portugal-nature-trails News40x40 Facebook TripAdvisor Contacts
Newsletter
Facebook circle blue large tripadvisor contacto Authentic Algarve pt
pousada-de-evora-leasure-services-03

DESCRIPTION

TRIP INFORMATION

The Algarve Region of Portugal is an incredible area for road biking along the most incredible roads of the south of Portugal. From the mountains to the Eastern side near the border with Spain and then the Wild West Coast and finish at the most southern tip of Europe, you’ll discover and admire the natural beauty of the different scenery, offering stunning mountain and coastal views along the way, crossing three Natural Reserves and other likewise places.

You'll discover some small typical villages, some of them abandoned, which remind us of ancient times. Passing by the most Southwestern point in Europe, Cape São Vincente, and end in the beautiful and typical town of Lagos.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR MAP

Download Tour Information

PRICES

3h drive to LISBON.

BIKE RENTALS

3:00 hour drive to Tavira.

Lodging in 4 star Hotel

Tavira is an historical city of the region of Algarve. It was occupied in several different periods and you can still take advantage of the sites and evidences of these occupations.

Ride the Barrocal region

Ride the N2, the most famous Portuguese road

Classic Algarve stage

Cycling from Alte to Monchique

Lodging in a 4 star Hotel and Spa

After a great stage, just ride a classic stage, it is time to follow N124, pass by Silves, a beautiful city with an orange Castle, getting the color from the clayish soil that you can find all over the interior of Algarve. From here you ride along lakes until the time that you will start to ride up to Monchique, a Thermal Spring village.

Ride the Tour of Algarve Epic Stage

Cycling from Monchique to Sagres

Lodging in a 4 star Hotel

This is the epic stage, the day that you will ride towards the Atlantic coast, but only after conquering the highest mountain of Algarve, this is the place where all of the tours of Algarve find its winner riders. With almost 900 m the downhill will take some time, don't worry! When you get to Aljezur it is time to head South to Carrapateira, here you will contemplate the Ocean and beautiful beaches. Finnaly it is time to get to Sagres.

DEPARTURE to LISBON

Loop cycling from Alte to Barranco do Velho and back

Same accommodation as in the day 3 in a nice 3 star Hotel

Start by heading back East and ride until you reach N2, the road that divides portugal in two, in Barranco do Velho.  Ride this epic road heading North until Besteiros. From this point just quiet roads with no traffic, just wonderful to ride and cross Califórnia, an abandoned village of the interior of Algarve... you don't believe it... just ride and see!

Head to the border and Guadiana River

Loop from Tavira to the east border and back.

Same accommodation as in the day 1 in a 4 star Hotel.

This will be the first riding day and you will ride calm roads along the Serra Algarvia. After climbing to the top of the hills you will have the chance to appreciate the great views of the coastline. The return to is a nice downhill with the chance to have a look at the border with Spain.

Cycling from Tavira to Alte

Lodging in a nice 3 star Hotel

Ride inland and take advantage of the quietness of this area. Head West and pass by Santa Catarina do Bispo and São Braz de Alportel by N250. After this long climb just enjoy the surroundings until you have to start climbing again to arrive to Alte, a very small and typical village of the interior of Algarve.

AUTHENTIC ALGARVE in ROAD BIKE

Distance Duration Elevation

Daily Distance

60 - 80 km

Trip Duration

8 days & 7 nights

Daily Elevation

650 - 1.500 meters

Nature Historical Wine Lovers

FROM

999 €

 

ACCOMMODATION

Comfort/Superior

 

DURATION

8 days | 7 nights

 

START | END

Tavira | Lagos

TOUR GRADE

 

 

DISTANCE

60 - 95 km per day

(average 85km cycling)

 

ROUTE

100% paved road

 

PROFILE

Hilly region and some valleys with short but steep ascents

  • Crossing the Vicentine Natural Park and its stunning views over the sea

  • Quiet cycling through cork trees forest and pine tree landscapes

  • Nice sandy beaches in the Natural Reserve of SouthWest Alentejano

  • Mythical climbs, the highest point of the tour is over 800m in altitude

  • Small villages and unforgettable places on the way

  • Cycle on the cliffs over the Atlantic West Coast

  • Nature surrounds you and fills your senses

  • Traditional food and fresh fish

  • Ride to the most Southern point of Europe

  • The beautiful south cliffs of Algarve

Self-Guided

TRIP PRICE

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON

1.246 €

+ 209 €

 

 

 

1.306 €

+ 239 €

 

 

 

1.346 €

+ 299 €

 

 

 

1.626 €

+ 399 €

ARE YOU A SOLO TRAVELER?

Available upon request

OPTIONAL

SERVICES

Luggage transfer during tour (up to 4 person)

per GPS (includes complete Portugal Topographic Map)

 

BIKE RENTALS (per person & 6 days cycling)

Carbon Road Bike

+ 359 €

+ 65 €

 

 

+180 €

NOTE

Extra charge may apply for special occasions

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

INCLUDED

Book Now Book Self-Guided Nav 1 right black small Nav 1 right black small Nav 1 right black small Nav 1 right black small Nav 1 right black small Nav 1 right black small Nav 1 right black small

(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

09.04. - 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. - 08.04. (Easter)

27.06. - 29.08.

Nav 1 right black small

THE ITINERARY

ARRIVAL in LISBOA

Vila Galé Tavira

Day

1

Day

2

Vila Galé Tavira

60km, +800m

 

(optional)

90km, +1500m

CARBON ROAD BIKE

180€

View bike specs

Prices are per person & 6 days cycling.

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

 

The equipment packed with the bikes is handle-bar bag, rear bag, rear rack, pedals, gps, helmet, water botles, tools and pump.

See them here: Bike Equipment

Day

3

Day

4

Alte Hotel

80km, +1500m

 

(optional)

100km, +1800m

Alte Hotel

64km, +1000m

Day

5

Day

6

75km, +1050m

 

(optional)

95km, +1650m

Monchique Spa Resort Hotel

60km, +650m

 

(optional)

85km, +950m

Memmo Baleeira

Day

8

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

 

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)

Nav 1 right black small botao_hotel distancia botao_hotel botao_hotel botao_hotel distancia distancia botao_hotel botao_hotel distancia distancia information agendar agendar download

Cycling from Sagres to Lagos

Lodging in a 4 star Hotel

This is your last riding day, and a day that will make you remember... with great views over the South Coast and the visit to Cape St Vincent, the Southwest mostpoint of Europe. finally you will get back to urbanized world by reaching Lagos, one of the most interesting cities of Algarve.

The most Southwestern point of Europe and the South Coast

Day

7

Hotel Tivoli Lagos

60km, +850m

botao_hotel distancia TourGrade3 vila gale 01 vila gale alte hotel alte hotel 02 monchique hotel e spa (3) memmo baleeira 01 tivoli lagos Authentic Algarve_cut2 focus-cayo-7-2015-large contacto Download Data Download Data Download Data Download Data Download Data Download Data