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Self Guided Tours

Travel At Your Own Pace

CycleWest Ireland’s self guided, luggage free bike tours take you to some of Europe’s best and most unexplored countryside.

Carefully designed to suit your travel needs and dates, we take care of all of your details so you are free to immerse yourself in the culture and scenery in which you are travelling. Pedal at your own pace, luggage free and discover the beautiful sights, sample the local fare, take time to walk on a sandy beach and stop to digest the breathtaking landscapes. Start on your own select date and take advantage of the flexible schedule.

For over 17 years we have been maintaining a reputation for premier bike tours. Included in our trips are self guided tours for families, for small groups and private individuals. We carve out individual to suit your needs and travel departures. Contact us at tours@cyclewest.com for more details. See a range of our itineraries below:

 

Here are a sample of our Self Guided Tours:

Beara Peninsula Bike Tour

The Beara Peninsula in West Cork, is possibly the most beautiful peninsula's in Ireland Its landscapes and magical islands are home of many myths and legends. Lush vegetation and sub-tropical shrubs lend an almost Mediterranean feel to this beautiful coastal route. Savor the solitude the breath-taking vistas as you cycle through a dramatic mountain pass. A warm welcome awaits. Self Guided, 8 Days/ 7 Nights, €995 per person sharing. 
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Causeway Coast & Glens

The Causeway Coast and Glens of Antrim offer a fairytale landscape of leafy glades and tumbling waterfalls with its dramatic and world famous coastline home to no less than three designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Be inspired by the world heritage site of Giants Causeway, take a walk on Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Rathlin Island or sample some Irish Whiskey at Bushmills Distillery while cycling through spectacular scenery. Self Led Tour 8 Days/ 5 Nights, €975 per person sharing.
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Cycling Tuscany’s Wine Country

Definitely our best selling tour in Italy! This self led tour takes you to Montepulciano, Pienza & Val d'Orcia in Tuscany, Italy ~a chance to explore the essence of Tuscany while learning about and sampling its world famous wine. Having spent your days spinning through rolling vineyards, golden wheat fields and chalky white hills, savor pecorino cheese, homemade pasta pici, fruity olive oils and of course Tuscan wines such as Brunello and Nobile. Self Guided Tour, 7 Days/ 6 Nights, €1290 per person sharing
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Discover Wild Sardinia

Discover island with most spectacular coastline. An ancient land with an ancient language, Sardinia is a uniquely fascinating place, its coastline is probably Europe's most spectacular, its waters teem with fish and shellfish. Explore dramatic Mediterranean views and the prehistoric stone dwellings, the island is home to more than 7,000 stone Nuraghi towers, Bronze Age castles built between 1600 and 1100 B.C.  Self Guided Tour, 7 days / 6 nights from €1350 per person sharing
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Explore Siena Bike Tour, Italy

This bespoke Italian bike tour will introduce you to Tuscany’s combination of natural beauty, friendly people and medieval and renaissance art and architecture through an exploration of the province of Siena. Pedal to lofty hill towns, spin through broad valleys and follow sinuous country roads past cypress-lined lanes and quiet woodland. Self Guided, 7 Days/ 6 Nights, Euro 1,390 per person sharing.
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Iconic Dingle Peninsula

The Irish speaking Dingle Peninsula literally lies at the end of Europe where you will find the iconic Connor Pass, Slea Head, Gallarus Oratory and the holy mountain of Mount Brandon.  At almost every turn there are spectacular views of mist-covered mountains and wild stretches of uninhabitable coastline. The unhurried pace of life here inspire visitors from all over the world to return time and again. Self Guided, 8 Day/7 Night, €949 per person sharing.
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Ring of Kerry Bike Tour

With the highest mountain range in Ireland as a backdrop, the Ring of Kerry traces the coastline of the Iveragh Peninsula encompassing historic houses, Killarney National Park, historic Derrynane and picturesque villages. This tour of Kerry's most famous region allows cyclists to enjoy the natural beauty of 'The Ring' while maintaining a quiet and relaxed pace. An alternate route has been devised especially for travel on bike in order to avoid tourist heavy spots and to reveal less explored gems. Self GuidedTour, 8 Day/ 7 Night, from €975 per person sharing.
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Sardinia ~ A World Apart

