A 7 day road bike tour exploring the wonderful interior of Portugal, visiting Évora - a World Heritage town classified by UNESCO - and pass by fields of cork trees, olive trees and vineyards.
Starting at USD $ 1,110
per Trip PP
Charming heritage through the best wine producers.
Alentejo will surprise you for his excellence, aromas, colors and heritage. Get ready for a gorgeous cycling experience over gentle hills and unspoiled golden landscapes. Discover ancient megalithic sites, medieval villages and historical cities. Visit and stay on several Castles, Palaces, Monasteries, Convents and feel like the Queen or King of Portugal! Find traditional handcraft arts like tiles, pottery or tapestries. Taste delicious gastronomy and the best wine of all times. Enough?
Tour difficulty: Leisurely
Day 1: Arrival - Welcome at Lisbon Airport
After your welcoming, we drive for two hours until Estremoz. An old town where you might feel like a Queen or King spending the night at the Castle. This is an historical building converted into an hotel from where you can admire a superb view over Estremoz and the vast Alentejo plain.
Day 2: Bike Estremoz to Vila Viçosa. Short (26km +300m); Long (66km +700m)
After a delicious breakfast you will cycle through villages and historical landscapes. Stages of battles, conquers, old communities and great people. Towards Vila Viçosa, the capital of marble in Portugal, you can visit the Ducal Palace, built in the 16th and 17th centuries on the remains of Roman and Moorish buildings. You will have plenty of free time today, we suggest you to walk around and enjoy the charm of the streets at the center.
Day 3: Vila Viçosa Loop. Short (47km +700m); Long (65km +700m)
A gorgeous day is awaiting you! You will ride towards Spain by a landscape of cork trees, olive groves and flocks of sheep! Admire the beautiful Guadiana river that separates Portugal from Spain and make a stop to visit Juromenha, a picturesque village overlooking Spain. On this day you must face some uphills while return to Vila Viçosa, but your efforts will be reward with a delicious meal at night.
Day 4: Bike Vila Viçosa to Redondo. Short (29km +400m); Long (40km +500m)
After a peaceful night leave Vila Viçosa riding through a cork forest, feeling the warm wind and lovely atmosphere until Redondo. Arriving to the hotel-museum you will find an impressive collection of tiles, remarkable ceramic work centuries old and Alentejo's culture style. This building was a convent and you might feel fascinated knowing that Kings have slept there since 1500. To finish the day challenge your taste and learn a bit more about Portuguese wine at Wine museum in center. Don’t miss it!
Day 5: Bike Redondo to Évora (48km +450m)
A beautiful day riding rolling hills of gold and green, through cork trees, pristine vineyards and pastoral countryside dotted by abandoned castles. After all this days rolling hills through past and present, old world heritage, modern local cultures, landscapes and wineries. Today you will arrive at the most beautiful historical city of the country and gather all this experiences in just one place. Can you imagine? Make your way there and don’t stop exploring!
Day 6: Évora Loop. Short (46km +350m); Long (70km +600m)
Évora is classified in UNESCO’s International Heritage and has 2000 years of history, but after a late breakfast it's time to explore the surroundings. Soon you will arrive in Arraiolos noted for its colorful, hand-stitched woolen tapestries. There must be one fitting of your living room back home! This is the last day riding so you have the opportunity to celebrate with portuguese wine. Saúde!
Day 7: Departure - Farewell at Lisbon Airport
Our splendid program comes to an end, we hope you travelled in time and take the best memories home. Our Guide will pick you up according schedule time. See you next time!
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- 6 Nights Lodging on 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
- Guided Tour (please inquire)
- Hybrid Bike +100€
- Carbon Road Bike: +150€
- Electric Bike: +200€
(per person, bike equipment included)
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|Price||Type||Individual Room Supplement|
|Low Season||999||SG||US $0|
|High Season (Jul, Aug and Sep)||1,249||SG||US $0|
|Medium Season (Apr, May, Jun and Out)||1,099||SG||US $0|
|Easter Week||SG||High Season Supplement Applies|
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