Day 1: Arrival - Welcome at Lisbon airport, transfer to Sesimbra and briefing about the tour followed by dinner. Lodging in a 4* Hotel with sophisticated amenities in an idyllic setting where Nature and Sea come together in true happiness.
Day 2: The luxuriant forest of the National Park of Arrabida Hill - 44km (27mi), 777m ascent, level 3. Breakfast. Our cycling takes place along the amazing trails in the Arrabida National Park. Lodging in a 3* Hotel that invites you to the beauty and calmness of the Natural Reserve of Sado.
Day 3: Crossing a deep Cork Oak Forest - 62km (39mi), 1074m ascent, level 4. Breakfast. Our day starts in the quiet village called Comporta with an amazing view of rice-fields and storks. We ride towards the hills with a Mediterranean environment where cork-oak trees are abundant. Picnic on the way. Dinner with the group. Lodging in a 4* hotel where the old and the new mingle perfectly.
Day 4: Riding in the most well preserved coast of Europe - 50km (31mi), 780m ascent, level 3 ( Beach). Breakfast. We ride from the hills to the coast and the sea, the place where the long protected west coast of Portugal starts, the National Park of Vicentine Coast. Dinner with the group. Lodging in a small town classified as a Touristic Paradise, near the beach.
Day 5: The vast fields of vegetable crops - 64km (40mi), 682m ascent, level 3 ( Beach). After breakfast we ride towards Cape Sardao, a paradisiacal spot perfect for meditation. We visit Zambujeira do Mar and we end in Odeceixe, another village near the sea. Picnic on the way. Dinner with the group. Lodging in a Bed & Breakfast unit with a refreshing swimming-pool that is waiting for you.
Day 6: The beautiful Beaches at Vicentine Coast - 52km (32mi), 814m ascent, level 3. After breakfast we ride towards Aljezur with its castle on the top dated from the 10th century. We continue riding southwards, we cross the woods, hills and valleys until we get to Carrapateira, always full of surfers. Picnic on the way. Lodging in a small house in the most typical village near the west coast of the Algarve, very calm and very quiet.
Day 7: The south-westernmost point of Europe - 43km (27mi), 557m ascent, level 3. Breakfast. Riding towards the Cape S. Vincent and Sagres town. Dinner with the group. Lodging in a 4* new hotel with swimming-pool, surrounded by stunning deserted beaches and the wild nature of an unforgettable beauty.
Day 8: The Coast of the Algarve (The Single-Track Day) - 53km (33mi), 1164m ascent, level 4 ( Beach). After breakfast we start riding; this is the day of the single-tracks. We ride along the south coast of the Algarve and we can see the difference when the Natural Park ends and the touristic Algarve starts. Before getting to Lagos we visit Ponta da Piedade where the sea and the wind have shaped beautiful rocks creating an amazing view. Dinner with the group. Lodging in a 4* hotel with swimming-pool, that epitomises the Algarve culture, with blue and white corridors which link the rooms, patios, restaurants and bar
Day 9: Departure - After breakfast transfer to Lisbon airport. 3H00 drive to airport.