Harley-Davidson Edelweiss

Edelweiss Bike Travel has over 34 years of expertise in worldwide motorcycle touring and has created a range of once-in-a-lifetime touring rides for both new and experienced riders. The new Harley-Davidson Authorized Tours provided by the Edelweiss team include a breathtaking ride through the beauty of the Bavarian Forest and ancient Habsburg Empire, a spectacular journey through the rugged scenery of Scotland and an unforgettable adventure through the stunning landscape of Morocco on the African continent.

Harley-Davidson Authorized Tours operates over 200 tours globally each year. The programme offers access to some of the most incredible locations of the world and takes riders on epic journeys along some of the best roads for Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Participants can book tours as an individual or as a group, and can select from five different types, available across five worldwide regions.

See below for the different Harley-Davidson tours offered:


SicilyTOUR DATES 2015

April 19 – 25

April 26 – May 02



DURATION: 7 days vacation, 5 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 635 miles (1025 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAYS: Agrigento, Cefalu

HIGHLIGHTS: Morgantina, Villa Romana del Casale, Agrigento, Valley of the Temples, Sciacca, Corleone, Prizzi, Cefalu, Castelbuono, Etna

Discover Sicily’s fascinating beauty consisting of fine sandy beaches, beautiful bays along the coastline, national parks, fields of ruins, vibrant cities with stunning baroque buildings and norman castles, delicious food, and not least Mount Etna, who still smokes and sometimes spits fire!

Sicily – the name alone brings up images of blue oceans, volcanoes, dry mountain ranges, small hilltop towns, lemon and orange trees. These are not just images – this is the real Sicily, and at the end of the week, you will have seen all of this, and a lot more…


Tuscan SunTOUR DATES 2015

May 07 – 16

May 17 – 26

September 18 – 27



DURATION: 10 days vacation, 8 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 940 miles (1510 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAYS: Assisi, Florence, Volterra

HIGHLIGHTS: Rome, Assisi, Gubbio, Lago Trasimeno, Arezzo, Florence, Mugello Race Track, Chianti Wine Region, San Gimignano, Volterra, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Siena, Orvieto

Rome, Tuscany and Umbria are in the heart of Italy. A country that makes it easy for every visitor to love it, its captivating beauty makes it hard to leave.

A region full of history, art and architecture, all of this goes hand in hand with the typical Italian lifestyle. This tour shows you beautiful landscapes, historic towns, colorful sunflower fields and great food and wine – everything for which Tuscany is famous…


Heart of EuropeTOUR DATES 2015 

May 28 – June 07

July 23 – August 02


NEAREST AIRPORT: Innsbruck (or Munich)

DURATION: 11 days vacation, 9 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 1225 miles (1970 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAYS: Heidelberg, Obernai, Appenzell

HIGHLIGHTS: Palace Linderhof, Ehingen, Heidelberg, Odenwald Forest, The Rhine River, Strasbourg, The Black Forest, Rheinfall, Schaffhausen, Lake Constance, Silvretta High Alpine Road

This tour shows the biggest variety of European scenery, culture and countries of all our tours through the Old World.

Once we start riding, small mountain roads take us through valleys and over a few smaller mountains. The highlight of the day is a visit to one of Bavarian King Ludwig’s palaces! We leave the Alps behind for a while and dive into theGerman culture and history, following a few famous rivers towards one of Germany’s most well-known cities: Heidelberg…


Habsburg EmpireTOUR DATE 2015

June 12 – 21



DURATION: 10 days vacation, 8 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 1120 miles (1790 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAYS: Salzburg, Prague

HIGHLIGHTS: Mariazell, Red Bull Ring, Hallstatt, Lake District, Salzburg, Eagle’s Nest, Herrenchiemsee, Walhalla, Prague, Karlstein, Brno

The East of Austria, the Bavarian Forest and the Czech Republic are still a pretty unknown motorcycle region. This tour provides a rare opportunity to get a comprehensive overview of part of the ancient Habsburg Empire.

