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Northern Portugal
Tour Location
Country:
Portugal (Madeira & Azores), Spain (North West)
From:
Baiona, Spain
To:
Porto, Portugal
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided
Support:
Vehicle Support
Duration:
8 days
Level:
Moderate
Terrain:
On Road, Hills
Bike Options:
Bike included
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
USD 4895
Tour Distance & Dates
Distance:
231 Miles
Month(s):
Jun, Jul, Sep
Tour Operator:
Ciclismo Classico
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Northern Portugal

Uncork This Little-Seen Side of Portugal

8 Days Moderate 231 MLS Deal

Portugal’s northernmost reaches lie well off the well-worn tourist pathways—which makes this region ideally suited for a cycling tour in the Ciclismo style!

Ride though fabulous landscapes and far-reaching history starting from Spain and crossing the border with Portugal, to enter Lima and Douro River valleys with experienced leaders pointing out the “local’s Portugal” that you’d otherwise miss. And throughout your itinerary, you can look forward to sampling the wines of this beautiful land, from vinho verde, to the nation’s signature tipple, port.

You can also indulge on the locally harvested cod, sardines, octopus and seafood cooked following traditional and simple recipes that emphasize the freshness of the ingredients or savor the numerous dishes featuring different type of meats: lamb, goat, quail, beef, chicken and game like venison or wild boar.

On our way to Porto we’ll explore the natural Park of Serra do Marão and, further south, the town of Guimaraes, 2012 cultural capital of Europe with its old buildings and picturesque piazza.

Porto is one of the highlights of the tour and the best place to end our unforgettable discovery of Portugal. It is located along the Douro river estuary and it was an outpost of the Roman Empire, registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. It represents the Portuguese spirit that will surprise you with its colors, art, nightlife and modern infrastructures: Bem-vindo a Portugal!
Special Deal
Gather six friends or family members to travel with you on any scheduled tour in 2018, and your tour is FREE
Accommodation
Double Occupancy / Twin Share
Single Supplement: Available
Inclusions
Carbon bike rental equipped with Garmin Edge Touring GPS
Informative tour leaders throughout the program
Ciclismo jersey and water bottle
Van support
Hike to the mount above Guimaraes and visit of town with a local guide
2 wine tastings
All accommodations
All breakfasts
2 lunches
6 dinners
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