberon

    Classic | Picture Postcard Provence | Self Guided

    It’s impossible not to be seduced by the beauty and glamour of Provence. On your cycling holiday take in the best that this glorious region has to offer.

    • The charming streets of St Remy, brimming with culture and class
    • The lavender fields and ochre cliffs around Roussillon
    • The emerald green water of Fontaine-de-Vaucluse
    From
    £955pp
    Ease
    Duration
    4 or 7 Nights
    Available
    April, May, June, July, August, September, October
    Travel
    Eco-friendly options available
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  • Cycling Holidays in The Loire

    Single Centre | Marine de Loire

    The Hotel Marine de Loire is a boutique hotel set on the bank of the River Loire in the village of Montsoreau. Choose from one of the four lovely self catered apartments.

    • The ancient abbey at Fontevraud, with its mix of historical and contemporary attractions.
    • Sampling the produce of the regions different wine appellations in one of the many local caves.
    • Paddling along the Vienne river between Chinon and Montsoreau in a canoe.
    From
    £450pp
    Ease
    Duration
    3, 5 or 7 Nights
    Available
    April, May, June, July, August, September, October
    Travel
    Eco-friendly options available
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