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Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang - w/o Lunch

4.8 (12)

Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang - w/o Lunch

4.8 (12)
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Experience the beauty of the Santa Barbara Wine Country on this thrilling half-day bike tour from Solvang. Begin your adventure in the charming village of Solvang and set off on a leisurely ride along quiet country roads. Marvel at apple orchards, cattle ranches, and picturesque vineyards as you pedal through this stunning wine region. Along the way, you'll visit a century-old schoolhouse, sample local olive oils at an olive farm, and indulge in wine tastings at a vineyard. With vehicle support available, you won't have to worry about carrying your wine and olive oil purchases. Immerse yourself in the rich history and natural beauty of the region as you explore on two wheels. Book your wine country bike tour today and embark on an unforgettable journey.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Suitable for 2-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Guided bike tour through quiet country roads
  • Visiting a century old school house
  • Sampling local olive oils at an Olive farm
  • Wine tasting at a beautiful vineyard
  • Personal touches and first-class service experience
  • Professional Local Tour Guide
  • Los Olivos
  • Vehicle Mechanic Support
  • First Class Service
  • Local Knowledge
  • Only Tour Company Located in the Wine Country
  • Current Model Year Bicycles
  • Santa Barbara
  • Since 2005
  • Chocolate Tasting
  • Wine Tasting
  • Lavender Farm
  • Olive Oil Tasting
  • Solvang
  • Beautiful Scenery
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

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Discover the enchanting beauty of the Santa Barbara Wine Country on a half-day bike tour from Solvang. This guided tour offers a unique opportunity to explore the picturesque vineyards, olive farms, and historic sites of this renowned wine region. With the guidance of a local professional cycling tour guide, you'll pedal along serene country roads, surrounded by scenic landscapes, apple orchards, and cattle ranches. Immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating stories of the area as you visit a century-old schoolhouse, sample local olive oils at an olive farm, and indulge in wine tastings at a beautiful vineyard. This leisurely bike tour combines outdoor adventure, cultural exploration, and culinary delights, providing an unforgettable experience for all.

What to expect?

During this half-day bike tour, you can expect an enjoyable and leisurely experience through the Santa Barbara Wine Country. The total duration of the tour is 210 minutes, allowing you ample time to soak in the beauty of the surroundings. The tour starts at the Santa Barbara Wine Country Cycling Tours retail store in Solvang, where you'll meet your knowledgeable tour guide. From there, you'll embark on a scenic journey, meandering through peaceful country roads, observing the idyllic apple orchards, cattle ranches, and vineyards that dot the landscape. Along the way, you'll make stops at a century-old schoolhouse, an olive farm to sample local olive oils, and a vineyard for wine tastings. The tour also provides vehicle support, ensuring that any wine or olive oil purchases you make can be safely transported. The tour concludes with a picturesque ride through a beautiful canyon road, leading you back to the starting point in the early afternoon.

Who is this for?

This half-day bike tour is perfect for anyone seeking an immersive experience in the Santa Barbara Wine Country. Whether you're a wine enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply looking for a unique outdoor adventure, this tour offers something for everyone. The leisurely pace of the bike ride makes it accessible to participants of varying fitness levels, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Solo travelers, couples, and groups of friends will all find themselves captivated by the beauty and charm of this renowned wine region. This tour is not only for cycling enthusiasts but also for those who appreciate the finer things in life, such as exquisite wines and the rich history of the area. So, grab your friends or embark on a solo adventure, and get ready to discover the hidden gems of the Santa Barbara Wine Country.

Why book this?

Embarking on the Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang is an extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the allure of the Santa Barbara Wine Country. With the guidance of a knowledgeable local tour guide, you'll not only explore the region's scenic landscapes but also gain fascinating insights into its rich history and cultural significance. The tour offers a delightful mix of outdoor adventure, wine tastings, and culinary experiences, providing a comprehensive and captivating exploration of the area. By choosing this tour, you'll enjoy the personal touches and first-class service of a European cycling excursion without the hassle of international travel. It's the perfect way to indulge your senses, satisfy your wanderlust, and create lasting memories.

