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TRIP INFORMATION

ATLANTIC TRAILS IS AN INCREDIBLE MTBIKING ROUTE PROGRAM ALONG THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AND UNSPOILED COAST-LINE OF PORTUGAL!

Starting in the historical village of Grandola and finishing in the southernmost point of Europe, this tour is a mix of experiences. You’ll discover and admire the natural beauty of the different scenery, offering stunning coastal views along the way and feeling the essence of some the forgotten rural villages of Alentejo. Along the way you will discover some small fishing villages where you still can see some traces of Roman Civilization! The trip finishes at the southernmost point in Europe, Cape Saint Vincent which adds a dramatic and historical full stop to this wonderful trip.

PRICES

Transfer from Sagres to Lisbon (03h30).

Leave the historical village of Santiago do Cacem and start cycling heading South through inner Alentejo. Just go for the queit roads of this region and feel closely the essence of Alentejo, passing by some of the “forgotten” rural villages of Alentejo. When arriving in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes you will right there close to the sea and of some amazing beaches. Rio Mira is one of the interesting points of this fishing village known as Alentejo Princess.

THE ITINERARY

ARRIVAL in LISBOA

Welcome at LISBON airport.

Transfer from Lisbon Airport to a Grândola (2h30)

SANTIAGO DO CACÉM to VILA NOVA

DE MIL FONTES

ODECEIXE to ARRIFANA

ARRIFANA to PEDRALVA

DEPARTURE to LISBON

12.Portugal_Pedralva 07. Casas do Moinho

Leave Grandola and cross a beautiful hilly region with an impressive and unique cork oak forest, riding through amazing single- trails till you get Santiago do Cacem a blend of maritime coast, pine forest and Alentejo inspiration, well known for its castle, a fortification of Moorish origin later rebuilt by the Christians.

GRÂNDOLA to SANTIAGO DO CACÉM

PEDRALVA to SAGRES

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VILA NOVA DE MIL FONTES to ODECEIXE

Herdade Barras da Serra 02.Portugal_DonNuno Quinta Moinho do Vento 02.Portugal_MontedoSol

Leaving Vila Nova de Mil Fontes you will ride on SW Alentejano Natural Park with amazing views over the sea and visit the stunning Sardao Cape with its beautiful lighthouse watching the ocean. Admire the incredible Stork’s nests in these amazing overhangs! Ride close to high remarkable cliffs and visit the typical village of Zambujeira do Mar. Continue through fields till you go down to a river crossing. Here is where you will reach a new region – the Wild Algarve!

Start the day going to one of the most beautiful scenery of this Coast – Odeceixe beach! After crossing a plateau where you will ride along fields of sweat-potatoes and water channels it’s time to go down again for more incredible beaches. Then follow a valley where once caravels sailed to the village of Aljezur about 5km inland. Go up the narrow streets through typical houses and reach the medieval castle of Aljezur! Follow the winding road that sweeps down from the cliffs tops to the sea where you will find a stunning village by the ocean – Monte Clerigo. End in an amazing village over the Cliffs – Arrifana!

Start riding on top of an indescribable plateau just to go down this dirt road to the secret Canal Beach and record on your memory an image that you will never forget again. After this cycle through some forests and get again close to sea by incredible village of Carrapateira, following a dirt road along the sea that shows this region at its most beautiful landscapes. Pass by stunning beaches, with incredible colorful cliffs. Leave the ocean and go up through a beautiful round pine forest and arrive to the typical and old village once abandoned and now recovered as a hotel.

Just leave the slow village behind you because it is time to get back to the coastline. Follow a coastal route that will enable you to discover some of the most beautiful and secret beaches of Vicentina Coast. After climbing to the last plateau you can calmly ride reddish dirt roads heading south along Algarve wild coast till Cape S. Vicent - the southwestern-most point of Continental Europe.

