A highlight is the Palace of Fontainbleau which was a favourite of the French kings. Accommodation is on a small intimate barge with no more than 20 guests. Cost is from $2248 share twin plus bike hire. Also new is an Italian Sail & Bike along the Tuscan coast and among the offshore islands of Elba and Giglio, on a classic four masted sailing vessel. Guests are introduced to the traditional art of sailing and can help out if they wish when not biking through olive groves and vineyards to hilltop medieval towns. There’s plenty of swimming and long beaches of the Maremma coast. The cost is from $2950 share twin plus bike hire.
A new week long Croatia Coast & Islands tour is a Bike & Boat tour that operates weekly on a premium small ship between Split and Dubrovnik and vice versa. There are cycle routes on the popular islands of Hvar and Korcula as well as less known smaller islands. Guests can explore the UNESCO World Heritage towns of Split and Dubrovnik which are highlights of the cruise. Cost is from $2770 share twin plus bike hire. email@example.com