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Bike Luggage Charges: Worth Keeping Your Bike At Home?


With cycling becoming more popular than ever, enthusiasts increasingly want to take their bicycles abroad for cycling holidays. As a cyclist, it’s worth knowing whether or not taking your own bicycle abroad is worth it. It can also help determine what airline to book with. At Pure Adventures we are so lucky to have bike rental connections all over the ... Read More »

Cycling & Hiking Utah Canyon Country

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Some of the best ways to bike, hike, or mountain bike in Utah Canyon Country See the rock formations of Bryce Canyon National Park, hike beneath towering red walls of Zion Canyon, and explore the slots of the Grand Staircase-Escalante. Southern Utah is filled with beautiful and unique rock formations, slot canyons, and magical hard-to-reach wilderness corners. The best way to explore ... Read More »

Three New Tours for 2016: Tuscany, Rioja, Dordogne oh my!

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ, Jan. 20, 2016 – The pioneer of self-guided cycling vacations, Pure Adventures (, announces three new self-guided bicycle tours of Italy’s Tuscany, France’s Dordogne and Spain’s La Rioja regions. Food, wine and history extraordinaire are key elements of these tours that offer cyclists the luxury of traveling at their own pace and pausing when and where they wish, ... Read More »

Lock In Savings through 2016, Now!

Save Now for 2016

The Euro remains at historic lows here at the end of 2015 and Pure Adventures wants to give our travelers a chance to lock those savings in place now, for any travel throughout 2016 in the Euro currency zone.   The Euro is currently valued at about $1.10US in mid December.   If a trip costs 1500 euros, that is ... Read More »

Pure Adventures Never Cancels Departures On Self-Guided Bicycle Trips

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ, May 22, 2015 – Pioneers of self-guided cycling vacations, Pure Adventures (, offers travelers real peace of mind when booking a trip with them. With no minimum number of participants to reach on a trip, this company will never cancel a self-guided departure once booked. This is one selling point to consider along with a recommendation to look at ... Read More »

Press Release: Cycling Tour of Sicily Takes You To The Crossroads of History

The Dollar is strongest against the Euro in more than a decade. With Pure Adventures’ pricing in Euros, North Americans will benefit from the favorable exchange rate. For Immediate Release Pure Adventures’ Bicycle Tour of Sicily Leads Guests (Self Guided) over Routes of History Mid March through Mid November SCOTTSDALE, AZ, April 1 2015 – Bicycle vacation specialist Pure Adventures announces ... Read More »

How to travel for free


Traveling for free may sound like a gimmick, but when it comes to traveling as a group with your friends or a cycling club, it’s not! For example, did you know many travel companies offer incentives for groups – often for as few as ten people? The larger the group, the better the incentives can be, or the more negotiating ... Read More »

3 Must Visit Towns in Loire Valley France

3 Must Visit Towns in Loire     Given France’s size and diversity, there are certainly plenty of destinations within for visitors to choose from.  But if it’s an authentic experience you seek, the Loire Valley embodies all of the charm and magic that one could envision about France.  From imposing castles to quaint, friendly villages to sprawling vineyards which ... Read More »

Normandy Foodie Highlights in France

  Normandy Foodie Highlights   What do you get when you combine miles of breathtaking coastline, fascinating historical landmarks, lush farmland and lively market towns?  The Normandy region of France boasts all of these features and so much more.  But aside from the picturesque landscapes, friendly locals and cultural discovery, Normandy is also home to some gastronomical delights.  Whether you’re ... Read More »

3 Prehistoric Sites to See in Dordogne France

3 Prehistoric Sites to See in Dordogne     The region of Dordogne is as beautiful as it is charming, with a picturesque countryside complete with a landscape dotted with ancient castles and foreboding fortresses.  Delightfully rural and refreshingly unblemished by touristy crowds, a visit to Dordogne offers a truly authentic French experience. Perhaps what this region has become best ... Read More »