Over the years our tours have caught the attention of the media and we’ve been featured in numerous articles and have won a few awards to boot. We hope that the positive coverage we have garnered for our way of running tours serves to imbue trust in what we do.
Great article from Cyclist Magazine’s Felix Lowe, experiencing the Strade Bianchi for the first time, with a special mention for our very own Tuscan Gravel specialist Guido Gazzaniga.
Both our Hannibal – Across the Alps, and Conquest of The Moors tours made the list of top 5 Epic Cycling Adventure for 2023 in Forbes. “Ride & Seek is a one of a kind bike tour operator that takes a one of a kind approach, with a dozen historical Epics spanning 30 countries. ” Forbes
Marco Polo Tour “Adventure cycling operator Ride and Seek is gearing up for an epic biking expedition, pedalling over 1,180 gruelling miles from Venice to Beijing in the footsteps of Venetian merchant Marco Polo. This is cycling at its most extreme, and so the route is divided into manageable stages, with cyclists signing up to different sections.” National Geographic
Napoleon tour “Europe is the birthplace of the bicycle, though exactly where it was first invented is up for debate (the French contend the inventor was a Frenchman, the English say he was one of theirs, and the Scots throw in a claim, too). Cycling culture runs deep in Europe, making it one of the best destinations for a two-wheeled tour.” Outside Magazine
Hannibal tour & Caesar tour “8 Epic Cycling Trips For The Bike’s Bicentennial. History buffs, food lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike will revel in Ride & Seek’s grand European bike tours featuring the Caesar Expedition, a 33-day journey following Julius Caesar’s trail from London to Rome, and the 29-day The Hannibal Expedition” Forbes Magazine
Friuli & Slovenia tour “Meander north from the Adriatic and explore Friuli—known for producing many of Italy’s best white wines—where locals speak their own language. Cross into Slovenia, a darling of travel hotlists for good reason to experience two exotic and distinctive cultures ….. Winner of the Best Hidden Europe Award for 2020 ” Bicycling Magazine
Hannibal Tour “To my surprise, I got through the first day and then the two that followed. Even better, I was able to stay in the middle of the pack, which emboldened me to have a couple of glasses of wine each night. Life became a routine. We’d ride at least 55-60 miles every day, but more often 70-90; about four to six hours riding.” Ben Kane in the Daily Telegraph
Vietnam Untouched tour “We discover to our delight that food is central to the Vietnamese way of life. Whether perched on a little plastic stool on a Hanoi side street or kicking back in a fan-conditioned restaurant, it doesn’t matter. The food is fresh, plentiful and to be enjoyed en masse. Thang has clearly phoned ahead and ordered for us” Cyclist Magazine
Provence tour “A tour of the most beautiful villages of France. Destinations include St.-Rémy-de-Provence, Ansouis, Les Alpilles and the ruins of Glanum. Time off the bikes will allow for wandering the streets of St.-Rémy, the birthplace of Nostradamus and the site of the sanitarium where van Gogh painted his final work.” New York Times
Marco Polo Tour “History Nerd? Geek Out On These Five Group Tours That Follow In Famous Adventurers’ Footsteps. Much like Marco Polo probably did, guests will stay in a variety of lodging options along the way, including boutique inns and farm stays. The adventure has a strong focus on history and culture” Forbes.com
Samurai Tour “Immerse yourself in traditional Japanese culture on a 12-day bike tour of Shikoku Island, the smallest of Japan’s main islands.
The 466-mile route follows ancient samurai roads and will take cyclists through green valleys and past terraced rice paddies and traditional villages.” LA Times
Caesar tour In 54 B.C., Julius Caesar extended the Roman empire up to London. More than two millennia later, a group of cyclists will follow in his footsteps on an epic month-long cycling trip across Europe. Travel + Leisure
Hannibal Tour “25 of the most awe-inspiring travel experiences. Challenge your own perception of what’s possible for your next sojourn with our top 25 most awe-inspiring experiences.” Hannibal was voted as one of the top 25 in 2007 Signature Luxury Travel
Hannibal Tour Join Ride & Seek on a ride of historical proportions cycling in his footsteps. Biking some of Europe’s most iconic and picturesque touring routes through Spain, France, and Italy, this epic journey has it all. Yahoo Lifestyle
Conquest of the Moors featured in the Concierge section of the Boston Globe as one of their top tours in the March 2020 edition. Boston Globe
Marco Polo was chosen to feature in the March edition of the American Airlines magazine that has a circulation of over 700,000 readers! American Way
Conquest of the Moors – Lace up your shoes, strap on your helmet and adjust your bike seat for some serious cycling. Robb report