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Quality and unsurpassed value is the foundation of every VBT biking and walking vacation. When you travel with VBT, our affordable prices include all accommodations, most meals, free use of a customized VBT bicycle and helmet or VBT walking poles, and two local bilingual guides. These Trip Leaders will lead you into the magic of local life where you will experience one-of-a-kind cultural activities, meet locals, and learn about the heritage of the destination. You can access Ride with GPS voice navigation and route notes on your smartphone for all VBT vacations, and we offer electric-assist bicycles (E-bikes) in many of our destinations. You can also count on our included on-tour support vehicles, transportation between sites, and daily maps and directions. With the VBT Air Packages, you also receive unprecedented value, excellent airfare rates, transfers to and from the airport while you're overseas, extra hotel nights to recover from jetlag and spend extra time in the city, and business class upgrades.

New Endeavours

NEW BIKING VACATIONS IN 2019: Danube Bike & River Cruise: Nuremberg to Budapest | Italy Bike & Boat: Venice to Mantua | Spain: Basque, Navarre & Rioja Wine Regions | New York to Rhode Island: The Hamptons, Shelter Island & Newport | Arizona: Saguaro National Park & the Sonoran Desert

NEW WALKING VACATIONS IN 2019: England: The Cotswolds

RIDE WITH GPS: Ride confidently on your VBT vacation with the free turn-by-turn voice navigation and custom maps, right on your phone! We've partnered with Ride with GPS to provide downloadable GPS route notes for all biking tours.

REFERRAL PROGRAM: Refer a friend to VBT and you will receive $150 in traveler credits when they return from their first trip, and your friend will save $100 on their first trip! There are even cash rewards for every third traveler you refer. Learn more at VBT Refer A Friend

VBT WATERWAYS VACATIONS We are continuing to grow this unique collection of bike and boat vacations with a special Danube river cruise! Learn more about Waterways here.

Explore The World

DECADES OF TRAVEL EXPERIENCE Founded in 1971 in Vermont, VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations offers over 50 deluxe, small group bicycling, walking, and bike & boat vacations around the world, including destinations throughout Europe, South Africa, New Zealand, Vietnam, Chile, Peru, and North America. Each trip includes all the accommodations, most meals, two expert local trip leaders, immersive cultural activities, on-tour vehicle support, and transportation between sites. Unlike other companies, VBT also includes round-trip international airfare from over 30 U.S. cities and select Canadian cities for all international vacations. VBT promises its guests excellent worldwide vacations at unsurpassed value. VBT was named one of the "Top 10 Tour Operators" in the 2018 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, the eighth time being named to this prestigious list. Learn more at or call 1-800-245-3868.

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Age Group - 36 to 50
Age Group - 51 to 64
Age Group - 65+
Cruises / Barging - Canal
Guided Vacations
Length of Trip - 05 to 10 days
Length of Trip - 10 to 15 days

Please visit our website for more information on our tour pricing.

VBT Bicycling Vacations Last Updated January 21, 2020

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