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Cycling for Softies offers a bespoke collection of cycling tours through the heart of some of Europe's most renowned wine regions. Pedal gently through the vines at your own pace, stop often and indulge your senses in these beautiful regions, try the local tipple and fall in love with these unique cycling holidays.
Why not try the wine regions a little closer to home with our UK cycling holidays in the lush green hills of Sussex and the Cotswolds. Indulge in some of England's finest sparkling wines and enjoy a guided tour and tasting experience.
From relaxing with a glass of Prosecco in Venice, the sweet wines that Alsace is famed for, glasses of Chianti in the rolling Tuscan hills or sipping one of the deep reds of Burgundy, our experts have compiled this selection of their favourite wine tours that you can discover.
If you're undecided on which of our fabulous wine regions you'd like to visit, why not view our 'Softies Wine Regions Map'. Our experts have designed this interactive map to help you discover our top 10 wine regions with a suggested cycling holiday in each that we're sure you'll love.
Harvey, Head of Cycling
"We firmly believe that there is nothing more relaxing than enjoying local cuisine and beautiful views at the end of the day, all with a glass of the finest local wine in hand. Our bespoke wine tours venture through some of Europe's most renowned wine regions, giving you the opportunity to let the sweet wine of Alsace or deep Burgundy red charm you."
Minimum route distance 117 miles (189 km) Enjoy the best of Sussex and Sussex wine with this carefully created tour: five nights and two vineyards with plenty of time in...
Explore the heel of Italy's boot and one of it's best-kept secrets, taking in our top picks in the region aboard a top of the range electric bike.
Experience the rich history and delicious wine that Champagne has to offer. Our cycle tour will take you past charming towns and beautiful vineyards.
Cycling in Champagne is always an indulgent experience. An iconic and famous region, their golden wine is known the world over.
The metropolis of Bordeaux is an exciting one to explore, with a rich abundance of culture and world-class architecture, gastronomy and of course, world-class wines. This tour...
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...
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...
The magical region of Loire; world-famous for its marvellous châteaux, magnificent rivers, delicious wines and fabulous cycling holidays, of course!
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.
A one week Bike and Boat holiday to explore the bustling streets and magical waterways of Venice, and meander across the Po delta through idyllic fishing villages, all the way...
Cycling along the beautiful Campania coastline and into the heartland of the Cilento National Park. Finish your holiday off with a few days on the iconic Amalfi Coast.
A self guided cycling tour from Bologna to Parma through a stunning region of Italy where history, art, culture combine with fantastic food - to provide an unforgettable Taste...
This tour through Burgundy is an Oenophiles dream, based in one of the most famous of France’s wine regions.
Enjoy cycling along pretty lanes that meander from one vineyard to another, taking in some of the most exceptional gastronomy in all of France.
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The ultimate collection of European Cycling Holidays. BSpoke's cycling experts can tailor-make your perfect holiday where you can travel at your own pace or in a group of like-minded individuals. A BSpoke Tour is all about being as restful or as adventurous as you desire.Visit website
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