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Road Tour - Biking, Cooking, Yoga in Portugal

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 5 - 16 people
Destination(s): Portugal  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Yoga & Spiritual Experience  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1550 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1890 Euro (EUR)

This unique tour gives you the chance to ride your bike, practice Yoga in some amazing locations and also learn how to cook traditional Portuguese meals. The tour is the perfect combination of fun with healthy lifestyle. You will visit some beautiful and remote Historical Villages like Castelo Novo, that offers amazing views, and once considered the most typical of all Portuguese villages.  You will not forget the Yoga classes on the banks of the Zêzere river or next to the medieval walls of Sortelha, overlooking its 13th Century castle. And surprised by the three inns that we have selected for you, from a mountain SPA to stone village cottages!

- Total distance (maximum): 227 km/ 142 mi
- Shortest day: 30 km/ 19 mi
- Longest day (max): 60 km/ 38 mi
- Accommodations: Comfort (3-4 star inns and mid-scale properties)

Day 1: Lisbon to Unhais. Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Unhais da Serra, Serra da Estrela.
- Dinner: Restaurant on the way (not included).
- Lodging: Hotel in Unhais da Serra.

Day 2: Castelo Novo | Monsanto (Bike ride 47 km/ 29 mi). Transfer to Castelo Novo. This 12th Century Historical Village was one of the many villages that was offered to the Templars Order as a payment for their victory over the Moors. After a short visit of the village to check the local museum, castle and typical product store, we ride mostly downhill towards Monsanto, an impressive historical village laying literally among granite boulders. In the afternoon we will proceed to our hotel, but on the way we stop by Sortelha, another typical village known as the stone ring, where we will have the yoga class overlooking Serra da Estrela (Star Mountain, the highest in Continental Portugal 1995 m/ 6545 ft high).
- Yoga Class 1: Sortelha (outdoors)
- Cookery Class 1 with the hotel chef
- Lodging and dinner: Hotel in Unhais da Serra.

Day 3: Unhais | Barroca | Janeiro de Cima (23 km/ 14 mi; +17 km/ 11 mi optional) In the morning we still have time to enjoy some of the SPA facilities of our Hotel. But we also start our ride from the hotel to the pretty little schist village of Janeiro de Cima, enjoying great views of the Zêzere river. After the ride, relax with a Yoga class by the river.
- Yoga Class 2: Janeiro de Cima (outdoors)
- Lodging: Rural tourism house in Janeiro de Cima.

Day 4: Janeiro de Cima | Janeiro de Cima (30 km/ 19 mi) Today’s loop ride explores the beautiful scenery of the Beira Baixa region. We will stop to visit honey producers and local weavers. In the afternoon, we will have another Yoga class, followed by the second Portuguese cuisine class at Fiado’s restaurant.
- Yoga Class 3: Janeiro de Cima (outdoors)
- Cookery Class 2: Local restaurant
- Lodging: Rural tourism house in Janeiro de Cima.

Day 5: Janeiro de Cima | Janeiro de Baixo | Oleiros | Vilar dos Condes (30 km/ 190 mi or optional 60 km/ 37 mi) Ride along the Zezere River. Pass by a UNESCO classified GeoPark site. We will stay in the charming of Vilar dos Condes, lost in the mountains. We are going to stay in some renewed schist houses. A very unique place and location. We will have our Yoga session after the ride.
- Cookery Class 3: Vilar dos Condes
- Lodging and dinner: Rural tourism house in Vilar dos Condes.

Day 6: Vilar dos Condes  (walking loop or biking loop). Relax or go for a walk around the village and visit the nearby water dam and go for a swim. We will have a Yoga class in the afternoon and another cookery class before dinner.
- Yoga Class 4: Vilar dos Condes
- Cookery Class 4: Vilar dos Condes
- Lodging and dinner: Rural tourism house in Vilar dos Condes.

Day 7: Free day for urban walking/ shopping in Lisboa. Morning transfer to Lisboa (2 h 30). We are sure that you will fall in love with the capital of Portugal and its unique mix of people and cultures. Lisboa has very interesting museums and historical buildings that you can visit. Farewell dinner in Bairro Alto quartier, in Lisboa. Lodging: Hotel in Lisboa.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All accommodations
- 6 dinners
- 1 picnic
- Daily snacks
- 2 guides
- All yoga and cooking classes
- Transfers
- Company's t-shirt and water bottle.
- VAT taxes

Notes: Single supplement - 300 euros.

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