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TRIP INFORMATION

Cycle trough our nature and discover our coast!

Atlantic Trails is an incredible Moutain Bike route program along the most beautiful and unspoiled coastline of Portugal! Starting in the historical village of Grândola and finishing in the south-westernmost point of Europe, this tour is a mix of experiences. You will discover and admire the natural beauty of the different sceneries, offering stunning coastal views along the way and feeling the essence of some of the forgotten rural villages of Alentejo. Along the way you will discover small fishing villages where you can still see some traces of Roman Civilization! The trip finishes at the south-westernmost point of Europe, Cape Saint Vincent, which adds a dramatic and historical full stop to this wonderful trip.

PRICES

Transfer from Sagres to Lisbon (03h30).

Leave the historical village of Santiago do Cacém and start cycling heading south through inner Alentejo. Just go for the quiet roads of this region and feel closely the essence of Alentejo, passing by some of the “forgotten” rural villages of Alentejo. When arriving in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes you will be close to the sea and of some amazing beaches. Rio Mira is one of the interesting points of this fishing village known as the Alentejo Princess.

THE ITINERARY

ARRIVAL

Welcome to Lisbon! Our guide will pick you up at the Airport and transfer you  to Grândola, a small town in the Alentejo region. Here you can rest and prepare for your journey ahead and start getting a little feel for the Portuguese culture.

SANTIAGO DO CACÉM to VILA NOVA

DE MILFONTES

ODECEIXE to ARRIFANA

ARRIFANA to PEDRALVA

DEPARTURE to LISBON

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Leave Grândola and cross a beautiful hilly region with an impressive and unique cork oak forest, riding through amazing single trails till you get to Santiago do Cacém, a blend of maritime coast, pine forest and Alentejo inspiration, well known for its castle, a fortification of Moorish origin later rebuilt by the Christians.

GRÂNDOLA to SANTIAGO DO CACÉM

PEDRALVA to SAGRES

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VILA NOVA DE MILFONTES to ODECEIXE

Herdade Barras da Serra Quinta Moinho do Vento 02.Portugal_MontedoSol

Leaving Vila Nova de Mil Fontes you will ride through the SW Alentejano Natural Park with amazing views over the sea and visit the stunning Sardão Cape with its beautiful lighthouse watching the ocean. Admire the incredible stork nests in these amazing overhangs! Ride close to high remarkable cliffs and visit the typical village of Zambujeira do Mar. Continue through fields until you go down to a river crossing. Here is where you will reach a new region – the Wild Algarve!

Start the day going to one of the most beautiful sceneries of this Coast – Odeceixe beach! After crossing a plateau where you will ride along fields of sweet-potatoes and water channels it’s time to go down again for more incredible beaches. Then follow a valley where once caravels sailed to the village of Aljezur about 5Km inland. Go up the narrow streets through typical houses and reach the medieval castle of Aljezur! Follow the winding road that sweeps down from the cliff’s top to the sea where you will find a stunning village by the ocean – Monte Clérigo. End in an amazing village over the Cliffs – Arrifana!

Start riding on top of an indescribable plateau just to go down this dirt road to the secret Canal Beach and record on your memory an image that you will never forget again. After this cycle through some forests and get once more close to sea by the incredible village of Carrapateira, following a dirt road along the sea that shows this region and its most beautiful landscapes. Pass by stunning beaches, with incredible colourful cliffs. Leave the ocean and go up through a beautiful round pine forest and arrive at a typical and old village once abandoned and now recovered as a hotel.

Just leave the slow village behind you because it is time to get back to the coastline. Follow a coastal route that will enable you to discover some of the most beautiful and secret beaches of Vicentina Coast. After climbing to the last plateau you can calmly ride reddish dirt roads heading south along Algarve’s wild coast till Cape S. Vicent - the south-westernmost point of Continental Europe.

