Portugal Atlantic Coast Family 8D

Portugal Atlantic Coast Family 8D Bike Tours | Monte Real, Portugal
Discover the west coast of Portugal in a 8 day bike tour. Visit the incredible medieval village of �"bidos, Nazaré, a city of fishing traditions and ride through forests passing by beautiful beaches.
Starting at: USD $1,010.90 per trip pp
Active Adventure
This is an incredible Family Cycling Tour over the Atlantic West Coast of Europe! Visit typical fisherman villages with its beautiful beaches and pass by Nazaré, the place where the famous surfer Garret McNamara have surfed the bigger wave ever with 30m on January 2013. Visit Alcobaça, a village where you will find an amazing old Monastery. Spend the afternoon trying SUP or Kite Surf at "bidos Lagoon. Finally discover the most well preserved medieval village in Portugal, "bidos and feel the history walking on medieval roads pretending that you are in the Middle Ages... a great way to finish this family tour!
These will be days where the family can be together and relax in the swimming pool, go for the SPA, swim on the beach, ride horses, go for Geo-Caching, “invade” castles, visit Monasteries and historical sites, just having fun all the time.

Tour difficulty: Easy
Typical Day
Day 1: Arrival - Welcome at Lisbon Airport
Welcome at LISBON airport and transfer to Monte Real (2h from Lisbon). Lodging in a Palace Hotel building 4 star hotel in the Town Center. Great way to recover from traveling and charge for the nice riding family days in the coast starting in day 2.

Day 2: Bike Monte Real to Praia da Vieira (31km, +200m)
Start biking from the center of the village and follow the river Lis that flows out to the ocean… this is the same goal for you today. Ride through the ancient and beautiful pine forest, visit the Ervideira Lagoon and spend some time to appreciate all the
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Day 3: Bike Praia da Vieira to São Pedro de Moel (31km, +250m)
On this day you will ride in quiet roads inside the beautiful pine forest and visit the village of Marinha Grande. Here you can find parks cafés and local shops. From here you will return to the ocean side and finally you will arrive to São Pedro de Moel, a beautiful beach resort from the late twentieth century. This little town, with its sandy beaches and nice walkways on top of the cliffs are a great place to watch the sunset.

Day 4: Bike São Pedro de Moel to Nazaré (26km, +250m)
The journey through the pine forest continues. Following the coast line heading south this day the riding is done almost completely by dedicated bike lanes with nice infrastructures for bikers. The goal for the day is to reach Nazaré, a beautiful old fishing town that became worldwide famous because during the winter storms it is possible to see from the clifftop giant waves reaching the North Beach of Nazaré. This is where Garret MacNamara surfed the record breaking wave of 30 meters on January 2013. But don´t worry, all this action happens in the North Beach and the village develops next to this quiet and protected bay to the south of Nazaré. The village is full of different attractions.

Day 5: Bike Nazaré to Alcobaça (21,5km, +150m)
This day you will leave the ocean behind and travel along Alcoa River to reach Alcobaça. Halfway in the day there is a little settlement of Valado dos Frades to visit an old train station, famous for its tiles and past winner of prizes of the most beautiful train station of Portugal. Past Valado the river indicates the way to Alcobaça, this charismatic and historical village can offer a wonderful afternoon visiting the town, trying Geocaching or relax in one of the several terraces next to the Monastery. Heading to the accommodation there is the possibility to try the swimming pool, SPA or just use the playground.

Day 6: Bike Alcobaça to Foz do Arelho (35km, +340m)
This day will get you to the coast again. After a soft ride through agricultural fields there is the chance to visit the lovely village of São Martinho do Porto, with its incredible ocean bay, make the passage from the village to the ocean or go for some more Caches. Leaving this village behind the idea is to reach "bidos Lagoon, a place where several different water sports are available. It is also a nice and secure place to go into the water.

Day 7: Bike Foz do Arelho to "bidos (29km, +300m)
On the last cycling day you will ride around the Lagoon and head to "bidos. Before you reach the final destination of this tour there is still time to relax by a calm lagoon beach with a wide range of water sports available. From here you return and finally reach the old medieval settlement of "bidos. This is your chance of get lost inside the castle walls and pretend you are the Lord of this mansion!

Day 8: Departure - Farewell at Lisbon Airport
Farewell at LISBON airport. (2:00h to Lisbon).
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Monte Real, Portugal

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Portugal Atlantic Coast Family 8D

Monte Real, Portugal
Rates & Availability
Date
PriceTypeIndividual Room Supplement
Low Season
1,010.90
SG
+169€
Medium Season (Apr, May and Oct)
1,054.90
SG
+209€
High Season (Jun and Sep)
1,230.90
SG
+239€
Special Season (Jul and Aug, Easter)
1,263.90
SG
+309€
*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.

Other Information
Price Includes:
- 7 Nights Lodging on Superior | Comfort 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
- 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
- Bike Equipment
- GPS Track
- Mobile Telephone (free to call us 24h / day)

Supplements:
- Low Season » Individual Room Sup +169€
- Medium Season (Apr, May, Out) » Individual Room Sup +209€
- High Season (Jun and Sep) » Individual Room Sup +239€
- Special Season (Jul and Aug) » Individual Room Sup +309€
- Easter Week » Special Season Supplement Applies (per person on a double occupancy room)

Optional:
- GPS Rental for Tour: +65€

Bike Rental:
- Hybrid Bike +120€
(per person, bike equipment included)

Advertiser Info
Antonio Gavinho  (View Profile)
Discover, feel and taste Portugal! Hiking or Cycling? Self-Guided or Guided Tour? No matter what you are looking for, Portugal Nature Trails will organize your dream holiday! Check our tours or ask us for a tailor made itinerary!
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On our customized tours we can meet all your accommodation needs, from a camping site to a Historical Palace. We take care of your transportation and book your entire trip including your preferred accommodation and activities.

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ABOUT PORTUGAL:
Portugal is known by the warmth of its people, by an incredible variety of breathtaking landscapes, historical fortresses, and typical and historical villages. The gastronomy is very rich, with a enormous variety of types of cheese, our famous wines and amazing fresh fish. This experience is something that you will never forget. And the nice weather with sunshine most of the days, even in the winter time. In Portugal Spring time starts in January!

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