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Self-Guided Cycle South Portugal CSPO

Visiting: Portugal
Trip Duration 8 Days
 
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Cycling Holiday in Portugal

On this self-guided cycle journey you follow Portugal's beautiful coastline from the Algarve into Alentejo. Our route starts in Cabo Sao Vicente, the south-western most point of Portugal and continental Europe. You cycle off-road through the natural park of 'Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina' between villages. Enjoy the local food and wine along the way.

Tour Highlights

  • Follow Portugal's coastline from the Algarve to Alentejo
  • Pedal your way along dirt roads, crossing pastures and open vistas to Cape Sao Vicente
  • Discover coastal landscapes, unspoilt beaches, rolling dunes and dramatic cliffs
  • Visit the coastal town of Vilanova de Milfontes known colloquially as 'Princess of the Alentejo'

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival at Vila do Bispo

  • 2
    Circular route from Vila do Bispo

  • 3
    From Vila do Bispo to Carrapateira

  • 4
    Cycle from Carrapateira to Aljezur

  • 5
    From Aljezur to Zambujeira do Mar via Odeceixe

  • 6
    Circular route via Zambujeira and Sao Teutonio

  • 7
    Cycle from Zambujeira do Mar to Vila Nova de Milfontes

  • 8
    Holiday ends in Faro airport

Trip notes

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Why Book this trip
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don't need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a pump, lock, spare inner tube and tyre levers. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 7 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bicycle
Accommodation
6 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Hotel
Cycling Information
During this trip you will cycle a minimum of 185 km during six days (and average of 26 km per day) with optional trips on most days. These cycling trips follow mostly well-surfaced tarmac roads and cycle paths. Inevitably, near the towns there is more traffic, but we have chosen alternatives wherever available in order to avoid busy roads. We have graded this trip as Easy to Moderate.
Included Bike
18 gear Coluer Rave Mountain Bike with lockable front suspension.
Luggage Transfer
Included between each hotel.