Lisbon to Porto, Explore Portugal 2024

May 25 - Jun 05, 2024

Highlights of your bike trip

Explore Portugal cycling from the capital Lisbon to PortoThe bespoke course is created to explore the best cycling routes in Portugal with variety in the scenery, and to explore most of the real Portugal > Alentejo, Central, and Northern regions of Portugal, Lisbon, Porto, Evora, Coimbra, many small villages, several castles, eucalypt forests, the mountains, the ocean, culture.


A special tour with selected hotels or boutique country houses (most locations 2 nights) + traditional Portuguese food.
All-inclusive Private & Custom 12-day / 11-night tour, HC team guided & SAG van supported, accompanied by the founder of HC Bike Tours Aigars and Janine Rood as your Ride Leaders.
♦ All you need to do is to arrive at the airport in Lisbon and we will take care about the rest.

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Trip at a glance

Distance580 km / 360 miles
Elevation6100 m / 20 000 feet
Days12 days
Price4250 USD

About this trip

Embark on an unforgettable cycling journey through Portugal! Our Portugal 2024 Bike Tour offers an exhilarating road cycling adventure from Lisbon, the vibrant capital, to the charming city of Porto.


Discover the diverse landscapes of Portugal, from the rolling hills of Alentejo to the lush forests and majestic mountains, while weaving through historic villages and coastal beauty.



Remember, it`s a private tour! You will be absolutely flexible on your trip. You can ride as much as you wish, and you can even change the itinerary while you are traveling – our support will be available during all your trip.

All-inclusive cycling tour – $USD 4250



Single supplement – add $US 700
Early arrival / late departure at accommodations – TBD
Non-riders – $US 500 discount
Sarto Veneto SL hand-made in Italy road bikes for rent – add $US 500
E-Bike rental also available, advance notice required
Sports massages – TBD



All-inclusive 12-day / 11-night guided & supported tour
Transfers from/to the airport
Ground transportation including luggage & bikes
All accommodation fees & breakfasts at Premium accommodations
All dinners (or lunches at the end of rides) but ONE day
On-road picnic lunches & sports nutrition
Entrance fees for all activities, private tours, and events
SAG van at your disposal anytime during the tour

HC Bike Tours team: one SAG van driver (Two if 8+ guests); Two Ride Leaders – HC Bike Tours founder Aigars and Janine
Up to two daily route options on riding days
Services of HC Bike Tours staff: mechanic assistance, guidance, concierge services, suggestions, advice, coaching
Welcome pack including two water bottles and HC Bike Tours design apparel
Photos of your tour
We welcome non-riders & family members of riders



Travel and personal insurance (recommended)
Additional personal expenses, i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, drinks, gratuities, laundry, coffee stops
Sarto Rental bikes (available for an additional fee)

Private & Custom Tours Across Europe

At HC Bike Tours, we specialize in Private and Custom bike tours throughout Europe. Join our Explore Portugal 2024 bike trip, and start planning your Bespoke European bike tour whatever European country for coming years.

Trip itinerary



Welcome to Portugal

May 25th, 2024


Fly to the Lisbon airport, Portugal where HC team will be meeting you to drive you to the hotel. HC team will be able to meet you also a day or two before the trip starts.

If possible, we will be riding shorter warm up rides on the first day and perhaps a day before.



Lisbon > Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais > Sintra > Lisbon

May 26th, 2024


The park is a must visit with absolutely gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean and many castles around the town of Sintra.



Lisbon > Evora

May 27th, 2024

90 km / 55 miles

On the rolling backroads to the pearl or the Alentejo region of Portugal, the town of Evora which is classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.



A loop from Evora

May 28th, 2024


A loop from Evora to enjoy the countryside of the Alentejo region.



Evora >Estremoz > Portalegre

May 29th, 2024

100 km / 62 miles

Still the Alentejo region towards to the border with Spain. You will see plenty of the cork trees, olives, and wineries farms.



DAY OFF or short ride to Marvão

May 30th, 2024


Today Day off cycling or we still can keep going and do a ride, or other option is a combination hiking + a must visit medieval town Marvão. The town is in the Parque Natural da Serra de São Mamede, plenty of great options for hiking and cycling, all is good here.



Portalegre > Abrantes

May 31st, 2024

90 km / 55 miles

We are back on the bikes, and it`s getting hillier as you will be entering in the Central region of Portugal.



Abrantes > Coimbra

June 1st, 2024

100 km / 62 miles

The scenery is going to change completely with more hills and eucalyptus everywhere, you are heading to Coimbra the formed capital of Portugal.
Today there will be two options for the ride to choose from:
1) From the hotel-to-hotel beautiful scenery
2) With an option to visit the most important Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima and could be combined with the limestone



Coimbra > Luso > Coimbra

June 2nd, 2024

80 km / 49 miles

Luso is a “capital” of the mineral water, the largest mineral water company is based in the area.



Coimbra > Torreira

June 3rd, 2024

80 km / 49 miles

On the way to the ocean today, get ready for swimming and coffee stops on the beach.



Torreira > Douro valley > Porto

June 4th, 2024

120 km / 74 miles

We believe you know the port wine, and today you will head to the heart of the region from where the port wine comes. The Douro valley is famous for that. And it might be “the queen stage” of the trip today with a lot of climbing, long day, and plenty of beautiful views to enjoy. Although shorter options will be available too.



Departure day

June 5th, 2024


Bye, bye Portugal… Transfer to the Porto airport in the morning and see you back next year?