Our Self-Guided Cycling Holiday Packages

Alentejo and Algarve Regions

Discover the unspoiled Alentejo and Algarve Regions

 

This self-guided cycling holiday in Portugal takes you to some of the most unexplored places along SW Europe's coastline and countryside. Alentejo and the inland Algarve are calm, quiet and exciting. 

We have 2 types of self-guided holidays available, 2 programs using Mountain bike and touring bikes

The cycling routes are very varied; they can be amusing, romantic, aromatic, adventurous and rewarding.

They offer you remarkable and unexpected experiences. 

Being a local operator located in Vila Nova de Milfontes, allow us to promote a better service with our support and assistance.

 

How to get to the beginning (Costa Vicentina), from Lisbon and Faro Airports or Hotels?

- Private Transfers to individuals and groups at VICENTINA COAST - click here for more info;

- By Bus - click here for more info; - By Train - click here for more info;

 

On the side we have our current offer with our TOURING AND MOUNTAIN BIKING  programs:

 

#1 - ROTA VICENTINA from A to Z

- 5 Stages

This program starts in Santiago do Cacém and it follows only the historical way of Rota Vicentina following the markers and exploring the inland tracks and villages, providing an authentic experience heading to the mystical Saint Vicent Cape in Sagres.

 

#2 - Discovering the best of SW Portugal ending in St. Vincent´s by Bike

- 6 biking stages

This program starts North in Vila Nova de Milfontes and ends in Sagres, the SW corner of Europe, great option to explore the SW coast using 2 wheels.

The level is easy to moderate, being the longest journey between Aljezur and Sagres (Saint Vincent Cape).

 

Includes: 6 nights B&B | 5 Self-guided stages | luggage transfer | Mountain bike rental | GPS

 

TOTAL DISTANCE: 218Km/135Miles

TOTAL CLIMB: 4902m

TOTAL DESCENT: 5123m

 

This mountain bike program will take you into an end-to-end journey of Rota Vicentina’s Historical Way, exploring Alentejo’s countryside and west Algarve’s unspoiled landscapes. Cycling along dirt trails, you’ll have the opportunity to discover a deeply rural part of the country, where local populations still count on agriculture, cattle breeding and fishing as sources of income.
Having its start in Santiago do Cacém, the only city along the whole route, the trail heads South, passing thru small towns and hamlets, farmlands and agricultural fields, cork oak forests, reservoirs and streams between the plains and coastal hills covered in short vegetation, before reaching the cape of Cape St. Vincent with his proud lighthouse with the red top in the very SW corner of Portugal.

 

 

 

 

Highlight’s

 Picturesque villages and towns;
 Access to authentic local wine and gastronomy;

 Marked trails of Rota Vicentina in the Alentejo and Algarve Regions;

 Huge range of landscape variety;

 Stress Free holidays with the comfort of local B&B's, small hotels and luggage transport;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#SantiagodoCacém #Vale Seco #Cercaldoalentejo #SaoLuis #Odemira #Odeceixe #Aljezur # Arrifana #Carrapateira #ViladoBispo #Sagres #greattracks  #stunningviews #localgastronomy 

 

 

 

 

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#2 - From Santiago do Cacém to St. Vincent´s Cape by TOURING BIKE - 6 biking stages

Price: 800€ (EUR) | 985$ (USD) |713£ (GBP)

Includes: 7 nights B&B | 6 Self-guided stages | luggage transfer | bicycle rental | GPS

 

TOTAL DISTANCE: 238Km/148Miles

TOTAL CLIMB: 2180m

TOTAL DESCENT: 2342m

 

This program pedaling inland will provide many opportunities to explore the countryside places and towns, using undulating secondary asphalt roads. Making it an “end-to-end” bike tour along the Alentejo and Algarve Regions, combining the fewer traffic roads and tracks, consisting of 6 day-biking, averaging 40km/25mi per day, totalizing 238km/148mi.

This is probably one of the best ways to explore the finest of Portugal’s pristine countryside, getting to know a little of its splendor, from the authentic feeling of the rural villages inland to the picturesque fishing towns by the coast, and from Alentejo to western Algarve, two of the most beautiful regions in Portugal, reaching the Southwestern corner of Europe just before “América”.

Get the opportunity to try the delicacies of this area, starting with the black pork, followed by the freshly caught fish and seafood, and finishing with Algarve’s delicious sweet potato, carob and almond desserts. 

 

Highlights

 End-to-end bike tour;

 Explores two different regions, Alentejo and Algarve;

 80% of low traffic tarmac roads;

 Delicious typical food with fresh ingredients;

 Low elevation route program;

 

 

 

 

 

 

#Santiago do Cacém #Cercal do Alentejo #Odemira #Vila Nova de Milfontes #Zambujeira do Mar #Aljezur #ST. Vincent´s Cape # Sagres #desert roads #stunningviews

 

 

 

 

 

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License 4280

 

 

SELF-GUIDED WALKING HOLIDAYS PROGRAMS in the ROTA VICENTINA ROUTE

Tour Operator License RNAVT 4280

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