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5 Historic Sites We Love, and the Stories They Tell

November 8th, 2021

We dug deeper into five of our favorite historic show-stoppers. Each holds a place in history and legend. And each has an epic story to tell. All you have to do is listen.

Why is VBT Trip Leader Andrea Excited About our Self-Guided Adventures?

February 27th, 2020

An eight-year veteran trip leader with VBT, Andrea is originally from Slovakia. She moved to Spain to attend university, and ended up staying for 20 years. A former professional rock climber, she made her home in the Costa Brava region, drawn there for its ideal climate, friendly locals, and engaging culture. Andrea helped develop our... Read more »

Meet VBT Leader Nicolas

January 14th, 2020

What’s better than exploring the sun-dappled countryside and rich art and architecture of Andalusia? Doing so with someone who has called the region home for nearly two decades by your side! An eleven-year veteran leader with VBT, Nicolas has lived in Spain since 2002. Born in Venezuela to a Spanish father and a Slovakian mother,... Read more »

What to Buy at the World’s Best Holiday Markets

December 16th, 2019

The holiday season is a time of joy for people and families the world over. During the winter months, many VBT destinations play host to festive winter and holiday markets that have been traditions for centuries. Learn more about the food, music, and delightful holiday spirit that make each of these cultural festivals noteworthy destinations... Read more »

Find Your Vida Buena in Spain

November 8th, 2019

Idly strolling through a sunlit vineyard. Sampling the day’s catch at an enchanting seaside village. Surveying dazzling hilltop views. Browsing in chic urban boutiques. Few destinations in Europe pack as many classic Old World adventures into a single country as Spain. Not sure which part of this diverse country you want to discover? Let your... 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

Looking for VBT Walking Vacations? All VBT Walking Vacations have moved to our sister company, Country Walkers. The same tours you know and love, plus exciting new itineraries, are available to book through their website. If you’re thinking about where to take your next vacation, the breadth of our line of active tours may prove... Read more »

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