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7 Day Cycling Atlantic West Coast and Sintra, Portugal

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 14 people
Destination(s): Portugal  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 699 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 919 Euro (EUR)

The greatest place where land meets the authentic beauty of the Atlantic.
Travel through typical fishing villages like Nazaré, Peniche or Ericeira, regard coastal lifestyles, relax in gorgeous white sand beaches and delighting with fresh fish meals straight from the ocean. Discover the well preserved medieval village Óbidos that dates from the roman times and immerse in the history walking on medieval roads. After Sintra - UNESCO World Heritage, a land full of castles and palaces from different centuries. The hills are characterized by the massive granite boulders and exuberant vegetation breezed by the fresh and humid winds of the Atlantic. Stepping on Roca Cape, known as the most western point of Continental Europe, you will touch the last piece of land where the sea begins!

Itinerary:
Day 1: Welcome at airport or hotel in Lisbon.
Welcome to Lisboa! Our Guide will pick you up at the airport and drive to São Pedro de Moel, taking about 1h45. All the explanations and bike fitting logistics will be prepared for you.

Day 2: São Pedro Moel to Óbidos (67km +700m)
Your first day goes riding through some pine forests and pass by beautiful beaches. Get in an epic cliff to admire Nazaré, a typical Portuguese fisherman village, where they dry the fish under the sun. The tour continues along the coast with stunning views over the Atlantic Ocean. Arrive to Obidos, the most beautiful and well preserved medieval village in Portugal, with an incredible castle on top.

Day 3: Óbidos to Peniche (52km +500m)
This day begins close to Obidos lagoon which at some point join the ocean – a wonderful place with a gorgeous beach! Continue towards south and you will discover great rock formations, Carvoeiro Cape and the incredible town of Peniche, a peninsula. On this day remember, the numerous restaurants located in the Peniche serve outstanding variety of fresh fish and seafood.

Day 4: Peniche to Ericeira (73km +900m)
Today you start by the sea, but soon go inland on where a different scenery shows up. Typical villages, white houses with red roofs and beautiful countryside that will invigorate you! By incredible valleys of limestone with vibrant green Mediterranean vegetation you will approach your final destination – Ericeira, the Portuguese Mecca of Surf. Ericeira is also one of the most beautiful fishing villages and will be your home for the night.

Day 5: Ericeira to Sintra (38km +800m)
Sintra Natural Park and hills will be the set for today’s adventures cycling on a constant up-and-down. But before, delight yourself with some of the beautiful places Sintra has to offer, like Monserrate Palace, where you can stop and visit a unique and exquisite example of Romanticism. Arriving to the village of Sintra, a UNESCO site, you have a whole free day to explore. Worthwhile to visit the astonishing Pena Palace, finding a wild fantasy of domes, towers, ramparts and walkways on one of the highest mountain peaks of Sintra.

Day 6: Sintra to Cascais (40km +800m)
On the last day of biking cross the hills to the top and get involved by the mystic environment close to Franciscan Capuchin Convent installed in the rock and lined with cork. Continue riding to the Atlantic Ocean and get to the most western point in continental Europe - Roca Cape, a promontory rising 150m from the sea. Discover impressive beaches nestling between cliffs artistically sculpted and finish in a scenic easy ride along the coast to get to Cascais, a lovely town on seaside.

Day 7: Transfer to the Lisbon Airport, Schedule in accordance to Flights. End of program.

Supplemental Tour Information:
Price Includes:
- 6 nights lodging on Superior Accommodation. Breakfast included
- Transfer on day of arrival from Airport LIS to the Hotel, followed by Tour briefing
- Transfer from last Hotel to Airport LIS
- Pre departure Information Pack
- Tour Information
- Information Book (includes Maps, Daily Information, Daily Maps, GPS Device Quick Manual) delivered at departure day at location
- GPS Track
- Mobile Telephone (free to call us 24h / day)
- Liability and personal accidents Insurance

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Supplements:
- Low season » Individual room Sup +249€
- Medium season (April, May, Jun and Out) » Individual room Sup +269€
- High season (Jul, August and September) » Individual room Sup +359€
- Easter week » High season supplement applies (per person on a double occupancy room)

Price includes:
- 6 nights lodging on Superior Accommodation. Breakfast included
- Transfer on day of arrival from Airport LIS to the Hotel, followed by Tour briefing
- Transfer from last Hotel to Airport LIS
- Pre departure Information Pack
- Tour Information
- Information Book (includes Maps, Daily Information, Daily Maps, GPS Device Quick Manual) delivered at departure day at location
- GPS Track
- Mobile Telephone (free to call us 24h / day)
- Liability and personal accidents Insurance

Optional Services:
- Luggage Transfer during tour +339€
- GPS rental for tour +65€
- Guided Tour (please inquire)

Bike Rental:
- Hybrid Bike +100€
- Carbon Road Bike: +150€
- Electric Bike: +200€
(per person, bike equipment included)

About This Supplier
Location: Portugal
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2012

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