Sardinia is a cyclists dream! Enchanting and diverse stretches of coast, ancient ruins and colourful medieval towns are to be found throughout Sardinia. Gorgeous beaches and inlets with dunes of white sand are all part of Sardina's alluring charm.  It is an island for adventurers,  its rich and historical landscape is ripe for exploration. From the beaches to the World Heritage Sites, through forests and medieval hilltop villages, a not to be missed tour! 7 days / 6 nights Self Led Tour, from Euro 1350 per person sharing.
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Short Escape Tuscany Wine Tour

A 4 night version of our best selling tour in Italy! This self guided tour takes you to Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena  in Tuscany, Italy ~a chance to explore the essence of Tuscany while learning about and sampling its world famous wine. Having spent your days spinning through rolling vineyards, golden wheat fields and chalky white hills, savor pecorino cheese, homemade pasta pici, fruity olive oils and of course Tuscan wines such as Brunello and Nobile. Self Guided Tour, 5 Days/ 4 Nights, €990 per person sharing
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Umbria Green Heart Bike Tour

Umbria ia a stunningly beautiful region waiting to be discovered. Bike through rolling hills dotted well-preserved medieval hill towns harboring splendid Renaissance art. Explore Assisi, where the region's rich history can be found at every turn.   Visit Torgiano where you stay in the former home of a noble count, now a 5-star hotel and part of the Lungarotti Winery estate.  7 days / 6 Nights, Self Guided, Luxury Bike Tour. Euro 1390 per person sharing.
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West Coast Luxe Bike Tour

Our West Coast Adventure is an extraordinary Irish biking experience and has been designed with escape, elegance and unique landscapes in mind! We offer you the opportunity to explore and contemplate life to its fullest, away from all the hustle of everyday life. Our West Coast Adventure offers you a biking trip through the spectacular vistas of Galway Bay, the historical Burren, the Aran Islands and scenic Connemara. Self Guided Luxe Bike Tour, 6 days / 5 nights, Euro 1195.00 per person sharing.
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West Coast of Ireland Bike Tour

Nominated as one of IRELANDS BEST ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES ~ This trip is one of Ireland's surprises for the discerning traveller. Explore the limestone plateaus with breathtaking views over the mystical Burren mountain’s and Galway Bay, onward to the Aran Islands and you continue to Connemara where you cycle on quiet roads, through stunning landscapes and the rugged Atlantic shore. Self Led, Charming Inns, 6 days / 5 nights, Euro 895.00 per person sharing
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Wild Atlantic Way Bike Tour

Sustenance for the body as well as for the soul! Blazing a new trail in the West of Ireland, this rewarding new bike trip presents a wonderful variety of luxury accommodations and award winning gourmet delights, combined with personal hospitality.  Additional benefits are the stunning settings and vibrant culture. Self Led Luxury Tour, 7 days / 6 Nights, Euro 1595.00 per person Sharing.
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Wild Connemara Luxury Getaway

Connemara, famed for its unspoilt beauty was once described by Oscar Wilde as a 'Savage Beauty' . Its black bogs, quatrzite mountains and ever-changing light makes it a bucket list destination!  We have designed this new Connemara Getaway as a wish list trip embracing the unique natural beauty of the West of Ireland. An idyllic biking getaway. Luxury, Self Guided, 6 days / 5 nights, from Euro 1195.00 per person sharing.
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Wild Connemara Self Led Itinerary

Special offer: 10% discount on all bookings* for 2018   Most definitely one of our best selling bike tours, our Wild Connemara Adventure tour is acclaimed for it’s off the beaten track routes, spectacular cycling, terrific accommodations and unique beauty. We have adapted this programme and combined it with all of the ingredients for a superb vacation. Add in the Irish hospitality in local villages and towns and you have an exceptional trip to suit any occasion!  6 days /5 Nights, Self Led, Euro 895.00 per person sharing
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