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Portugal Wild Coast Road Bike Tour (8 Days)

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 14 people
Destination(s): Portugal  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1229 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1549 Euro (EUR)

The Portugal Wild Coast by Road Bike is an incredible route along one of the most beautiful coastlines of Portugal. From the outskirts of Lisbon to the most southern tip of Europe, you’ll discover and admire the natural beauty of the different scenery, offering stunning coastal views along the way, crossing two Natural Reserves and other like places. You will discover some small fishing villages and some abandoned fortresses that reminds us of the time when this coast was ravaged by pirates! Passing by the most Southwestern point in Europe, Cape São Vincente and end in the beautiful and typical town of Lagos.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival - Welcome at Lisbon Airport. Transfer from Lisbon to Sesimbra (01h00).

Day 2: Bike Sesimbra to Comporta (54km, +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 Porto Covo (86km, +900m).
Start day by trails along canals and rice fields. Ride with the company of birds and numerous storks. Cross a hilly region - the landscape changes suddenly, you left the plains and sandy pine forest and got into an up and down road through an incredible Cork Forest. Pass Santiago, a village with a Castle. Leave Santiago by a road on the sierra and continue to Sonega Village. You will enter the Natural Park going to the sea and arrive to Porto Covo.

Day 4: Bike Porto Covo to Odeceixe (76km, +550m).
From here to the end of this tour you are in the Natural Park. Start the day going inland till you get to Milfontes. 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! Return inland and ride the bike along the countryside till you get to the next coastal village – Zambujeira do Mar. Ride between the coast and the hills till you get to a bridge - crossing the river you enter a new region - the Wild Algarve!

Day 5: Bike Odeceixe to Arrifana (60km, +700m).
Start the day going to one of the most beautiful scenery of this coast - Odeceixe beach! Ride by tiny roads and go again to the coast to visit an incredible beach – Amoreira. Then follow a valley where once caravels sailed to the village of Aljezur. Go up the narrow streets with typical houses and get up to the medieval castle of Aljezur! Follow the winding road that sweeps down from the cliff tops to the sea where you will find a stunning village in the beach - Monte Clérigo. End in an amazing village over the Cliffs - Arrifana!

Day 6: Bike Arrifana to Sagres (79km, +900m).
The first spot of the day will be the Carrapateira village – a typical small village over a beautiful dune region close to one of the best beaches of this region. Visit Amado Beach, a great surf spot and another incredible place. Get back to the road and ride a long uphill to the plateau. Continue south and start looking for the end of Europe – before you will pass the typical Vila do Bispo. Finally you will get to Cape S. Vicente - the most southwestern point of Continental Europe. From here it's just a small ride to Sagres.

Day 7: Bike Sagres to Lagos (48km, +750m).
Last day with beautiful and scenic ride by the sea passing by some typical old piscatorial villages. You will pass by Salema, an old fishing village nested in a secluded bay, surrounded by dramatic sun baked ochre cliffs. Burgau is another beautiful village over the sea where you can still see the fishermen fixing their fishing nets. Beautiful beaches and Ponta da Piedade where you can find fantastic sceneries of cliffs, caves and rocks with an amazing mixture of colors, will make this an unforgettable journey.

Day 8: Departure - Farewell at Lisbon/Faro Airport.
Believing you have enjoyed this luxuriant piece of land we say goodbye. Our Guide will pick you up at hotel according schedule time. Transfer from Lagos to Lisbon (03h30) or from Lagos to Faro Airport (01h30).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 7 Nights Lodging on Comfort | Superior Accommodation. Breakfast included
- Transfer on day of arrival from Airport LIS to the Hotel, followed by Tour briefing
- Luggage Transfers from Hotel to Hotel every day of the Tour
- Transfer from last Hotel to Airport LIS/FAO
- Liability and Personal Accidents Insurance
- 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).

Supplements:
- Low Season » Individual Room Sup +319€
- Medium Season (Apr, May, Out) » Individual Room Sup +349€
- High Season (Jun and Sep) » Individual Room Sup +399€
- Special Season (Jul and Aug) » Individual Room Sup +519€
- Easter Week » Special Season Supplement Applies (per person on a double occupancy room).

Optional:
- Guided Tour (please inquire).

Bike Rental:
- Carbon Road Bike: +150€
(per person, bike equipment included).

About This Supplier
Location: Portugal
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2012

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