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Bike Tour along the Algarve Coastline

Duration 7 Days
Type Self Guided
distance 242 km
Lodging Comfort

Blessed by a temperate Mediterranean climate with mild winters, Algarve offers natural diversity to its visitors, that can easily pass through different landscapes.

From the coastal regions to the Algarvian Mountains, you´ll discover golden sandy beaches and rugged cliff tops; Starting at Europe's south-western cape with stunning coastal stretches and traffic-free routes, you´ll ride through charming villages and cobbled hill towns to the Eastern side, with dense pine forest and with dazzling ocean views.

Daily Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival to Faro
Arrive at Faro Airport and transfer to Sagres Hotel.
We will deliver you a bike and give you a short briefing by an A2Z Guide, including detailed information, route notes, maps and GPS tracks. Once installed in your room, take some time to enjoy the south-westerly tip of mainland Europe with its wind-blasted headland. From this end of the world corner, appreciated by its wilderness, striking cliffs and vast beaches. You can explore Cabo Sao Vicente and the Fortaleza de Sagres fort here. The Sagres region is also considered a paradise for surf & windsurf lovers, with unique geographical features that provide world-class waves for all levels.
Overnight at Sagres.

Day 02
Cycling Tour 1:  Sagres | Lagos (45 km / 28 mi)
Leave Sagres in the morning and cycle along the most famous beaches of the western Algarve coastline, tempered by its crystal clear waters. Once in Lagos, you don't want to miss the fascinating cliff formations of Ponta da Piedade, chiselled by the Atlantic Ocean. Relax and enjoy some time at Meia-Praia or Praia Dona Ana.
Overnight at Lagos.
Day 03
Cycling Tour 2: Lagos | Armação de Pêra (53 km / 32 mi)
This route will take you through the quiet countryside, along pleasant country lanes next to the coast. We highlight the Salgados Lagoon, where you can usually see a variety of birdlife, as it is inhabited by more than 160 bird species throughout the year. You will continue through boardwalks as you go east, with delightful views of some great beaches. Once in Armação de Pêra, you will fall in love with this old fishing village.
Overnight at Armação de Pêra.
Day 04
Cycling Tour 3: Armação de Pêra | Albufeira | Vilamoura | Faro (68 km / 42 mi)
Today you will ride along some of the most developed golf courses of the Algarve. You´ll pass through prestigious golf resorts and Vilamoura, with its marina full of luxury yachts and a good selection of cafes, bars, and restaurants. Once in Faro, the district capital of the Algarve, ride around the charming cobblestone streets and see the Arco da Vila.
Overnight at Faro.
Day 05
Cycling Tour 4: Faro | Tavira (45 km / 28 mi)
Leaving Faro, you´ll cycle through the unspoiled coastal countryside and quaint fishing villages to your next destination, Tavira. As you ride through the natural park of Ria Formosa and its wonderful colours, discover why it was elected one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal, with its abundant wildlife. The last stop of the day is Tavira, a town sometimes called the 'Venice of the Algarve' after its location, that straddles the River Gilão. Rich in history, you will find Roman bridges, Renaissance churches, and historical monuments.
Overnight at Tavira.
Day 06
Cycling Tour 5: Tavira | Monte Gordo (42 km / 26 mi)
On the last day, enjoy the easy-rolling route through the villages of Cabanas and Cacela Velha, where a stop is recommended to admire one of the best views over Ria Formosa. Before you reach your last stop, take some time to savour Praia Verde, a lovely beach surrounded by a delightful green scenario, composed of a line of trees and bushes, that limit the broad endless beach. The journey ends at Monte Gordo.
Overnight at Monte Gordo.
Day 07
Departure
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Dates & Prices

From 799.00€/person  |  Min. 2 participants

Single supplement: from 151€

More Information

Included

6 nights of accommodation with breakfast included;
Luggage transfers 1 bag per person - up to 20kg/bag;
Pick up at Faro airport;
Bikekross Trans 7.0 rental;
Briefing;
Insurance;
GPS tracks (using the app "Ride with GPS" on your phone);
A2Z offer

 
Not Included

Flights from and to Faro;
Dinners and lunches.
All items not mentioned in "included"
 

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