Backroads Active Travel
  • The Backroads Experience Video

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    What is the Backroads Experience? It’s the feeling of your body in motion, with the wind in your face and the excitement as your experience unfolds. By bike or on foot, you explore hidden corners, meet locals and immerse yourself in the life of a region while traveling in the company of our expert leaders, the best in adventure travel. Since 1979 we’ve been exploring new places, dreaming up new adventures, and we never stop searching for the best, most inspiring ways to experience the world. We invite you to come and feel alive and engaged on your next adventure.

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    • Backroads Staff Ride 2019 - Puglia Italy - Duration: 118 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Featuring the beautiful landscapes of Puglia and 400 of your favorite Backroads leaders and staff, here’s a peek into the 2019 edition of our annual staff ride! This year we were lucky enough to go...
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    • Provence to the French Riviera Walking & Hiking Tour | Backroads - Duration: 66 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      Welcome to our Provence to the French Riviera Walking & Hiking Tour! This trip in the south of France is a true journey: from the classic rural charm of Aix-en-Provence and the grand stone rampart...
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    • Provence to the French Riviera Bike Tour Video | Backroads - Duration: 117 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      The South of France. It’s a phrase that evokes luxury, comfort, local character - and the reputation is well-deserved! From rural Aix-en-Provence, where winding mountain roads lead to small-town ca...
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    • Ireland Bike Tour | Backroads - Duration: 2 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      If you've already been to Ireland, you know this is a country whose endless charm stays in your heart long after you've left its green shores. This ever-popular Backroads trip connects us to everyt...
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    • Backroads Staff Highlights 2019 - Duration: 4 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      If you ask anyone who works at Backroads what their favorite part of the job is, you'll almost always get the same answer: it's the people we get to work with. We're so grateful for this incredible...
    • South Africa & Botswana Active Safari Video | Backroads - Duration: 2 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      If South Africa isn’t on your bucket list, it’s time to change that. Biking and hiking among the world's most magnificent wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, penguins, rhinos, leopards and mor...
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    • Bordeaux & Dordogne Bike Tour | Backroads Travel - Duration: 2 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      Welcome to our Bordeaux & Dordogne Bike Tour! Travel through time across the French countryside, one pedal stroke at a time. In Dordogne, swans and boats glide along the meandering river as you rid...
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    • Bryce & Zion Bike Tour Video | Backroads Travel - Duration: 109 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      Journey through the heart of two of America's most iconic and epic national parks, both found in the red rock wonderland canyons of southern Utah. From the impossibly photogenic hoodoos of Bryce to...
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    • Namibia & Zimbabwe Active Safari Video | Backroads Travel - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      Brand-New Backroads Video!! If you're looking for the Africa of storybooks, you just found it. This is a land of stunning contrasts, and a trip that goes far beyond a classic African safari in true...
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    • Yosemite Walking & Hiking Tour Video | Backroads Travel - Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      Welcome to Yosemite - one of the most legendary national parks in the world! Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls — famed landmarks whose grandeur is almost overwhelming. Soak up sublime vistas fr...
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    • Italy's Lake Como & Bellagio Walking & Hiking Tour | Backroads Travel - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      Italy's famed northern lakes - Maggiore, Como and Orta - lie peacefully at the foothills of the mighty Alps. Shimmering blue waters set against a stunning alpine backdrop. Combined with majestic pa...
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    • Sweden to Denmark Bike Tour Video | Backroads Travel - Duration: 2 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      From the islands of Stockholm to neoclassical Copenhagen, this is a two-wheeled journey that celebrates a simple appreciation of nature, food, culture and life lived to the fullest. Pristine cities...
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