VeloWino

Vineyard Tours in Poland

Routes of all difficulties

We’ve got routes for beginners and advanced cyclists. Maximum of 60 km per day.

Dinners & Tastings at Vineyards

Each trip means several vineyards visited with tastings or a wine-accompanied dinner.

Van assist

All trips are assisted by a service car for the transport of you and your luggage.

Have yourself a tour of picturesque Polish vineyards.

VeloWino is a project from wine and bike lovers to all who love wind in the hair and shiny glasses. With us, you will visit the most interesting vineyards of Poland, you will get to know the thrilling stories of the winemakers and get some exercise on bike. 

We will invite interesting guides, provide the transport of your luggage and rent a bike, if you need. For those who prefer to ride in their own tempo there is a self-guided option and tailored trips for all thirst of new wine experience.

Polish wine is young, enthralling, and dynamic. Try it with us.

Why is VeloWino an easier way to travel?

We find the vineyards

We will choose for you the most interesting, the best located and the best-selling vineyards of Poland. In may of them, you will meet the winemakers and touch the mythic soil. Terroir that touches the soul.

We make out the route

Don’t worry about setting the route. Our guides have chosen scenic routes full of greenery and cultural attractions. Between vineyards – miles of beauty and happy experiences on bikes. 

We book the nights

We book nights in vineyards or cozy BnBs and hotels in proximity. From the beginning to the end of the trip, we take care of the booking, arrival, breakfast, and spaces for the evening walk. 

We carry the luggage

You must have wondered many times how much easier it would be to ride without heavy backpacks or panniers…Or how to transport wine bought at a vineyard? No longer a worry. We will take care of your luggage and emergency stops.

Trips all around Poland!

Winnice Sandomierz

VeloWino Sandomierz

A pearl of a city, Wisla River and its Valley, a sea of orchards around.  Bonfire, all nights booked, wine tastings in 5 vineyards. Feel like in Tuscan countryside walking around the historically beautiful town of Sandomierz or dashing across the hills. All on one weekend with van assists and a wine guide.

VeloWino Trzebnickie Hills

Not far north from the bustling Wroclaw hides a land ideal for wine agriculture. Trzebnickie Hills mean a clement climate and just as easy hills for bikers. This trip is an easy-going ride with 3 vineyard tastings and a local brewery to visit. It’s made for a weekend. Van assist provided. 

Winnice Wzgórza Trzebnickie
Winnice Jury Krakowsko-Częstochowskiej

VeloWino Jura 2 days

Jura Krakowsko-Częstochowska is a vineyard adventure-land right at the gates of Krakow. Picturesque hills, romantic manors and the outstanding Ojcow National Park. Dinner with a vineyard-tour in Winnica Kresy and a picnic among the vines. Medieval castles, pleasant hillrides and winemaker meetups wait for you at the door of Krakow…

VeloWino Tenczyn

A one-day trip from Krakow to the Tenczyn Castle. Rocky valleys, primeval woods, hillviews. See the Tyniec Abbey from the other bank! Wine tasting and a bonfire to sum up the day – in Winnica Zagrabie. For groups from 5, we can arrange an additional tasting on the way – in Winnica Srebrna Góra. 

Winnice pod Krakowem

VeloWino Lesser Poland Highland

Lesser Poland Highland has been a stronghold of Polish rural landscapes for years. Now bustling with young vineyards, the views get a new feature. Ignacy Paderewski built his manor here and the meadows feed swarms of bees. Try the honey in Bartnik Sądecki, relax in the calm wine-farm Muchówka and visit 5 vineyards on a 4-day route. Open air countryside museum in Nowy Sącz and the photo-inducing town of Biecz on the way! 

Daytrips around Krakow

Found yourself in the lively and absorbing city of Krakow? Hoping for a break and a pleasant bicycle ride out of town? Try our one day programmes which link bicycles and wine tastings. We take you to castles, river valleys and the hills of Jura. And why not include a dinner at a vineyard?

Winnice Jury

Would you like a tailor-made wine tour?

Write us. We will plan a wino experience for you!

If your dates do not play well with our standard offer or you know interesting places on wine routes where we don’t go (yet!), we will gladly help you to tailor an own wine tour experience. We start from groups of 4 and build your experience step by step.

Do not hesitate to talk to our wine guides. Travel is on!

Tomasz Steinmetz

wine guide

The linguistic and organisational heart of VeloWino. He’ll guide you to vineyards and delight you with stories in English, German, French and Italian. Out of his passion for music and poetry happy relations with long conversations spring and he keeps saying community is key. 

