Join a delicious bicycle tour around Myrtleford discovering local food and wine secrets.
Start the tour with a hands-on cooking lesson or food experience, such as making authentic Italian gnocchi, picking fresh berries or roasting a batch of coffee beans.
Next, pedal your bicycle an easy 5-10km to visit local food and wine producers, collecting items for a well-deserved feast.
Cycling around Myrtleford involves few roadways and is predominantly along the splendid Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. BYO bicycle or hire one from the local bicycle shop. It is also possible to drive the tour route or walk to most destinations.
Tour lengths are typically between 4-6 hours and include cooking lesson/food experience, morning tea, lunch, farm gate and winery visits, and local guide.
Minimum number of participants is 6. Children welcome.
- Rolling Gnocchi – learn to make authentic Italian pasta with Roberto from Delize Cafe Deli. While the pasta sauce is simmering, ride to nearby farm gates or wineries before returning to a feast of melt-in-your-mouth gnocchi and local delights.
- Moroccan Tagines & Tea – in the exotic surrounds of Cafe Fez, see the secrets of making mint tea, how to season your tagine and what makes baclava so moorish? Take a shop tour of the splendid Middle Eastern wares at Red Ramia before a short ride to other local food and wine producers, collecting items for a tagine feast back at Fez.
- Coffee Bean Roast ’n’ Ride – for many, coffee and cycling are the perfect match. See, hear and smell the intricacies of roasting coffee beans by acclaimed cafe, Coffee Chakra. Ride off to visit nearby food and wine producers to collect more local goodies to complement your very own Bicycle Blend Beans.
- Yoga Ride – from mountain bike to mountain pose! Warm up with a short ride to Panoramia Villas, take a guided yoga class then return to town for a well-deserved meal, maybe stopping off at a local river swimming spot to freshen up on the way.