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Magic Places leads Boutique Bike Tours and Custom Bike Tours, Worldwide

THE WORLD IS BIG, BEAUTIFUL AND MAGIC

For 31 years, Magic Places Cycling Adventures has been sharing our passion for cycle touring, bike racing and custom cycling tours with incredible clients across the globe, hosting bicycle adventures through the world’s most stunning and inspirational landscapes. We have literally ridden on every continent on the planet. Whether riding over European passes made famous in the Tour de France or cruising through the spectacular vineyards and along the coastline of South Africa, our small group tours are unquestionably the best way to see this wonderful world. We have built a proud reputation of providing professionally planned vacations and are renowned for our energetic, personalized service. Magic Places Cycling Adventures leads adventures for cyclists of all ages across the globe. From tours, custom tours, and races; from deserts to forests to stunning ocean vistas, from Europe to South Africa to Australasia, Matt Barlee and his crew of dedicated, experienced guides provide clients with once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Combine our attention to detail with healthy, delicious meals and top-notch accommodation, and you have the makings for the ride of your life. Are you ready for some MAGIC?

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Cycling Tours for 2023

Magic Places Cycling Adventures leads adventures for cyclists of all ages across the globe. Matt Barlee and his crew of professional cycle guides provide clients with once-in-a-lifetime cycle tour experiences from deserts to forests to stunning ocean vistas, from Europe to South Africa to Australasia. Magic Places knows the magic places: the best, the safest and most scenic routes, exceptional hotels featuring top quality meals, side attractions that only locals know about. With the return of dependable travel, we’re excited to return to Africa for our Morocco and South Africa tours, as well as our beloved Mallorca. Want to stay closer to home?  Our BC-based gravel tours are amazing and our Okanagan wine tour shouldn’t be missed! Sit back and explore our set of magic places for 2023!

  • Tours for 2023
  • Africa
  • BC
  • Europe
  • Gravel
  • Wine and Culinary

Mallorca

Why do cyclists around the globe, from pro teams to families, flock to Mallorca? Quite simply, because it may very...

Vancouver Island Gravel Tour

Using our extensive experience riding in our own back yard of Vancouver Island, we've created what we think is the...
Battlefield Bike Ride Italy

Battlefield Bike Ride

Join us this June for what will likely be the most important ride of your life. Magic Places is again...

Nelson-Banff Gravel Tour

Our crown-jewel gravel tour, this challenging week-long adventure treats you to an adventure through some of BC's most rugged and...

Morocco 2023

From the spectacular Kasbah ruins of Morocco’s ancient kingdoms to a luxury Berber tent camp amidst the towering dunes of...

South Okanagan Harvest Wine Tour

Always a sell-out favourite, this wine and culinary exploration via the beautiful roads of the south Okanagan is curated to...

Mallorca Bespoke

Imagine your best day on a bike, finishing at a stylish boutique hotel, a post-ride drink on the beach  followed...

South Africa

Explore the exquisitely gorgeous land of Nelson Mandela Whether viewing lions and elephants during our first day’s safari, riding through...

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Custom Cycling Tours

Magic Places Cycling Adventures leads custom cycle tours for cyclists of all ages to our regular destinations across the globe. As we’ve said, Magic Places knows the magic places: the best, the safest and most scenic routes, exceptional hotels featuring top quality meals, side attractions that only locals know about. Experience these wonderful destinations on your terms with a custom tour that’s right for you at a time that’s perfect for you and your group of friends or family. Explore some of our custom tour destinations below.

  • Custom Tours
  • Australasia
  • BC
  • Europe
  • Gravel
  • North America

Southwest BC Gravel Tour

Showcasing some of the most remote, scenic, and adventurous sections of the BC Trail, our SW BC Gravel tour will...

Best Of BC Mountain Biking

If BC is mountain biking heaven, the South Chilcotin is where God resides British Columbia is, without comparison, the capital...

Pacific Coast

Seattle to San Francisco – keep the ocean on the right! The Pacific Coast boasts some of the most breathtaking...

Vancouver Island

Ride Canada’s best kept cycling secret! Combining the very best cycling routes in SW British Colombia with luxury accommodations and...

Calgary to Vancouver

From Rockies to Rainforest, explore the breadth of BC with us! From the stunning grandeur of Banff National Park to...

Croatia

Experience the magic of Croatia by sail and by bike Truly a dream trip for cyclist and non-rider alike, we’ve...

Tuscany

Birthplace of the Rennaissance, Italy’s finest cuisine and wine, and ribbons of asphalt rolling through mist shrouded valleys. Italy, at...

Dolomites

A climber's nirvana! Where do we start? The Stelvio, the Gavia, the Mortirolo... These climbs, along with countless other Dolomiti...

Prague to Vienna

Why do we love the Czech Republic? Well, there's the beer. Not only did the Czechs invent the best beer...

Pyrenees

Experience some of Europe's most spectacular climbs, at your own pace!  “Strategically nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean...

Australia

A vast continent with unlimited cycle touring potential Are you looking for a active escape from a dreary Canadian winter?...

Are you ready for the ride of your life?

We’re here to answer any questions you might have about the cycling tours and custom cycle tours Magic Places offers. Meanwhile sit back, enjoy the pictures and dream about the ride of your life.