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Bike Tour by the Douro River - Wine Country and International Park
Tour Location
Country:
Portugal
From:
Porto
To:
Porto
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided
Support:
Vehicle Support, Luggage Transfer
Duration:
7 days
Level:
Moderate
Terrain:
Hills
Bike Options:
Electric Bike available, Bike included
Tour Language:
English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese
Tour Type:
Family
Cost From:
€1990
Tour Distance & Dates
Month(s):
Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Departure:
Sundays
Guided 23 Sep, 1 Oct 2017
24 Jun, 14 Oct 2018
Tour Operator:
Live Love Ride Portugal
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Bike Tour by the Douro River - Wine Country and International Park

Ascend the Douro river and unveil the secrets of the world’s most beautiful wine country. From Porto to the untouched Douro International park, ride through the UNESCO world heritage vineyards, visit the wineries, be a part of the century old cultural traditions and experience breathtaking landscapes.

7 Days Moderate

Join this Douro bike tour, fit for road cyclists who want to discover the world’s first demarcated wine region and the Portuguese historical villages Ride by the river, enjoying its trademark UNESCO world heritage “socalcos” or terraced vineyards and experience the secular traditions of this region. Visit the wine cellars, taste some of the best port and Douro wines and discover traces of the early history of Portugal, from up to 30000 years old. Visit the historical villages and challenge yourself up to top of the most beautiful viewpoints. Ride towards the Portuguese historical villages and visit the medieval castles, the paleolithic engravings and rugged nature of the Douro International park and its backroads.

The sheer history of this region starts and ends in Porto, one of the oldest city centres in Europe, settled in the 4th century during the Roman occupation when it was named Portus Cale, to the UNESCO world heritage “socalcos”, that hold the wine farms on the steep hills of the Douro river, and to its own unique traditions, architecture, port wines and cellars. Visit the Palaeolithic archaeological sites with pre-historic rock art engravings and drawings dated from 22000-20000 years BC and spend your night in some of the historical villages of Portugal, with their very own medieval castles.
Accommodation
Double Occupancy / Twin Share, Hotel / Guesthouse
Single Supplement: Available
Inclusions
Transfer from the airport/hotel to the beggining 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 (Addict 20) or Touring bike ( Scott Aspect 930), GPS and helmet;
Support vehicle and mechanical
Exclusions
Meals
Personal expenses
Flights;
Gratuities (optional);
Options
Self guided tour €1390 and Premium version €3150 available
Child discounts
Half Board
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