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Dolomites Family Multisport: Northern Italy's Awesome Alpine Playground

Family Fun and Alpine Bliss

Dolomites Family Multisport: Northern Italy's Awesome Alpine Playground

Venice Airport, Italy for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June, July: Ready, set, go! It's amazing, the activities you'll pack in during these six sensational days. You'll be biking old railway paths. Taking chairlifts and gondola rides among Italy's most dramatic peaks and spires. Getting a mountain… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Cinque Terre & Tuscany Walking & Hiking

Cinque Terre & Tuscany Walking & Hiking

Airport near La Spezia, Italy for 6 Days • from $2,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered April-October: How do you prepare for this adventure? First you walk, and practice stopping suddenly. So that you'll be ready for the spontaneous views - colorful villages clinging to cliffs with waves crashing below. The scenery will… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Dolomites Walking & Hiking: Mountain Majesty in Northern Italy

Dolomites Walking & Hiking: Mountain Majesty in Northern Italy

Bolzano Airport, Italy for 6 Days • from $3,898* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-September: Imagine a rustic mountain hut that serves piping hot spaghetti al ragu and vino rosso. More than a warming hut, the traditional Dolomite rifugio is an oasis of simple comfort and hearty cuisine. No celebrity chefs.… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Amalfi Coast Walking & Hiking

Italy’s Amalfi Coast to the Isle of Capri

Amalfi Coast Walking & Hiking

Naples Airport, Naples, Italy for 6 Days • from $3,698* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May, June, September, October: It makes an impression. Always has. Even back in 29 B.C., Emperor Augustus fell in love with - and acquired - Capri. That's the Amalfi Coast for you. From the first moment, you're transfixed. Must be… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 20 people
Must form own group? No

Spain Biking: From Barcelona to the Pyrénées & Costa Brava

Spain Biking: From Barcelona to the Pyrénées & Costa Brava

Barcelona, Spain for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May-October: Barcelona lures you with its irrepressible éclat. This city deserves its own adventure, but for you it's the start of an unforgettable trip through the heart of Catalonia. Soon you're swept into the Pyrénées. You'll straddle… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Portugal Biking: From Vintage Porto to Douro Valley Vineyards

Portugal Biking: From Vintage Porto to Douro Valley Vineyards

Porto, Portugal for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May, September, October: Portugal will charm you. From the crisp white vinho verde, to Francisco, the Count of Calheiros, who welcomes you as a guest to his manor home. Portugal's charm gets to you at every turn. Two converted… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Ireland Family Biking: A Pot O' Gold for Families in Counties Cork & Kerry

Ireland Family Biking: A Pot O' Gold for Families in Counties Cork & Kerry

Cork Airport, Ireland for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered July, August: Finding bliss on a family vacation is easy. All it takes is getting rid of the non-essentials. No e-mail. No video games. No gadgets that begin with the letter "i." Then hightail it to a beautiful… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Ireland Biking: Through Counties Cork & Kerry in the Southwest

Counties Cork and Kerry in the Southwest Emerald Isle

Ireland Biking: Through Counties Cork & Kerry in the Southwest

Cork Airport, Ireland for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-September: There's just something about Ireland. You get swept up in it. The indescribable hues of green. Tiny thatch-roofed homes. City names that sing like songs - Ballylickey, Clonakilty and Glengarriff. Your stay at Park Hotel Kenmare… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Czech Republic & Austria Family Biking: Bohemian Knights & Danube Castles

Czech Republic & Austria Family Biking: Bohemian Knights & Danube Castles

Airport near Prague, Czech Republic for 6 Days • from $2,698* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June, August: Open up and dive in! To the pages of a Bohemian storybook adventure. Complete with spires, turrets and onion-shaped domes. Medieval castles, sword fighting, Schuhplattler dancers and goulash. Opening scene: Prague. Captivating. Emerging. It’s just the… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Czech Republic & Austria Biking: From Prague to Vienna Along the Danube

Czech Republic & Austria Biking: From Prague to Vienna Along the Danube

Airport near Prague, Czech Republic for 6 Days • from $2,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May-September: Prague. It's captivating. It's a trove of sumptuous architecture. And it's only the start of your trip. Trace the gentle contours of the Bohemian landscape on two wheels. Absorb firsthand accounts of the Communist era. And… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Dalmatian Coast Biking: Biking From Split to Dubrovnik Via Croatia's Island Paradise