Beautiful spa cities line the way while we start our tour from Vienna to Styria and gorgeous valleys and mountain passes provide great roads for us! The scenery is breathtaking, with several mountains peaking at 8000 ft. and more. Before we reach Salzburg, the scenery changes a little as we cross through the Austrian Lake District


Perfect AlpsTOUR DATES 2015

> June 28 – July 05

> July 12 – 19


NEAREST AIRPORT: Innsbruck (or Munich)

DURATION: 8 days vacation, 6 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 820 miles (1320 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAY: Lake Garda

HIGHLIGHTS: Krimml Waterfalls, Grossglockner, Dolomites, Trento, Lake Garda, Passo di Stelvio, Livigno

The Alps are truly a motorcyclist’s paradise, Nowhere else will you find so many attractive motorcycle roads concentrated in the midst of breathtaking scenery.

We start out with a few easy hours of riding, crossing the border to Austria’s northern neighbor, Germany. The roads seem to have been made for Harley-Davidsons: not too much traffic, lots of turns and incredible scenery. After a cool night at the bottom of Austria’s highest mountain, we get ready to do some real Alpine riding, and in the Dolomites, you can ride passes all day long if you feel like it…


Tour of ScotlandTOUR DATES 2015 

August 08 – 15

August 16 – 23



DURATION: 8 days vacation, 6 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 840 miles (1350 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAYS: Fort William, Inverness

HIGHLIGHTS: Forth Rail Bridge, Stirling Castle, Trossachs National Park, Fort William, Eilean Donan Castle, Loch Ness, Culloden Moor, Dunnet Head, Whisky Trail, Balmoral Castle

Scotland is bagpipes and tweed, haggis and whisky, nessie and the highland games. Scotland is also breathtaking scenery, both on the rugged coast and in the wild, remote mountains

Scotland – pictures of Braveheart, Highlander, kilts and whisky appear in your mind’s eye; but there is so much more in this beautiful part of the United Kingdom – we will try to show you the highlights in one week…


European Bike WeekTOUR DATE 2015

September 05 – 14


NEAREST AIRPORT: Innsbruck (or Munich)

DURATION: 10 days vacation, 8 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 1025 miles (1650 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAYS: Villach

HIGHLIGHTS: Salzburg, Eagle’s Nest, Lake District, Erzberg, Red Bull Ring, European Bike Week, Nockalm Road, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Dolomites, Bolzano

European Bike Week and the Alps, what a combination. Come with us to the biggest Harley party in Europe and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Alps, on this 10 day trip.

After starting our tour by riding over and around several mountains, and after passing many crystal clear lakes, we soon reach Salzburg. This city, with its abundance of splendid, historic buildings, has an atmosphere of its own…


Andalucia on HarleyTOUR DATES 2015 

October 03 – 09

October 10 – 16



DURATION: 7 days vacation, 5 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 635 miles (1020 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAYS: Loja, Ronda

HIGHLIGHTS: Malaga, Granada, Alhambra, El Torcal, Garganta del Chorro, Ronda, Pueblos Blancos, Gibraltar, Puertos

In Andalusia we discover all of the traditions of Spain: bullfights, golden beaches, Flamenco, white villages nestled into a mountainside, cave dwellings, colorful fiestas, religious processions, tapas and sherry bodegas.

A tour that is rich in history, art, architecture, nature preserves and a relaxed way of life. You have come to Spain’s number 1 motorcycle region and you will have five outstanding days to explore it! We will try to show you as much of Andalusia as possible, though you could spend weeks there and never get bored! So, let’s go


Morocco on HarleyTOUR DATE 2015 

October 18 – November 01



DURATION: 15 days vacation, 13 riding days

ROUTE: Total distance: 1860 miles (2990 km)

ACCOMMODATIONS: Comfortable middle-class hotels.

REST DAYS: Erfoud, Marrakech

HIGHLIGHTS: Gibraltar, Ceuta, Chefchaouen, Fes, Sahara Desert, Gorges du Todra, Gorges du Dades, Route of the Kasbahs, Marrakech, Volubilis, Ronda

Morocco or ‘Maghreb el Aksa‘ as the locals call it, is the perfect destination for a splendid vacation.

Its nearness to Europe, the fantastic landscape and its oriental traditions make it the perfect first contact for tourists on the African continent. Africa, here we come. Oriental bazaars, huge mountain ranges, camels, souks, endless desert, exotic spices – the dream will come true during the next two weeks

For more information on these or any of the various Edelweiss tours, be sure to visit the Edelweiss website.