Mountain bike tour in the south of Portugal - Costa Vicentina

Day Trips & Excursions, The tour starts with a transfer from Faro airport. Your guide will be holding a sign saying "Easy-Raider". to Hotel in Faro, Portugal

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6 DAYS/ 5 NIGHTS/ 4 RIDING DAYS You will discover the wonders of the southern Portugal coast, this beautiful tour adapted for all mountain bike and for you. 4 riding days to see beautiful and surprising landscapes between land and sea. You will start from the Alentejana coast, then of course the wild coast of Vicentina to Sagrès. 4 days MTB riding / 5 nights full board in *** hotels departing / arriving from FARO. Approximately 200 km (90% of trails and paths) with GPS provided. You have the opportunity to drive half-days and reach the end-of-stage hotels in our minibus.
DAY 1. Arrival in Faro. Group transfer about 2 hours from Faro Airport to the charming quinta farmhouse in Grandola. Briefing and dinner.DAY 2. Santiago do Cacem - Vila Nova of Milfontes: 55 km - Ascent elevation gain: 700m. - 5 to 6 hours of ridingTransfer to the starting point of the day to Santiago do Cacèm. You will start this day by hilly roads in the Serra de Grandola, then you will descend to the dam of Morgavel. After the picnic break, you will discover the wild coasts of Alentajana. You will ride the afternoon along the ocean alternating paths and trails in beautiful landscapes. Dinner and overnight in hotel *** in Vila Nova de Milfontes by the ocean. DAY 3. Vila Nova de Milfontes - Carvalhal: 45 km - Positive elevation gain: 500m. - 5 to 6 hours of riding You will leave Vila Nova de Milfontes along the ocean mainly by trails overlooking the cliffs. Lunch break in Almograve. In the afternoon we will ride on beautiful paths between fields and eucalyptus forests. End of stage on the beach of Carvalhal before arriving at our hotel ** near the ocean. DAY 4. Carvalhal - Aljezur: 43 km - Positive elevation gain: 650m. - 6 to 7 hours of riding Our third stage will be more difficult with a positive elevation of 650 m. After the first kilometres along the coast, you will return to the surrounding lands and mountains. Picnic under the eucalyptus trees. Some nice forest climbs in the afternoon before heading to our hotel *** near the coast. DAY 5. Aljezur - Sagrés: 55 km - Positive elevation gain: 680m. - 6 to 7 hours of riding The beautiful last stage is 100% Costa Vicentina. You will pass on the wild Praia do Canal, then go back in the eucalyptus forests. Lunch break near Praia da Bordeira. On the way back you can admire the beautiful coast Vicentina very specific for its jagged geology, its cliffs and creeks surfers. This stage, which ends in Sagrés, the southwestern tip of Portugal and Europe, will surely remain etched in your memory. In the afternoon transfer group to the hotel *** in Faro.DAY 6. After breakfast, you will be free to continue your stay in Algarve or take your return flight from Faro Airport.

What’s included

  • 4 nights accommodation HB + 1 night B&B in Faro
  • 6 days of tour according to program
  • Hotels *** and
  • The organiser on the spot
  • The support vehicle carrying your luggage
  • Bicycle trailer
  • Renting GPS
  • Transfer from Faro airport to the hotel (Grandola)
  • Transfer from the last point to the hotel in Faro
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Mountain bike rental
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • The last day transfer from the hotel to the Faro airport
  • All that is not listed in the "Inclusions" category
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