Bike, Boat & Barge Tours



Mantova to Venice by Bike & Boat v.v.

Tuscany's Coast & Islands by Bike & Boat



Discover the magic of Venice. Then cycle along the Venetian lagoon between Venice and Mantova past Po delta, the Adriatic coast and the walled town of Ferrara through the rural areas of the Italian countryside.

Explore Italy’s Maremma Coast and the islands of Elba and Giglio by bike while cruising on board a traditional sailing vessel.


Discover the pearls of Sicily in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea on a small intimate vessel cruising and cycling on seven islands of the archipelago where Roman and Greek legends abound.




Hotel to Hotel Style Tours


Italy Slovenia Croatia
3 Country Cycle

Siena & Tuscany

Umbria & Tuscany on a Vespa

Italian Lakes Cycle Tour - Garda, Maggiore & Como

Three countries in one week between Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. The history of the Republic of Venice provides the background to the entire trip. From glorious Venice, you will cycle the beaches, lagoons and coastline up to the plain of Friuli. Continue to the fascinating town of Trieste and along Slovenia’s 27 km long Adriatic coast stopping at beautiful Koper and Potoroz.

The Tuscan countryside is a patchwork of vineyards and olive groves, ancient forests, and fields of wheat and barley. There are long views over roling hills, many crowned with medieval cities and villages - San Gimignano, Pienza Monterrigioni and Colle Val D’Elsa. A wealth of art and architecture awaits.

Imagine cruising along winding country roads on your Vespa; picture-postcard vistas greeting you around every corner of the Umbrian rolling hillsides. Experience the multitude of colours, fragrances and emotions. Enjoy endless rows of vineyards bearing some of the world's finest grapes. Picture green forests of Holm oaks, beech trees, olive groves, parks, gardens, yellow broom, cornflowers, red poppies and the green of the meadows.

One of Italy’s largest regions, Lombardy lies in the north of the country, sharing a border with Switzerland. Stretching from the alps to the lowlands of the Po Valley, it is home to a wide range of landscapes, including the breathtaking mountain chain with the Valchiavenna, Valtellina and Camonica Valleys.

Florence to Siena to Pisa

Gourmet Piedmont by Bike

Biking in Southern Italy - Basilicata & Apulia

The Best Of Apulia On A Vespa

Discover the highlights of the Tuscan countryside. Start in Florence, the cradle of Renaissance and cycle in the heart of, the famous Chianti region, one of Italy’s best wine-producing areas. Make a stop in Siena, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, and end your cycle trip at the famous Leaning Tower.

Piedmont is a real paradise for gourmets. Prestigious white wines, delicious chocolate and a sweet landscape of hills covered by neat rows of vineyards, in the distance the majestic circle of the alps. Piedmont is elegance and style. The best example is the town, Turin, which was the first capital of Italy 150 years ago, where the influence of the French style is very evident.

A week of biking between two wonderful UNESCO sites of Alberobello and Matera. Explore Matera’s “Sassi”, a town of rock cave dwellings, numerous cave churches and stone houses. Then ride to the Itria Valley, known as the Valley of the Trulloes due to the thousands of white-washed “trulli”.

What better way to discover Italy’s ’Heel of the Boot’ than on a Vespa! Ride an iconic Italian scooter through ancient farmlands crisscrossed with stonewalls, small authentic villages, and hundreds of kilometres of coastline. Stop and bathe in the clear blue sea at secluded coves and lovely beaches. Savour Apulia’s divine food and wine – an adventure in itself!

Biking in the Lands of Venice

Apulia - Cycling The Heel In the Boot

Alpe Adria Trail: Udine To Trieste

A wonderful easy ride on almost completely flat cycle paths and low traffic roads exploring the land of Prosecco vineyards; incomparable Venice; island hopping the quaint islands in the lagoon to Chioggia; along the river to Padova; and finally to Vicenza where you will see some of the best Palladian villas.

This is as far south as you can get in Italy. On this tour you not only experience the unique landscape between two seas, but also the friendliness and hospitality of the people of Southern Italy. Even the cultural side is unique: the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Normans, Aragonians, Habsburgers and Bourbons have all left their mark.

Discover Italy’s region of Friuli Venezia Julia which borders Austria and Slovenia and lies above the Adriatic Sea. Once the frontier of the Roman Empire, this area abounds with remnants of their colonisation and later the Hapsburgs and Venetians. Enjoy DOC wines in the Collio vineyards, the architectural treasures of Udine and Trieste and wonderful seafood from the Adriatic!

Bike & Boat Amalfi Coast and Gulf of Naples

Sicily & The Aeolian Islands By Bike & Boat

Discover the magical coastline of the Sorrentine Peninsular and the pretty islands of the Gulf of Naples on this active week of exploration by bike and boat. Steep sided cliffs and ancient villages are waiting to be discovered; pathways infused with the scent of giant lemons that grow there; wild mountains with rock cut dwellings; and lively resorts that still retain the charm of old fishing villages.

The Aeolian Islands rise out of the cobalt-blue sea off Sicily’s north eastern coast. Island hop by a traditional wooden Turkish ‘caique’ through this archipelago of smouldering volcanoes and astonishing beauty, exploring the islands by bike.



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