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.

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Dolce tempo

Berlin to Prague Easygoing E-bike Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey from Germany to the Czech Republic

Guest/leader cycling down tree-covered road, smiling.

Bordeaux River Cruise Bike Tour

Vineyards & Châteaux of Garonne, Dordogne & Gironde

Small Luxury Ships
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Walking & Hiking

Brenta Dolomites Walking & Hiking Tour

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

Le Mont Saint-Michel Tidal Island in Twilight During Blue Hour at Dusk, Normandy, Northern France

Brittany & Normandy Bike Tour

D-Day Landmarks, Mont-Saint-Michel & Seaside France

Town View of Brittany/Normandy
Dolce tempo

Brittany & Normandy Easygoing Walking Tour

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

Hiking Along the Coasts of Bretagne at Cap Frehel Peninsula Viewpoint
Walking & Hiking

Brittany & Normandy Walking & Hiking Tour

France's D-Day Beaches to St-Malo

Vineyard with Mountain and Town View in Alsace
Dolce tempo

Champagne & Alsace Easygoing E-bike Tour

Dolce Tempo Journey in Sparkling Champagne & the Alsace Wine Route

Four guests walking towards city in the distance. Golden fields, rocky walls.
Walking & Hiking

Corsica Walking & Hiking Tour

Rugged Beauty & Stylish Beaches on France's Mediterranean Isle

Bird's eye shot of coastal city, beaches ocean, forest in foreground.
Walking & Hiking

Costa Brava to Spanish Pyrenees Walking & Hiking Tour

Catalonia's Dramatic Coastline & Idyllic Mountains

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