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Premium Biking Tour in Alentejo and Hills of Algarve

Leisure | Guided | Premium | 9 Days/8 Nights | From 2190.00€
|A2Z FinderPortugalAlentejoVicentine Coast Premium Biking Tour in Alentejo and Hills of Algarve
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Visit Sagres, Europe´s most southwestern point, and explore the Atlantic coast wild beaches. Rest in selected lodges (4 stars) after this challenging bike ride covering 600 km / 347 mi.

If you are looking for a challenging bike ride this is the right tour for you. You will cover more than 600 km/ 347 mi in 7 rides. As you pedal along the magnificent Atlantic coast of Portugal, you will explore the wild beaches of the Alentejo, and the unspoiled hilly region of the Algarve. Great riding and plenty to see! Sagres, Europe's most southwestern point, is where Prince Henry the Navigator prepared the Portuguese expeditions back in the 16th Century. You will visit the Roman ruins of Miróbriga and, of course, encounter all the charming little villages along the way. The last day will be spent in Lisboa.

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Daily Itinerary

Day 01
Lisboa | Grândola (Warm-up ride 47 km / 29 mi)
Meet at the airport in Lisboa and van transfer to Grândola. After a light lunch in this charming town you will go for a warm-up ride.
Lodging: Herdade das Barradas da Serra
Day 02
Grândola | Cercal (95 km / 60 mi)
Ride your bicycle through cork and olive tree groves on the way to Santiago do Cacém, where you will visit the Roman ruins of Miróbriga. The ride will then take you to the Atlantic coast of Portugal and through the charming village of Porto Covo, on the way to Cercal. You will stay in a very special place, enjoy a gourmet dinner and relax in a unique atmosphere.
Lodging: Herdade da Matinha
Day 03
Cercal | Sagres (132 km / 82 mi)
The longest bike ride of this tour in Portugal! A great day of riding that combines very different landscapes - the cliffs, the wild beaches and the town of Sagres are among the several highlights of the day. It was in Sagres that Prince Henry the Navigator prepared many of Portugal´s discovery journeys. Your hotel in Sagres offers great ocean views from the rooms, has as SPA and an outdoor swimming pool. Optionally you can divide this leg into 2 shorter days.
Lodging: Hotel Memmo Baleeira
Day 04
Sagres | Caldas de Monchique (77 km / 48 mi)
You will start your West to East crossing of the Algarve. The bicycle route we chose will take you through olive, orange, fig and almond groves. You will stay in Caldas de Monchique, a popular SPA since the Roman times. Save some time for a full body massage!
Lodging: Villa Termal das Caldas de Monchique - SPA Resort
Day 05
Caldas de Monchique loop (78 km / 49 mi)
The plan for today is simple - a loop ride that will take you to the highest point in the Algarve, the Fóia peak (902 m/ 2960 ft). This is a very challenging ride but the panoramic views from the peak are fantastic!
Lodging: Villa Termal das Caldas de Monchique - SPA Resort
Day 06
Caldas de Monchique | Estói (105 km / 65 mi)
Today you will discover the best of the inland Algarve. Charming villages and rolling hills make this a great day of cycling. In Silves, the former Moorish capital of the Algarve, the 11th century castle is well worth a visit.
Lodging: Pousada Palácio de Estói
Day 07
Estói | Ayamonte (91 km / 57 mi)
Your last day of cycling will take you all the way almost to the border with Spain, completing our West/ East crossing of the Algarve. The coastal village of Tavira, with its beautiful white sand beach, and the 13th century castle in Castro Marim are among today´s highlights. A great bicycle ride waits for you!
Lodging: Praia Verde Boutique Hotel
Day 08
Ayamonte | Lisboa
Morning transfer to Lisboa. After lunch you will have the afternoon to explore the unique mix of old and new neighborhoods within Portugal´s capital, as well as its many interesting monuments and museums.
Lodging: Hotel Lisboa Plaza
Day 09
Departure
Early morning transfer to airport in Lisboa.
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Lodgings

Herdade das Barradas da Serra

Herdade da Matinha

Hotel Memmo Baleeira

Pousada Palácio de Estói

Praia Verde Boutique Hotel

Hotel Lisboa Plaza

Villa Termal das Caldas de Monchique - SPA Resort

Dates & Prices

From 2190,00€/person |  Min. 4 participants

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Included

8 accommodations with breakfast,
1 picnic
7 dinners
1 A2Z driver guide
Van support
Snacks and fresh fruit in riding days
Airport transfers, local transfers
Hybrid bike rental
Maps and documentation
GPS device and GPS tracks
Insurance
A2Z jersey and water bottle

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