May 25 - Jun 05, 2024
Explore Portugal cycling from the capital Lisbon to Porto. The 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.
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
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
♦ 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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 28th, 2024
A loop from Evora to enjoy the countryside of the Alentejo region.
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.
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.
May 31st, 2024
We are back on the bikes, and it`s getting hillier as you will be entering in the Central region of Portugal.
June 1st, 2024
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
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.
June 3rd, 2024
On the way to the ocean today, get ready for swimming and coffee stops on the beach.
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.
June 5th, 2024
Bye, bye Portugal… Transfer to the Porto airport in the morning and see you back next year?
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