This tour has it all - great rides, beautiful beaches where you can take a refreshing dip and plenty of cultural sites to see! While riding along the gorgeous Atlantic coast of Portugal, breathing in the salty air, you will visit the fishing village of Nazaré. Then you will explore the medieval village of Obidos that back in the 13th Century was giving to Dona Isabel by king Dom Dinis as a wedding gift. The next stop is Fátima, one of the most important pilgrimage places for Catholics. Then you will admire the impressive 15th Century Batalha monastery, a World Heritage site of UNESCO. All of this for a very reasonable price.
Activity level: Beginner (You have some biking or hiking experience but you are a weekend warrior)
Total distance: 244k/152m.
Shortest day: 44k/27m.
Longest day: 61k/38m
Total climbing: 2811 m/ 9222 ftT
Day 2 - Obidos-Nazaré (45km/28mi)
Today´s destination is the fishing village of Nazaré, the place to go for fresh seafood. The cycling route to Nazaré takes us along the Atlantic coast and through some of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal.
Our hotel in Nazaré is right on the beach and all the rooms have ocean view.
Day 4 - Praia da Vieira-Batalha (45km/28mi)
Start riding inland, towards Batalha. In town we will visit the impressive Batalha monastery, built in both Gothic and Manueline styles. This UNESCO World Heritage site was built to celebrate the victory of the Portuguese army over the Spanish in the battle of Aljubarrota (1385). Don´t miss the astonishing Capelas Imperfeitas (Unfinished Chapels)!
Day 6 - Batalha-Rio Maior (44km/28mi)
Our last day of riding will again take us through the Serra de Aires e Candeeiros Natural Park.
Our destination is Rio Maior and its unique salt production fields... 30km away from the sea!
Van transfer from Rio Maior to Obidos.
Farewell dinner in Obidos.
Sleeping and meals
Accommodations: Value (2-3 stars and casual inns)
Meals: breakfast, 5 dinners "a la carte" and a fully refreshing picnic included in Guided tours.
The van support will include several snacks to give you the energy during the day (dry fruits, fruit, energy bars, chips, beverages...)
GUIDED PRICE: 1580€
Participants: Minimum 5, maximum 16
Price includes: 6 accommodations, 5 dinners, 1 picnic, daily snacks, 2 guides, maps, documentation, GPS tracks, van support, transfers, insurance, A2Z t-shirt and water bottle and VAT taxes.
SUPPORTED PRICE: 1360€
Participants: Minimum 4, maximum 16
Price includes: 6 accommodations, 1 picnic, daily snacks, maps, documentation, GPS tracks, van support, transfers, insurance, A2Z t-shirt and water bottle and VAT taxes.
SELF-GUIDED PRICE: 1290€
Participants: Minimum 2
Price includes: 6 accommodations, maps and documentation, GPS track,
luggage transfer, insurance, A2Z t-shirt and water bottle and VAT taxes.
Single supplement: 150€
Extra hotel night in Lisboa: 100€