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Arlington company’s France tour named National Geographic “Tour of a Lifetime”

Posted by Paul Kandarian  April 19, 2013 06:43 PM

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Ciclismo Classico in Arlington, an outfitter of cycling vacations around the globe, said its "Bike Across France" tour was named a National Geographic Traveler's "50 Tours of a Lifetime" and will be featured in the May issue. The "50 Tours of a Lifetime" are the magazine's selection of the most authentic, innovative, immersive, best-guided, and sustainable tours in the world, said Norie Quintos, NatGeo Traveler's executive editor.

New for 2013, Bike Across France explores three regions of France: Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrenees and Languedoc-Roussillion, where participants check out castles, stone villages, wine, ancient art, prehistoric sites, and provincial cuisine on a 10-day cycling escapade. Founded in 1988, Ciclismo Classico has earned awards from Outside and National Geographic Traveler and mentions in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Bicycling, CNN.com and Forbes.

For more information or to book a tour, visit www.ciclismoclassico.com call 800-866-7314.

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