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Portugal - Historic Villages - Self-Guided Leisure Cycling Holiday

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Holiday Highlights

  • Exploring Marvão and its hill top castle offering incredible views of the area
  • Staying overnight in “the most Portuguese village of Portugal” – Monsanto
  • Staying in a charming Pousada built into the mountain top
  • Visiting the old Roman village of Egitânia with its olive oil press
  • Spending an afternoon in the remote, modern SPA of Cró with its lovely warm water pool.
  • Spending your final night in Almeida

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This lovely self guided cycling holiday in Portugal takes you through the remote and beautiful eastern border between Portugal and Spain. On quiet country roads you will explore this traditional region, take in its natural beauty and experience its Roman and medieval history.
Travelling from south to north, you'll skirt the Spanish border passing through white villages built around medieval castles that once served as outposts to guard against the Spanish invasions. You'll stay in small good quality accommodation and with excellent local food on offer, this is a cycling holiday gem.
Your cycling starts in Marvão and follows narrow countryside roads meandering through a stunning granite landscape. Amongst the highlights along the way are the Tejo river which cuts through “the most Portuguese village of Portugal”, Monsanto, Sortelha and the fortified village of Almeida - a jewel of the 18th century, where a stay in a beautiful Pousada is a fitting end to this wonderful cycling journey through Portugal.
You will be provided with route notes, maps, and GPS so navigating the day's rides couldn't be easier! With start dates flexible and lots of great flight options now possible to Lisbon, there's never been a better time to enjoy a week of cycling in the ever lovely Portugal.

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Give us a call on:
+44 (0)191 265 1110
Drop us an email on:
Departure Dates:
Duration: 8 days
Return: 08/01/2050
Prices From:

£985 p.p.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£985
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Bike Hire
£110
Electric Bike Hire
£220
Single Room:
£190
Single Room:
£190
Insurance - Europe 10 day:
£41
Insurance - Europe 10 day:
£41

Holiday Details

Place to place

7 nights hotel accommodation

6 days riding

Breakfast

Self-guided

Route notes, maps and GPS provided

Luggage transfers

Airport transfers

Minimum 2 people

Daily departures

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