Category: bikes

Our bestselling cycling tours – the Breakaway classics

While we’re always introducing new tours and destinations to our program, there are some guest favorites, making them our bestsellers to date. Looking for some inspiration for your travels in 2017? Then maybe one of these will top the list for your next adventure! Our overseas product team have also recommended their favorites from the rest of our cycling line up… Contrasts of Catalunya Cycling Follow quiet country roads –…

Electric bikes? Hello stress-free cycling!

[caption id="attachment_1126" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Group biking through Switzerland on electric bikes[/caption] Whether you're exploring the lavender fields of Provence, or the Algarve's rugged Atlantic coastline, cycling is one of the best ways to discover a region. With the sun on your back and the wind in your hair, it's a sense of freedom like no other. If you've not ridden a bike since childhood or you're simply not as fit…

The story behind the cover: How our reps make your trip worry-free

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="aligncenter" width="463"] Breakaway Adventures' Europe 2016 walking and cycling holidays brochure[/caption] Most years, our brochure cover features some stunning scenery and evocative images. This year, we decided to feature one of the most important elements of our self-guided walking and cycling experiences: our full time on-site reps. That’s Tony & Ludmilla on their bikes just outside Tourtour in Provence last year, picking up some fresh local produce for…

Vélo Paris!

20,600 Vélo (bikes) are now available on virtually every street corner of Paris for short term rental. Easy to use kiosks, with instructions in English, allow bikes to be taken and returned quickly. Now you can travel the streets of Paris like a local (just be sure to take your own helmet!).