Italy

Destinations: Italy

Italy 3 Ways

Italy Three Ways Experience this rich and diverse country your way Most of our repeat travelers know that ExperiencePlus!’s first tour was born in Italy and we call this beautiful... Read More »

Destinations: Italy

Cycling Italy’s Culinary Delights: A Taste of Emilia...

 Italy’s Culinary Capital 4 Foods Not to Miss! Italy is a country synonymous with world-class cuisine, Emilia Romagna is a region of Italy that stands apart as a culinary superstar,... Read More »

Destinations: Austria,  Destinations: France,  Destinations: Germany,  Destinations: Italy

Start Here: Best Bike Tours for Beginner Riders

Not Sure Where You Should Ride? Start with one of these 6 trips. Selecting a bike tour can be a daunting task. With dozens of countries and routes to choose... Read More »

Destinations: Argentina,  Destinations: Italy,  Destinations: Portugal,  Destinations: Spain

Top Cycling Destinations in 2017

Top Trends In Cycling Destinations in 2017 These tours are filling up fast! Wondering where to go in 2017? Here’s a run down of our top-selling destinations to date in... Read More »

Destinations: Italy

An Italian Cycling Expedition: Alps to the Adriatic

An Italian Cycling Expedition: Alps to the Adriatic Q&A With Tour Leader Lisa Merighi   We asked ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader and Expedition Expert Lisa Merighi to share some highlights about... Read More »

Destinations: Italy

Back and Better Than Ever: Cycling Italy’s Dolomites

Italy’s Dolomites are Calling 6 Reasons You Should Answer Trying to decide where to ride next year? We have got a few reasons for you to consider fine-tuning your photography... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  Travel Stories

Our S.A.T.T. Winner’s Report On Bicycling Umbria!

She Went, She Saw, She Cycled Q&A with S.A.T.T winner Elissa Pitts Elissa Pitts was one of our two, 2016 Send a Teacher Traveling (S.A.T.T) award winners. This summer she cycled... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  Destinations: South Africa

ExpeditionPlus! New Destinations and Routes Coming 2017

Come for the journey and ride for the ADVENTURE. Don’t miss these unforgettable expeditions coming in 2017. Get ready for an exciting year of ExpeditionPlus! tours. March 2017 kicks off... Read More »

Bike tour Italy

Destinations: Italy

Bring the crew – bring your friends and family along

Let’s Roll! Three great bike tours worth bringing everyone along for the ride Looking to for an excuse to get a group of friends together for a bike tour in... Read More »

Destinations: Italy

Umbria Here I Come

Orvieto, I Can’t Wait to Meet You On my way to checking one more experience off my bucket list. Umbria your green hills and lush valleys have called me back since I... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  News

Highlight Reel: My Favorite Part Of The Tour Leader Summit

Tour Leader Summit A great appreciation for our guides. As ExperiencePlus!’s Director of Tours, April is always a highlight of the season for me. Blossoming flowers are a welcome sign that a new... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  Recipes

Recipe: Insalata Di Farro (Cold Farro Salad)

Umbria’s Great Grain A versatile and easy addition to summer meals. Walk through a farmers market in Italy and you’ll experience the country’s deeply rooted passion for fresh food. Noses... Read More »

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 »

Christo The Floating Piers

Destinations: Italy

Walk On The Water – Christo’s “Floating Piers”

 “Walk On The Water” Of Lake Iseo This Summer Visit Christo’s “Floating Piers” In The Italian Lakes District This summer, from June 18 to July 3, 2016, internationally-renowned environmental artist Christo will... Read More »

Italy's Lake's District with ExperiencePlus!

Destinations: Italy

2016 Cycling Italy’s Lakes District

“And, Como! Thou, a treasure whom the earth keeps to herself,… thy chestnut woods and garden plots” as William Wordsworth wrote, seemingly breathlessly as he attempted to render his impressions... Read More »

Overlooking Florence

Destinations: Italy

Tuscany Two Ways in 2016

ExperiencePlus! has re-imagined our popular cycling tours in Tuscany. You decide what works best for you: Classic Tuscany – Cycling the Best of Southern Tuscany (Plus! Florence) OR Explore off the... Read More »

Acetaia Cavalli

Destinations: Italy

Two Delights from Italy’s Culinary Cycling Tour

Bea Tassinari has been working with ExperiencePlus! in various capacities including tour leader, country coordinator, Italian office manager since the 1990s.  She is the go to person if you have... Read More »

Destinations: France,  Destinations: Italy

Sightseer Bicycling Tours by ExperiencePlus!

At ExperiencePlus! we believe that cyclists of all ages, abilities and experience levels should have the opportunity to explore the world by bike. So this year, we’re rolling out a... Read More »

ExperiencePlus! tour leader Michela Bresciani climbing in the mountains above Lake Garda

About ExperiencePlus!,  Destinations: Italy

Meet Your Tour Leaders – Michela Bresciani

Michela began leading tours with ExperiencePlus! in 2012.  She has an amazing variety of interests and though she is quite an accomplished athlete she prefers to gauge her accomplishments today... Read More »

Florence photo by ExperiecnePlus! traveler Jacquie Malanga

Destinations: Italy,  About ExperiencePlus!: Rider Spotlight,  Travel Tips

She’s Back – The 2014 SATT Winner

Jacqueline Malanga was the winner of the 2014 Send a Teacher Traveling Award and she’s recently returned from the ExperiencePlus! Bike Across Italy: Venice to Pisa ride so we thought... Read More »

Destinations: Italy,  Travel Planning: Pre and Post Tour Planning,  Travel Tips

What to do with 36 hours in Turin, Italy

What to do with 36 hours in Turin, Italy We’re often asked how to make the most of a brief opportunity to see Europe’s cities. This month, we provide a... Read More »

The Dolomites

Destinations: Italy

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 last day?  A... Read More »

Stradivarius violin on display in Cremona

Destinations: Italy

Cremona Stradivari’s Hidden Gem

Bea Tassinari and Silvia Leoni work at our headquarters in Italy and have generously sent in this report on their recent visit to Cremona, Italy. Enjoy! For those of you... Read More »

La Rotonda di San Lorenzo

Destinations: Italy

The Secrets of Mantua by Enrico Dal Monte

There are many splendid and evocative places in Italy as authors from all over the world have described throughout the centuries.  There is one pearl in the middle of northern... Read More »

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