The travel magazine’s 2015 list recognizes the most authentic, innovative, and immersive experiential tours around the globe
Fort Collins, Colo. – National Geographic Traveler just released its highly acclaimed list, “50 Tours of a Lifetime,” including award-winning bicycle tour operator, ExperiencePlus! in recognition of their innovative Bike Paths of Lake Garda – Sightseer Tour. This is the 10th year for the world’s most widely read travel magazine to honor the best guided tours around the globe.
National Geographic Traveler’s selection process was highly competitive and the editorial team worked long and hard to find 2015’s most authentic, innovative, immersive, best-guided, and sustainable tours. The complete celebrated list of tours will be featured in the print, online and tablet versions of the May 2015 issue.
New for 2015, the ExperiencePlus! Sightseer Tours is a novice-friendly line-up of trips designed specifically for travelers new to bicycle touring, families, or for those who are seeking an authentic cycling adventure at a more leisurely pace. Bike Paths of Lake Garda is just one of two Sightseer Tours launching this summer in addition to Cycling the Loire Valley.
Geared to cyclists who prefer sightseeing to speed, this slow-travel trip meanders from the romantic city of Verona through some of northern Italy’s most intriguing and beautiful areas to Bassano del Grappa, in the region of Trentino-Alto Adige (or Südtirol). Stop for a relaxing boat ride on Lake Garda, indulge in a refreshing gelato, or sip local grappas and hearty wines. July and August departures are available starting at $3650 per person.
About National Geographic Traveler
The primary mission of National Geographic Traveler is, “to propel readers out of their armchairs and into the field.” National Geographic Traveler has the largest audience of any travel magazine, with more than 8.5 million readers who love to travel. These loyal readers pride themselves with the highest passport ownership, most international and domestic trips, and most outdoor recreation spending of any other travel title.
ExperiencePlus! is an award-winning leader in bicycle tourism and has been family-owned and operated since 1972. The first U.S. based tour operator to offer bicycle tours in Italy, ExperiencePlus! has expanded to include tours in 22 countries blending true cycling expertise with innovative routes and off-the-beaten-path immersion. Encouraging authentic and engaging cultural exploration, the company separates itself from competitors with innovative and strategic bicycle tour offerings: dedicated, personal attention; extraordinary cycling routes marked with easy to follow chalk dust arrows; high quality bicycles; and a “family” of interesting, fun, and down-to-earth customers.