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Why September is the best month of the year to go on a cycling holiday

Why September is the best month of the year to go on a cycling holiday

There was a time when the end of August signalled the end of summer. That is no longer the case. September has emerged as one of the best months of the year to go on holiday, a last summer fling before the leaves start falling and the nights draw in.

Holidays on two wheels get a boost

Holidays on two wheels get a boost

Cycling is back in the spotlight as the 100th Tour de France starts next weekend, with Mark Cavendish and Chris Frome chasing glory.

On track with Eurocamp for the Tour De France

On track with Eurocamp for the Tour De France

Experience the breathtaking thrill of the infamous Tour de France in person with Eurocamp and head to Brittany.

Alpine cycling tours - Cycling, culture and clean air

Alpine cycling tours - Cycling, culture and clean air

The increased popularity of cycling tours among the over 50s is bringing a tourism boost to Alpine areas traditionally popular as stay-put ‘Lakes & Mountains’ destinations a generation ago.

See Wiggins & Froome battle in the Pyrenees in July

See Wiggins & Froome battle in the Pyrenees in July

James Dealtry, cycling enthusiast and owner of L’Ancienne Poste, a luxurious mountain lodge in the village of Avajan in the French Pyrenees, has created a unique ‘Tour de France’ trip for 2013, with the riders going virtually past the front door.

Family cycling holidays in Europe for May half-term

Family cycling holidays in Europe for May half-term

For a family-friendly adventure this May half-term, HF Holidays suggests pedalling at your own unhurried pace through picturesque countryside past historical sights, exploring a new culture and country.

Put the Hammer down cycling in Les Gets this summer

Put the Hammer down cycling in Les Gets this summer

Cycling has hit the big time with the British population, with bike sales leaping into the stratosphere and a new phenomenon of Lycra clad individuals hitting the roads each weekend.

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ launches Electric Bike Cruise Explorer Tours

Ullswater ‘Steamers’ launches Electric Bike Cruise Explorer Tours

Unique pleasure and pedal packages have been created for those visiting the Lake District in spring and summer 2013 by idyllic lake cruise company, Ullswater ‘Steamers’.

Summer fun for cycling fans in Italy

Summer fun for cycling fans in Italy

Cycling and Alta Badia go together like Schüttelbrot and cheese. There is nothing quite as harmonious and rewarding as a summer’s day bike ride through the heart of the spectacular South Tyrolean Dolomites.

Five of the best cycling tours for wine and gourmet lovers

Five of the best cycling tours for wine and gourmet lovers

Now featuring over 200 cycling tours across Europe, Freedom Treks has continued to respond to the increased demand for holidays, allowing travellers to discover la Dolce Vita at their own pace.

Make a toast to British cycling 2000m up a mountain

Make a toast to British cycling 2000m up a mountain

Last year was a momentous one in a year of so many sports but it was perhaps cycling that surpassed expectations more than any other.

Top 5 cycling holidays for spring 2013

Top 5 cycling holidays for spring 2013

Once Easter weekend has passed and the clocks move forward an hour, the longer evenings bring a renewed sense of energy and motivation to holiday plans.

Enjoy a brand new cycling adventure in Finland

Enjoy a brand new cycling adventure in Finland

Nothing has so energised our passion for two wheels as much as the triumph of cycling stars Sir Chris Hoy and Bradley Wiggins, who astounded us all in the Olympics and Tour de France.

Liguria set to be a top cycling destination for 2013

Liguria set to be a top cycling destination for 2013

The mountainous region of Liguria in north-west Italy is one of Europe’s best kept secrets for keen bikers, with thousands of miles of coastal and mountainous paths and biking contests throughout May and June.

Cycling the Confederation Trail, Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island is the perfect province to cycle. The Confederation Trail runs tip-to-tip from Tignish to Elmira and includes 400 kilometers of excellent rolled stone dust surface for cycling.