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When the dreary British weather gets you down and your bike goes into hibernation for the winter, why not let your mind wander to warmer climes, where thermal tights and insulated gloves are only a distant memory. Here are our top winter sun cycling adventures!

Volcanoes and Beaches

Ometepe Island, Lake NicaraguaOmetepe Island, Lake NicaraguaDreaming of steamy cloud forests, active volcanoes and endless wildlife spotting opportunities? Cycling in Central America offers the opportunity to combine glorious coastline, colonial towns and undulating cycling routes in three very different countries.

Take me there: Cycle Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama

Mouthwatering Cuisine

Vietnam floating marketVietnam floating marketComforting winter food can put the best of us into hibernation mode. If your taste buds are yearning for fresh and exciting flavours, look no further than Vietnam where the local cuisine, spectacular scenery and friendliness of the locals will simply blow you away.

Take me there: Cycling Vietnam

Freewheeling Fun

Looking for some exciting off-road riding but allergic to the cold and wet? The Anti-Atlas Mountains of Morocco offer exhilarating downhill trails and breath-taking views, and the final day’s descent to the beach is just the icing on the cake!

Find out more about Atlas Descent

Riding in Rajasthan

Riding through RajasthanRiding through RajasthanThe weather outside might be frightful, but the winter months in Rajasthan are certainly delightful. Avoiding the oppressive summer heat is the best way to enjoy the dramatic fortresses and colourful cities dotted around the north of the country, and exploring on two wheels allows a connection with India that is just not possible in any other way.

Take me there: Cycling through Rajasthan

Closer to Home

Sardinian coastlineSardinian coastlinePrefer to avoid a long-haul flight? Sardinia boasts over 300 sunny days a year, more than anywhere else in Italy! Take advantage of the Mediterranean climate to enjoy fortified towns, stunning beaches and delicious cuisine.

Take me there: Cycling in Sardinia

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