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9 Day Portugal Wild Coast Bicycle Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 14 people
Destination(s): Portugal  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   National Parks  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 999 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1199 Euro (EUR)

Portugal Wild Coast is an incredible Hybrid Cycling route program along the most beautiful and unspoiled coast-line of Portugal. Starting in Sesimbra, a small city by the sea in the Arrabida Natural Park, this is an incredible tour that will take you till the most south-western point in continental Europe, crossing two National Parks and a beautiful coastal line with 300km of beautiful beaches, and typical villages.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival. Welcome at airport or hotel in Lisbon
Transfer from Lisbon to Sesimbra (00h45).

Day 2: Bike Sesimbra to Comporta (50km, +700m)
Riding up Arrabida Natural Park with amazing sea views from the cliffs. You will admire the beautiful and exuberant Mediterranean landscapes and an incredible coast with agreeable beaches where the fine sand and clear sea waters show a strong contrast of unusual colours. Ferry to cross of river Sado to reach Troia Peninsula.

Day 3: Bike Comporta to Santiago Cacém (60km, +650m)
Start the day by trails along canals and rice fields. Ride with the company of birds and numerous storks. Cross a Sierra - the landscape changes suddenly, you left the plains and sandy pine forest and get into an up and down road through an incredible Cork Forest. Arrive to Santiago, a village with a Castle.

Day 4: Bike Santiago Cacém to Milfontes (51km, +400m)
Leave Santiago by a road on the sierra and cross a beatiful hilly region with an impressive cork forest. Pass the calm village of Sonega and enter on the SW Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park. You will get to Porto Covo, a quiet fishing village with its typical whitewashed houses with their blue stripes, common in Alentejo. Follow the coast up to a nice castle on the cliffs with excellent view to an island! Then you continue south till you get to Vila Nova de Milfontes.

Day 5: Bike Milfontes to Odeceixe (47km, +450m)
Ride on SW Alentejano Natural Park with amazing views over the sea and visit stunning Sardão Cape. Admire the incredible Stork nests on the cliffs! Ride near spectacular cliffs and visit typical village Zambujeira. Continue through fields till you go down to a river. Crossing the river let's you come into a new region - the Wild Algarve!

Day 6: Bike Odeceixe to Arrifana (55km, +750m)
Start the day by going to one of the most beautiful scenery of this coast - Odeceixe beach! After crossing a plateau you will go down again for more incredible beaches. Then follow a valley where once caravels sailed to the village of Aljezur about 5 km inland. Go up the narrow streets through typical houses and get up to the medieval castle of Aljezur! Follow the winding road that sweeps down from the cliffs tops to the sea where you will find a stunning village in the beach - Monte Clerigo. End in an amazing village over the Cliffs - Arrifana!

Day 7: Bike Arrifana to Pedralva (44km, +800m)
Ride through some forests and get again close to sea by incredible village of Carrapateira, following a dirt road along the sea that shows this region at its most beautiful. Pass by stunning beaches with incredible colourful cliffs. Go up on a dirt road through a beautiful round pine forest and arrive to a typical and old village once abandoned and now recovered as a hotel.

Day 8: Bike Pedralva to Sagres (41km, +400m)
Cycle again close to sea and go by a amazing dirt road over the cliffs and crossing beautiful beaches. Some steep uphill to get out of the beaches! Then ride south along Algarve wild coast till Cape S. Vicente - the most south-western point of Continental Europe.

Day 9: Transfer to the Lisbon Airport, Schedule in accordance to Flights. End of program.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Supplements:
- Low season » Individual room Sup +329€
- Medium season (April, May, Out) » Individual room Sup +379€
- High season (Jun and September) » Individual room Sup +499€
- Special season (July and August) » Individual room Sup +549€
- Easter week » High season supplement applies (per person on a double occupancy room)

Price Includes:
- 8 nights lodging on Superior | Comfort 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/FAO
- 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:
- Luggage transfer during tour (up to 4 people): +399€
- GPS rental for tour: +85€
- Guided Tour (please inquire)

Bike Rental:
- Hybrid Bike +140€
- Electric Bike: +280€
(per person, bike equipment included)

About This Supplier
Location: Portugal
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2012

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