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11 Things I Love About Bicycling Venice and the Dolomites

By ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader Gabriel Donati Looking for a bicycle ride that crosses cultural and geographical regions? Where you’ll see a radical change in scenery from the first to the lastFull Story

The Dolomites

2014 New Bicycle Tour Itineraries Preview

Cycling Poland to Slovakia Plus! Hungary – IT’S BACK! Harold and Carolyn Martin have done over 20 ExperiencePlus! tours and this is what they had to say about their experience on ...

The Lead Goat Veered Off by Neil Anderson

If you are looking for an adventurous and entertaining tale about cycle touring, The Lead Goat Veered Off fits the bill. If you’ve been to Sardinia or plan to head ...

Cyclist Seeks Puglian Cheese and Curious Cows

Selecting a bonus “theme” to take with me on my ExperiencePlus! cycling trips has always enhanced my excitement and sense of discovery about an area. When I found out I ...

Discover a Whole New Tuscany

We have a secret to share — there is a little corner of Tuscany that has remained undiscovered where the bicycling is fantastic, far gentler than in the rest of ...

Active Foodie Trips: Whole Journeys by Whole Foods Market

Join ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours and Whole Journeys – a division of Whole Foods Market® – on two new “Active Foodie” cycling adventures that explore local landscapes through activities like visiting ...

Bicycling the Italian Lakes

Several years ago a friend gave me a fridge magnet featuring the Madonna del Ghisallo – the Patron Saint of Bicyclist. I was thrilled and immediately affixed the magnet to ...

40th Anniversary Bike Across Italy

By ExperiencePlus! traveler Tamsen Granger I just got back from the ExperiencePlus! 40th Anniversary Bike Across Italy Tour – Pisa to Venice- what a trip! It was 12 days of extraordinary ...

A Healing Journey

By ExperiencePlus! Traveler Sally LaVenture Our dream had been to ride bikes through the Italian countryside on my 60th birthday. But life got in the way, or really I should say, ...

Nearly Gone

Picture this – you know that you are going to take a bicycle tour with ExperiencePlus! this year, you’ve even honed in on where you want to go, you might ...

Via Emilia – road to Italian culinary history

By Jeff Greenwald. Writer Jeff Greenwald joined ExperiencePlus! on a combined and modified version of our Bicycling Venice to Florence and Cycling Italy’s Culinary Delights: Emilia Romagna Plus! Bologna itineraries that ...

Accommodations We Love – Part 5

Cycling the Best of Southern Tuscany Piccolo Hotel La Valle is situated just outside the walls of the hilltop town of Pienza, a UNESCO Heritage Site which is also famous for ...

How I Bicycled Across Italy In 12 Days

By ExperiencePlus! traveler JR Meda June 11: My wife, Cheri and I had waited a year to finally fly from Denver to Frankfurt, Germany on the 1st segment of our dream ...

Adventures in Tuscany

June Wheeler and her partner Peter Herzog hail from the flatlands of Minnesota and completed their 7th ExperiencePlus! tour, Bicycling the Best of Southern Tuscany Plus! Florence in September 2011.  ...

Accommodations We Love – Part 4

Cycling the Languedoc Our hotel in Nimes on day one of the Cycling the Languedoc tour is one with a rich history and is newly renovated and refurbished in modern taste.  ...

Accommodations We Love – Part 2

Cycling Piemonte Plus! Lago Maggiore: The 18th century Tenimento Castle in Piedmont sits amidst expansive grounds and the lovely green space invites you to relax and enjoy the spacious central courtyard. ...

September 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the September 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Cycling the Languedoc Plus! French Catalonia Cycling the ...

New Culinary and Cycling Tour in Italy

If we’ve learned one thing at ExperiencePlus! over the past forty years it is that our cyclists love to eat.  So it was no surprise in 1991 when a group ...

Exciting Cycling Opportunities in the Italian Lakes

Tell your friends that you are going bicycling in the “Lake District” and most of them will think of England and the romantic English poets like Coleridge and Wordsworth.  But ...

40th Anniversary Bicycle Tour of Italy

Back in 1972 ExperiencePlus! offered the first-ever commercial bicycle tour in Italy and on June 6 – 17, 2012 we invite you to help us celebrate our 40-year anniversary with ...

Italy 150 Update – Photos and News from the Road

As the Italy 150 Expedition drew to a close we heard a few snippets from the cyclists on the road.  Mostly that this was a true trip of a lifetime ...

Italy 150 Tour – Day 2 photos

We’re on day 5 of our Italy 150 trip – 27 cyclists riding from Sicily to Turin, Piedmont. Although wifi has been spotty we have a few updates from Robin ...

Bicycling Italy’s Veneto and the Dolomites – ...

Each year at least one or two of our travelers registers for a bicycling trip that they’ve done previously. With so many places in the world to bicycle, we wonder, ...

The Geography of Uniting Italy: 1860 through 1871

As we prepare to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Italy’s unification by bicycling from Marsala, Sicily to Turin in Italy’s Piedmont, the actual 15oth anniversary came and went on March ...

Bicycling the Best of Southern Tuscany Plus …

Wanting to share some of the best of Italy, the ExperiencePlus! Italian tour leaders and I desired to develop a cycling tour that would combine the most exciting areas of ...

Would You Like a Western Movie with that Spaghetti?

What do Clint Eastwood, Andalucia in southern Spain, the Italian island of Sardinia and Italian composer Ennio Morricone have in common?  Surely you’ve heard of “spaghetti westerns” – “A Fistful ...

Cycling and Eating through the Piedmont Region of Italy

When people ask me what my favorite bike tour in Italy is, I always say Venice to Florence or Venice to Pisa because I think it is such a great ...