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Backroads Family Loire Valley Biking trips


April, 2013
A Better Way to See the World
No travel buddy? Not to worry!


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We understand that being one of the first few people to sign up for a trip can feel a bit risky. So we have a no-risk proposition for you: Save Up to 50%* on your private room when you're one of the first five to sign up. And guess what—if you change your mind, it's fine. On Singles-Solos trips you can switch or cancel your reservation with no penalty whatsoever outside of 95 days before departure!

*Savings are determined based on order of deposit and cannot be combined with any other offer.
  Dear Traveler,

It's been 24 years since Backroads' first Singles-Solos departures, and we're more committed than ever to providing extraordinary experiences for solo travelers. Dreaming of Europe this summer? Say ¡Hola! to Spain while biking in sunny Andalucía or the magical Pyrenees & Costa Brava. Fall in love with quintessential Italy on our Tuscany Biking vacation or delve into two intriguing cultures on one trip in the Czech Republic & Austria. Closer to home, there are geologic wonders to discover in Utah & Arizona, a glacier to explore in the Canadian Rockies, wine to taste in northern California and more. Whatever your inclination or ability, we've got the ideal adventure for you.

Backroads trips go way beyond the typical singles getaway to ensure an off-the-charts vacation unlike anything you've ever experienced. We handle it all—from expert planning to superlative support—while you focus on biking, hiking, exploring, relaxing, meeting new friends and making lifelong memories. You owe it to yourself to experience a Backroads trip at least once!

We look forward to seeing you out there!

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Annie Rosenberg
Singles-Solos Specialist, with Backroads since 2002

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