Alentejo Ride Bike Holidays
This route give you the possibility to discover Alentejo from the river side, crossing all the montando, wine culture and the most picturesque place around, visit places like Monsaraz and Evora city ,finish on Atlantic Coast of Alentejo, Good wine and seafood .
This is our longest bike tour nearly 520 km's, in 9 days on bike.
This trip can be shorten ,for 6 days of riding .
- Quality bike and equipment hire
- Detailed maps and route suggestions on Garmin GPS
- Good quality hotels/apartments along the route (bed and breakfast)
- Prices are per person, based upon two people sharing a twin/double bedded room.. (request quote for a single room)
- Route assistance where necessary
- Airport Transfers
NOT INCLUDED :
- Holiday insurance - recommended
Discounts are available for large groups, please contact us for details.
6 Days - 9 Days
BIGGEST CLIMBING DAY:
1º Day - Pickup and Transfer
Arrival - Welcome to Portugal! Our guide will pick you up at the airport transfer to Mertola.
A good breakfast near the Guadiana river will help to charge our battery.
Follow our path to Serpa ,the river will be on our back we are going to cross small villages and calm places and amazing landscape views.
From Serpa will take direction of the big artificial lake in Portugal and one of the biggest in Europe, Alqueva .
Surrounded by water Mourão show us great view from the water and all the nature involving.
Before our rest day in Evora ,we have path and roads full of grapes in our scene , crossing the region of Reguengos Monsaraz ,one of the most famous Wine regions in Portugal will take of to Evora , The capital of the Alto Alentejo district, a UNESCO World Heritage city .
5ºday Evora-Alcacer do Sal
From a walk on the small streets of Evora ,biking time again , letting the walls of city behind ,fields of cork trees all the flat path will takes in a different region, Alcacer do Sal ,bathed of the Sado river , we can see rise fields and a big communities of storks.
With a week of bike ,a bit of sea view its not a bad idea ,the rise fields take us to Melides , extensive beach sand , the wind from the atlantic will give the energie for the remaining days.
(The shorts version of this trip finish in Melides ,next day will be transfer to airport )
From Melides Pond we make a small journey to Sines, less time on bike more on the beach on mind.
Sines it’s a place of discoverer Vasco da Gama was born ,a visit to the center its essential and taste of local sea food likewise.
8ºday Sines-Vila Nova de Mil Fontes
Park Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina ,hidden beach and cliffs in our horizon.
Vila Nova de Mil fontes is a paradise on the cost line, filled with cobbled streets, whitewashed houses and scenic views across the Mira River.
9ºday Vila Nova de Mil Fontes -Odeceixe
Cross the Mira river to other side ,almost reach Algarve on bike, Amazing views over the Atlantic and visit the stunning Cape Sardao which is guarded by a lighthouse all.
10ºday Odeceixe -Aljezur
Unfortunately last day on bike ,a small ride to get to now Aljezur better and rest the legs .
Aljezur famous for sweet potato and friendly people ,we will take a rest on top of the cliffs ,Arrifana village , surf beach and good vibe.
11ºday Pick Up and Drop Off
Pick up and trip to Faro Aeroporto or other destination.