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Cycling For Softies offers a bespoke collection of cycling tours through the heart of some of France and Italy's most renowned wine regions. Pedal gently through the vineyards 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 tours.
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 this summer.
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 tour 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."
This tour takes you through the verdant Entre Deux Mers, from the south to the north. You will stop at the best three and four-star hotels in the region and sample some of the best vintages.
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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 superb self guided E-bike adventure across a classic Tuscan landscape into the winelands. Starting high in the Tuscan hills, in the pretty town of Cortona, this tour takes you deep into the most enticing Montepulciano wine territory.
From ancient villages to historic cities, there are plenty of interesting places to stop and soak up Provençal history on our Côtes du Rhône tour.
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 of Italy.
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 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 to the art and opera of Mantua.
Enjoy cycling along pretty lanes that meander from one vineyard to another, taking in some of the most exceptional gastronomy in all of France.
This tour through Burgundy is an Oenophiles dream, based in one of the most famous of France’s wine regions.
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