Sonoma 4-Day Bike Tour
- Region: North America
- Destination: United States
- Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights
- Level: Two
- Price From: $2595
- Single Supplement: $650
|Jul 16 - Jul 19, 2017||$2795||Call to book|
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- California’s northern coast, located north of San Francisco and west of Napa
- Known for: endless vineyards, the Mayacamas Mountains, remote roads through ranchlands, stunning coastal views, and towering redwoods
- Eat: farm-to-table produce, grass-fed beef, local cheeses, and oysters
- Outstanding local wines from Sonoma’s most beautiful vineyards
- Cycle along the beautiful and remote Pacific Coast, past rugged headlands and crashing waves
- Picnic in Armstrong Redwoods State Park surrounded by 1,400-year-old trees that tower over 300 feet high
- Discover hidden gems like Wildflour bakery with its adjoining gardens
- Savor California’s most famous wines where they’re grown and explore Sonoma’s burgeoning microbrewery scene; from the coastal Pinot Noir of Joseph Phelps to the robust Zinfandels of Ridge Winery and the most famous IPAs straight from the source
We include more on our cycling trips than any other bike tour company in an effort to provide our guests with the most unforgettable, stress-free travel experience.
- Stunning, luxurious, world-class accommodations
- Top of the line bicycle selection
- Daily breakfasts, all lunches, two gourmet dinners, Après Velo cocktails, and nutritious snacks
- Carefully selected local wines at dinners
- Expert guides with extensive local knowledge, who go above and beyond to cater to your every need
- Complete van support every mile of the way to enjoy your vacation at your own pace
- Group sizes that don’t exceed 14 guests on a scheduled departure
- Wine tastings as outlined in the itinerary
- Entrance fees to historic sites, fascinating museums, and scenic natural parks
- Pick upand drop off before and after your tour from convenient locations
- Gratuities for baggage, porters, and hotel service
- Pre- and post-travel planning assistance with optional upgrade to Concierge Travel Planning (learn more)
- Complimentary DuVine gear, including a custom cycling jersey, DuVine t-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag
DuVine strives to consistently amaze, surprise, and delight. For this reason, each itinerary may be subject to slight modifications. Contact us to speak with a destination specialist for the most up to date tour inclusions.
- Gratuities for DuVine bike tour guides (learn more)
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Join us on a 4-Day Sonoma Bike Tour and revel in the stunning views of the rugged California coast as you cycle along the Pacific Coast past Bodega Bay. Ride into the heart of California’s towering redwoods and explore the quaint town of Healdsburg. Delight in visits to wineries in the Dry Creek Valley, rides through scenic vineyards with the Mayacamas Mountains in the distance, and delectable meals at our favorite restaurants in the region. Explore the diversity of California, from waves to wine, on this unforgettable bike tour of Sonoma.
Tour by Day
Day One: Pastoral Sonoma
Your guides will meet you in San Francisco, and we’ll transfer you north across the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County. Begin with the essentials: a bike fitting, safety talk, and map review before tasting cheeses at Marin French Cheese company. Our ride will take us past Sonoma’s rural ranches and pastoral farms. The biggest climb of the week comes early, but is rewarded with beautiful views of Tomales Bay. After lunch at a local cyclists’ hangout, we’ll continue to our favorite bakery, then choose a van transfer or continue a few more miles on the bike to the Bodega Bay Lodge. Tonight, we kick off the tour with an exquisite meal at Michelin-starred Terrapin Creek.
Meals: Lunch / Dinner
Destinations: Marin French Cheese Company, Tomales Bay, Bodega Bay
Accomplished: 21 miles / 33 km, elevation gain: 500 meters (Longer option: 42 miles / 67 km, elevation gain: 910 meters)
Accommodations: Bodega Bay Lodge
Day Two: The Coast through the Redwoods
Today’s stunning ride highlights the best of California. Start your day pedaling past rugged headlands along the Pacific Coast. Our ride veers east into the coastal range and arrives at Armstrong Redwoods State Park. Gaze skyward at the 1,400-year-old trees towering over 300 feet, then settle beneath them for a picnic lunch. We’ll stop on the historic West Side Road to taste crisp Chardonnays and velvety Pinot Noirs at our favorite winery en route to Healdsburg. Tonight, enjoy dinner on your own in Healdsburg.
Meals: Breakfast / Picnic Lunch
Destinations: Armstrong Redwoods State Park, Russian River Valley, Westside Road, Healdsburg
Accomplished: 40 miles / 64 km, elevation gain: 540 meters (Longer option: 47 miles / 75 km, elevation gain: 585 meters)
Accommodations: Hotel Healdsburg
Day Three: Dry Creek and Alexander Valleys
This morning we’ll cycle West Dry Creek Road in a region flush with welcoming vineyards. As we cross into Alexander Valley, quiet back roads open up to dreamy views of the Mayacamas Mountains and we’ll stop for a coffee among acres of vines. Lunch is served at a favorite outdoor sandwich shop before we return to the pool at the hotel. Tonight, we celebrate our time together at a very special farewell dinner.
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Destinations: Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Jimtown Store, Ridge Winery
Accomplished: 38 miles / 61 km, elevation gain: 415 meters
Accommodations: Hotel Healdsburg
Day Four: Chalk Hill Road and Local Brews
If you haven’t had your fill of wine country, take an optional spin along the Russian River Valley and Chalk Hill, or enjoy your morning coffee and a leisurely stroll around Healdsburg’s town square. Around midday, we’ll head back toward the Bay Area, stopping for lunch and beer at a local microbrewery. Then it’s back to San Francisco where our adventure concludes.
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch
Destinations: Chalk Hill Road, Alexander Valley, Petaluma
Accomplished: 30 miles / 48 km, elevation gain: 350 meters