Culture & History, Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Cycling Camino Frances- Leon to Santiago

25 Jul , 2016  

This week we’re bringing you the Camino de Santiago, or St. James’ Way, for St. James’ Day today. Every turn of the wheel on this adventure brings you discovery of medieval villages full of character and charm, sacred monuments, Romanesque masterpieces and the secrets behind the country’s culinary diversity. In a Nutshell: Where is it? Your Journey […]

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Culture & History, Leisure Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Cycling Tuscany – Chianti & Siena

21 Jul , 2016  

This week we’re turning water into wine to showcase our tour through Italy’s wine region of Tuscany.  Home to sumptuous cuisine, and famed Chianti, Brunello and Nobile wines, this tour is sure to please cyclists that our also foodies or wine enthusiasts! In a Nutshell: Where is it? Starting your journey in Poggibonsi in the heart […]

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Culture & History, Cycling, Tips & advice

12 things to do near Split, Croatia

10 Jul , 2016  

The Croatian city of Split is a great place to chill out and see a few sights.  Many travellers treat the city as a stopover for going on to other places – but they are missing  treat. Why not take the time to enjoy a few attractions in and around the city when planning a […]

Culture & History, Cycling

14 things to know about the Tour de France 2016

1 Jun , 2016  

Cycling enthusiasts, both riders and spectators alike, will be looking forward to the Tour de France 2016 getting underway on July 2. We reveal some fascinating facts and statistics about this world famous race. 1 The Tour de France runs from Saturday July 2 to Sunday July 24 and includes 21 stages and a total […]

Culture & History

A Local’s Guide to Holland: 11 Things You Need to Know

27 Apr , 2016  

Happy King’s Day everyone! As Holland is one of our most popular cycling destinations, we thought we’d sit down with our Executive Assistant, Heleen for a chat about her homeland to learn about King’s Day, the local food and why the Dutch are so crazy about cycling. On King’s Day: 1) Amsterdam is the place […]

Culture & History, Cycling, Macs Bike Team, News

Cycling the Spirit of Scotland

7 Apr , 2016  

Scotland’s Castle Trail – Giants of history but even bigger on hospitality. It’s a cliché but it’s always the small things in life that count. I’ve just returned from our newest UK trip, Scotland’s Castle Trail. The tour links together some of Scotland’s most significant castles; Scone Palace (the crowning place of 42 Scottish kings), […]

Culture & History, Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Pedalling Prosecco, Padova & Venice

4 Apr , 2016  

This week we’re off Italy for some sun, cycling and a taste of la dolce vita on our Pedalling Prosecco, Padova & Venice tour. In a Nutshell: Where is it?  Starting in Vicenza (30 minutes from Venice by train) or Mestre (Venice) you will discover the magic of Italy’s Veneto region on this week long cycling tour. You’ll […]

Culture & History, Cycling, Road Cycling

New Scottish cycle route opens

16 Mar , 2016  

Scottish adventurer Mark Beaumont has been quick off the mark to ride the new Hebridean Way Cycling Route on the Outer Hebrides. The 185-mile route opened just last month – and Mark took only 24 hours to ride the entire route. Of course, other cyclists will be happy to take more time for the journey […]