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October 01, 2015 in Recipes / (0) comments

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butternut squash soup

As the leaves change and the chill of autumn permeates the air, there is nothing like a warm bowl of soup to keep you warm—especially after returning from a refreshing bike ride or scenic walk surrounded by vibrant fall foliage. As Farmer’s Markets make their annual transition from the likes of ripe tomatoes and succulent peaches to hearty squash and… Read More

September 24, 2015 in Italy VBT Community / (0) comments

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VBT Windstar

With the most coastline of any European nation on the mainland, Italy is a country that can be explored extensively by both land and sea, virtually nationwide. It also serves as a great starting point for an unforgettable Mediterranean adventure.  Imagine spending a week cycling through medieval towns,  scenic vineyards and beautiful rolling hills dotted with cypress trees; and then… Read More

Roman Baths, Badenweiler, Germany

The best way to become immersed in the local culture of any destination is by learning about the native history, traditions, and cuisine first-hand. This is why we tie in engaging group activities—off our bikes—into our daily itineraries on our active tours so our guests can feel like travelers, and not tourists. We’ve already announced five, brand-new biking tours in… Read More

August 21, 2015 in Holland / (0) comments

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Polder Biking, Friesland

The province of Friesland in northern Holland is unique for both its cultural and geographic characteristics. Bound by the Wadden and North Seas, Freisland consists of a large area of mainland Holland, as well as an archipelago including pastoral islands like Vlieland and Terschelling. Once part of ancient Frisia, the province still maintains much of the cultural identity that has… Read More

Church of Sant Feliu, Girona, Catalonia, Spain

The many wonders of Spain’s Costa Brava region—located in eastern Catalonia—are best discovered by bike. Perhaps that’s why many European pro cyclists train here—Lance Armstrong used to summer in Girona—because of the varied terrain that ranges from the foothills of the soaring Pyrenees to the flat country roads that cruise past inland sunflower fields and coastal beaches.  But don’t worry… Read More

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