About European Bike Trips
European Bike Trips specialises in guided and self-guided cycling holidays for leisure cyclists, cycling clubs and anyone with an interest in trying a cycling holiday.With over 30 years of involvement in the cycling industry, Sean O’Callaghan embarked on a new adventure using his experience in the cycling industry and his passion for travel; European Bike Trips was born. Since then, the company has gone from strength to strength and Sean has thoroughly enjoyed creating tailor made tours for cycling clubs and fund raising charities.
Sean O’Callaghan Director of European Bike Trips has spent over 30 years as an administrator with Cycling Ireland including involvement in Killorglin cycling club, Kerry county board, Cycling Munster, and the board of Cycling Ireland. Sean has also provided technical support for FBD Milk Ras teams such as technical managers, mechanics, and drivers, ensuring the smooth running of the teams. He has also travelled as team manager to events in the UK, France, Belgium, Holland, Denmark and Isle of Man. Sean was the organiser of An Ras Mumhan, a 4 day international cycle race held over the Easter Weekend in Killorglin, Co. Kerry.
Just choose your destination, departure date and travelling companions and let us do the rest! We’ll organise full itinerary, accommodation, meals, route details and luggage transport, to ensure that everything goes off without a hitch. Our European partners bring decades of experience ensuring your Cycling holiday is a memorable one. We’re a team of people passionate about travel and cycling and helping you find the bike tour of your dreams. Let us help you choose the trip that’s right for you, then we’ll handle the entire booking and payment process — your liaison and advocate with the tour companies on the ground.
About European Bike tours
European Bike Trips specialises in self-guided cycling holidays and trips for the independent traveller. Just choose your destination, departure date and travelling companions . . . and let us do the rest! We’ll organise the accommodations, meals, route descriptions and luggage transport, to ensure that everything goes off without a hitch. Our European partners brings decades of experience to the task, to make your cycling holiday a memorable one.
European Bike Trips also organises guided small group tours to Europe’s most exciting destinations. Knowledgeable guides, carefully-selected accommodations, and the best cycling routes to create an ideal holiday to be enjoyed in the company of like-minded travellers, If you would like to bring your own group, we’ll happy to offer a guide on any other (self-guided) destination.
All the routes are carefully planned through some of the most beautiful parts of Europe, travelling on minor roads and, where available, designated cycle paths and detailed route maps are provided. All baggage is carried from hotel to hotel, leaving you free to enjoy the scenery.
Our tours are recommended for anyone who is reasonably fit, with various levels of difficulty. By travelling under your own steam, you will end each day with an appetite that you will be able to satisfy without guilt, because you will have earned it.
The tours are also ideal for more experienced cyclists, as we will be happy to recommend additional routes for those wishing to do a few more kilometres.
European Bike Trips prices are generally quite low relative to most Irish-based tour operators. You pay us the same price you’d see on the local tour company’s website. Based locally and with a large regional clientele, their volume of travellers is typically high and costs are low, which means you pay less, often staying in the same hotels as more expensive tours.
We currently can offer 19 tours – giving you one of the most extensive listings of bicycle tours in Europe, offering the spectrum of leisurely to challenging, budget to deluxe, guided and self-guided — many with daily or weekly departures. With so many options, it’s easier to find tours that suit your budget, interests, schedule, and ability level!
We’re here to help you choose, book, and plan your trip. Not sure which tour is right for you? Our tour advisors consult with you, asking and answering questions and then offering recommendations. Ready to book? We handle the entire booking and payment process and remain your liaison and advocate with the tour company before and after the tour.
How it works
Any of European Bike Trips standard programs can be adapted to suit your needs. Or we can design a totally new trip to your specifications. Just send us an e-mail with a brief description of the holiday you’re looking for. We’ll put our experience, in-depth knowledge and personalized service to work, to design the trip of your dreams.
What it costs
At European Bike Trips, our European partners know our service providers personally. They have been to every hotel, cycled and driven every route. So when it comes to creating a tailor-made holiday, we have a wealth of resources to offer. If you can envision it, we can make it happen. All at the best possible price.
Special Tours Tailor-made
A tailor-made holiday is a unique experience designed to suit your own personal requirements. Regional specialists are on hand to guide you in choosing your itinerary, style of accommodation, mode of transport and those special touches you want to add to make your trip perfect – maybe a home-stay or a local meal under the night stars. Tailor-made is all about offering flexibility.