Cycling in California
A 10-day self-guided Californian cycling trip is an absolute "must" for gourmets, wine buffs and lovers of the finer things in life!
On arrival in San Francisco transfer to Yountville: from here follow a leisurely linear route through classic Californian wine country - including the world-famous Napa, Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys - with tasting opportunities at every turn.
This holiday departs on selected Sundays from 7 April 2013 to 17 November 2013 with prices from £3,298 per person, including return BA flights, local transfers, bike hire and luggage transfer between high quality hotels throughout, or if preferred small, family-run B&B's. http://www.headwater.com/holidays/cycling/usa/C09CF.htm
Vines & Villages Cycling in Franche Comte
A 10-day cycling loop exploring the "golden triangle" of chef Raymond Blanc's home region of Franche Comte, a totally unspoiled and undiscovered region of France. Starting, and ending in the historic university city of Besancon, the cycling follows a gastronomic route through Salin-les-Bains, Arbois and Poligny - the respective capitals of salt, wine and cheese. Prices from £1,247 (tour only)/ £1,499 (inc return flights) includes 10 nights half-board hotel accommodation, local transfers and bike hire, all maps and route notes, transport of luggage between hotels and 24/7 support of local Headwater rep. http://www.headwater.com/holidays/cycling/france/C10JU.htm