5 Guided Cycling Trips from Exodus Travel’s Most Popular List

A family taking a picture on the side of a coastal cliff in Portugal

According to a recent report, the global cycling trip market is expected to grow to US$1.1 billion this year. It is projected to reach $2.02 billion by 2027, with adventure tourism being the driving force. Exodus Travels, a global leader in adventure travel, offers a range of cycling trips worldwide, each at varying difficulty levels, to cater to all travelers – from leisure riders to seasoned pros.

In honor of World Bicycle Day, which celebrates the power of the bicycle as an accessible means of transportation that not only promotes a healthy lifestyle but also bolsters the fight against climate change, Exodus is highlighting five amazing trips, each meticulously crafted to showcase the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and hidden gems of every destination.

Embarking on a cycling adventure is an exhilarating way to explore the world, immersing yourself in stunning landscapes, vibrant cultures, and unforgettable experiences. If you’re looking for the perfect cycling trip, please look no further than Exodus’ handpicked choice of the best two-wheeled journeys. From the sun-kissed beaches of Portugal’s Atlantic coast to the ancient wonders of Jordan, these five guided group trips promise an extraordinary blend of adventure, cultural immersion, and scenic beauty.

Porto to Lisbon Atlantic Ride

Follow scenic forest and ocean-side paths as you cycle the Atlantic coast of Portugal.

On this eight-day guided group trip, travelers will discover the sun-kissed beaches, colorful fishing villages, and many scenic routes that await along Portugal’s Atlantic coast. Starting in Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage city, the itinerary follows relatively flat or undulating cycling trails through various landscapes and along the coastline, with stops in various villages and towns for a total immersion in the relaxed Portuguese way of life. Highlights include a scenic ride through the dunes of São Jacinto Natural Reserve and an overnight stay in the picture-perfect fortified village of Óbidos. The tour concludes in Lisbon, one of the most charming capital cities in the world. 

Priced from US$2,599.00 per person.

Cycling Girona & the Catalan Coast

Ride through the cycling world’s favorite place in Spain.

On this brand-new, seven-day guided group itinerary, guests will experience riding through Girona and the Catalan coast, rated by cycling pros as one of the best destinations on the planet. As always led by one of Exodus’ expert guides, this trip takes travelers through historic villages via disused railway lines, along quiet roadways and coastal paths, with the occasional challenging climb. In between, the group enjoys guided tours around the medieval towns of Besalú, Begur and Pals, and stops at a local vineyard for a tasting session.

Priced from US$2,879.00 per person.

Cycle Cilento & the Amalfi Coast

Cycle from unspoilt Cilento to the Unesco-listed Amalfi Coast.

This eight-day guided group cycling adventure is a great way to explore Campania’s stunning natural and cultural treasures, traveling from the relatively unknown and unspoiled Cilento to the famous and lively Amalfi Coast. Stops in rugged Cilento National Park, which is largely undisturbed by modern life, the Greco-Roman city of Paestum, with its three Doric temples, the lovely town of Minori on the Amalfi Coast, and beautiful Positano, are just a few of the many highlights that await

Priced from US$2,249.00 per person.

Cycling in Greece

Ride through beautiful Mediterranean landscapes and past historical treasures.

History, archeology, mythology, and cycling combine in this eight-day guided group tour through Greece’s many beautiful landscapes – from the azure blue of the Mediterranean Sea to the lush green olive trees and vineyards in the country’s interior. Starting and finishing in buzzing Athens, the ride offers plenty of opportunities to discover some of the country’s many treasures, such as Poros Island and the beautiful coastal city of Nafplion. Priced from US$2,379.00 per person.

Petra to Wadi Rum by Bike

Discover the highlights of Jordan by bike.

Discover the many notable highlights of the Kingdom of Jordan by bike on this nine-day guided group adventure. Combining a cycling tour with some of the best cultural sites in the Middle East, guests explore olive groves and hilltop villages in the north. At the same time, further south, you travel along desert roads where the communities are sparse and nomadic and the landscape vast and spectacular. Other highlights include a stop in UNESCO-badged Petra, a night under the stars in the Wadi Rum desert, and a float in the Dead Sea. Priced from US$2,249.00 per person.

Whether you dream of coastal rides, historical wonders, or off-the-beaten-path adventures, Exodus’ curated selection of the best cycling trips has something for every avid cyclist and travel enthusiast. Immerse yourself in captivating destinations, forge lasting memories, and let the freedom of two wheels guide you on these extraordinary journeys. Choose your preferred trip and embark on it.

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