Portugal - Wild Coast

A tour along the unspoiled coastline of southwest Portugal.
  1. 1 Independent arrival Sesimbra

    Arrival - Welcome at LISBON airport.
    45min drive to Sesimbra. Lodging in 4* Hotel

  2. 2 Sesimbra 57km Comporta

    Arrábida Natural Park. Bike from Sesimbra to Comporta (57km, 800m elevation gain, 12% Off-road)

    Riding up Arrabida Natural Park with amazing sea views from the cliffs. You will admire the beautiful and exuberant Mediterranean landscapes and an incredible coast with agreeable beaches where the fine sand and clear sea waters show a strong contrast of unusual colours. Ferry to cross of river Sado to reach Troia Peninsula.

    Lodging in 3* Hotel

  3. 3 Comporta 87km Porto Covo

    Sierra and Sea. Bike from Comporta to Porto Covo - (87km, 800m elevation gain, 18% Off-road).

    Start day by trails along canals and rice fields. Ride with the company of birds and numerous storks. Cross a Sierra - the landscape changes suddenly, you left the plains and sandy pine forest and get into a up and down road through an incredible Cork Forest. Pass Santiago, a village with a Castle. Left Santiago by a road on the sierra and continue to Sonega Village. You will enter the Natural Park going to the sea and arrive to Porto Covo typical village

    Lodging in 3* Hotel

  4. 4 Porto Covo 71km Odeceixe

    The Storks on the cliffs. Bike from Porto Covo to Odeceixe - (71km, 650m elevation gain, 40% Off-road)

    From here to the end of this tour you are in the Natural Park. Start day going inland till you get to Milfontes. Ride on SW Alentejano Natural Park with amazing views over the sea and visit stunning Sardão cape. Admire the incredible Stork chest's on the cliffs! Ride near spectacular cliffs and visit typical village Zambujeira. Continue through fields till you go down to a river. Crossing the river let's you came into a new region - the Wild Algarve!

    Lodging in charming Guest-house

  5. 5 Odeceixe 74km Pedralva

    The wild Algarve Coast. Bike from Odeceixe to Pedralva (74km, 1000m elevation gain, 45% Off-road)

    Start the day going to one of the most beautiful scenery of this coast - Odeceixe beach! After crossing a plateau you will go down again for more incredible beaches. Then follow a valley where once caravels sailed to the village of Aljezur about 5 km inland. Go up the narrow streets through typical houses and get up to the medieval castle of Aljezur! Ride through some forests and get again close to sea by typical village of Bordeira. Ride through beautiful valleys till you get to a typical and old village once abandoned and recovered as a hotel.

    Lodging at Pedralva Slow village Hotel, in Pedralva.

  6. 6 Pedralva 57km Sagres

    Where land end and sea begin. Bike from Pedralva to Sagres - (57km, 650m elevation gain, 60% Off-road).

    Return to the sea, passing Carrapateira village and follow a dirt road along the sea that shows this region at its most beautiful. Pass by stunning beaches, with incredible colourful cliffs. Go up on a dirt road under through a beatiful round pine forest. Relax on flat road for a while and go again close to sea by a amazing dirt road over the cliffs and crossing beautiful beaches. Some steep up hill to get out of the beaches! Then ride South along Algarve wild coast till Cape S. Vicente - the southwestern-most point of Continental Europe.

    Lodging in 4* hotel

  7. 7 Sagres Lisbon

    Departure - Transfer to LISBON airport (3.30h drive)

2017 Prices:
(2 persons based on double room occupation)

LOW SEASON (Jan to Mar & Nov, Dec) 699€
Individual room supplement +229€
 
MEDIUM SEASON (Apr, May, Oct) 759€
Individual room supplement +259€
 
HIGH SEASON (Jun and Sept) 819€
Individual room supplement +329€
 
HOLIDAY SEASONS (Jul, Aug and Easter) 899€
Individual room supplement +399€

Bike Rentals (per person & 5 days cycling)
Hybrid Bike +100€
Carbon Road Bike +150€
Electric Bike +200€

Optional Services:
Luggage transfer during tour (up to 4 person) +339€
GPS (each) +65€

Services included:
• Detailed information about tour, including maps and GPS track
• Detailed roads descriptions and pre departure information pack
• Telephone (free to call us 24 h. per day)
• Lisbon Airport transfer to first Hotel and briefing about tour
• Transfer from last hotel to Lisbon
• 6 nights lodging on Charming accommodations on BB basis
• Liability and personal accident insurance

Travel Seasons: 

LOW SEASON (Jan to Mar & Nov, Dec) 
MEDIUM SEASON (Apr, May, Oct)
HIGH SEASON (Jun and Sept)
HOLIDAY SEASONS (Jul, Aug and Easter)

  1. Portugal - The Wild Coast - CYCLING INFO

    Duration: 5 days cycling in 7 days/6 nights tour
    Daily Stages: 57 to 87 km per day (average 70km cycling per day)
    Daily Elevations: 650 - 1.000 meters
    Route: 70% road / 30% off road. Mostly flat, with a hilly region and some valleys with short but steep ascents
    Terrain: Some rough sections on the off road (gravel roads or double roads with some short sections of sand or rocks). We have paved road alternatives for all the off road sections (just some viewpoints could not be seen from the paved road)

  2. Portugal - The Wild Coast - TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

    Tour Highlights:

    1) Crossing the Natural Park of Arrabida, and its stunning views over the sea
    2) Quiet Cycling thru cork trees forest and pine tree landscapes
    3) Nice sandy beaches in the Natural Reserve of SW Alentejano
    4) Beautiful sceneries and wild nature
    5) Storks nest hanging from the cliffs, the only place in the world!!!!
    6) Small villages and unforgettable places in the way
    7) Cycle on the cliffs over the Atlantic
    8) Nature surrounds you and fills your senses
    9) Traditional food and fresh fish from the Atlantic Coast
    10) Ends at the most Southern point of Europe