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Art of Andalusia: Islamic History and Architecture of Spain

November 27th, 2018

In some ways, Spain is one of the most diverse nations on the European continent. Depending on where you are in the country, you might hear Spanish spoken around you as well as other, much different tongues – Basque, French, Arabic, and more. Currently those of Arabic heritage living in the country constitute a small,... Read more »

The Cultural Cornucopia of Northern Spain

September 5th, 2018

Every part of Spain is a worthwhile vacation destination, from the architecture in Barcelona to Ibiza and its endless fiestas. But there’s no part quite as diverse and intriguing as the nation’s northern locales. VBT focuses on three in particular on our Spain: Basque, Navarre & Rioja Wine Regions bicycling adventure. All three of these... Read more »

Touring the Picturesque Places that Inspired Artists

May 25th, 2018

There are dozens of reasons for taking a biking tour of Europe, but art lovers will be especially thrilled by what some of our vacations afford them: a chance to view the homes of some of the world’s most renowned artists and see settings that inspired their masterpieces. France, Spain, and Italy stand out as... Read more »

Reflections of Cycling Spain’s Costa Brava

December 13th, 2017

VBT’s Director of Worldwide Product, Chris Skilling, joined a VIP departure of our Spain’s Costa Brava: Cycling Dali’s Landscapes vacation last fall. We had a chance to catch up with Chris upon returning from Spain and asked him about some of the highlights of this bike tour. Cycling Routes “The rides could not have been more... 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 »

5 Comparable VBT Tours in Different Countries

February 16th, 2017

If you’re thinking about where to take your next vacation, the breadth of our line of active tours may prove somewhat overwhelming considering you can bike or walk you way through 26 countries on 5 continents with us. We want you to find the perfect itinerary for your preferences. Perhaps nothing is more rewarding than... Read more »

A Surprise Wedding in Spain’s Costa Brava

August 25th, 2016

Providing memories that last a lifetime through active travel is so rewarding for us. It’s safe to say that our featured travelers, Clay and Kathy, will never forget their first VBT vacation. We had a chance to catch up with Clay to learn a little more about how a spontaneous wedding blessing on the gorgeous... Read more »

Top 5 Bike Vacations to Take in the Fall

June 16th, 2016

Perhaps our favorite time of the year to travel is the fall, which may be surprising. Of course, summer is teeming with warm sunny days, but it’s also the busiest travel season in Europe. By waiting to travel until the autumn months (or adding a bonus fall vacation!) you’ll be able to extend your time... Read more »

Top 5 Bike Vacations
to Take in the Fall

June 16th, 2016

Perhaps our favorite time of the year to travel is the fall, which may be surprising. Of course, summer is teeming with warm sunny days, but it’s also the busiest travel season in Europe. By waiting to travel until the autumn months (or adding a bonus fall vacation!) you’ll be able to extend your time... Read more »

5 Amazing European Beaches you can Visit with VBT

May 20th, 2016

One of the many benefits of taking a biking vacation that features coastal riding—other than spectacular views and a cool breeze to keep you comfortable—is being able to take a relaxing dip in the water after a rewarding day’s ride.  And with active vacations in 15 different European countries—with some tours along the Mediterranean and... Read more »

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