Day 2: Estremoz Start this tour cycling around Estremoz, where the only sounds are the jangling bells of flocking sheep chirping. Continue rolling through the natural landscape and pass some villages with the typical Alentejo white-washed homes. Sleep at Pateo dos Solares Charm Hotel. 44km + 350m or 71km + 700.
Day 3: Charming Villages We start pedalling towards Vila Viçosa, a village of great historical heritage and whose castle and Paço Ducal make the wonders of the visitors. Next we’ll go to Alandroal and then head to Redondo, another charming village of strong vinical culture where you can also visit the cellars and amaze yourself with the city downtown. Sleep at Herdade Água D’Alte (58km + 600m).
Day 4: Évoramonte The destination is Évora Monte, a white painted streets village has over 500 years of existence and its ex-libris is its castle. At more or less 400m of altitude, it’s difficult to get to the top, but the views over Serra D’Ossa and Estremoz, make the effort worthwhile. Sleep at Herdade Água D’Alte country house (60km + 600m).
Day 5: Monsaraz Today we will be peddaling through small Alentejo villages. We’ll go through villages like Outeiro, Terena whose houses were built around the charming castle that dates back to the 13th or 14thcentury. The final destination is the lovely medieval village of Monsaraz, one of the most well preserved villages in Portugal. Today’s location is Monte Saraz in the middle of nature and with a view to Monsaraz (55km + 500m).
Day 6: Villages of Telheiro, Luz, Vila de Mourão We’ll pedal through the charming villages of Telheiro where we’ll find numerous megalithic monuments. Next we’ll head to Luz village, a recently rebuilt village after the previous one had been flooded by the construction of the Alqueva dam.
Day 7: Évora We start the day pedalling through the golden plains and reach the lovely Vila de Montoito, where the white of the houses contrasts with the serenity of the landscape. A few more km's and we'll reach Évora, a UNESCO's heritage city. The city is simply delightful and its historical legacy is endless. Sleep in Casa do Governador (68km + 700m).
Day 8: Arraiolos The destination is Arraiolos, the famous Portuguese village known for its carpets that share the same name. Arraiolos has also one of the few castles in the world with a round shape. We head back to Casa do Governador. (68km + 600m).
Day 9: Departure day: We will sadly transfer you to the airport.