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Why Eric Loves Self-Guided Biking

September 30th, 2019

Eric, a senior VBT staff member, recently took his family on our Portugal: Porto, the Silver Coast & Lisbon Self-Guided Biking Vacation. Here’s what he has to say about our newest travel style.

Meet Elena Spalenza

September 19th, 2019

Inside the life of a biking, skiing, climbing, kitesurfing, wine-drinking, pasta-loving VBT trip leader. Elena isn’t in a rush. She sits inside her summer home—a Volkswagen California camper van—on the beach in Tuscany as she prepares to go kitesurfing. Wearing blue jeans and a faded green T-shirt, she radiates positivity as she puts a pair... Read more »

Featured Group Organizer: Sarah

September 16th, 2019

Tell us a little about yourself—why do you love active travel and how did you hear about VBT? My first trip with VBT was with my father and older brother. They had been doing these trips for years, and they invited me to join them. It was such an amazing experience—traveling as a single person,... Read more »

Why Sweden & Denmark Are a Biker’s Valhalla

September 9th, 2019

Two Countries, Two Wheels. Longtime VBT tour developer Kevin Wilks found himself dazzled by something unexpected on his recent trip to Scandinavia. Though impressed by classic sights like Denmark’s Kronburg castle—the setting that inspired Shakespeare’s Hamlet—or sweeping sea views from a coastal picnic spot, the passionate cyclist found himself most taken in by the region’s... Read more »

VBT Staff Pick Their Favorite Tours

January 23rd, 2018

With over 50 biking, walking and bike & barge vacations to choose from, picking a VBT tour can be quite a challenge. To give you an insider’s perspective, we thought it would be fun for VBT’s team of trip designers to chime in on some of their most beloved vacations. After all, who better to... Read more »

Top 5 Reasons to Bike Provence

January 10th, 2018

Emperors, artists and writers have been enchanted by Provence for centuries—now you can be, too. Whether you’re looking for history, art, wine, fine dining or inspirational vistas, you’ll find what you’re after on a bicycle tour of Provence. Picture yourself pedaling past lavender-scented hillsides, marveling at the ruins of a centuries-old Roman aqueduct, exploring the... Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Bike & Barge Vacation with VBT

June 25th, 2017

For centuries, the vast network of rivers and canals throughout Europe has been a preferred method of both travel and trade. When you think of iconic cities like Paris, Amsterdam and Antwerp; one common thread that comes to mind is the renowned rivers that run through their centers.  Whether you’re cruising down the Seine, Moselle... Read more »

Top 10 Bike Tours in Europe

April 8th, 2017

Trying to choose which vacation to take with VBT can be quite the decision since we offer so many amazing tours—over 49 biking and walking vacations to 26 countries. Biking through Europe is a great way to slow down and really immerse yourself into the sights, sounds and culture of the Old World. We thought... Read more »

Top Destinations for VBT Tours in Italy

April 3rd, 2017

Each time we visit Italy, we’re reminded of countless reasons we should have returned earlier. Or, better yet, we’re introduced to another reason to come back again. And with each region boasting an almost entirely distinct culture, there are plenty of opportunities to explore Italy time and time again. VBT offers 11 unique itineraries—8 biking... Read more »

Top Tours for Group Travel with VBT

November 22nd, 2016

If you’ve ever thought about getting a group of friends or family together to take an active vacation then VBT has some great news for you. Take advantage of our Group Travel Program and you could save both yourself and your friends some money—you could even earn a FREE vacation! To help you decide where... Read more »

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