UTracks opens its 2021 bike and boat bookings
This year, UTracks aims to help travellers to plan ahead by opening the reservations on a selection of its 2021 bike and boating journeys now. With many of its boat based active trips sold out for 2020, the aim is to avoid disappointing travellers.
UTracks is offering four of its popular seven or eight day self-guided and guided experiences in France, Italy and Scotland.
Bordeaux Bike and Boat
An oenophile’s dream: the Bordeaux region in south-western France provides the perfect base for an exceptional bike and boat experience. Set at the confluence of the Garonne River and the Gironde estuary, Bordeaux is one of the most prolific and famous wine growing regions in the world. The vineyards that cover the rolling hills of this iconic wine district have for centuries produced France’s most remarkable wines. Cycle through vineyards and villages – and even a fortified citadel in Blaye – there are opportunities to visit many of the wine houses to sample their wares. Each night enjoy chef prepared regional specialties with fresh ingredients.
· 8 day self guided cycle tour departs April–October 2021 from $2250 per person twin share
Provence Bike and Boat
Explore a revolving landscape, from the wilderness of the Camargue where wild horses roam to Mediterranean sandy beaches. See (and smell!) the lavender as you enjoy easy cycling on flat plains before heading to the spectacular limestone foothills of the Alpilles. Explore quaint villages brimming with art studios and cultural relics, marvel at the well preserved Pont du Gard and after each day’s cycle relax on board the barge while enjoying the views on the banks of the Rhône.
· 8 day guided cycle tour departs March–October 2021 from $2190 per person twin share
Veneto Bike and Boat
Beginning in the magical city of Venice or the Renaissance town of Mantova, cycle through seaside towns and along rivers and canals. Along the way, take in the artistic, cultural and historical legacies entwined in the region and explore the unique landscapes of the Venetian lagoon and the Po river delta area, where bird life is prolific. Wander through classic towns such as the Ferrara famous for bicycles and the ancient Greek port of Adria. There’s always an opportunities to taste wine, cheese and gelato. UTracks.com/VEB
· 8 day guided cycle departs March –October 2021 from $1930 per person twin share
Scotland Coast to Coast Walk and Barge
Scotland’s Great Glen Way stretches 120 kilometres from Fort William on the west coast to the highland’s capital, Inverness on the east coast. Staying each night on board the comfortable barge, the days are filled walking with an experienced guide along canals and the many lochs including Loch Ness. Stroll through woodlands while enjoying expansive views of Scotland’s high country including its highest peak, Ben Nevis.
· 7 day guided walk departs April – October 2021 from $1930 per person twin share
*Quoted prices are inclusive of boat based twin share accommodation for the standard season, most meals, equipment rental, clear maps and directions, expert briefings and multi-lingual guides and much more. For full inclusions please see our website. Flights from the Australia can be booked on request but are not included in the quoted prices. Seasonal supplements are not included.
For more information and bookings please visit www.UTracks.com or call 1300 303 368.
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