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Ciclismo Classico

The World Leaders in Bicycling Vacations since 1989

About Ciclismo Classico

Our mission is to offer high-quality, educational and dreamy itineraries that celebrate the diversity of native peoples and their landscapes. As a specialized "boutique" tour operator since 1988, we provide the most authentic, unique and exciting vacations in the adventure travel industry. Our well-crafted educational trips in Italy, France, Spain, Ireland, England, Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, Slovenia, New England and Canada are active immersions into local art, language, music, folklore and, of course, delicious cuisine. Our new South American Collection offers innovative Walking tour that combine photography, wine, foodie experience with expert photography instruction. By combining legendary service and rare cultural experiences, our Ciclismo philosophy continues to energize and transform each and every guest.

We warmly embrace our active-travel niche and family-style company culture. Our strengths and excellent reputation lie in our years of active travel expertise, superior and personalized customer service, and multi-talented staff and members of our tour leadership team. Our entire Ciclismo US and Italian base and 26 bilingual guides are passionate about doing things the Ciclismo Way-with a sense of fun, creativity and total dedication to quality.

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Our Activities

  • Bicycling
  • Culinary
  • Cultural
  • Educational
  • Family
  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Linguistic
  • Multisport
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Road
  • Safari
  • Walking

Our Destinations

  • Austria
  • Europe
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • North America
  • Northern Europe
  • South America
  • Southern Europe
  • Spain
  • United States
  • Western Europe
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