- Quiet roads and tracks ideal to MTB in Algarve characterize the itinerary
- Discover incredible landscapes over the coast and the mountains ideal for mountain biking in Algarve
- Go through Portuguese villages and typical towns by the region of Algarve and Alentejo
- Different types of hotel units – 3 and 4 star hotels; rural tourism; village tourism for an amazing experience in Algarve the Best Cycling In Europe
- Extra nights available
On a journey of 6 days cycling and mountain biking in Algarve for approximately 260 km through diversified scenarios. In the Best Cycling in Europe discover the Islamic culture of Silves, the sweet surroundings of Caldas de Monchique, the amazing Mountain of Monchique, a stunning barrage of Santa Clara, the wonders of the Natural Park of Southwest Alentejo and Vicentina Coast, along with the typical Alentejo and Algarve villages and towns express some of the experiences you will not want to miss in your Algarve Moutain Biking Tours.
The itinerary of 8 days / 7 nights has a start in the cultural city of Silves and an end in the historic town of Sagres. Cycling north to Odemira we are faced with a stunning environment of mountains where you’ll enjoy magnificent views of the vast blanket of vegetation and observe different types of wild life in their natural habitat. In the Best Cycling in Europe you can explore Algarve mountains and follow tracks that lead you towards the Natural Park (west and south), there the mountains landscape is replaced by the coast and by the fishing tradition that remains on these lands.
The combination of the chosen hotel units (3*, 4*, Rural Tourism, Village Tourism) is an essential complement to the whole experience, bringing out the best of what each region has to offer and enhancing the experience of Mountain Biking in Algarve.
Day 1 - Arrival in Faro
Transfer (optional) with MegaSport from Faro to the hotel in Silves, place where you’ll start your journey. The Castel of Silves, the finest example of the Islamic architecture of the country, it’s a must see in your trip to the village.
Day 2 - From Silves to Caldas de Monchique
Cycling by the quiet roads and tracks you’ll make your way involved in a superb environment of mountain up to Caldas de Monchique.
Day 3 - From Caldas de Monchique to Santa Clara-a-Velha
Follow the trajectory that offers you sensational views over the mountain of Monchique covered by pine-tree, eucalyptus, chestnuts, holm oaks, among others.
Day 4 - From Santa Clara-a-Velha to Odemira
The peaceful roads and tracks will lead you through traditional villages and cafes where you can taste some delicacies of the region.
Day 5 - From Odemira to Aljezur
Emerging in the beauty of the Vicentina Coast, reenters the region of Algarve in “Praia de Odeceixe” one of the seven wonderful beaches of Portugal. Take some time to involve in this magnificent environment.
Day 6 - From Aljezur to Aldeia da Pedralva
Crossing a rail mostly in off road track between the valleys of the mountains of the Algarve, you’ll be guided to the comfort of the nature and the beaches that Carrapateira offers.
Day 7 - From Aldeia da Pedralva to Sagres
Cycling along the coast the route offers exceptional views over the Atlantic with wonderful cliffs, to the fishing activity and to some unique monuments of the history of Portugal.
Day 8 - Return to Faro
Transfer (optional) with MegaSport from Sagres to the airport to you way back home, or stay some extra nights in the marvelous called Algarve.
The itinerary is designed for quieter roads and off road tracks, conquered by the sound of nature, and with a view to pleasing the safety and well-being.
It features mostly flat terrain with an average of one / two medium ascents per day. With an average of 45 km per day, easily crossed. routes are supported by detailed roadbook that is provided.
28 – 56 Km
Blessed with over 300 days of sunshine, the Algarve offers excellent temperatures to enjoy a cycling route at any time of year. Average temperatures vary between 15 degrees in January until the 30 degrees in August and 20 degrees in November.
Plane – You can book your airfare directly to Faro Airport or Lisbon Airport (with any connection to Faro by Bus or Train).
Characteristics of the route
7 nights’ accommodation with breakfast
- 7 dinners
Trekking/MTB bicycle with front and saddle bag
- Travel pack per booking
Travel pack included:
- 1 road book per room
- Hotel vouchers
- 1 GPS per booking
- 1 speedometer per booking
- 1 set of puncture repair kit each two bikes
- 1 lock each two bikes
*E-Bike (Bosch) = 126€
*Transfer from Faro to the Hotel in Silves: 1-4 persons = 48€ | 5-8 persons = 62€
*Transfer from Sagres to Faro: 1-4 persons = 100€ | 5-8 persons = 130€
*Daily Luggage Transfer: 1-8 persons = 390€ | for each additional person = 20€
*New year - 35€ p. person for double room and 60€ for single room - 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st December 2019 and 01st January 2020.
*Easter - 35€ p. person for double room and 60€ for single room - 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, April 2019.
*Christmas Eve /supplement dinner p. person - 25th December: 40€
*New Year's Eve /supplement dinner p. person - 31st December: 100€