Bike Tour by the Douro River - Wine Country and International Park

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7 Day(s)
Moderate
Guided

Cycling in the Douro valley: A Douro Bike tour starting in the world's first demarcated wine region -a UNESCO heritage site - and International Park, with it's trademark historical villages.

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.


Information

Tour Location

Country:
Portugal
Region:
Northern Portugal
From:
Porto
To:
Porto

Tour Information

Guiding:
Guided
Duration:
7 Days
Level:
Moderate
Terrain:
(Some) Hills
Tour Type:
Family|Groups
More Options:
Go custom or private|Electric Bike
Tour Language:
English|Spanish|German|French|Italian|Portuguese
Cost From:
EUR 2090

Tour Distance & Dates

Month(s):
March|April|May|June|August|September|October|November
Departure:
Sundays Guided 8 Sep, 27 Oct 2019

Additional Information

Accommodation:

Double Occupancy / Twin Share

Single Supplement: Available

Group Information:

Group discounts

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 support throughout all the rides;
Luggage transportation between hotels;
Personal Accidents Insurance during our tour;
Live Love Ride jersey

Exclusions

Meals
Personal expenses
Flights;
Gratuities (optional);
High season supplement

Options

Self-guided tour €1490 and Premium version €2990 available
Child discounts
Half Board
E-bike €100

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