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Portugal - Port and Wine - Self Guided Leisure Cycling Holiday

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Holiday Highlights

  • The descent from Vila Real and the first breathtaking views of the valley below
  • Staying overnight in the extremely comfortable Quintas (wine production farms, adapted to luxurious hotels)
  • Riding through the amazing terraced valleys and gently climbing to admire the awesome views
  • Visiting the Douro Region’s historical towns, their monuments and museums
  • Following the journey of the production of Port Wine
  • Admiring the Rabelos boats carrying wine barrels downstream to Porto

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A self-guided cycling holiday in Portugal, taking you through the appointed UNESCO Alto Douro Wine Region. The route primarily follows quiet country roads along picturesque valley banks and you'll discover the journey of Port production, from the vineyards to your table! You will be provided with route notes, maps, and GPS, so navigating the day's rides couldn't be easier!
 
After beginning your journey in Vila Real, the route explores the amazing landscapes of the Douro Valley. Cycling along vineyards on the riverbanks, you'll visit historical villages and towns, all of which showcase the amazing local style and history.
 
Cyclists will enjoy the quiet roads and fantastic views on offer over the abandoned railway lines and impressive River Douro. 
 
The accommodation for this trip is based in Quintas, working wine-production farms which have been adapted into luxurious accommodation. Your luggage will be waiting for you at your accommodation and what better way to relax after a day in the saddle than a wine-tasting session overlooking the Quintas' beautiful vineyards.  
 
With flexible start dates and various flight options to Porto, there’s never been a better time to visit this beautiful region of Portugal.

For more information download our trip notes

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:

£1,055 p.p.

Ask about our private departures and group bookings
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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£1,055
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Bike Hire
£110
Electric Bike Hire
£220
Single Room (Season 1):
£285
Single Room (Season 1):
£285
Single Room (Season 2):
£455
Single Room (Season 2):
£455
Insurance - Europe 10 day:
£41
Insurance - Europe 10 day:
£41

Holiday Details

Season 1: 01/03 – 01/07 – £1055 pp

Season 2: 01/07 – 15/10 – £1265 pp

Season 1: 16/10 – 30/11 – £1055 pp

Place to place

7 nights hotel / quintas accommodation

5 days riding

Breakfast

Self-guided

Route notes, maps and GPS provided

Luggage transfers

Airport transfer

Minimum 2 people

Saturday and Sunday departures

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