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Premium Biking Tour from Porto to Lisbon | Guided

Duration 8 Days
Type Guided
Lodging Premium
Ref. Tour: tour006

Enjoy the sunny West coast of Europe. Cycle on a royal pine forest. Visit Porto UNESCO heritage city and taste the worldwide famous Port wine.

 

Cycle along the Atlantic coast, starting from Porto towards Lisboa! This tour by flat terrains is our easiest one. With routes by the ocean side you have the chance to enjoy the west coast sunny beaches, stopping in one beach bar terrace for a coffee or tasting a grilled fresh fish lunch.

Daily Itinerary

Day 01
Arrival to Porto
Arrival and transfer to hotel. The hilly city of Porto presents a mingle of styles and eras that will enchant you.  Good starting point to explore the city and from here you can see the Port Wine Cellars, in Ribeira de Gaia, a place you can't miss!
Overnight in Porto.
Day 02
Cycling Tour 1: Porto | Espinho | Ovar | Furadouro (50 km / 31 mi)
Today you will ride along Douro River until its estuary. Then you will head south along the coast, mostly on bike paths, with beautiful sandy beaches on your right. At Espinho, a cosmopolitan holiday resort with beaches and a Casino, you can continue on a cycling path along the pine tree forest to Furadouro beach, cycling for more 21 km. You have also the option to take the train to Ovar and there ride 10 km/ 6 mi more on the cycle path to get your final destination, the Furadouro beach.
Overnight in Furadouro.
Day 03
Cycling Tour 2: Furadouro | Barra | Praia de Mira (60 km / 37 mi)
Today's bike ride will take you along the Aveiro lagoon. The lagoon is one of the most important and beautiful hydrographic landscapes in the Portuguese coast. On the beach of San Jacinto you will cross by ferry to Barra Beach, located on the south side of the lagoon. You will then continue along the Ria de Aveiro and find the bike path that will take you to your hotel in Praia de Mira.
Overnight in Praia de Mira.
Day 04
Cycling Tour 3: Praia de Mira - Lagoa da Ervideira | Praia do Pedrogão | Praia da Vieira | São Pedro de Moel | Nazaré (56 km / 35 mi)
Early morning transfer between Praia de Mira - Lagoa da Ervideira (1 hour).
Along the tour you will pass by Vieira Beach, which is a colorful fishing village known for having developed the "Arte Xávega" - a traditional way of catching sardine, using nets and a large group of row-boats. São Pedro de Moel Beach is one of the most picturesque beaches in the Portuguese coast with a shell shape and surrounded by small houses and the immense pine tree forest of Leiria.
Today´s destination is the fishing village of Nazaré, the place to go for fresh seafood. The last stop of the day will be Sítio, Nazaré highest point.
Overnight in Nazaré.
Day 05
Optional loop to Alcobaça or Explore Nazaré (30 km / 18 mi)
In this 5th day of riding you can choose to make a loop ride to Alcobaça or enjoy Nazaré beach.
Alcobaça is known for its Monastery or Royal Abbey of "Santa Maria de Alcobaça (St. Mary of Alcobaça). Return to Nazaré.
Overnight in Nazaré.
Day 06
Cycling Tour 4: Nazaré | Óbidos (42 km / 26 mi)
Through Nazaré and Óbidos you will find S. Martinho do Porto. Then, when you arrive to Óbidos you will find Lagoa de Óbidos. The last stop will be the delightful town of Óbidos, with white houses adorned with bougainvilleas and honeysuckle. Encircled by a ring of medieval walls, Óbidos is one of the most perfect examples of a Portuguese medieval fortress.
Overnight in Óbidos.
Day 07
Lisboa
Morning transfer to Lisbon to the hotel. (approx. 60 min.). You will have the chance to visit this beautiful city and enjoy the magnificent views towards the Tejo River. Visit some of the most important monuments, such as the Jerónimos Monastery and Belém’s Tower.
Overnight in Lisbon.
Day 08
Departure
Morning transfer to Lisbon airport. (approx. 15 min.)
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Lodgings

Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira

Maçarico Beach Hotel

Magic Art Hotel

Hotel Vila D'Óbidos

Hotel Lisboa Plaza

Furadouro Boutique Hotel Beach & Spa

Dates & Prices

From 1590.00€/person  |  Min. 4 participants

More Information

Included

7 accommodations with breakfast
1 picnic
5 dinners
1 A2Z driver guide
Van support
Snacks and fresh fruit in program days
Airport transfers
Local transfers
Hybrid bike rental
Maps and documentation
GPS device, GPS tracks
Museum fees
Insurance
A2Z offer and water bottle.

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