Delightful Dubrovnik, the Croatian Islands and Split

Dalmatian Coast Biking: Biking From Split to Dubrovnik Via Croatia's Island Paradise

Split Airport, Croatia for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May-October: 245 days of sunshine a year. Sapphire waters. Fresh squid. Whitewashed limestone villages. Ride in the morning, taking in the views of the Adriatic on the islands of Hvar, Brac and Korcula, then be a part… more

Exertion level:
6/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Provence Biking: A Blissful Journey through the Alpilles & the Luberon

Provence Biking: A Blissful Journey through the Alpilles & the Luberon

Avignon, France for 6 Days • from $2,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May-July, September, October: It's a slower pace of life here in southern France. Amid the Alpilles, where olive trees glisten silver in the breeze. Where limestone hills press wavelike against the ultra-blue sky. And sun-drenched villages tempt you to… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Loire Valley Family Biking: Fun in France's Regal Touraine

Family Fun in the Regal Touraine

Loire Valley Family Biking: Fun in France's Regal Touraine

Airport, France near Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, France for 6 Days • from $4,198* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-August: There’s nothing to see in the Loire Valley. Nothing but fairy-tale castles in every shape and size. Imposing towers and pincushion spires. Flying buttresses and astonishingly flawless gardens. Nothing but fertile fields crisscrossed by gracefully meandering… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Loire Valley Family Biking: From Storybook Castles to Sun-Splashed Countryside

East of Tours in the Regal Touraine

Loire Valley Family Biking: From Storybook Castles to Sun-Splashed Countryside

Airport, France near Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, France for 6 Days • from $2,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-August: A trip with kids in the Loire Valley? The concept may seem curious in a region synonymous with elegance and order. Not to worry - we bring you the Loire at its fun-loving kid-friendly best. There's… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Loire Valley Biking: A Journey Through France's Regal Touraine

Loire Valley Biking: A Journey Through France's Regal Touraine

Airport, France near Saint-Pierre-des-Corps, France for 6 Days • from $3,198* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May-October: Order and elegance shaped the Loire Valley. The castles are graceful - right out of a fairy tale. The manicured gardens are flawless - too perfect to believe. The landscape is idyllic - a rolling symphony… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Dordogne & Bordeaux Biking: Through Prehistory to the Great Wine Estates

Dordogne & Bordeaux Biking: Through Prehistory to the Great Wine Estates

Airport, France near Brive-la-Gaillarde, France for 6 Days • from $4,498* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May-October: High rocky outcrops riddled with caves. Dense oak forests. Rivers meandering beneath limestone cliffs. The Dordogne's distinctive beauty has inspired people for 14,000 years. The Cro-Magnons painted in caves. Their descendants erected splendid fortresses and hilltop… more

Exertion level:
6/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Burgundy Biking

Burgundy Biking

Avallon Airport, France for 6 Days • from $4,498* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May-September: There is a special flavor to Burgundy. Yes, it’s in the wine, but it transcends everything. It’s in the gracious demeanor of the people. It’s in the friendly rolling hills and small villages that sit quietly… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Brittany & Normandy Family Biking

Brittany & Normandy Family Biking

St-Malo Airport, France for 6 Days • from $3,198* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-August: The stories are epic. Action-packed. Exciting. Sprung from a quiet corner of France. So unassuming. Yet the scene of some of history’s most heroic acts. Think Vikings. William the Conqueror. Faithful pilgrims. Allies landing. These stories… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Brittany & Normandy Biking

From Tranquil Farmland to Historic Coasts

Brittany & Normandy Biking

St-Malo Airport, France for 6 Days • from $3,198* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-September: Broad beaches from which William the Conqueror set sail in 1066, and where the Allies landed nearly 900 years later. The mystical abbey of Mont-St-Michel, its battlements and golden spire soaring from the sea. The bunkers… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Brittany & Normandy Biking

From Tranquil Farmland to Historic Coasts

Brittany & Normandy Biking

Caen Airport, France for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-September: These places will move you. They already have. You're reading this because you need to know more. Not just by what a book or the latest Hollywood epic can tell you, but by witnessing them for… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

Tuscany Family Biking: North of Siena

A Taste of Tuscany North of Siena

Tuscany Family Biking: North of Siena

Florence, Italy for 6 Days • from $2,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-August: Is this the trip on which your kid develops an eye for Etruscan figurative art? Or learns the key features of Quattrocento Renaissance architecture? Maybe not. But it doesn't take a genius to know that Tuscany scores… more

