Arrival in Lisbon
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.
Departure or extension
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.
| Season 1 |
01.02.2021 - 19.03.2021
06.11.2021 - 30.11.2021
| Season 2 |
20.03.2021 - 28.05.2021
02.10.2021 - 05.11.2021
| Season 3 |
29.05.2021 - 01.10.2021
|Lisbon-Sagres, 8 days, PO-PORLS-08X|
|Base price|| |
|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
| Season 2 |
Mar 20, 2021 - May 28, 2021
Oct 2, 2021 - Nov 5, 2021
| Season 3 |
May 29, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021
|Extra night p.p. dbl/bb||99.00||99.00||99.00|
|Extra night sgl/bb||188.00||188.00||188.00|
|Extra night p.p. dbl/bb||69.00||69.00||115.00|
|Extra night sgl/bb||128.00||128.00||214.00|
- 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
- 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
Arrival / Parking / Departure:
- Lissabon and Faro airport