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

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 »

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 »

Luxury Cycling & Hiking Southwest for Spring’s Desert Bloom

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Press Release:  SCOTTSDALE,  AZ,  Jan.  11,  2016 – Pioneers  of  self-­guided  cycling  vacations, Pure  Adventures (http://pure­, combines five days of moderate  self­-guided  cycling  and  hiking  with  high-­end  accommodations accessing  the  coveted  winter and  spring destinations of Scottsdale and Sedona, Arizona. From  now  through  April  30,  2016,  dependable,  abundant sunshine  over  southwest  desert scenery and the promise of an El Niño­enhanced spring desert bloom embrace  active  vacationers on a tour designed to  keep life uncomplicated and flexible on bike  and  on  foot.  This  new  itinerary  is  a simplified version  of  more  challenging  U.S.  road  tours ... Read More »

Lock In Savings through 2016, Now!

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 »

Free California cycling travel guide + a $150 trip discount

California’s Napa Valley is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. The climate and topography, both perfect for producing world-class wines, are also perfect for fantastic biking routes that fill your days with epic climbs and journeys across famous valleys. Fall is the best time to explore California and the Napa Valley and Pure Adventures wants to help you plan a ... Read More »

A Personal Account of Cycling in the Lot Region of France

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Below is a ‘post’ written by a recent traveler with Pure Adventures, who also happens to be a regular traveler with us year in and year out.  We love to get these kinds of stories and accounts of our traveler’s experiences.  It wasn’t written for Pure to post to the public per se, Patricia just shared it with us.  When ... Read More »

Pure Adventures Guests in Spain Experience Best in World Cuisine On Bicycle Trips through Catalonia

For Immediate Release Pure Adventures Guests in Spain Experience Best in World Cuisine On Bicycle Trips through Catalonia SCOTTSDALE, AZ, June 11, 2015 – Pioneers of self-guided cycling vacations, Pure Adventures (, arranges tours for bicycle-loving and food-driven clients from April through October in Spain’s Catalonia region. In combination with moderately challenging daily rides, guests experience gourmet dining on the company’s Spain – ... Read More »

Pure Adventures Never Cancels Departures On Self-Guided Bicycle Trips

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 »

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 »

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 »