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Lisbon - Sagres

Along the Atlantic coast to the Algarve

To all the sun worshippers, Portugal fans and summer lovers among our guests – we have good news for you! Because you have just found your dream holiday! Cycle from the pulsating metropolis of Lisbon along the Atlantic coast, past breathtaking beaches and dreamy fishing villages – with your gaze always directed towards the magnificent sea. Of course, the necessary portion of sun should not be missing on a dream cycle tour in southern Portugal. It isn’t either – Portugal is one of the sunniest parts of Europe! Get on your bike and head south!

Details about cycling holidays from Lisbon to Sagres

Costa da Caparica, Setúbal, Vila Nova de Mil Fontes…no this is not a Portuguese poem, it’s your stage locations. During this eight-day cycle tour to the Algarve, the prettiest villages, secluded bays and countless delicacies will cross your path. We also promise you unique views of the vast ocean.

Highlights of the cycle tour from Lisbon to Sagres at a glance:

  • Sunshine all year round: Portugal, and especially the Algarve, are among the sunniest areas in Europe. The light breeze, which can be felt almost permanently, always keeps the temperatures within a normal range! Wonderful cycling weather!
  • Pastéis de Belem: Addictive sweets! Anyone who has ever tried the puff pastry tart with custard filling will certainly not leave with having had just one! Don’t have a guilty conscience! Tomorrow you’ll hope back on your bike and kick the calories down again.
  • Mercado Do Livramente: One of the most famous fish markets in the world will amaze you. The market in Setúbal is really impressive – everything that lives in the ocean is on sale here! Do not miss it!
  • Cape St. Vincent: Have you always wanted to say that you cycled to the most south-westerly point of Europe? We give you the opportunity to do so! The lighthouse is just spectacular!

Useful information about cycling holidays from Lisbon to Sagres

Your eight-day cycling adventure along Portugal’s impressive Atlantic coast begins in the incredibly charming capital of Lisbon. From there you cycle about 300 kilometres south, with the destination ‘Algarve’ in mind. Flat stages between 20 and 65 km with a few climbs will not be a problem for the regular cyclists among you. Look forward to sunny days of cycling, a light sea breeze that tousles your hair and the most delicious fish dishes you have ever tried!

Medium
Medium
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
  • Minimum number of participants: 2
Stefanie Wenger
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Itinerary

Individual arrival in Lisbon. Take your time to discover the highlights of the Portuguese capital.

Due to the short first stage you will have enough time to enjoy Lisbon. Start cycling along the Tejo-riverside and enjoy many sights of the city. Take your time and discover the monuments, museums, the architecture and the many restaurants and small cafés along the route. Before you change the side of the river with the ferry you should taste the famous delicacy Pastéis de Belem, but attention: they could make you addicted! You will stay overnight in Costa da Caparica.

Today´s cycling offers lots of nature, there are many things to see. One highlight is the Arrábida nature park at the coast with its famous beaches, the two most famous are Portinho da Arrábida and Figueirinha, which invites you to swim in the ocean. From the lookout Convento de Nossa Senhora da Arrábida you will have a wonderful view on the tree-covered coast. Go further to the town where you will stay overnight, Setúbal with its famous fish market „Do Livramento“.

The day starts with a ferry ride through the nature reserve of the Sado estuary. This diverse region is the home of over 250 bird species, if you are lucky you can see some of these birds or even dolphins during the ferry crossing. Also typical for this region are the cultivated paddy fields, definitely a special sight. You will start cycling on Troia peninsular with beautiful beaches and landscapes. In the breath-taking and mainly flat region of Alentejo you can discover beautiful fields with wild flowers, sunflowers, vineyards and stunning beaches with crystal clear water. Discover typical houses on your way to Sines and cities with lots of charm and history.