Tatiana Mucha

wine guide and organizer

Thanks to Tatiana VeloWino trips gain in humour, cheerful eagerness and spontaneity. She has been organizing trips to vineyards for years and special wine trains to Jasło or lazy wine Sundays in Ciężkowice are among her own favorite events. She will tell you all about Polish wine and firmly recommend the best picks.

Our Experience

We have several years experience in wine tourism and certainly ages in bicycle tours. We connect both worlds with a verve of sommeliers and travellers. We graduated from international WSET courses and even enology on the Krakow Uni! Many of Polish winemakers are our direct friends and trip companions.

Our Support

VeloWino sets an assist car at your disposal, and, when needed, a bus with a bicycle trailer. We use the friendly infrastructure from vineyards: sheleters, tasting rooms for rainy days. Our nights will find you in comfortable double or single rooms. We share GPX files of our routes to let you travel light and precisely.

Our Partners

At VeloWino we work supported by the bicycle tour company BikeTrip and the wine tourism one Winnicomania. Our trips are bookable on their websites as well. We love our partnership with associations and the blogging Internet. Feel invited for a glass of wine in Enoteka Kazimierz, Krakow. Why not become partners?

 

Our offer keeps growing.

We go to new places and meet new people.

To let you stay in touch with wine travel in Poland we have Facebook news and a newsletter for you.

Ask a question in our Winnicomaniacy Facebook group and join a bunch of happy winemakers, wine tourists and wine lovers.

Visit the Instagram from BikeTrip or Winnicomania for a couple of beautiful photos. Most of current events are reported on our own social media – do not hesitate to follow.

 

Our freebies

Ebook on the Sandomierz Wine Route

Media pack

Ask us about any detail you fancy!

We are available on continuous basis and ready to answer your questions. It’s a passport to wine travel in Poland. Write now!

9 + 1 =

“Both longer and shorter trips on offer. We set off from Krakow and I never suspected there are so many vineyards around town!
Tomek, the VeloWino guide, was very attuned to the group’s style and in the Słońce i Wiatr Vineyard we had a proper feast.
VeloWino will be satisfying – just try.”

Maria Tarnawska

“Wine tour on bikes – an ideal solution 🙂
Stunning views, super wines, tasty meals and a lot of movement.
VeloWino, thanks for professional organization, flexibility and full support on the road.
Recommended! 🙂 “

Karol Żochowski

Our wine travel blog

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Our ebook:

Sandomierz Wine Route

The region of Sandomierz is one of the most interesting wine regions of Poland. We take you there for VeloWino Sandomierz and meet our friends from the Sandomierz Wine Route. Read about the attractions of the medieval town and vineyards themselves. Places, wines, people…

(Polish only)

Attractions of Sandomierz

Vineyards described

Wine Festival surprises

Ebook Winny Sandomierz

Frequently Asked Questions

Get to know how VeloWino works!

Are VeloWino all guided tours?

Our trips can be booked with a guide (additional fee) or in the default self-guided option. All the travellers get GPX files with the route and set their own tempo. Guides always help you at wine tastings. 

What is the difficulty of VeloWino routes?

We have both more and less difficult trips. For an intermediate bike rider all will be “surmountable”. We can cut the lenght of trips or give you a ride, should you have stamina issues on the way. We will gladly share our trip terrain profiles with you. 

Can I travel outside of the VeloWino schedule?

We are flexible and we will adjust to your needs. Outside our scheduled trips, for groups of 5 persons, we can organize a tour individually. Do contact us!

Are meals included in the VeloWino price?

On our trips, the hotels serve breakfasts, which are included in the price. Tastings are supported with finger food, also in the price. The main meal of the day is left to be purchased by our guests at their suitable time. We will gladly indicate intersting dining options. Of course, if you book a dinner trip – you’re in for a great big meal. 🙂 

Where does VeloWino start? What about arrival?

Our trips start in the largest cities of Poland such as Krakow or Wroclaw. Arrival is individual. For bigger groups we have an option to organize arrival for an additional fee. This will be minibus or van. Find all the information in trip details! 

How to book a VeloWino tour?

You can book through our website or the website of our partners. We welcoome telephone and email reservations. Full confirmation of the booking is received together with a 30% payment and an account invoice.

En route!

Wind in the hair, the rustle of greenery, and welcoming vineyards.
You can have it with VeloWino. We’re waiting for you.

Email address

tomasz@velowino.pl

Call us

(+48) 728 758 263

Visit us

Zwierzyniecka 30
31-105 Kraków