7 Days Évora and Alentejo Family Bike Tour, Portugaloffered by supplier M21306 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 14 people
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 849 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 929 Euro (EUR)
Day 1: Arrival - Welcome at Lisbon Airport
Our Guide picks you up at the airport and drives to the interior of Portugal. Welcome to Alentejo! Your first day is for some relaxation after your arrival. Enjoy your stay at a town center accommodation, that epitomizes the Alentejo culture, with blue and white corridors linking the rooms and patios.
Day 2: Bike Mora to Pavia (25km +250m)
On day one you will start biking from the center of this typical village by narrow streets getting to an old train station. Do not forget to visit it and appreciate the slow and quiet life of the countryside of Portugal. Following the train tracks to the sweet water aquarium, comes the opportunity to discover fantastic sceneries, rivers and lakes! Then make your way to Pavia, the landscape will not disapoint you and the town keeps a traditional architecture and athmosphere.
Day 3: Bike Pavia to Arraiolos (20km +300m)
A little more of our culture is waiting for you today! After cycling through some local farms, you will arrive to Arraiolos, an old Portuguese town, with castles and typical houses, famous for its embroidered wool rugs and carpets made since the Middle Ages, it has some gastronomical delights that will make you very happy. After a nice meal recharge your batteries at a beautiful historical building, an old convent, where you will spend the night.
Day 4: Bike Arraiolos to Évora (27km +250m)
The journey today will take you calmly to Évora, a Unesco World Heritage Site! You will be amazed with the beauty and history of this old town. The outer walls, the Roman Temple, the Cathedral, it is all right around the corner, waiting for your visit. You will stay for the next three nights, so take your time and each day explore a bit of this heritage and capital of the region.
Day 5: Évora Loop to Dolmens (38km +500m)
This day is the most challenging but the most spectacular, since the goal is to visit the pre-historic monuments. It will be possible to visit several historical sites with traces of the presence of Man in the plains of Alentejo since old times. This is a very important area for the scholars of this age of Mankind. Afterwards you will return to the old historic center! Riding in the countryside of Évora trough trails and quiet roads, it is all about enjoying the view. You can also visit a cork-hotel before the end of the day. This sounds fun!
Day 6: Évora Loop (25km +180m)
This day is reserved to see how in the fifteen hundreds the renascence people transported water to the cities. This spectacular ancient aqueduct has some visible structures and the goal for the day is to do a circular ride and follow this water channel system. Nice little trails alongside the aqueduct will be the joy of everyone. This can be the chance of going for some more caches. Returning to Évora it is time to do the last visits since the next day will be a departure to another typical village.
Day 7: Departure - Farewell at Lisbon Airport
Time really goes fast when you are having fun! It is time to say goodbye, but we believe the moments and the memories you built have been all worth it. Our Guide will pick you up and drive you to the airport now.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- 6 Nights Lodging on Comfort | 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
- Luggage Transfers from Hotel to Hotel every day of the Tour
- 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 and Device
- Mobile Telephone (free to call us 24h / day)
- Liability and Personal Accidents Insurance
- Low Season » Individual Room Sup +299€
- Medium Season (Apr, May, Jun and Out) » Individual Room Sup +309€
- High Season (Jul, Aug and Sep) » Individual Room Sup +319€
- Easter Week » High Season Supplement Applies (per person on a double occupancy room)
- GPS Rental for Tour: +65€
- Hybrid Bike +100€ (per person, bike equipment included)
- Tandem / Trail a Bike (upon request)
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