Pure Adventures is not about volume and mass travel adventures.  We build trips that are always private with custom experiences for you, making our offers ideal for savvy and adventurous travelers seeking the perfect balance of independence and support, in a higher quality vacation experience.


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Self guided bike tour on the Lavender Route of Provence

France – Provence Short Bike Tour

4 nights express highlights self-guided bike tour in Provence. See Isle Sur La Sorgue; Gordes, Roussillon, Lourmarin, Fontaine de Vaucluse. Includes a short and long ride option each day. Great for couples, small groups, with different abilities.
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Self-guided cycling in Spain - Mallorca Hybrid Cycling Tour

Spain – Mallorca Hybrid Cycling Tour

Enjoy Spain's Balearic Islands with this eight-day, self-guided, hybrid bike tour through Mallorca’s best vineyards, unique architecture of the island, across the lush countryside, and with the best local seafood and richest wines.
(2 Reviews)
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Self guided cycling tour through Alberobello with Pure Adventures.

Italy – Puglia 7 Nights Cycling Tour

This cycling tour of Puglia takes you on the best of Italy - a tour that allows you to bike through some of the most beautiful, unique parts of Italy while also getting a feel for the Adriatic. Highlight stops include Conversano, Alberobello and Otranto!
(7 Reviews)
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Self guided bike tour on the Lavender Route of Provence

France – Provence Lavender Route Bike Tour

7 nights, self-guided bike tour in Provence; starts and finishes in Isle Sur La Sorgue; visits highlight villages of Gordes, Roussillon, Lourmarin, and the Mont Ventoux. Includes a moderate and a challenging ride option each day. Great for couples, small groups, with different abilities.
(6 Reviews)
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This self guided adventure tour in southern Portugal is perfect for family travel!

Portugal – Southern Portugal Family Adventure Tour

One of our newest and most popular tours, this adventure to Southern Portugal for families combines just the right amount of active adventures and sightseeing. See some of the most beautiful and "secret" beaches in all of Europe, discover medieval villages and relax and enjoy all that Portugal has to offer - beautiful scenery, warm […]
(1 Review)
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Self-guided cycling through Spain - Barcelona Bike & Foodie Escape

Spain – Barcelona Foodie Short Bike Tour

This is the shorter version of our Spain - Barcelona Culinary Bike Tour, at 5 days. The gentle rolling countryside will take you from coast line to inland Medieval villages, dotted with sunflower fields and vines, with plenty of seafood and wine to be enjoyed along the way!
(12 Reviews)


Experience Spain: Things to Do in Catalonia

No trip to this much-visited area of Spain is complete without a heaping dose of exploration, relaxation, sightseeing and taste-testing. Here are a few of our must-try activities to help you experience the local culture of Catalonia to its fullest. Try Out the Beach Life Catalonia and beaches: they’re practically synonyms. When visitors think of...
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Spain In A Glass: 5 reasons why Rioja should be your new favorite red wine

Grapes have been grown in the La Rioja region for thousands of years. First carefully tended to and crafted by monks as early as 873, Rioja wines have a fascinating heritage, dating back to the Phoenicians and the Celtiberians. According to, it’s the most famous wine on the American market, it’s fruitiness, structure and tannins making it...
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5 Towns to Bike Through in Catalonia, Spain

Catalonia’s Hidden Jems Located in the beautiful northeast section of Spain, with France, Andorra, Aragon, Valencia, and the breathtaking Mediterranean Sea as its borders, the towns of Catalonia are some of the world’s most diverse and beautiful destinations to bike. Perhaps this is due to the area’s rich history, culture, and friendly atmosphere. Or, perhaps...
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Trail runner on a dramatic misty trail

Trail Running Around the World

Looking to pack an exciting, active vacation into a short timeframe? Trail running might be the answer! In retrospect, it’s surprising trail running took as long to catch on as it did. The sport offers the same basic form of exercise as road running, with the benefit of more natural and tranquil scenery. Many trail...
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Man takes a picture of teenage girls in a tulip field

Where to Travel with Teenagers: Our Recommendations

Traveling with teenagers is an opportunity. It’s a chance to introduce young people to other cultures and experiences while they’re highly receptive, but also physically capable and independent. The adult organizing a tour, though, usually has questions. How will the teenagers’ love of sleeping in fit in with a busy day’s itinerary? Will a visit...
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Walker along Killary Fjord

Walking vs. Hiking: Setting out on Foot in the UK and Ireland

If you’re a bit of an Anglophile, you’re probably prepared for the most common UK terms that cause confusion to the North American speaker – across the pond chips are crisps, an aubergine is an eggplant, and pants are underwear. Many of the differences are small, charming, and create a real sense of place for...
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