Europe Active & Adventure Tours

Ready to discover Europe? Whether you're biking the famous Route des Vins in Alsace or discovering Bohemian delights in the Czech Republic, you can count on Backroads to treat you to Europe's most scenic routes. On our Europe tours, you’ll enjoy incredible biking and hiking along with the most terrific stops—the trattoria where you can lunch al fresco, the olive grove perfect for a picnic, or the artisan's studios where you can admire local crafts. On top of that, enjoy incredible hotels and Michelin-star dining—a perfect mix of invigorating activity and luxury that captures the ineffable allure of the world across the Atlantic. 

Backroads has been traveling across the pond since we launched our first trips in Europe more than three decades ago. Our deep local expertise and incredible on-the-ground connections let you get deep into your destination, discovering off-the-beaten-path routes and enjoying surprising encounters that will stay with you for a lifetime. Ready for a grand adventure? Join us on one of our iconic Europe vacations, from our Danube River Cruise to our Provence Bike Tour, to discover why Backroads is the world’s #1 active travel company.

Easygoing Walking Tour A Taste of Camino de Santiago
Dolce tempo
Walking & Hiking

A Taste of Camino de Santiago Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from Portugal to Spain

Moritzburg Castle in Saxony, Germany
Dolce tempo
Biking

Berlin to Prague Easygoing E-bike Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from Germany to the Czech Republic

Bordeaux River Cruise Biking
Biking

Bordeaux River Cruise Bike Tour

Vineyards & Châteaux of Garonne, Dordogne & Gironde

Small Luxury Ships
Neighborhood scenery in Dolomites
Walking & Hiking

Brenta Dolomites Walking & Hiking Tour

Limestone Peaks, Alpine Lakes & Waterfalls in Italy’s Trento

Easygoing Walking Brittany & Normandy
Dolce tempo
Walking & Hiking

Brittany & Normandy Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from France's D-Day Beaches to St-Malo

Brittany & Normandy, France
Walking & Hiking

Brittany & Normandy Walking & Hiking Tour

France's D-Day Beaches to St-Malo

Bikers in AL Champagne & Alsace
Dolce tempo
Biking

Champagne & Alsace Easygoing E-bike Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey through Sparkling Champagne & the Alsace Wine Route

Easygoing Walking Tour Cinque Terre & Tuscany
Dolce tempo
Walking & Hiking

Cinque Terre & Tuscany Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from Italy's Seaside to Tuscan Villages

Spanish Pyrenees to Costa Brava Walking & Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Costa Brava to Spanish Pyrenees Walking & Hiking Tour

Catalonia's Beautiful Beaches & Stunning Peaks

Easygoing Walking Tour England
Dolce tempo
Walking & Hiking

Cotswolds England Easygoing Walking Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey among Castles, Gardens & the Cotswold Way

English countryside - Backroads England Walking and Hiking Tour
Walking & Hiking

Cotswolds England Walking & Hiking Tour

Castles, Gardens & the Cotswold Way

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