What Do Cycling Through The Centuries Tours Include?

Before the Trip:

Pre-tour packet detailing general information about the country, what to bring and a list of related reading material that you might want to peruse before leaving.

  • Tour specific packing list including all our recommended items to make your trip memorable, comfortable and thoroughly enjoyable.
  • Free assistance with pre and post-tour hotel bookings, airline reservations, travel insurance and help with pre- or post-tour trip itineraries.

On the Road

  • Use of lightweight, road, gravel or hybrid bikes included with every tour. Ebike upgrades are available on every itinerary. All with ergonomic seats, smooth shifting, adjustable handlebars, a rear carrier rack and all maintained by our expert mechanics.
  • Bilingual, engaging and experienced tour leaders with deep local knowledge. Usually, at least one guide is a native who provides an in-depth look at his or her country’s culture.
  • Informative daily briefings with our acclaimed route maps, and free use of our custom, spoken navigation app - perfect for faster riders who want to ride at their own pace.
  • Historical and cultural information on each day’s ride or walk.
  • Use of guide books, local travel guides and related reading material, so you can enrich your travel experience while enjoying an aprés-ride drink or on your own time.
  • All breakfasts and most dinners - including outstanding local wines
  • Gourmet Picnics and scheduled lunches as per each itinerary, giving you a daily taste of the best local ingredients and specialties.
  • Comfortable, air conditioned support van to transport luggage and tired riders, or non-pedalling companions.
  • Unlimited fruit, snacks and water available in the support van throughout the day.
  • Yours to keep - Cycling Centuries monogrammed water bottle.
  • Ride the yellow jersey - custom Cycling Centuries racing jersey.
  • Water resistant bike bag with tire levers, pump, spare tube and a lock. No need for a patch kit - we are always at hand.

Because We Know What Matters

  • Welcome Drinks Reception to break the ice!
  • Outstanding accommodations, ranging from boutique hotels, country inns and manor houses to 4 or 5-star hotels, pousadas and paradors - all chosen for our 3 C's: comfort, charm and convenience to sights.
  • All entrance fees to scheduled historical sights, wine tasting and museums.
  • All en-route transportation fees such as trains, ferries or buses.
  • All tips and gratuities at restaurants.

Additional Information

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