Algarve Coastline Cycling Holiday

Cycle through 248km on a 6 day journey, surrounded by beautiful scenery. Starting at the edge of Europe this tour will take you through traditional fishing villages of the Algarve coastal region.

This great route runs along the Algarve coast line, allowing you to enjoy fascinating views, as well as beaches of fine gold sand.  Cycle through white-washed villages and historical towns and sample a great selection of seafood and Portuguese cuisine.

2019 Dates Available

 

  • Grade:
  • Comfort: 4**** Hotels
  • Start/Finish: Starts Sagres ends Tavira
  • Distance: 186 miles / 300km
  • Duration: 7 nights 8 Days
  • Availability: All year, any day start
  • Altitude:

Day 1: Optional transfer from Faro to Sagres. Enjoy your first night in Sagres and begin your cycling adventure on the second day. Visit the amazing views at St. Vicent Cape, covered by Southwest natural park and the Vicentina coast, the further western point of Europe is highly recommended.

Day 2: Cabo Sao Vicente to Lagos. Cycling along the quiet roads and trails you will travel through a range of maginificent landscapes environments. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 3: Lagos to Portimao. Start the day with a visit to the splendid city of Lagos, which was remarkable for the Portuguese Discoveries. Follow the cycle path to the magnificent city of Portimao, through the admirable Ria de Alvor. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 4: Portimao to Albufeira. The quiet roads and tracks will guide you through small villages where you can enjoy traditional cafes and experience local delicacies of the region.

 Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 5: Albufeira to Faro. With a route characterised by quiet trails, cycle down this path with magnificent natural surroundings and typical piscatorial customs. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 6: Faro to Tavira. Cycling on a track mostly through the Ria Formosa Natural Park, let yourself take in the natural wonders of Portugal. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 7: Tavira to Vila Real de Santo Antonio. Pedal along the coastal route and take in the exceptional views of the Atlantic Ocean and connet with a culture known for its Tuna fishing. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 8: Departure Day. Optional transfer from Tavira to Faro Airport.

Key Details:

  • Eight day, seven night itinerary
  • Extra nights available
  • The total distance of this cycling tour is approximately 186 miles / 300km
  • A great all year round tour - Blessed with over 300 days of sunshine, the Algarve offers excellent temperatures at any time of year. Average temperatures vary between 15 degrees in January, 30 degrees in August and 20 degrees in November.

During this cycling tour along the Algarve coastline you will enjoy:

  • Traditional fishing villages and historical towns
  • Experience incredible coastal views and the Algarve Coastal Region
  • A variety of birds and wildlife
  • Ria Formosa Natural Park

Getting to Portugal:

By Air - You can book your airfare directly to Faro Airport or Lisbon Airport for this tour.

Included
  • Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Comprehensive Travel Pack with Roadbook
Excluded
  • Travel to Portugal
  • Luggage Transfers (Optional)
  • Meals (Optional)
  • Any visitors taxes
  • Admission for attractions

Day 1: Optional transfer from Faro to Sagres. Enjoy your first night in Sagres and begin your cycling adventure on the second day. Visit the amazing views at St. Vicent Cape, covered by Southwest natural park and the Vicentina coast, the further western point of Europe is highly recommended.

Day 2: Cabo Sao Vicente to Lagos. Cycling along the quiet roads and trails you will travel through a range of maginificent landscapes environments. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 3: Lagos to Portimao. Start the day with a visit to the splendid city of Lagos, which was remarkable for the Portuguese Discoveries. Follow the cycle path to the magnificent city of Portimao, through the admirable Ria de Alvor. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 4: Portimao to Albufeira. The quiet roads and tracks will guide you through small villages where you can enjoy traditional cafes and experience local delicacies of the region.

 Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 5: Albufeira to Faro. With a route characterised by quiet trails, cycle down this path with magnificent natural surroundings and typical piscatorial customs. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 6: Faro to Tavira. Cycling on a track mostly through the Ria Formosa Natural Park, let yourself take in the natural wonders of Portugal. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 7: Tavira to Vila Real de Santo Antonio. Pedal along the coastal route and take in the exceptional views of the Atlantic Ocean and connet with a culture known for its Tuna fishing. 

Approximate daily distance: 18-30m  (30-50km)

Day 8: Departure Day. Optional transfer from Tavira to Faro Airport.

Key Details:

  • Eight day, seven night itinerary
  • Extra nights available
  • The total distance of this cycling tour is approximately 186 miles / 300km
  • A great all year round tour - Blessed with over 300 days of sunshine, the Algarve offers excellent temperatures at any time of year. Average temperatures vary between 15 degrees in January, 30 degrees in August and 20 degrees in November.

During this cycling tour along the Algarve coastline you will enjoy:

  • Traditional fishing villages and historical towns
  • Experience incredible coastal views and the Algarve Coastal Region
  • A variety of birds and wildlife
  • Ria Formosa Natural Park

Getting to Portugal:

By Air - You can book your airfare directly to Faro Airport or Lisbon Airport for this tour.

Included
  • Bed & Breakfast Accommodation
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Comprehensive Travel Pack with Roadbook
Excluded
  • Travel to Portugal
  • Luggage Transfers (Optional)
  • Meals (Optional)
  • Any visitors taxes
  • Admission for attractions
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