Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel update
Our office is closing later this afternoon to keep our staff safe, and those of us not already working from home will now be working remotely.
Our phone system unfortunately does not allow us to receive or make calls in the usual way from home, so we ask that you email us on the address below if you need to get in touch or have an emergency. ( info@penguintravel.com )

Guided Cycling Holidays

Enjoy the most scenic roads on the Balkans and get to know the local culture, people and cuisine. Our cycling guides will be there for you showing you the best road cycling routes in the region and provide you with technical assistance in case of need.

For our cycling trips you don`t have to worry about carrying your own bikes, as you can always rent some of our hybrids, perfectly suited for the local roads.


Cycling in Albania 690 , 8 Days

Cycling in Albania

Penguins new Albanian cycling adventure takes you to one of Europe's secret treasures. As recently...
On a Bike among the Lakes of Macedonia 610 , 8 Days

On a Bike among the Lakes of Macedonia

Nested at the heart of the Balkan Peninsula the land of Macedonia has always been at the crossroad...
The Best of Halkidiki On A Bike (Greece) 610 , 8 Days

The Best of Halkidiki On A Bike (Greece)

This bike trip will take you on an enchanting journey along the legendary and mythic Halkidiki...
From Rodopi Mountains to Halkidiki Seashore (Bulgaria & Greece) 670 , 9 Days

From Rodopi Mountains to Halkidiki Seashore (Bulgaria & Greece)

Enjoy a great cycling trip combining mountain and seashore cycling in charming Bulgaria and sunny...
Monastery Cycling Tour (Bulgaria) 510 , 8 Days

Monastery Cycling Tour (Bulgaria)

Experience the atmosphere of Bulgarian monasteries and history on a bike. This tour is not...
Dalmatian Cycling and Cruising Adventures 670 , 8 Days

Dalmatian Cycling and Cruising Adventures

Join this unconventional cycling tour combined with sailing on a yacht around the Dalmatian...
Balkan Cycling (Bulgaria) 540 , 8 Days

Balkan Cycling (Bulgaria)

Exciting cycling trip in the heart of the Balkan mountains. On this tour we bike along the north...
Cruising and Cycling in Kvarner Bay (Croatia) 455 , 8 Days

Cruising and Cycling in Kvarner Bay (Croatia)

Discover more of Croatia by bike in the Northern region of the country with a start in...
Rodopi mountain bike adventure (Bulgaria) 590 , 8 Days

Rodopi mountain bike adventure (Bulgaria)

Real mountain bike adventure in the heart of the Rodopi mountains. This is a unique bike tour...
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Chernobyl as a travel destination

06.01.2020 17:00

Chernobyl as a travel destination

   About 30 years ago a flawed reactor design in combination with some serious human mistakes led to an accident at the No.4 nuclear reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukrainian SSR. It became the worst nuclear disaster in history and resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people and the evacuation of about 110 000 more. Ever since then it has been a subject of an...


The Silk Road: now and then

31.12.2019 17:00

The Silk Road: now and then

   “The Silk Road” is a term that conjures up fairytale-like images of long camel caravans travelling through bare deserts, of brave adventurers and merchants bargaining in exotic oriental markets. This network of routes, which stretched about 11 000 km (7 000 miles) and connected the East and the West, is a milestone in the development of the modern world and the...


The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

11.12.2019 09:52

The Little - Known Pyramids of Sudan

Can you name the country with the most pyramids in the world? Nope, it’s not Egypt. The country which holds this record with more than 200 pyramids is actually Egypt’s southern neighbor – Sudan. Though not as big as the Egyptian ones, they are just as impressive and have just as intriguing history, dating back to 8th century BC, to the kingdom of Kush. There are many reasons...


What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

29.11.2019 17:30

What the Timket Festival in Ethiopia is all about?

Every year on the 19th of January a procession of priests, locals and visitors all chanting, singing and dancing enthusiastically  fills the streets of the Ethiopian cities. It’s the celebration of Timket, or Epiphany – the biggest and most anticipated religious event in the Ethiopian calendar. It commemorates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River and is the day when...