Pre & Post Tour Travel

a chef removing soft caciocavallo cheese that has been hanging over charcoal

Puglia’s cucina povera; from agricultural roots

We often think about what makes Puglia different, and what it is that has made the region become an Italian travel hot spot over recent years. Certainly, our Puglia Cycling Tour has become one of our most popular tours on our calendar, so delving beneath the surface of this great region and others we traverse, …

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The colourful steep streets of Naples

7 days in Napoli and Procida: Our Highlights (Part 1)

Napoli is one of the most historic, yet divisive cities in Italy. Possibly best known for its pizza, football passion and grungy ‘pick-pocketing’ streets, a recent visit to this ancient city saw us in no time moving beyond its alleged ‘bad side’ to discover some of its true beauty and character. When teamed with a …

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a student standing outside a language school in Italy

Back to Class: Learning the Italian Language in Italy.

Speaking the Italian language has been a goal of mine for many years, even long before we started running our Italian cycling tours. Aside from signing up for various online language apps, I started researching language courses in Italy a couple of years ago, and finally took the first step this month, completing a 10 …

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The Arezzo Piazza during their monthly antique market

Calling art & antique lovers; One day in Arezzo, Tuscany

The antique market of Arezzo has been on our ‘must do’ list for some time and last weekend, we finally visited this much desired destination for art and antique lovers. Hosted on the 1st Sunday of every month since 1968, the market is recognised as the most important antique market in Tuscany and given its …

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Cyclists riding along the quiet back roads of Puglia

Why a Guided Cycling Tour? Our Top 5 Reasons.

In the process of booking in to our tours, we are asked many questions by guests wanting to understand the ins and outs of what they will experience on tour…and rightly so.  Each time we are asked a question about price and what’s included, it challenges us to think about what we are delivering, and …

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The Duomo in Milan at sunset

A 2 Day Stopover in Milan: Modern Design Meets Classic Style

Described as Italy’s ‘city of the future’, Milan is renowned for design. Whether its fashion, furniture, cars or bikes, it’s a city which strongly has its roots as the home of Italian design and in our view, is the perfect place for a 2-3 day stopover if you’re joining us on one of our three …

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