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Bicycle Tour - Western Portugal, Obidos to Fatima (guided or self-guided)

offered by supplier M14951 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 16 people
Destination(s): Portugal  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1050 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1290 Euro (EUR)

This tour has it all – great rides, beautiful beaches where you can take a refreshing dip and plenty of cultural sites to see! While riding along the gorgeous Atlantic coast of Portugal, breathing in the salty air, you will visit the fishing village of Nazaré. Then you will explore the medieval village of Óbidos that back in the 13th Century was giving to Dona Isabel by king Dom Dinis as a wedding gift. The next stop is Fátima, one of the most important pilgrimage places for Catholics. Then you will admire the impressive 15th Century Batalha monastery, a World Heritage site of UNESCO. All of this for a very reasonable price.

Level: Beginner. Total distance: 244k/152m. Shortest day: 44k/27m. Longest day: 61k/38m Total climbing: 2811 m/ 9222 ft.
Accommodations: Value (2-3 star inns).

Day 1
Morning transfer from Lisboa´s airport to Óbidos.
Lunch in Óbidos followed by a guided tour of this pretty medieval village, that back in the 13th century was giving to Dona Isabel by Dom Dinis as a wedding gift.
After dinner, when it´s nice and peaceful, go for walk and enjoy Óbidos at its best.
Lodging - Casa de São Tiago

Day 2 - Óbidos-Nazaré (45km/28mi)
Today´s destination is the fishing village of Nazaré, the place to go for fresh seafood. The cycling route to Nazaré takes us along the Atlantic coast and through some of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal.
Our hotel in Nazaré is right on the beach and all the rooms have ocean view.
Lodging - Albergaria Mar Bravo

Day 3 - Nazaré-Praia da Vieira (50km/31mi)
Today´s bike ride is an easy one. Mostly flat, it will take us along the coast to Praia da Vieira, a small town with a never ending white sand beach.
Our hotel, by the beach, has an indoor heated pool and a very complete SPA. And, of course, the beach is just across the street!
Lodging - Hotel Cristal Praia da Vieira

Day 4 - Praia da Vieira-Batalha (45km/28mi)
Start riding inland, towards Batalha. In town we will visit the impressive Batalha monastery, built in both Gothic and Manueline styles. This UNESCO World Heritage site was built to celebrate the victory of the Portuguese army over the Spanish in the battle of Aljubarrota (1385). Don´t miss the astonishing Capelas Imperfeitas (Unfinished Chapels)!
Lodging - Residencial Casa do Outeiro

Day 5 - Batalha-Batalha (61km/38mi)
Today we will ride our bikes through Serra de Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park, an amazing limestone range known for its huge caves. Here we will visit the "Gruta das Moedas" cave.
Midway we will visit Fátima´s sanctuary, one of the most important pilgrimage sites for the Catholic religion, visited by four million people a year.
This shrine was built where three shepherd children claim to have seen the apparition of the Virgin, back in 1917.
Free night for dinner.
Lodging - Residencial Casa do Outeiro

Day 6 - Batalha-Rio Maior (44km/28mi)
Our last day of riding will again take us through the Serra de Aires e Candeeiros Natural Park.
Our destination is Rio Maior and its unique salt production fields... 30km away from the sea!
Van transfer from Rio Maior to Óbidos.
Farewell dinner in Óbidos.
Lodging - Casa de São Tiago

Day 7
Morning van transfer to Lisboa´s airport.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

1290 is the price for guided tours (minimum 5 persons)
Guided tours include:
- All accommodations
- 5 dinners
- 1 picnic
- 2 guides
- Van support
- GPS Tracks
- Documentation and maps
- Transfers
- Our company t-shirt and water bottle.
- All taxes
- Insurance

1050.00 EUR is the price for self-guided tour. Self-guided tours do not include meals, van support or guides. It includes only accommodations, documentation and maps, GPS tracks and daily luggage transfer. Minimum 2 persons.
1100.00 EUR is the price for supported. Supported tours includes the same as Self-guided plus Van support along the ride. Minimum 4 persons.

Single supplement: 150€
Extra hotel night in Lisboa: 100€

About This Supplier
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Location: Portugal
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2006
Client Request Served: 727

M14951 is a Portuguese company specialized in bicycling, mountain biking and hiking tours in Portugal but its destinations include also other countries in the world - Spain, France, Italy and also Patagonia, the Himalayas, Turkey and the Alps. This company was created in 2006 by a group of friends that wanted to share...

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