Todays program: Costa Vicentina nature park, one of the most natural coasts of Europe. Look forward to a cycling day with lots of beautiful views at the Atlantic Coast and wonderful beaches, small harbours and fishing villages. Enjoy the evening in the coastal city of Vila Nova de Mil Fontes and appreciate one more day in Portugal with lots of atmosphere.

Continue in the beautiful Costa Vicentina nature park with its divers flora and fauna. The impressive region is characterized by high cliffs, which dominate the route today. You will stay overnight in the small coastal village of Aljezur with typical houses of this region. On the hill there is a former fortified wall of a small castle, if you climb up you can enjoy a beautiful lookout point over the fertile area.

When Algarve is reached you should enjoy the amenities of this beautiful holiday region. Sagres is one of the most important city and offers a rich culture. The high cliffs are impressive, also the flora and fauna of the sea. Visit the famous lighthouse at Cape St. Vincent at the most southwestern point of Europe or enjoy a romantic sundown at the sea.

Characteristics of the route

Mostly flat terrain. Each day you will have one or two moderate ascents. Sealed ways, agricultural roads and Ecovias (typical portuguese cycle paths also on natural grounds) mix up. If you are a regular cyclist you will enjoy this tour without any problems.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Lisbon
  Season 1
01.02.2021 - 19.03.2021
06.11.2021 - 30.11.2021

Arrival daily
Season 2
20.03.2021 - 28.05.2021
02.10.2021 - 05.11.2021

Arrival daily
Season 3
29.05.2021 - 01.10.2021

Arrival daily
Lisbon-Sagres, 8 days, PO-PORLS-08X
Base price
999.00
1,190.00
1,349.00
Surcharge single room 519.00 589.00 789.00
Surcharge half board (7x) 289.00 289.00 289.00

Category: 3***- and 4****-hotels

Season 1
Feb 1, 2021 - Mar 19, 2021
Nov 6, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021
Arrival daily
Season 2
Mar 20, 2021 - May 28, 2021
Oct 2, 2021 - Nov 5, 2021
Arrival daily
Season 3
May 29, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021
Arrival daily
Lisbon-Sagres, 8 days, PO-PORLS-08X
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board (7x)
999.00
519.00
289.00
1,190.00
589.00
289.00
1,349.00
789.00
289.00

Category: 3***- and 4****-hotels

Season 1
Feb 1, 2021 - Mar 19, 2021
Nov 6, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021
Season 2
Mar 20, 2021 - May 28, 2021
Oct 2, 2021 - Nov 5, 2021
Season 3
May 29, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021
Lisbon
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Sagres
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
99.00
188.00
69.00
128.00
99.00
188.00
69.00
128.00
99.00
188.00
115.00
214.00
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Lisbon
  Season 1
Feb 1, 2021 - Mar 19, 2021
Nov 6, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021

Arrival daily
Season 2
Mar 20, 2021 - May 28, 2021
Oct 2, 2021 - Nov 5, 2021

Arrival daily
Season 3
May 29, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021

Arrival daily
Lisbon
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 99.00 99.00 99.00
Extra night sgl/bb 188.00 188.00 188.00
Sagres
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb 69.00 69.00 115.00
Extra night sgl/bb 128.00 128.00 214.00
Filter
E-Bike
129.00

Services and infos

Services

Included:

  • Accommodation as already mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Well developed route
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
  • Rental bike
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service hotline

Optional extras:

  • Half-board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)
  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
  • Transfer from airport Lisbon tot he hotel in Lisbon EUR 50 per transfer (1-4 persons) or EUR 80 per transfer (5-8 persons), reservation neccessary, to be paid in advance
  • Transfer from hotel in Sagres to airport Faro EUR 100 per transfer (1-4 persons) or EUR 130 per transfer (5-8 person), reservation neccessary, to be paid in advance
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Lissabon and Faro airport

Things to note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
Contact & booking
Do you still have questions about the tour? We are happy to help and look forward to your inquiry.
Stefanie Wenger
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Stefanie Wenger, Customer Service
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