Cycling holidays come as varied as their attendees. From full-on coached training camps with intervals every day, to relaxed vineyard tours and everything in between, there is something for everyone.

That makes perfect sense – the bike riding community is diverse. Regardless of your riding preferences, when cycling is your number one hobby, it’s what you want to do with your spare time.

When planning your two-wheeled break, you have the choice of booking in with a cycle travel company, who will often organise routes, perhaps transfers and lay on a cycle friendly meal. Or you can DIY it. They’ve both got their pros and cons, discussed here.

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Whatever you decide, we’ve got information to help you out – with guides to popular cycling destinations containing advice on the local terrain, climate, places to stay and more.

Madeira is steep. Even in the capital, Funchal, there’s little flat and roads climb at alarming angles away from the seafront, without any concessions to the cyclist. Get out of…

Cycling in Valais

In partnership with Valais/Wallis Promotion A region of dramatic contrasts, from its majestic 4,000 metre mountain summits, to its gentle valleys, rich with vineyards, Valais is a fascinating area to…

Touring by bicycle is an ideal way to explore Chianti country. Gregor Brown of Cycling Weekly recommends an itinerary - and the best places to stop off for authentic food…

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Warm weather training destination Tenerife has received a lot of coverage since Bradley Wiggins invited journalists to see his Tour de France prep. Does it offer the same opportunities for…

The Rocacorba climb near Girona has become a must visit place for amateur and pro cyclists a-like

Riding the route of stage 14 and 15 of the '07 Tour in the Pyrenees