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EXPERIENCE THE VBT DIFFERENCE Quality and unsurpassed value is the unconditional foundation of every VBT biking and walking vacation. That’s why 98.6% of our travelers tell us they plan to travel with us again. When you travel with VBT, our affordable prices include all accommodations, most meals, and free use of a customized VBT bicycle and helmet or VBT walking poles. We also have Electric-assist bicycles (aka E-bikes) in select destinations and RideWithGPS route notes on all biking tours. You’ll also benefit from the included services and companionship of two local, expert, bilingual VBT Trip Leaders, guided sightseeing, and full immersion in the cultural life and heritage of your destination by way of unique activities and encounters with local people.

You can also count on our included on-tour support vehicle, transportation between sites, and daily maps and directions. With our Air Package Plus, you also receive unprecedented convenience, coverage, and value: flights on scheduled carriers, airport transfers, an extra night or two of accommodations, and business class upgrades at competitive rates. Plus, for our international vacations we offer a wide range of gateway cities.

New Endeavours

VBT’s new bicycling vacations for 2018:Biking Southern Portugal: Alentejo to the Algarve | Gateway to the Dolomites: Biking Bolzano to Lake Garda | Around the IJsselmeer: Bike & Sail North Holland | Cycling the Canadian Rockies: Jasper, Lake Louise & Banff | Bicycling Quebec: Best of the Eastern Townships | Santa Barbara & the Santa Ynez Valley | Cycling Scandinavia: Copenhagen to Stockholm (SOLD OUT)

VBT’s new walking vacation for 2018: Walk the Canadian Rockies: Banff & Yoho National Parks

VBT’s new multiple activity vacation for 2018: New Zealand: Bike & Walk the South Island

E-bikes are now available for FREE on over 30 VBT vacations: Our electric-assisted bicycles, or E-bikes, provide extra help whenever you want it—riding uphill, extending your range at the end of a long day, or simply letting you ride together with partners of different abilities. E-bikes work with your own pedaling, silently reading your exertion and augmenting it. Now, you can go faster and farther! Click here to learn more about E-bikes.

RideWithGPS on All Bike Tours: Ride confidently with FREE turn-by-turn voice navigation and custom maps, right on your phone! We’ve partnered with RideWithGPS to provide downloadable GPS route notes for all 2018 biking tours. Click here to learn more about RideWithGPS route notes.

Referral Program: VBT offers additional incentives with our Refer-a-Friend Program. When you introduce new travelers to VBT, you’ll receive $150 in travel credits toward your next VBT vacation when the person you refer to us returns from their first trip. You can also get cash bonuses when you make additional referrals. Your friends benefit too, with a $100 discount on their first VBT trip.

NEW! VBT Waterways Video It's hard to put into words the incredible experience you'll have on one of our Barge or Sail vacations... so we decided to show you. Click here to watch.

Explore The World

Founded in 1971, VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations offers over 50 deluxe, small group Bicycling, Walking and Barge & Sail vacations worldwide, including destinations throughout Europe, South Africa, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Vietnam, Chile, Peru, and the United States. Each trip includes all accommodations, many meals, two expert local Trip Leaders, unique sightseeing and 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 overseas vacations. VBT promises its travelers excellent worldwide discovery vacations with low prices and unsurpassed value. VBT was named one of the "Top 10 Tour Operators" in 2017's Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, the 7th time being named to this prestigious list. For reservations or more information, and to receive VBT's 2018 Catalog, visit 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

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VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations Last Updated December 21, 2017

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