Northern Italy has it all: splendid family-run hotels, delightful cuisine, excellent wine, impressive roads and famous passes. Add some of the best mountain views on the planet and a visit to iconic Venice and you’ll see that this journey has it all.
A crossroads of cultures for over 3000 years, Sicily is a feast for the senses. Experience it’s delicious Mediterranean influenced cuisine, it’s worldclass ancient ruins and spicy roads on the flanks of Europe’s highest active volcano, Mount Etna.
Have you dreamed of sharing your love for cycling with the whole family? We’ve designed this amazing France family adventure with a simple goal in mind – to satisfy everyone. From Paris to your own private chateaux for a week. Dream trip!
Downhill to Nice
Arguably the grandaddy of European cycling trips: climb from the shores of Lake Geneva, past Mont Blanc, across the higest French Alps over passes made famous by the Tour de France, across Provence with a final descent to the Mediterranean.
Milan to Rome
Like an overstuffed cannelloni, this point-to-point adventure is crammed with amazing riding, cuisine, wine and experiences.
Experience is Everything
As we’ve always known, there is nothing like setting out on your bike each day and letting the road unfold in front of you to reveal new adventures. For over four decades we’ve pioneered over sixty-five epic journeys across Europe and hosted over a thousand riders. Join CycleVentures on your next trip and experience our renowned hospitality, classic routes and more. Read more about why you should travel with us.
Here are descriptions of the skill & fitness levels required for our cycling trips. Remember, the support van is never far away if you need a lift and on all of our trips you can always ride more if you wish. We’re here for you.
Flat and rolling terrain and shorter riding days of approximately 50–70 km. Elevation gains of up to approximately 700 meters daily. Suitable for beginner and intermediate cyclists. Stronger riders looking for more kilometers can extend most days.
Rolling terrain with some bigger climbs and averaging approximately 70-100 km daily. Elevation gains of approximately 700 meters and above daily. Suitable for fit beginners, strong intermediate riders and above. A triple crank or compact crank is recommended. Stronger riders looking for more kilometers can extend most days.
Long riding days over 100 km daily and long climbs with steep sections can be expected. Caters to strong cyclists or riders in good physical condition seeking a mental and physical challenge. Elevation gains of approximately 1000 meters and above daily.