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Last Minute October Escape Experiences!

Ok, so right about now you’re asking yourself 1-Where the heck did the summer go? 2- Why haven’t I taken some much deserved me time yet!? With the usual day-to-day it’s hard to carve out time to recharge our batteries and to fuel the soul. We’re here to tell you that the cycling experience you’ve been waiting for is waiting! ... Read More »

4 Little Known Facts About The Leaning Tower Of Pisa

Travellers come from all over to visit Pisa and the famous leaning tower, sometimes just to do this…     Wether you’re in it for the Instagram photo opp. or to see this architectural marvel first hand for it’s historical significance, we’re willing to bet you don’t know all there is to know about this leaning wonder. Here are 4 ... Read More »

Italy – Pisa to Florence Bike Tour: 20 Years In The Making

It’s not often we get to say this, but we are now taking you somewhere we’ve never toured before. With over 20 years travelling the world, we have learned a thing or two about creating the near perfect adventure travel experience (not to toot our own horn:)   We see our new Italy – Pisa to Florence Bike Tour as ... Read More »

Bike Luggage Charges: Worth Keeping Your Bike At Home?

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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 »

New Tour: Italy – Matera to Sea Bike Tour

The trip starts in Matera, a charming town located in the Basilicata region, a unique and ancient city built at the confluence of two small limestone valleys on the right slope of a ravine. Its Old Quarters have been a UNESCO world heritage since 1993, displaying a miracle or urban planning and thousands of years of history. The trip continues ... Read More »

Pure Adventures Travel Scouts: travel the world for less with our new program

At Pure Adventures, we like to reward our loyal travelers with extra perks (our Repeat Travelers booking incentive is one way). It’s our way of thanking you for your support for choosing us to help your plan your vacation. But we have come up with a brand new program that you’re sure to love! We’re calling it Travel Scouts, and ... Read More »

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

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, Jan. 20, 2016 – The pioneer of self-guided cycling vacations, Pure Adventures (http://pure-adventures.com/), 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 »

5 Reasons To Buy Less & Experience More In 2016

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With the holidays behind us, and the new year upon us, thoughts go to new year’s resolutions and finding ways to live better, healthier, and happier. How do you see yourself accomplishing your goals in 2016? For you, does living better mean acquiring the latest tech, appliance, or maybe a home reno? Maybe being happier and healthier comes with a ... Read More »

Piedmont Italy Wine & Cycling Is A Treasure Less Explored

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We wouldn’t call Piedmont unknown, or even off the beaten path, but where are all the tourists?  We know they come, we know the wine is world famous, yet, why does it feel like we have it to ourselves?   Well, we share what the locals are so happy to show off! A Sunday in June and everywhere are the ... Read More »

Can’t Miss Dishes in Cinque Terre

We asked our local expert Giorgia for some insider tips to our hiking tour in Cinque Terre and she blew us away with all the good info that follows below.    What does she say about the hiking?  “All the hikes are quite easy and with  stunning views. While you walk you are surrounded by olives trees, terraces and gardens. ... Read More »