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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

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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

TRAVEL SCOUT

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!

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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

View This from a bike saddle!

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

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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 »

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 »

6 sizzling summer festivals in Sicily

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Sicily is a beautiful and very varied land, shaped by the myriad invaders and settlers who have all left their mark. Influenced by so many cultures, Sicilian cuisine is surprisingly lavish, while the people are very warm – just like the sunny island itself. Being an island in the Mediterranean Sea, you can expect summertime temperatures be around 72F. To ... Read More »

14 things to love about Italy

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Italy is a top travel destination for cyclists for good reason: challenging hills, temperate climate, mouth-watering cuisine and fascinating history all make for an unforgettable holiday. Year after year, our self-guided bicycle vacations in Italy continue to be Pure Adventures’ top selling tours. To celebrate how much cyclists love Italy, here are the top 14 reasons to visit this amazing ... Read More »