Bike Tour in Alentejo - Heritage and Wine Country

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7 Day(s)
Easy-Moderate
Guided

Description

Bike tour in Alentejo, perfect for road cycling, where you’ll get to discover the millennial history, culture and traditions of one of the world’s best wine countries. Start riding by the castles and monasteries of Marvão, Crato, Estremoz, discovering the medieval heritage of Portugal, explore the marble region of the Alentejo and its renaissance palaces, the fortified villages atop of the Alqueva and enjoy a week long ride in these peaceful rolling hills while exploring local wine cellars, sleeping in convents and discovering the UNESCO world heritage sites of cities like Évora, Vila Viçosa and Monsaraz.
Discover the amazing history, culture and traditions this wine region has to offer. Voted Best Wine Region of the world in 2014, Alentejo is a picturesque and charming place, where you’ll fall in love with the whitewashed villages, medieval castles, sunbathed plains and the secular traditions and lifestyle. Visit the UNESCO world heritage sites in Évora, the fortified village of Marvão, the former Palace of the Portuguese Kings and the rural lifestyle of the local homesteads;

Ride the never-ending rolling hills and the hidden trails between the fields. The car-free roads and trails of the Alentejo provide a great atmosphere for bike tours and its topography makes it a great region for beginner and intermediate riders. You’ll have plenty of time to stop and check out the “Sobreiros” and visit the “Antas” along the way.

With its trademark gastronomy, wine and amazing accommodations, the Alentejo is a great destination to experience the best of Portugal, where luxury meets tradition. You’ll get to sleep in Convents and dine in some of the country's best restaurants, harmonizing every meal with amazing wines;

Admire the Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve, visit the Esporão Wine and Olive Oil “Herdade”, experience a boat ride in Europe’s biggest artificial lake and try an amazing array of experiences the Alentejo has to offer!

Information

Tour Location

Country:
Portugal
From:
Lisbon
To:
Lisbon

Tour Information

Guiding:
Guided
Duration:
7 Days
Level:
Easy-Moderate
Terrain:
On-road|(Some) Hills
More Options:
Non-rider option|Electric Bike
Tour Language:
English|Spanish|French|Italian|Portuguese
Cost From:
EUR 1990

Tour Distance & Dates

Month(s):
February|March|April|May|June|August|September|October
Departure:
From Sunday to Saturday Guided 15 Apr, 10 Jun, 7 Oct 2018

Additional Information

Accommodation:

Double Occupancy / Twin Share

Single Supplement: Available

Group Information:

Group discounts

Inclusions

Transfer from the airport/hotel to the beginning of the tour;
Daily guided tours by experienced local cyclists, always adapted to your pace;
6 nights in charm 4 star hotels, in double/twin bedroom with breakfast included;
Nutrition and hydration by Zipvit during our rides;
Rental of a Road bicycle or Touring bike (Scott Addict 20 or Scott Aspect 930), GPS and helmet;
Support vehicle and mechanical support throughout all the rides;
Luggage transportation between hotels;
Personal Accidents Insurance during our tour;
Live Love Ride jersey

Exclusions

Lunches and dinners
Personal expenses
Flights;
Gratuities (optional);

Options

Self Guided tour and Premium upgrade also available
Child discounts

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