Bike & Boat, Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Top tips for your Danube Bike & Boat adventure

17 Jun , 2019  

I was lucky enough to spend some time out of the office and cycled along the Danube river in April on our Passau to Budapest Bike and Boat tour. I traded my flat for a river cruiser and called ship MV Carissima my new home for the week. 4 countries, 3 capitals and countless charming […]

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Adventure of the Week: Croatia Bike & Boat: Southern Island Hopping

22 May , 2019  

Much of this year’s Bike & Boat allocation may be gone, but there are still a couple of hidden gems available for this summer. All over Europe, there are hidden corners of paradise just waiting to be explored/relaxed in. A lot of the Mediterranean coastline has these sparkling little hideaways, where you can sit by […]

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Weekly Cycle: Bike & Boat – Passau to Budapest

14 Oct , 2016  

Bike & Boat is a holiday format that has been growing in popularity over the past five years, to the extent that demand is beginning to outstrip supply. We offer a number of Bike & Boat trips in various European locations, however the Danube’s sheer size (it passes through 10 countries en-route to the Black Sea) and well […]

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Weekly Cycle: Italy Bike & Boat – The Amalfi Coast

29 Sep , 2016  

Although much of the cycling is along rolling roads there are a few uphill sections further inland, we therefore encourage our customers to take their time. Not only is it wise to take it slow in the heat but it allows for proper processing of the sensory inputs: the sights, the smells, the flavours, the warmth of the Mediterranean […]

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Bike & Boat vs Hotels

27 Jul , 2016  

Can’t decide between a bike & boat holiday or a hotel based one? Well in this blog post we’ll lie the cards on the table and give you the advantages of each! Hotel Cycling Flexibility If you’re looking for a bit of customization than a hotel cycling holiday is right for you. On most of our hotel […]

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Weekly Cycle: Italy Bike & Boat- Sicily & the Aeolian Islands

13 Jul , 2016  

This week we’re sailing off to the sunny Sicilian archipelago of the Aeolian Islands just in time for the height of summer! Join us for a brand new beautiful 8 day & 7 night holiday that combines sailing, cycling and hiking. In a Nutshell: Where is it? Embarking in the Port of Milazzo you’ll island hop […]

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Team Travels: David’s Bike & Boat, Mantova to Venice

7 Jul , 2016  

Allegedly, people told the guys behind the ‘Italy Bike and Boat’ that they were mad setting it up in the first place, with a small Dutch barge, just back in 2009. “It will never work, who wants to cycle around and spend a holiday on a boat”.  Hundreds of happy customers filling the cabins of […]

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Weekly Cycle: Croatia Bike & Boat – Southern Island Hopping

20 Apr , 2016  

This week we’re off to sunny Croatia for a look at our latest bike and boat adventure. All aboard!   In a Nutshell: Where is it? Starting at Trogir Harbour, you’ll anchor up and be on your way sailing south to the islands of Brač, Hvar, Korčula and Vis for 7 days before heading north back […]

Bike & Boat, Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Mountain Biking, Road Cycling, Tips & advice

9 great reasons to go on a cycling holiday!

28 Jan , 2016  

Are you new to cycling holidays or keen to find out why so many more people are booking a cycling tour? Here we bring you nine reasons why you should consider to holiday by bicycle. The right pace: Cycling, at somewhere between 10mph and 20mph, is the perfect speed for taking in your surroundings. There […]

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Weekly Cycle: Holland Bike & Boat

7 Jan , 2016  

Holland was created for cycling. Flat easy going cycle paths meander alongside a network of picturesque waterways, windmills and tulip fields. In a nutshell Distance: Average daily distances range from 25km to 50km Grading: Easy, Easy to Moderate Where is it? Bordering Belgium to the west, Germany to the East and rugged North Sea coastline, […]