Exertion level:
6/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Tuscany & Umbria Biking: Undiscovered Umbria to Cortona, Land of the Tuscan Sun

Tuscany Experienced With Ease

Tuscany & Umbria Biking: Undiscovered Umbria to Cortona, Land of the Tuscan Sun

Arezzo, Italy for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May-October: No doubt you'll arrive with certain expectations. After all, artists and writers have waxed hyperbolic on the glories of Umbria and Tuscany for centuries - how can you not have preconceived notions? But somehow it's still… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Tuscany Biking: The Timeless Landscapes from North to South

Tuscany Biking: The Timeless Landscapes from North to South

Florence, Italy for 6 Days • from $4,298* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered April-October: Few things in this world live up to the hype. But everything you've ever heard about Tuscany is true. It's not a destination. It's an experience. Rides lined with cypress trees overlooking the patchwork vineyards below… more

Exertion level:
6/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Tuscany Biking: A Taste of Tuscany in Chianti Classico

A Taste of Tuscany North of Siena

Tuscany Biking: A Taste of Tuscany in Chianti Classico

Florence, Italy for 6 Days • from $2,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered April-October: To D.H. Lawrence, Tuscany was "the perfect centre of man's universe." Poet Shelley called the region a "paradise for exiles." Dante, a Tuscan native, more than likely called it "divine." You'll undoubtedly conjure up a few… more

Exertion level:
6/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Puglia Biking: Italy's Sun-Drenched Adriatic Coast

The Mediterranean Flavors of Southern Italy

Puglia Biking: Italy's Sun-Drenched Adriatic Coast

Bari, Italy for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered April-June, August-October: It's just a complete contradiction. It reminds you of whitewashed coastal villages of Greece but it's distinctly Italian. There's an island-like easiness but it's part of the mainland. You'll ride along the deep blue waters of… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Puglia Biking: Bike Italy's Sun-Drenched Adriatic Coast

Puglia Biking: Bike Italy's Sun-Drenched Adriatic Coast

Bari, Italy for 6 Days • from $2,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered April, May, August-October: The map says Italy. The heel of the "boot." Though at times you may feel you've strayed into Greece. And that's certainly a part of Puglia's distinctive appeal. Endless groves of silvery-gray olive trees. Low dry-stone… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

Piedmont Biking: A Food & Wine Lover's Paradise

Piedmont Biking: A Food & Wine Lover's Paradise

Turin, Italy for 6 Days • from $3,998* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered May, June, September, October: Humbled in the shadows of the Alps. Eased by the slow pace of the Po River. Intrigued by the French influence. Grounded in its regal past. You're in Piedmont. It's a place of richness. The wines.… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

San Juan Islands, Victoria & Olympic National Park Walking: A Classic Taste of the Pacific Northwest

Islands, Gardens and Vistas in Washington and British Columbia

San Juan Islands, Victoria & Olympic National Park Walking: A Classic Taste of the Pacific Northwest

Anacortes, Washington for 6 Days • from $2,498* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-September: Each moment seems better than the last. Seeing an orca breach just past the bow of your ferry. Soaking up the montage of cultures - from First Nations to British - in vibrant Victoria. Following Canyon… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 26 people
Must form own group? No

San Juan Islands Multisport: Biking, Hiking & Sea Kayaking Washington's Islands of Adventure

San Juan Islands Multisport: Biking, Hiking & Sea Kayaking Washington's Islands of Adventure

Anacortes, Washington for 6 Days • from $2,898* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-August: We’ve found our rhythm. Our paddle strokes are in sync (well, mostly). So are our faces, full of big smiles.  And our state of being, totally relaxed and content. The sun is shining. The water sparkling.… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

San Juan Islands Multisport: Biking, Hiking & Sea Kayaking Washington's Islands of Adventure

A Classic Island Adventure

San Juan Islands Multisport: Biking, Hiking & Sea Kayaking Washington's Islands of Adventure

Anacortes, Washington for 6 Days • from $2,898* per person

Operator: Backroads

Offered June-September: I knew I would love it here. Red-orange madrona trees. Sparkling blue mountain lakes. Ripe roadside blackberries and luscious Rainier cherries. Northwest sunlight filtered through pure green fir trees. Pelindaba Lavender farm, awash in purple. The… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 24 people
Must form own group? No

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