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France

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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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Czech Republic – Salzburg to Prague Bike Tour

Fresh, New Options for European Bike Tours

For a fresh, new take on the continent, Pure Adventures offers new options for travelers to see Europe their way, via guided and self- guided active bike adventures. We have a special affinity for all things European and for bicycles. Our company is actually one of the early pioneers in North America to offer self-guided...
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Unique Christmas Traditions from Across South America and Europe

If you’re reading this in December, chances are you’re busy prepping for all the parties, gatherings, and gift exchanges of the holidays. Maybe you’re finding time to plan a surprise getaway for next spring, or sneaking in one last trip before the new year.  Whatever your plans, with the holiday season upon us we thought...
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Self-guided cycling tour in France: Burgundy Express 5 Night Bike Tour

7 Things that Pair Well with Burgundy Wines

1. Cheese This is the obvious choice, and one that likely immediately comes to mind. Burgundy is a wonderland for those who like rich and vibrant flavors, and this holds true for cheese as well. A proper pairing of Burgundian wine and cheese brings out notes and characteristics of each that would be hard to...
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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...
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5 Reasons To Add The Burgundy Gastronomy & Wine Bike Tour To Your Bucket List

Burgundy is famous for its warm hospitality and inimitable knack for enjoying life. Rich in tradition, gastronomy, history and excellent wines. Even before Julius Caesar fought his decisive battles with the Gauls, people have been lured to this beautiful land of gently rolling landscapes, sleepy villages, rivers and canals. Burgundy is the old France, a...
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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...
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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 (https://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...
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A Personal Account of Cycling in the Lot Region of France

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...
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French Holiday Delicacies

French Holiday Delicacies   When it comes to fine food and delectable cuisine, the French certainly know a thing or two.  From escargot to Coq au Vin to mouthwatering pastries and perfectly aged cheese, a trip to France is always a delicious gastronomical journey.  The holidays are no exception, as highly anticipated traditional dishes make...
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