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ATLANTIC TRAILS MTBike

Distance Duration Elevation

Daily Distance

35 - 56 km

Trip Duration

8 days & 7 nights

Daily Elevation

450 - 850 meters

FROM

919 €

 

ACCOMMODATION

Superior | Comfort

 

DURATION

8 days | 7 nights

 

START | END

Grândola | Sagres

TOUR GRADE

 

 

DISTANCE

35 - 56km per day

 

ROUTE

90% off road

 

PROFILE

Some rough sections on the off road (gravel roads or double roads with some short sections of sand or rocks)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR MAP

Knowing the “heart” of Alentejo and its essence passing by some

  forgotten rural villages;

Quiet Cycling through cork trees forest and pine tree landscapes;

Nice sandy beaches in the Natural Reserve of SW Alentejo;

Beautiful sceneries and wild nature;

Storks nest hanging from the cliffs, the only place in the world!;

Small villages and unforgettable places in the way;

Cycle on the cliffs over the Atlantic;

Nature surrounds you and fills your senses;

Traditional food and fresh fish from the Atlantic Coast;

Finish at the most Southern point of Europe.

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Self-Guided

TRIP PRICE

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON

 

 

919€

+249€

 

 

 

979€

+299€

 

 

 

 

1.049€

+349€

 

 

 

 

1.149€

+399€

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON

 

 

1.549€

+249€

 

 

 

1.649€

+299€

 

 

 

 

1.749€

+349€

 

 

 

 

1.849€

+399€

Guided

ARE YOU A SOLO TRAVELER?

YOUR PARTY IS LESS THAN 6 PEOPLE

JOIN A GROUP WITH A FIXED DATE DEPARTURE

Available upon request Available upon request Check our Calendar to join a group

OPTIONAL

SERVICES

Luggage transfer during tour (up to 4 person)

 

GPS (each)

 

BIKE RENTALS (per person & 6 days cycling)

MTBike

+ 499€

 

+ 75€

 

+ 180€

BIKE RENTALS (per person & 6 days cycling)

MTBike

+180€

NOTE

Extra charge may apply for special occasions

(I.e.: New Years Eve, Christimas or Local Festivities)

Extra charge may apply for special occasions

(I.e.: New Years Eve, Christimas or Local Festivities)

INCLUDED

MOUNTAIN BIKE

180€

BIKE RENTALS

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Prices are per person & 6 days cycling.

If it's not available, Portugal Nature Trails provides equivalent.

MTBike Focus Black Forest 29R4.0 Herdade das Barradas

Day

1

Day

2

Hotel Dom Nuno

35km, +850m

Quinta Moinho do Vento

Day

3

Day

4

Casas do Moinho

50km, +450m

56km, +800m

Herdade Monte do Sol

Day

5

Day

6

Pedralva Slow Hotel

44km, +800m

53km, +600m

Memmo Baleeira Hotel

Day

7

Day

8

38km, +550m

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(2 persons based on double room occupation)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 26.03.

28.10. - 23.12.

 

MEDIUM SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.03. - 06.04.

16.04. - 26.05.

29.09. - 27.10.

 

HIGH SEASON

Individual room supplement

07.04. - 15.04. (Easter)

27.05. - 26.06.

30.08. - 29.09.

 

SPECIAL SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.06. - 29.08.

(Group of 6 or more people)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 26.03.

28.10. - 23.12.

 

MEDIUM SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.03. - 06.04.

16.04. - 26.05.

29.09. - 27.10.

 

HIGH SEASON

Individual room supplement

07.04. - 15.04. (Easter)

27.05. - 26.06.

30.08. - 29.09.

 

SPECIAL SEASON

Individual room supplement

27.06. - 29.08.

Luggage Transfers from Hotel to Hotel every day of the Tour

Transfer on day of arrival from Airport LIS to the Hotel, followed by Tour briefing

Transfer from last Hotel to Airport LIS/FAO

Liability and personal accidents Insurance

Pre departure Information Pack

Tour Information

6 days of guided Cycling Tour

6 nourishing and energtic picnics

Dinners to be organised by our guide.

Payment individually at location, not included in the price Tour)

7 nights lodging on Superior | Comfort Accommodation.

Breakfast included

Daily fruit, energy bars and water

Back-up Vehicle

7 nights lodging on Superior | Comfort Accommodation.

Breakfast included

 

Transfer on day of arrival from Airport LIS to the Hotel, followed by Tour briefing

 

Transfer from last Hotel to Airport LIS/FAO

 

Liability and personal accidents Insurance

 

Pre departure Information Pack

 

Tour Information

 

Information Book (includes Maps, Daily Information, Daily Maps, GPS Device Quick Manual)

delivered at departure day at location

 

GPS Track

 

Mobile Telephone (free to call us 24h / day)

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