The best international riding adventures in Canada, Portugal, Spain and Italy

Promotional feature with Live Love Ride, SportActive Cycling, Stuart Hall Cycling, Etiquette Cycling, Cool Sierras and Humdinger Bicycle Tours

As cyclists, our thoughts often turn to heading further afield for your cycling fix. Whether you’re looking for a self-guided adventure, some warm-weather riding in the wheeltracks of Grand Tour legends, or even rubbing shoulders with the stars themselves, the companies featured here have something tailor-made for you.

Live Love Ride – Portugal Bike Tours

Choose Live Love Ride and explore the best routes Portugal has to offer, equipped on a carbon road bike and with the help of our local cycling guides. Choose from self-guided or guided tours, and ride by the wine countries in the Douro valley or Alentejo, the Portuguese Coast, the Azores islands or sunny Algarve. www.portugalbiketours.com

SportActive Cycling Mallorca

Cycle with Sean Kelly. Improve your skills with the ‘Experts in Cycling Holidays’. 4*Hotel and Spa in Puerto Alcùdia. Guided rides for different abilities. Professional coaches, bike hire, private bike garage and mechanic. February to May and September to October. Join the Experts. www.sportactive.net / ora@sportactive.net

Stuart Hall Cycling: Dolomites

Based in Cortina, the Queen of the Dolomites, we spend a week cycling through the UNESCO World Heritage site, including the Sella Ronda and famous Giro d’Italia climbs. With majestic peaks, thrilling descents, and glorious local food, we guarantee you won’t be disappointed. Prices from £1,195. www.stuarthallcycling.co.uk

Etiquette Cycling

We offer a unique Pro-style and ‘Cycling for all’ approach. Thee Murcia region is a lesser-known Spanish gem to suit all cycling levels whilst Calpe remains a preferred winter pro-team training base. Our 4* accommodation provides the ideal setting to ride, relax and rest. 2020 OFFERS start from only 395€. www.etiquettecycling.cc / chrisandsimon@etiquettecycling.cc

Cool Sierras

This dramatic and challenging 650km Tour of the National Park of Cazorla takes in the most breathtaking and remote areas of the park.  From the high peak of “El Yelmo” (an HC climb), through the Pine forests that are home to the abundance of wildlife, to the valleys that support the millions of Olive trees that make Andalucia so unique. www.coolsierras.com

Humdinger Bicycle Tours

Are you looking for an extraordinary cycling holiday? Come to Canada! We find the best routes, hotels, dining & sights… You just show up and ride. Humdinger offers premium, supported and guided bicycle tours in central Ontario’s pristine lake country, specializing in Georgian Bay, Muskoka, Haliburton, Bruce, Grey and Simcoe. More information at www.humdingerbicycletours.ca