Road Cycling

The reasons to love road cycling go far beyond commuting, improving your health and doing your bit for the environment. Road cycling offers endless adventure, exhilaration, cold, sweat, pain and of course, cafe stops.

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Road cycling tours can come in all shapes and sizes. There are so many types of holidays that incorporate cycling in one way or another and it just goes to show how popular cycling is nowadays. It gives people the chance to do more and see more when they’re visiting a place and want to make the most of it. It can be done via a guided tour or a self-guided one, depending on your preferences. Here are some examples of holidays that incorporate road cycling.

Point to Point Tours

Point to point bike tours involve moving from location to location throughout the trip. You’ll ride to one spot, stay there for the night and then move on the following day. It’s about spending the day cycling to new places, seeing them, exploring, spending the night and then discovering the next one. It can be the ideal way to fit a lot into a short trip.

Leisure Breaks

Just because you’re spending time on your bike, that doesn’t mean it has to be strenuous or challenging. Some people like mountain biking and adventuring, but cycling slowly and steadily through a luscious countryside location, taking in the sides and enjoying the atmosphere is just as legitimate and just as fun for many people. biking can be a vital aspect of a leisurely holiday.

Exploring Cities Suited to Cycling

There are some wonderful cities that are ideally suited to bike exploration. If you love road cycling and you enjoy exploring metropolitan areas, this can be the ideal type of cycling holiday for you. The Netherlands is a standout in terms of urban cycling because of the lanes and paths they have, so you might want to consider a trip to Amsterdam or Groningen. But Copenhagen, Strasbourg and Tokyo are also among the many cities that are suited to cycling.

Road Tours for People Seeking a Physical Challenge

If you really want to test yourself in a road cycling setting, why not find a physical challenge that you haven’t taken on before? Many cyclists do this by travelling to cycling sportives and taking part in competitions. There are lots of these around the world and they can form the basis of a good holiday if that’s what you’re looking for. There are sportives for people of most experience levels and abilities as well.

Mountain Breaks

Spending time in a mountainous area is great when you’re looking to stay somewhere natural and remote, cut off from the business of everyday life. And many people incorporate mountain biking and exploration into these kinds of trips. It brings a little excitement and intensity to these kinds of breaks.

Whether you’re looking to explore the French countryside and canals or challenge yourself in the Alps, there’s a holiday for everyone that incorporate cycling in one way or another. Road cycling is a big part of that and the road cycling tours we offer shouldn’t be missed. Book one today or get in touch to find out more.

Latest Road Cycling Tours

Road Cycling €1200
Bearn Tour

For this eight-day cycling tour through the Pyrenees, the premier climbs of the region such as the Aubisque, Hautacam or the Tourmalet, made legendary by the Tour de France, have been selected for you…


  • France - French Pyrenees
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Hard
Road Cycling €2500
Luxury Basque Tour

Home to one of the largest number of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, it is a foodie’s paradise, and precisely why Bike Basque has chosen it as a perfect setting for an eight-day, gourmet cycling…


  • Spain - Basque
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling €1600
Cycling In The Basque Country

A combination of beautiful landscapes, coastal roads, sharp climbs and cycling-respectful drivers. It is precisely for this reason that the Basque Country has always been considered a bicycle paradise…


  • Spain - Basque
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling £1745
Ventoux to Antibes

With options for 3 or 4 days of riding this route is perfect for a mix of abilities. The 3 day ride is a tough one and with daily averages of 113kms and 2105m of height gain it's a real challenge but thoroughly…


  • France - Provence
  • 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Hard
Road Cycling £795
Morzine Bank Holiday Special

Based in the thriving mountain town of Morzine we are in the perfect location to help you squeeze out the most from your Bank Holiday Weekend. We're lucky enough to be surrounded by some of the finest…


  • France - French Alps
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Hard
Road Cycling €1200
Barcelona - Girona

In this trip, we combine Barcelona, one of the nicest Mediterranean metropolis, with Girona, possibly the top cycling destination anywhere in Europe. Good weather, smooth asphalt, amazing and scenic roads…


  • Spain - Catalonia
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling €1100
Barcelona - Montserrat - Penedes

Barcelona is an amazing city to discover on a bike, and also the countryside and mountains surrounding the city. Montserrat is an iconic destination, a must for every visitor, but beware, there is a steep…


  • Spain - Catalonia
  • 6 Days / 5 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling €474
Discover Appennio & Montefeltro

A scenic bicycle tour of 6 nights and 7 days, far away from traffic, with the only goal to discover the Appennino and Montefeltro, riding along between Romagna and the Marche. The first 2 nights of the…


  • Italy - Tuscany
  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling £349
Yorkshire Dales Cycleway

This tour allows you to experience the extended Yorkshire Dales Cycleway. The existing route was extended in 2016 and now takes in a stunning section along the side of the Howgill Fells and through the…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Easy
Road Cycling £320
Tour de Yorkshire 2019

Our exclusive trip to watch this year's Tour de Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend staying in Ilkley. Watch the pros and ride sections of the route as well as other great roads in the Yorkshire…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling £315
Weekend in Wensleydale

A short tour, ideal for a weekend visit, for keen cyclists taking you right into the heart of the Yorkshire Dales through valleys, beautiful villages and the wonderful hills that Yorkshire is now famous…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 4 Days / 3 Nights
  • Intermediate
Road Cycling £0
Corporate Day / Team Build

Why not consider a cycling based day or half day for your business or organisation? We have joined with The Wheatley Arms in Ilkley to offer a range of options from small team building events to a mini-sportive…


  • United Kingdom - England
  • 1 Days / 0 Nights
  • Easy
Road Cycling £595
Mallorca 312

SunVelo is the leading UK tour operator for this amazing closed roads sportive event with the largest group entry over the past 5 consecutive years. People come back to ride the Mallorca 312 sportive with…


  • Spain - Mallorca
  • 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Expert
Road Cycling £79
Spring Season

Our 2019 Majorca Cycling Spring Season runs from Saturday 1st March to last departures Friday 27th May 2019 Cycling in Majorca in the spring season months of March, April and May is the time when you…


  • Spain - Mallorca
  • 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Expert
Road Cycling £125
Autumn Season

Cycling in Majorca during the autumn season months of September, October and November is growing in popularity for those wanting to maximise their fitness gains over the summer, looking to get a head start…


  • Spain - Mallorca
  • 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Expert
Road Cycling £75
Winter Endurance Camps

The SunVelo 2019 winter endurance camp starts with first arrivals on Friday 1st February and last departures Sunday 10th February. Based at the 4 star Zafiro Tropic hotel in Alcudia bay, you can stay…


  • Spain - Mallorca
  • 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Expert