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Algarve: Sagres - Tavira

Portugal's South Coast

Bike tour
8 Days / 7 Nights
individual tour
easy to moderate
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859.00 €
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A cycling tour along the Algarve could not be more diverse. You cycle from the most south-westerly point of Europe, Cape St. Vincent, to the Spanish-Portuguese border town of Vila Real de Santo Antonio. On the way you will experience beautiful landscapes, romantic fishing villages with a lot of tradition, lively old towns and hidden bays framed by steep cliffs, great views over the sea and countless long sandy beaches that invite you to swim. Enjoy Portuguese hospitality with its excellent cuisine and discover a diverse and beautiful coastline on this cycling tour from west to east.

Highlights

Lissabon
Lisbon, Portugal's stunning capital. The city is built on seven hills (not counting smaller elevations) and is considered one of the most charismatic and vibrant metropolises in Europe.

Lissabon

Lagos
Lagos has many facets: the historic city centre, the Ponta da Piedade and beautiful beaches. Everyone will get their money's worth here.

Lagos

Portimao
Portimão, at the mouth of the Arade, is known for its excellent huge sandy beaches with warm and calm waters.

Portimao

Faro
In Faro, the capital of the Algarve, you can explore the famous old town with its many alleys and end the evening in one of the nice restaurants.

Faro

Ria Formosa Nature Park
The natural paradise of the Ria Formosa Nature Park will accompany you on two of your cycling days. There you will find the richest ecosystem of the Portuguese coast.

Ria Formosa Nature Park

Algarve: Sagres - Tavira

easy to moderate
Bike tour
8 Days / 7 Nights
individual tour
from
859.00 €
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Tour

Explore the coastal town with its impressive fortress or enjoy the nearby beaches.

The first cycle tour takes you to the famous lighthouse at Cape St Vincent, the most south-westerly point in Europe. From the cliffs jutting vertically out of the Atlantic, you have a spectacular view over the sea. You cycle over gentle hills to the fishing village of Salema and to Burgau Beach. You will be impressed by the famous Ponta da Piedade at the gates of Lagos, a wonderful natural experience and one of the most famous postcard motifs of the Algarve. End the day with a good glass of wine in the lively harbour town of Lagos.

Today, the beach of Meia offers you the first opportunity to take a dip in the refreshing sea. Observe countless shell collectors in search of delicacies here at low tide. In Odiáxere, it is worth visiting the 16th century church. In Alvor, stroll through the Morabito de São Pedro city market and the narrow streets of the old town. Treat yourself to a break in a typical restaurant with freshly caught fish. Along the coast there are fantastic views of the sea. Linger at the beautiful sandy beach Praia da Rocha before arriving comfortably at your overnight destination Portimao in the afternoon.

Along the Arade River you cycle to the village of Ferragudo with its beautiful church and magnificent views over the estuary. Olive, cypress, orange, fig and cork oak trees accompany your way to Lagoa. There you can taste traditional Portuguese pastries and visit the chapel of Senhora da Rocha, situated on a rocky outcrop above the sea. Extensive sandy beaches accompany you on your way to Albufeira, one of the most famous holiday resorts in the Algarve.

In the fishing village of Olhos de Água, there is a beautiful beach where you can take a break. In Vilamoura, you will pass one of the largest marinas in the country and then cycle through pine forests towards the Ria Formosa Nature Park, one of the seven natural wonders of Portugal. In the distance, Faro, the capital of the Algarve, comes into view. Discover the famous old town with its nice restaurants and lively alleys.

On the cycle path through the Ria Formosa Nature Park, with the offshore islands in view, the few clouds are reflected in the salt lakes. In Olhão, you can take a coffee break at the bustling market before cycling leisurely on to the fishing village of Fuseta with its typical white houses. Today's cycling stage ends on the Roman bridge in the city centre of Tavira. Enjoy the evening in one of the most beautiful and typical towns of the Algarve.

The Ria Formosa Nature Park with its lagoons is your companion today as well. You cycle through the pine forest on the beach of Monte Gordo and the dune forest of Vila Real de Santo António to the border between Portugal and Spain. You follow the border river Guadiana northwards for a while before cycling over gentle hills past orange and olive groves back towards Tavira. At the latest now you should toast to a successful and very eventful cycling tour.

Your cycling tour in the Algarve ends after breakfast. We are happy to book extra nights for you, so you can extend your time in the Algarve.

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Prices / Dates

Prices per person in EUR

Services / Info

All-carefree service
  • Accommodation incl. breakfast
  • Room with shower/bath/WC
  • Luggage transport
  • Map of bike trails with marked route
  • Digital route guidance via smartphone app
  • Tips for tour preparation
  • Touristic information
  • 7 days hotline service
other included services
  • Personal tour information
Worthknowing about the bike trip along the Algarve

Below please find more information about your bike trip along the Algarve. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us by phone: 0049 - (0)6421-886890.

Arrival by plane

Faro International Airport (Aeroporto de Faro) is served by major international airlines. From the airport you can continue to Sagres by train and bus.

Condition of the cycle paths

You cycle on farm tracks and minor roads with little traffic, only on short sections on roads with heavier traffic. Longer sections can also be cycled on gravel roads. Overall, the tour is gently hilly with mostly short climbs.

Available rental bikes

You can choose from unisex and men's.Touring bikes 21-speed derailleur and freewheel. 8-speed unisex electric bikes are also available upon request. Simply indicate your bike preference when booking.

Costs which are note included in the travel price

A possibly resulting tourist tax is not part of the travel price and therefore it has to be paid locally in the Hotel.

Passport and visa requirements

For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.

Travel insurance

The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.

 

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