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TOUR GRADE

 

 

DISTANCE

Short 26—55 km/ Day

Long 62—71 Km/ Day

 

ROUTE

100 % Asfalt

 

PROFILE

Mostly rolling hills

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TRIP INFORMATION

Charming heritage through the best wine producers

Alentejo will surprise you for its excellence, aromas, colors and heritage. Get ready for a gorgeous cycling 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 a 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 HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR MAP

PRICES

After your welcoming, we drive for two hours until Estremoz. An old town where you might feel a Queen or King spending the night at the Castle. This is a historical building converted into a hotel from where you can admire a superb view over Estremoz and the vast Alentejo plain.

VILA VIÇOSA Loop

VILA VIÇOSA to MONSARAZ

ESTREMOZ to VILA VIÇOSA

Pousada D. João V Convento São Paulo Pousada D. João V_01

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!

MONSARAZ to REDONDO

REDONDO to ÉVORA

DEPARTURE

Pousada dos Lóios Pousada dos Lóios_01

ESTREMOZ Loop

ÉVORA Loop

Pousada Rainha Santa Isabel

ALENTEJO VINEYARDS CYCLING | 9 DAYS

On the first day you will start cycling by pastoral fields, where the only sounds are the jangling bells of flocking sheep chirping. The landscape is rural passing some villages with the typical Alentejo whitewashed homes outlined in blue and ochre trim. The wine culture will enter your path on this very first day, as you will visit a winery and start to taste red and white wine! But not much because you still have some kilometers to do until you get to your hotel.

After a delicious breakfast you will cycle through villages and historical landscapes. Stage 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 walk around and enjoy the charm of the streets at the center.

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 returning to Vila Viçosa, but your efforts will be reward with a delicious meal in the night.

It is time to leave Vila Viçosa and ride towards south passing the village of Alandroal. On the way you will feel delighted with oleander flowers, shrubs and trees, whose wood was used by local artisans. Arriving in Monsaraz notice that ancient cultures and medieval architecture is close by. This village was occupied since the prehistoric era and megalithic monuments are a physical evidence of that. We suggest you to visit Menhir of Outeiro right before check in the new Hotel.

After a peaceful night, get up on your bike and prepare for a golden landscape until Redondo. Arriving to the hotel-museum you will find an impressive collection of tiles, remarkable ceramic work during centuries and Alentejo 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!

A beautiful day riding rolling hills of gold and green, through cork trees, pristine vineyards and pastoral countryside dotted by abandoned castles. And 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!

Évora is classified in UNESCO’s International Heritage and has 2000 years of history, but after a late breakfast it is 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!

Distance Duration Elevation

Daily Distance

26 - 71 km

Trip Duration

9 days & 8 nights

Daily Elevation

300 - 700 meters

FROM

1.249 €

 

ACCOMMODATION

Superior

 

DURATION

9 Days | 8 Nights

 

START | END

Estremoz | Évora

  • Charming and historical Hotels

  • Pre historical architecture and medieval sites

  • Typical gastronomy, wineries and wine tasting

  • Évora is recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO

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Self-Guided

TRIP PRICE

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON 2017

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON 2017

Guided

ARE YOU A SOLO TRAVELER?

YOUR PARTY IS LESS THAN 6 PEOPLE

JOIN A GROUP WITH A FIXED DATE DEPARTURE

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OPTIONAL

SERVICES

+ 140 €

+ 210 €

+ 280 €

BIKE RENTALS (per person & 7 days cycling)

Hybrid Bike

Carbon Road Bike

Electric Bike

+ 140 €

+ 210 €

+ 280 €

NOTE

Extra charge may apply for special occasions

(I.e.: New Years Eve, Christimas or Local Festivities)

Extra charge may apply for special occasions

(I.e.: New Years Eve, Christimas or Local Festivities)

INCLUDED

HYBRID MEN BIKE

140€

BIKE RENTALS

HYBRID WOMEN BIKE

140€

CARBON ROAD BIKE

210€

ELECTRIC BIKE

280€

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Prices are per person & 5 days cycling.

If it's not available, Portugal Nature Trails provides equivalent.

THE ITINERARY

Pousada Santa Isabel

ARRIVAL

Short 44km +350m

Pousada Estremoz - Santa Isabel

Day

1

Day

2

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Short 47km +  300m

Pousada D. João IV

Day

3

Day

4

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Short 26km +300m

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Short 46km +500m

Hotel Horta da Moura

Day

5

Day

6

Download Data Convento S. Paulo

55km +600m

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Short 46km +350m

Pousada Convento Évora

Day

7

Day

8

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48km +450m

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Day

9

(Group of 6 or more people)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 26.03.

28.10. - 23.12.

 

MEDIUM SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.03. - 06.04.

16.04. - 26.05

 

HIGH SEASON

Individual room supplement

07.04. - 15.04. (Easter)

27.05. - 27.10.

(2 persons based on double room occupation)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 26.03.

28.10. - 23.12.

 

MEDIUM SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.03. - 06.04.

16.04. - 26.05.

 

HIGH SEASON

Individual room supplement

07.04. - 15.04. (Easter)

27.05. - 27.10.

1.249 €

+ 449 €

1.349 €

+ 519 €

1.549 €

+ 649 €

1.999 €

+ 449 €

2.149 €

+ 519 €

2.299 €

+ 649 €

BIKE RENTALS (per person & 7 days cycling)

Hybrid Bike

Carbon Road Bike

Electric Bike

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8 nights lodging on Historical 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

 

7 days of guided Cycling Tour

 

7 nourishing and energtic picnics

 

Dinners to be organised by our guide.

(Payment individually at location, not included in the price Tour)

 

Daily fruit, energy bars and water

 

Back-up Vehicle

8 nights lodging on Historical 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

 

GPS Track and Device

 

Mobile Telephone (free to call us 24h / day)

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Long  71km +700m

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Long  66km +700m

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Long  65km +  700m

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Long  62km +700m

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Long  68km +600m

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