- Explore the Algarve traditions with Backroads Bike Trips
- Discover incredible landscapes over the coast and the mountains in your Cycling Holidays Abroad
- Cross Portuguese traditional villages and towns through the Algarve region
- Savour the gastronomic local specialities of the Algarve and discover many other things to do in Portugal Algarve
- 4* Hotels
- Extra Nights Available
Cycling on a 6 day journey surrounded of stunning sceneries in Megasport Travel Backroads Bike Trips. Nice rides will take you through breath taking landscapes. In This Cycling Holidays abroad you will discover the beauty of the Southwest Algarve and Vicentine Coast Natural Park, the Valleys and typical quiet backroads, the impressive Monchique Mountains, the highest point of the Algarve, Cycle through Medieval city of Silves surrounded by the impressive Castle, the simplicity of the countryside ancient life in Cachopo, the fascinating view upon the Algarve coast together with the typicalities of the local towns and villages express some of the most wonderful experiences you will never forget.
The 8 days / 7 nights Itinerary of your Cycling Holidays Abroad has it’s beginning at the historical village of Sagres and ending at the called “Enlightenment City” – Vila Real de Stº António. Cycling to the East side of the Algarve till Lagos you will come across marvelous scenery of Vicentine Coast Natural Park and will be surprised with opportunities to experiment several things to do in Algarve like eat delicacies, see historical sights and mingle with the locals. Following trail in your Backroad Bike Trips will highlight the sweet surroundings of the mountains as well as the coastal diversity that characterizes each region. Is to highlight the climb to the highest point in the Algarve (902m high) enjoying a magnificent natural environment though the quieter roads by the mountains.
If you are part of a Cycling Club and wish to book a Cycling Holidays Abroad and include specific Things to do in Portugal Algarve. Contact us with your idea. We will arrange personalized programs for you and your team.
Day 1 - Arrival in Faro
Private arrival transfer (optional) with Megasport from Faro airport to the hotel in Sagres. Covered by the "Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina" (Algarve Southwest natural park and the Vicentina coast), the Saint Vicent Cape is the furthest western point of Europe.
Day 2 - From Sagres to Lagos (through Aljezur)
Cycling through the quieter roads you will cycle, involved in the hills of the magnificent Vicentine Coast Natural Park, great natural wonder.
Day 3 - From Lagos to Portimão (through Monchique)
Starting the day visiting the historical city of Lagos, which was remarkable for the Portuguese Discoveries; follow the track to the impressive hills of Monchique.
Day 4 - From Portimão to Albufeira (through São Bartolomeu de Messines)
The quiet roads will guide you through small villages and traditional cafes where you can taste delicacies of the region.
Day 5 - From Albufeira to Faro (through Salir)
With a route characterized by quiet trails, scroll up this path with a magnificent natural surroundings and typical country side customs.
Day 6 - From Faro to Tavira (through Cachopo)
Cycling mostly through the Hills of the Algarve, let yourself be involved into the different landscapes and traditions as the practice of weaving and wood crafts and basketry, gastronomy, among others.
Day 7 - From Tavira to Tavira (through Vila Real de Santo António)
Cycling along the hills this route offers exceptional views in Guadiana River, through historical city of Tavira and ancient fishing villages.
Day 8 - Return to Faro
Private departure transfer (optional) with MegaSport from Tavira to the airport.
More than 550 km (340 miles) of spectacular and challenging tracks.
This program takes place in quieter roads, conquered by the sound of nature, and with a view to pleasing safety and well-being.
80 – 120 Km
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).
Characteristics of the route
Double (p. person)
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7 nights’ accommodation in 4* hotels with breakfast
Road bicycle full carbon
- Standard pedals or Fitting pedals (SPD, SPDSL, LOOK; KEO)
- Travel pack per booking
Travel pack included:
- Hotel vouchers
- 1 Garmin GPS with route files per booking
- 1 speedometer per booking
- 1 set of puncture repair kit each two bikes
- 1 lock each two bikes
*Half board p. person (7 dinners) = 260€
*Transfer from Faro to the Hotel in Sagres: 1-4 persons = 100€ | 5-8 persons = 130€
*Transfer from Tavira to Faro: 1-4 persons = 40€ | 5-8 persons = 60€
*Daily Luggage Transfer: 1-8 persons = 390€ | for each additional person = 30€
*New year - 35€ p. person for double room and 60€ for single room - 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st December 2020 and 1st January 2021
*Christmas Eve /supplement dinner p. person - 24th December: 40€
*Christmas Dinner /suplement dinner p.person - 25th December: 40€
*New Year's Eve /supplement p. person - 31st December: 120€
For cycling clubs and teams we have available tailor made programs. Contact us with your idea.