ATLANTIC TRAILS MTBike

Distance Duration Elevation

Daily Distance

38 - 56 km

Trip Duration

8 days & 7 nights

Daily Elevation

450 - 850 meters

FROM

949 €

 

ACCOMMODATION

Superior | Comfort

 

DURATION

8 days | 7 nights

 

START | END

Grândola | Sagres

TOUR GRADE

 

 

DISTANCE

38 - 56 km per day

 

ROUTE

20% road| 80% off road Dirt roads, gravel roads or double roads, some single tracks and some short sections of sand or rocks

 

PROFILE

A mix of flat and hilly. Some steep ascents/descents to cross valleys.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR MAP

  • Knowing the “heart” of Alentejo and its essence passing by some forgotten rural villages

  • Cycle on the cliffs over the Atlantic

  • Traditional food and fresh fish from the Atlantic Coast

  • Nice sandy beaches in the Natural Reserve of SW Alentejo

  • Finish at the south-westernmost point of Europe

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Self-Guided

TRIP PRICE

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON

 

 

949 €

+ 309 €

 

 

 

999 €

+ 369 €

 

 

 

1.099 €

+ 429 €

 

 

 

1.199 €

+ 519 €

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON

 

 

1.749 €

+ 309 €

 

 

 

1.899 €

+ 369 €

 

 

 

1.999 €

+ 429 €

 

 

 

2.149 €

+ 519 €

Guided

ARE YOU A SOLO TRAVELER?

YOUR PARTY IS LESS THAN 6 PEOPLE

JOIN A GROUP WITH A FIXED DATE DEPARTURE

Available upon request Available upon request

OPTIONAL

SERVICES

Luggage transfer during tour (up to 4 person)

GPS (each)

 

BIKE RENTALS (per person & 6 days cycling)

MTBike

Electric MTBike

(bike equipment included)

+ 299 €

+ 65 €

 

 

+ 240 €

+ 450 €

BIKE RENTALS (per person & 6 days cycling)

MTBike

Electric MTBike

(bike equipment included)

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

MOUNTAIN BIKE

240€

BIKE RENTALS

View bike specs MTBike Focus Black Forest 29R4.0 Herdade das Barradas

Day

1

Day

2

Santiago Hotel Cooking & Spa

35km, +850m

Quinta Moinho do Vento

Day

3

Day

4

Casas do Moinho

50km, +450m

56km, +800m

Herdade Monte do Sol

Day

5

Day

6

Aldeia da Pedralva

44km, +800m

53km, +600m

Memmo Baleeira Hotel

Day

7

Day

8

38km, +550m

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(2 persons based on double room occupation)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 25.03.

01.11. - 23.12.

 

MEDIUM SEASON

Individual room supplement

02.04. - 26.05.

27.09. - 31.10.

 

HIGH SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.05. - 26.06.

30.08. - 26.09.

 

SPECIAL SEASON

Individual room supplement

26.03. - 01.04. (Easter)

27.06. - 29.08.

(Group of 6 or more people)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 25.03.

01.11. - 23.12.

 

MEDIUM SEASON

Individual room supplement

02.04. - 26.05.

27.09. - 31.10.

 

HIGH SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.05. - 26.06.

30.08. - 26.09.

 

SPECIAL SEASON

Individual room supplement

26.03. - 01.04. (Easter)

27.06. - 29.08.

- 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/FAO

 

- Liability and personal accidents Insurance

 

- Pre departure Information Pack

 

- Tour Information

 

- 6 days of guided Cycling Tour

 

- 6 nourishing and energetic 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

- 7 nights lodging on Superior | Comfort

  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/FAO

 

- Liability and personal accidents Insurance

 

- Pre departure Information Pack

 

- Tour Information

 

- Information Book (Includes Maps, Daily Information, Daily Maps,

   GPS Device Quick Manual - Delivered on arrival day)

 

- GPS Track

 

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

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ELECTRIC MOUNTAIN BIKE

450€

 

 

 

 

+ 240 €

+ 450 €

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Prices are per person & 6 days cycling.

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

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NOTE

INCLUDED

Handle-bar bag, rear bag, rear rack, pedals, spare tubes, helmet, water bottle, tools and pump.

Included Equipment