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Guided Bike Tour in Alto Alentejo

Duration 8 Days
Type Guided
distance 274 km
Lodging Premium
Ref. Tour: tour013

Cycle on the lovely back roads of Portugal's countryside. Visit former residences and castles of the kings of Portugal and be impressed by Évora.

Alto Alentejo and its rolling hills covered with wildflowers wait for you. Discover charming little villages and plenty of cultural and historical sites while cycling in one of Portugal's most beautiful areas.

Daily Itinerary

Day 01
Arrival to Lisboa
Meeting at Lisboa and transfer to Marvão.
Cycling Tour 1: adaptation warm-up ride from Marvão to the hotel in Santo António das Areias (23 km/14 mi).
Overnight in Marvão.
Day 02
Cycling Tour 2: Loop Menir das Meadas (43 km / 27 mi)
In the pretty and pleasant town of Castelo de Vide, you will find Póvoa e Meadas, which will be the first stop. Admire the Menhir of Meada, built more than 5000 years and the largest menhir of the Iberian Peninsula, 7.15 meters high.
Return to Marvão.
Overnight in Marvão.
Day 03
Cycling Tour 3: Stº António das Areias (Marvão) | Flor da Rosa (Crato) (41 km / 25 mi)
Leaving Marvão behind, you will pass by Portagem and visit the Roman remains of the city of Ammaia. You will reach Flor da Rosa, in the area of Crato, one of the richest areas in Portugal in terms of prehistoric monuments with more than 70 dolmens.
Overnight in Flor da Rosa.
Day 04
Cycling Tour 4: Flor da Rosa (Crato) | Monforte (39 km / 23 mi)
Early transfer between Flor da Rosa (Crato) and Monforte.
You will travel through magnificent landscapes and villages such as the town of Monforte, which is positioned on top of a solid and imposing hill on the left bank of the Ribeira Grande River.
Overnight in Monforte.
Day 05
Cycling Tour 5: Monforte | Vila Viçosa (47 km / 29 mi)
As long you cycle across the long vast plains of the Alto Alentejo you will pass through a typical Alentejo village named Santo Aleixo.On your way to Vila Viçosa, you will also pass through Borba, a region well known for its wine production.
Overnight in Vila Viçosa.
Day 06
Cycling Tour 6: Loop Vila Viçosa (43 km / 26 mi)
Today's ride will take you to the small village of Juromenha, near the border with Spain - which is the Guadiana River. You will also pass Alandroal and Bencantel before returning to Vila Viçosa.
Overnight in Vila Viçosa.
Day 07
Cycling Tour 7: Vila Viçosa | Évora (61 km | 37 mi)
You leave the beautiful Vila Viçosa, known as the Marble capital of Portugal, and head to the city of Évora. You will pass by fields covered in wildflowers and typical Alentejo landscape, with its rolling hills.
Overnight in Évora.
Day 08
Early morning transfer to Lisbon airport.
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Dates & Prices

From 2490,00€/person  |  Min. 4 participants

More Information


7 nights in selected accommodations with breakfast
1 picnic
7 dinners
1 A2Z driver-guide
Van support
Snacks and fresh fruit on riding days
Airport transfers
Local transfers
Hybrid bike rental
Maps and documentation
GPS tracks (using the app "Ride with GPS" on your phone)  
Museum fees
Personal Insurance
A2Z offer

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