- Explore the traditional fishing villages
- Discover incredible sights upon the coast
- Visit traditional villages and towns through the Algarve coastal region
- MegaSport Guide
- 4* Hotels
- Extra Nights Available
Cycle through 252 km on a 6 day journey to the New Year, with a MegaSport guide, surrounded by beautiful sceneries.
Starting at the edge of Europe, Cape St Vincent in Sagres, the most south-western point of Continental Europe, with the amazing cliffs views; passing Lagos, an historic center of the Portuguese Age of Discoveries; passing Portimão and Albufeira fishing town; the sweet surroundings of Vilamoura; the wonders of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, a 60 km lagoon system, crossing through the Sapal area, where you are able to see a huge variety of birds and wildlife; the cultural town of Faro; visiting Tavira, pass the Roman bridge over the Gilão River, the most beautiful and typical town of Algarve, place where you will spend the New Year's Eve; and finishing at Vila Real Sto António, an interesting old town on the banks of the Guadiana River which forms the border between Spain and Portugal.
The fascinating view upon the Algarve coastal to enjoy the beaches of fine gold sand together with the picturesque white-washed villages and historical towns; combined with the Christmas decorations and with a great selection of Portuguese traditional Christmas cuisine, certainly a great way to get in the New Year!
This great route runs along the Algarve coast line, allowing you to visit many of the coastal towns and cities in the Algarve and also trace various paths of nature.
It features mostly flat terrain with an average of one / two medium ascents per day. With an average of 40 km per day, easily crossed.
30 – 50 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).
26th December - Arrival in Faro
Transfer (optional) with Megasport from Faro airport to the hotel in Sagres, place where you will begin the journey. Covered by the Alentejano Southwest natural park and the Vicentina coast, the Saint Vicent Cape is the further western point of Europe.
27th December - From Cabo São Vicente to Lagos (49 km)
Cycling through the quiet roads and trails you will travel your way involved in magnificent cliff landscape environment.
28th December - From Lagos to Portimão (31 km)
Starting the day visiting the splendid city of Lagos, which was remarkable for the Portuguese Discoveries, follow the path to the magnificent city of Portimão, through admirable Ria de Alvor.
29th December - From Portimão to Albufeira (48 km)
The quiet roads and tracks will guide you through small villages and traditional cafes where you can taste delicacies of the region.
30th December - From Albufeira to Faro (48 km)
With a route characterized by quiet trails, scroll down this path with a magnificent natural surroundings and typical piscatorial customs.
31st December - From Faro to Tavira (42 km)
Cycling in a track mostly through the Ria Formosa Natural Park, let yourself be involved by the senses of this natural wonder of Portugal. Reaching Tavira, prepare yourself for the New Year's Eve dinner and don’t forget the champagne to open at 00:00, while you enjoy the fireworks.
01st January - From Tavira to Vila Real de Santo António (34 or 68 km)
Begin the 1st day of the New Year pedaling along the coast. The route offers exceptional views of the Atlantic Ocean and contact with a culture known for its fishing for Tuna Fish.
02nd January - Return to Faro
Transfer (optional) with MegaSport Tavira to the airport for your return home or stay a few more extra nights in the unique region of the Algarve.
26 December 2018 (arrival)
02 January 2019 (departure)
Double (p. person)
7 nights’ accommodation in 4* hotels with breakfast
- 7 dinners (New Year's Eve dinner included)
Daily luggage transfer
Trekking bicycle with front and saddle bag
- Train ticket from Vila Real de Santo António to Tavira (optional)
*E-Bike (Bosch) = 126€
*Transfer from Faro to Sagres: 1-4 persons = 100€ | 5-8 persons = 130€
*Transfer from Tavira to Faro: 1-4 persons = 40€ | 5-8 persons = 60€