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Premium Biking Tour in Alto Alentejo | Self-Guided

Duration 8 Days
Type Self Guided
Lodging Premium
Ref. Tour: tour014

Cycle on the lovely back roads of Portugal countryside. Visit former residences and castles of the kings of Portugal and be impressed by Évora.

Alto Alentejo and its rolling hills covered with wild flowers waits for you. Discover charming little villages and plenty of cultural and historical sites while cycling in one of Portugal's most beautiful areas.

Daily Itinerary

Day 01
Cycling Tour 1: Lisboa | Marvão | Stº António das Areias (Warm-up) ( 230 km / 142 mi)
Meeting at Lisbon and transfer to Marvão.
After lunch, adaptive ride from Marvão to the hotel in Santo António das Areias.
Overnight in Marvão.
Day 02
Cycling Tour 2: Loop Menir das Meadas ( 41.8 km / 25 mi)
In the pretty and pleasant town of Castelo de Vide you will find Póvoa e Meadas which will be the first stop. Then admire the Menhir of Meada, built more than 5000 years is the largest menhir of the Iberian Peninsula with 7.15 meters high.
Return to Marvão.
Overnight in Marvão.
Day 03
Cycling Tour 3: Stº António das Areias (Marvão) | Flor da Rosa (Crato) (41.2 km / 25 mi)
Leaving Marvão behind, you will pass by Portagem and visit the Roman remains of the city of Ammaia. You will reach Flor da Rosa. This is one of the richest areas in Portugal in terms of prehistoric monuments, in the area of Crato there are more than 70 dolmens.
Overnight in Flor da Rosa.
Day 04
Cycling Tour 4: Flor da Rosa (Crato) | Monforte  (38.5 km / 23 mi)
Early transfer between Flor da Rosa (Crato) and Monforte.
You will travel through magnificent landscapes and villages, such as the town of Monforte, which is positioned on top of a solid and imposing hill on the left bank of the Ribeira Grande River.
Overnight in Monforte.
Day 05
Cycling Tour 5: Monforte | Vila Viçosa (47.2 km / 29 mi)
As long you pedal across the long vast plains of the Alto Alentejo, you will pass through the typical Alentejo village named Santo Aleixo. Until you reach to Vila Viçosa you will also pass through Borba, a region well known for being a specialist in wine production.
Overnight in Vila Viçosa.
Day 06
Cycling Tour 6: Loop Vila Viçosa (42.5 km / 26 mi)
Today's ride will take you to the small village of Juromenha, near the border with Spain. The Guadiana river is the real border between the two countries. You will also pass by Alandroal and Bencantel and return to Vila Viçosa.
Overnight in Vila Viçosa.
Day 07
Cycling Tour 7: Vila Viçosa | Évora
You leave the beautiful Vila Viçosa, known as the Marble capital of Portugal and head to the city of Évora. You will pass by the fields covered with wild flowers and typical Alentejo landscape with its rolling hills.
Overnight in Évora.
Day 08
Departure
Early morning transfer to Lisbon airport.
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Lodgings

O Poejo Boutique Hotel

Pousada do Crato, Flor da Rosa

Pousada Convento Vila Viçosa

M'ar de Ar Aqueduto

Dates & Prices

From 1790,00€/person  |  Min. 2 participants

More Information

Included

7 accommodations w/ breakfast
Mobile phone with 24H help line
Airport transfers in program days
Luggage transfers
Hybrid bike rental
Maps and documentation
GPS device, GPS tracks
Insurance
A2Z Adventures jersey and water bottle

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