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Évora to Monsaraz

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 2 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 12 people
Destination(s): Portugal  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring  
Season: February - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 540 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 540 Euro (EUR)

There have been always trails used by messengers, warriors, farmers and shepherds and we will follow them between Évora and Monsaraz! Away from the tarmac we will ride trails in a way that no one does anymore. People are living their lives and going about their duties in their old way: apparently not impressed with modern lifestyles. Our helmets and bike gear will get some curious but friendly looks! The ride's length is the main challenge; technically, the most interesting and difficult portion will be the last four miles down to the River Guadiana — a fast downhill over slate!

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: First ride, easy to moderate with 85% off-road, we will leave Évora to see a host of enchanting villages such as N. Sra. de Machede, then following the trail to a recently restored watermill. Begin: Évora. End: Restored watermill. Length: 40 km/24 miles. Level: Easy to moderate (due to its length). Terrain: 85% Off-Road. Double track and dirt roads. Highlights: River Degebe valley. Optional tour to a local traditional leather processing unit. Overnight camping by a restored traditional watermill. Plenty of wild life among with farm cattle. Evening fishing possible!

Day 2: Another easy to moderate, 95% off-road ride. Monsaraz is a solitary place of privilege for those seeking beauty and peace, appreciated for the genuine mediaeval atmosphere. Begin: Restored watermill. End: Monsaraz. Length: 35 km/ 22 miles. Level: Easy to moderate (due to its length) Terrain: 95% Off-Road. Double track and dirt roads, single track, slate carved trails and forest roads. Highlights: Megalithic monuments hidden between thousand-year-old trees. Discover the Guadiana River and its beautiful valley. Menhirs and Dolmen. Monsaraz: A medieval fortified village.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 3 days bike rental
- 2 picnics, 2 dinners and 2 nights accommodation with breakfast (1 night we will be camping by a watermill)
- 2 experienced multi-lingual tour leaders
- Daily itinerary details
- Back-up vehicle and mechanic support
- Transfer to and from Lisboa.

Supplier Information
Location: Portugal
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2002
Client Request Served: 120

Pedal your way through Portugal and Spain! M09223, was established in 1999, was the first local operator offering top biking services in Portugal & Spain to an international clientele. We want to share with you the parts of Portugal and Spain we know offer some of the most unique biking experiences in the world....

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