Tour de France 2018 debrief, literally!

Ears still ringing and legs still aching from our recent visit to le Tour de France, we thought it only right to share with you some of our highlights from an AMAZING week of cycling on our Tour de France based ‘Classic Cols’ of the Alps trip. The carnival atmosphere of le Tour is infectious, … Continued

Corsica vs Sardinia: A Tale of Two Mediterranean Isles

Separated by a mere 10 km of sparkling cobalt sea, Corsica and Sardinia whilst geographically close offer two very distinct, unique cycling opportunities. We’re often asked “What’s the difference between the two?” Well, like sparring siblings, French Corsica and Italian Sardinia whilst sharing many similarities, are individuals in their own right. To help you decide which is … Continued

Marmot Tours road cycling holidays flying out of Manchester Airport

We know that trying to coordinate your flight departures with the cycling holiday of your dreams can sometimes be a bit of a headache so with this in mind, we thought we’d give you the heads-up on the flight options from the UK that tie in with our cycling holidays in Europe during 2018. It’s … Continued

Droning on about Ventoux & the Verdon Gorge

Back in early October 2017 we ran our inaugural Ventoux & the Verdon Gorge trip which takes in the highlights of, you’ve guessed it; Ventoux & the Verdon Gorge! With rolling fields of lavender, unspoilt villages and Ventoux, one of the most infamous mountains in the world of cycling, this cycling holiday in Provence has it all. … Continued

Cycling through snow on the Passo Giau, Italy, with a happy outcome!

Thankyou for another insight into the joys of The Dolomites – not to be missed in spite of MAD weather! I confess that the snow was not what I hoped for on a cycling holiday of the Dolomites. It was still summer, after all, and I had brought my two-wheeled carbon hill climbing machine, … Continued