Good to know

Before joining the Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang, there are a few important details to keep in mind. The total duration of the tour is 210 minutes, ensuring you have ample time to fully embrace the experience. It's recommended to arrive at the meeting point, the Santa Barbara Wine Country Cycling Tours retail store in Solvang, at least 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time of 10:00 am. The tour follows a leisurely pace, ensuring participants of varying fitness levels can comfortably enjoy the ride. You'll have the opportunity to sample local olive oils at an olive farm and indulge in wine tastings at a beautiful vineyard. If you choose to make any wine or olive oil purchases, the tour provides vehicle support to transport them. Don't forget to bring comfortable clothing, sunscreen, and a camera to capture the incredible moments along the way. Get ready to embark on a remarkable adventure through the Santa Barbara Wine Country.


Customers who have embarked on the Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour from Solvang have consistently praised the tour for its exceptional experience. They have lauded the professionalism and knowledge of the tour guides, appreciating their ability to provide a captivating narrative about the region's history and culture. Participants have also been impressed by the picturesque and serene landscapes they encountered during the tour, stating that it exceeded their expectations. The opportunity to sample local olive oils and indulge in wine tastings at a beautiful vineyard has been a highlight for many, offering a chance to savor the flavors and aromas of the region. Overall, customers have expressed their utmost satisfaction with the Wine Country Half-Day Bike Tour, describing it as a must-do experience for wine lovers, nature enthusiasts, and those seeking a unique adventure in the Santa Barbara Wine Country.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking



4.8 (12)


Scott was our guide- he was a biker through and through but he paced with us and incorporated a great history of the area along the way. We really enjoyed the food stops as well as seeing the local agriculture, ponies and stories of the towns. Highly recommend this company to anyone wanting a nice balance of biking along with the local vibe.


This is a must. We had the best time and Chris was a fabulous host and guide. The tastings were great and this was one of the highlights of our holiday.


My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our bike ride through the beautiful towns of Solvang, Ballard, and Los Olivos. Our tour guide Scott was knowledgeable, incredibly friendly, and a joy to spend the afternoon with. The bike shop also made it super convenient for us to make purchases along our route as they sent someone to retrieve our local delights (🍷 🧁).


Do NOT book this excursion, it is completely misleading. We biked on a very busy road with cars/trucks in both directions most of the duration. The olive oil tasting place was closed which our tour guide was surprised about and did not offer anything else for us to do. The wine tasting place had a man pouring for us that was missing more teeth than he actually had. The bathroom at this tasting room was a portable out house. This was not first class service and lacked in so many ways. Waste of money.


Mine was amazing!!! He was so kind and friendly. We had great conversation! The tour was so worth it! It’s a lot of manual labor but so worth it when you get to Los Olivos! Mike set up all our visits for us and made sure we got the most out of our tour!! Such a great day!!


Everyone ask for Hans. He is a legend and a super nice guy. Went at the speed we wanted and took us to a lovely Olive pile tasting place highly recommend. The wine tasting was meh, not the tours fault, we went on a Monday and I guess the wine place is slow so had a kid serving who clearly didn’t want to be there and gave no insite to the wine, no info, and really couldn’t be bothered that we were there BUT I’m told that’s not the norm at all. So I would still go again. The bike ride was great, the bikes are easy to use and super light loved all of it would totally do it again :) ASK FOR HANS! ❤️❤️❤️❤️


Our group of 8 had an incredible time biking from Solvang to Neverland Ranch and back, including stops for olive oill tasting, wine tasting, and an amazing lunch. Our guides, Scott and Chris, were so informative about the history of the area and extremely accommodating to our varying needs, including swapping out a standard bike for an e-bike for us mid-trip (Note: if you're uncertain about your ability to sweat out a long ride, don't feel any shame in opting for an e-bike, particularly in the summer heat). Many of us were skeptical about a bike tour in the midst of a 3-day wine trip, but we has such a great experience that this will be a staple on our annual trips going forward. And again, ask for Scott and Chris...they take such pride in making you have fun. You won't be disappointed!!!!


Tour was wonderful! Guide was knowledgable, personable and fun to be around. We learned great history of the valley; bikes were nice, and the route was absolutely beautiful! The ride was about 22 miles in total, and included an olive oil tasting, delicious catered lunch, and wine tasting. Would 100% recommend.

Neil S

My friend and I had a wonderful 3 1/2 hour bike tour with our guide Amy. Very knowledgable of the area and very personable. Tailored the tour to our needs. Pleasant experience all around.

Jenny M

Did a half day bike tour with lunch at the Beckman Vineyard. It was absolutely perfect. Our guide, Scott, was informative, fun, and a joy to be around. The views were unreal and it was a fun but challenging ride. Truly the perfect way to spend the day. Neil (another guide) is also great. Can’t recommend it enough!
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2024-04-17 05:53