Open Challenges   

These events are open as 'pay-as-you-go' type challenges - or for fundraising purposes. Just call us, reserve your space, pay a deposit and send us a booking form - and get the training started! If you are a Charity - then any of these challenges can be used as fundraising events, with no minimum numbers :-)

CountryNamePrice*Event TypeDescriptionFitness LevelStart DateDuration
France Cycle London To Paris 24hr Express From £499 Come with us on a whirlwind ride on this classic tour in just 24hrs!
That's right! 24hrs to get to Paris from London - this is not for the faint hearted. If you've already completed the standard tour or if this is a box you need to tick off you can be certain of an experience of a lifetime (plus bragging rights).
This grand 175 mile route from central London to the Eiffel Tower in Paris is a classic, with an Adventure Café twist. Ride from one exciting European capital to another in just two days!
26/08/2017 3 days
England Mega Abseil Challenge From £39 Get ready for one of the biggest steps of your life, and a big adrenaline rush! Stepping back out over the towering descent some 100 feet. This will be a challenge to remember, and to be proud of! We shall equip you properly, and make sure you are briefed and trained in how to safely make the descent to the bottom of the rock face 02/09/2017 1 day
France Cycle London To Paris 4 Day From £679 This grand 280 mile route from London (Greenwich) to Central Paris is a classic, with a carefully thought out route, utilising a mixture of good fast direct roads, and small country back roads. We have taken time to consider our routes in and out of London and Paris to make them as enjoyable and pain free as possible! Ride from one exciting European capital to another—in just four days! We are sure this unique Adventure Café event will inspire and enthuse experienced cyclists out there, as well as those who are new to the sport, but want an unforgettable challenge. 14/09/2017 5 days
Italy Munich to Venice Bike Ride Trans Alp From £699 Imagine a ride so perfect in every detail, that we almost burst when we discovered it! Starting on the high plain of Southern Bavaria, and then heading towards the Alps. We shall then cycle amongst the towering giant mountains of the Inntal, Austria - via Innsbruck, we shall then pedal the historic Brenner Pass - the scene of migrations, battles and crusades across the centuries, and down the sumptuous Adige Valley Cycle Trail. Finally, compressed into this awesome ride, is the crescendo - along the quiet shore of Lake Garda and through the ancient Roman City of Verona and across to Venice..... you'll do well to find a better ride - we'll put money on it! 21/09/2017 6 days
England Classic Three Peaks Challenge From £389 The Three 3 Peaks Challenge is without doubt one of our most popular treks and one of the toughest at the same time. Climbing the Three Highest Peaks in the home nations: Scotland, England and Wales. Starting with Ben Nevis before heading south for Scafell Pike and then finishing at Snowdon. The challenge is all the more tough as we complete the whole lot in 24 hrs*. Now that is going to be challenging! 22/09/2017 3 days
Italy Giro Tuscany From £759 Join us on a truly wonderful journey through the very best of rural and untouched Italy. Experience historic cities, stunning river valleys, winding roads through the scenic Tuscan Hills, and visiting and staying in some of Europe's most famous hilltop towns! Oh and of course - don't forget the wonderful Italian food, wine and hospitality! 12/10/2017 6 days
Portugal Ride the Douro Valley From £689 The Douro Valley in Portugal is a hidden gem that's just being discovered, rapidly growing in popularity for laid back cycle tourers and avid road cyclists alike. With recent features in popular publications like Cyclist magazine, the beauty of this stunning region is being revealed. Quiet roads wind alongside the Douro river, with gentle shallow climbs up through the characteristic vineyard terraces that make this area so unique and earns the cultural recognition of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. We're excited to offer four days of cycling from the vibrant city of Porto up into the Douro Valley, a mix of tranquil riverside gentle miles and stunning climbs. Four nights in gorgeous hotel accommodation enables us to experience all that this area has to offer beyond the bike, and returning into central Porto to celebrate our achievements we can enjoy more of the local delicacies and perhaps a celebratory tipple! 13/10/2017 5 days
Morocco Toubkal Trek and Marrakech From £639 Imagine a land of snake charmers, fire eaters, camel herders, and desert and mountain nomads. A land where the mountains separate red sand desert from the mighty Sahara. And a land where famous old bazaars and spice markets still evoke the memory of ‘A Thousand and One Arabian Nights’. Then, within just a short transfer, we are able to trek into the remote Atlas Mountains, and to conquer the highest peak in North Africa. Unlike other tour operators our group ratios for the Toubkal Trek are smaller - We believe it is important to support the local tourism and utilise local knowledge of the area therefore we will always use a local mountain guide along with one of our own experienced UK mountain guides, this way we ensure that we can provide the best service for you. - To ensure we are providing the best service possible. 13/10/2017 6 days
Mallorca Mallorca Round the Island Challenge From £649 This ride is the perfect blend of sublime roads, stunning scenery and great weather. Come and ride Europe's cycling Mecca this year. You will cycle for three days along a beautiful, smooth and fast route, as well as having awesome overnight facilities and the tastiest local cuisine! 18/10/2017 4 days
England Quantock 3000 Ride From £29 Join Grand Tour Cycling's epic climbing challenge in this its second incarnation. The Quantock 3000 takes you on three laps of some of the best and most beautiful climbs (and descents) on the Quantocks. If you like your climbing then this is one not to miss and promises to get your lungs bursting and your legs screaming. 29/10/2017 1 day
Morocco Cycle to the Sahara From £699 Imagine a land of snake charmers, fire eaters, camel herders, and desert and mountain nomads. A land where the mountains separate red sand desert from the mighty Sahara. And now imagine yourself riding out across this wonderful land, through bazaars, across mountains, through gorges and to the desert!!! A truly Adventurous Bike Journey - like none you have ever experienced. 11/11/2017 8 days
Holland Cycle London to Amsterdam Ride From £659 Try our great fun, London Amsterdam bike challenge adventure - taking 5 days in total, with one day to return home, you’ll be covering around 290 miles - just enough to blow the cobwebs away - or stretch yourself to the limit - depending upon your fitness level! This is an ideal itinerary for those embarking on a first cycling challenge - as the hills are very few and far between! 30/05/2018 5 days
Germany Paris to Munich Bike Challenge From £999 You have ridden to Paris, but what is next? Get ready for classic European Bike Adventure - crossing borders, enjoying the best continental cuisine, and riding through some historic towns and cities, as well as through beautiful countryside - Champagne, Nancy, Strasbourg, and the Black Forest to the capital of Bavaria, Munich. - all in 7 days of cycling. 23/07/2018 7 days
Tanzania Kilimanjaro Classic Machame Trek From £1950 Either as a guided Adventure Cafe team expedition, or travelling as your own small group, our 8 day trek is a real winner. Here's a safe way of scaling Kilimanjaro, to give you the maximum chance of successfully scaling this monster! Either way Adventure Cafe can help to make your trip run smoothly, and to help you avoid some of the common pitfalls of a Kilimanjaro ascent! 28/09/2018 8 days