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About ExperiencePlus! - Italy

Giovanni Valetti and crew

About ExperiencePlus!,  Destinations: Italy

The Surprising Life of Tour Leader Gabriele Monaco

Gabriele Monaco – Film Maker, Tour Leader, History Buff Q & A with Gabriele about his film Valetti – The Forgotten Hero When Gabriele Monaco isn’t leading ExperiencePlus! bicycle tours... Read More »

2014 ExperiencePlus! SATT Winner and her class

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2014 Send A Teacher Traveling Award Winner

ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours is very pleased to introduce you to the 2014 Send A Teacher Traveling Award Winner –  Jacqueline Malanga! What were your first thoughts when you received Maria... Read More »

Lisa Merichi

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Meet Your Tour Leaders: Lisa Merighi

Though 2013 will mark only her third season with ExperiencePlus! Lisa Merighi has quickly become one of our traveler’s favorite tour leaders. We thought it high time we all had... Read More »

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Accommodations We Love – Part 7

If our itinerary descriptions have whetted your appetite and you’re starting to daydream, let us help you set the stage with these splendid backdrops.  Proudly announcing Accommodations We Love Part... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

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... Read More »

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Accommodations We Love – Part 6

We’ve chosen several multi-night stays in this edition of Accommodations We Love. We don’t stay longer at these hotels because we fear you’ll never want to leave! Read up on... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

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... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

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. ... Read More »

About ExperiencePlus!,  Travel Planning: Hotel Recommendations

Accommodations We Love – Part 1

ExperiencePlus! has added one more piece of information to our itineraries to enhance the fun and excitement of choosing your next bike trip – you can now check out the... Read More »

Veneto and the Dolomites with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations: Italy,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight

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,... Read More »

About ExperiencePlus!,  Travel Planning: Food and Meals,  Destinations: Italy

A Day at the “Farm” the ExperiencePlus!...

by Sylva Florence Aperitivo: espresso. Someone – half awake – spilled espresso grounds everywhere. Waking up just like the rest of us, the little black espresso machine groans and sprays... Read More »

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