Scottish Highlands Easygoing E-bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $6,649 - $6,949 /person

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere & Casual Plus Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Scottish Highlands Easygoing E-bike Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-3

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere & Casual Plus Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: May-Aug

From $6,649 - $6,949 /person

Dolce Tempo Journey from Edinburgh to St Andrews

Beyond Scotland's provincial charm of stone cottages and country lanes, discover a place where the land still feels wild. Deep valleys reveal secluded lochs and magical woodlands, and heathered moors lead to atmospheric hotels. The ruined castles and stone villages hint at the centuries of human history here, but you still have the sense you're the first to experience it.

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Highlights

  • Soak in Scotland's bucolic beauty and rich maritime history as you pedal across the ancient Kingdom of Fife
  • Stay in elegant castles and country estates where five-star R&R includes high tea, fine dining and Scotch tasting 
  • E-bike through the picturesque villages and rolling farmlands of the Scottish Lowlands to the misty bens and heather moors of the Scottish Highlands 
  • Extend your trip to discover World Heritage-designated Edinburgh, Scotland's enchanting capital since the 1500s
Scotland Easygoing Bike Tour

Scotland

Start/End Edinburgh

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Itinerary

Day 1

Description

Discover the East Neuk region of the Fife Peninsula, where maritime history runs deep in quaint fishing villages and harbors Sample local fare at a country estate that has been in the Erskine family since the 17th century Savor views of the wild coastline and world-famous St Andrews Old Course and taste the award-winning fare at our elegant hotel.

Accommodations

Night 1

Old Course Hotel
St Andrews
Premiere Hotel

One of Scotland's leading hotels, the refined and elegant Old Course overlooks West Sands Beach and St Andrews's world-famous golf course. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 2-3

Description

E-bike through the pastoral Angus countryside, passing the world's largest hedge Take in the heathered moors and wooded glens, marveling at the soaring bens of Perthshire Stop in historic Dunkeld and explore the summer home of Beatrix Potter Fans of the show Outlander may recognize some of the dramatic Highland landscapes we pass in the shadow of Schiehallion mountain Refined dining and a luxurious spa await at our loch-side hotel in beautiful Pitlochry Perhaps savor a dram of single-malt Scotch before retiring to your well-appointed room.

Accommodations

Nights 2-3

Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa
Pitlochry
Premiere Hotel

A loch-side Highland castle tucked into the Tummel Valley, offering award-winning fine dining and a luxurious spa. (pool, spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Embark on a two-wheeled journey through the heart of the Scottish Highlands, e-biking through heather-covered countryside, emerald green glens and ancient pine forests Slow down over a “cuppa” and browse the quaint shops of the Wee House of Glenshee Enjoy a relaxed spin along the majestic River Dee and ride through lovely pine forests with mountain vistas and rich history This area in Aberdeenshire was so loved by Queen Victoria that Balmoral Castle became the Scottish summer residence of the British royal family Discover Braemar and its castles on an riverside architectural tour and see the cottage where Robert Louis Stevenson wrote part of Treasure Island Explore the Braemar Highland Games Centre, home of the historic Highland sporting event, the Braemar Gathering Retreat to our elegant abode in the woodsy slopes of Cairngorms National Park Edinburgh is a great place to extend your vacation.

Accommodations
Balmoral Arms

(2 nights)

Nights 4-5

Balmoral Arms
Ballater
*Casual Plus Hotel

Nature, heritage and style come together in this luxurious getaway in the Cairngorms National Park, nearby the River Dee and Balmoral Castle, the Scottish holiday home of the British Royal Family. (spa)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Night 1

Old Course Hotel
St Andrews

Premiere Hotel

One of Scotland's leading hotels, the refined and elegant Old Course overlooks West Sands Beach and St Andrews's world-famous golf course. (pool, spa)

Nights 2-3

Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa
Pitlochry

Premiere Hotel

A loch-side Highland castle tucked into the Tummel Valley, offering award-winning fine dining and a luxurious spa. (pool, spa)

Nights 4-5

Balmoral Arms
Ballater

*Casual Plus Hotel

Nature, heritage and style come together in this luxurious getaway in the Cairngorms National Park, nearby the River Dee and Balmoral Castle, the Scottish holiday home of the British Royal Family. (spa)

From $6,649 - $6,949 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

From $6,649 - $6,949 /person

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