If you want to get to know the Douro region in a completely different way, not only from the landscape point of view but also in an alternative way, get ready for an unforgettable trip and a unique experience. The stories of Portuguese literature are lived in this fabulous place as a real experience, not only regarding the tracks we cross but also due to recovered menus from the nineteenth century that can be tasted during our trip. The visit of selected farms that produce wine satisfiies the curiosity around this famous World Heritage wine region, The irrefutable wine tasting also has a strong connection with history and the portuguese cinema. Some of the selected accommodations are unique and they are not available to the general public. Passing through Foz Côa is simply amazing and enhances the feeling of experiences never lived before.
Route Baião – Almeida
Transfer Lisbon or Oporto – Baião (briefing, dinner and accomodation)
After breakfast, beginning the journey Baião – São Tomé de Covelas (lunch, visit a farm, wine tasting) – Samodães ( dinner and accomodation).
TOTAL: 30 kms
After breakfast, Samodães – Folgosa (lunch) – Pinhão (visit a farm, wine tasting, dinner and accommodation).
TOTAL: 25 kms
After breakfast, Pinhão – Trevões (lunch) – Marialva (dinner and accomodation).
TOTAL: 80 kms
After breakfast, Marialva – Cidadelhe (lunch) – Castelo Rodrigo (dinner and accomodation).
TOTAL: 50 kms
After breakfast, Castelo Rodrigo – Almeida (lunch).
TOTAL: 30 kms
Transfer Almeida – Lisbon or Oporto
END OF THE PROGRAM
Minimum 4, maximum 6 people
The contact with the overwhelming landscape of the Douro region. Awareness that the bicycle is the best means of transportation to discover what the Douro Region has to offer. The amazing accommodations and dining experiences. The literary component associated with pathways and gastronomy. The contrasting passage of the Douro River to the Côa river, with its natural consequences in the trails related to History and Patrimony.The immediate perception of enormous warmth and welcoming of the hosts at our arrival. The excellent quality in the selection of the chosen locations.
May: 5 – 11
August: 4 – 9
November: 10 – 15
Our offer includes the trip on our electric mountain bikes (e-bikes), helmet, one tour leader to accompany the group at the whole time, a tour leader in a support van with the luggage of travelers (limit of 15kg / pax) all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and water during the trip), accommodation, transfers Lisbon / Porto – Baião and Almeida – Lisbon / Oporto in our Bike in Portugal vehicles,Liability insurance and personal accident insurance. Extra expenditures outside the program,namely in hotels,are not included.