Algarve MTB Holiday "Best of the West"

6 day

E-Ticket

Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Make your way to Silves

Pass By: Silves, Portugal
You can ride to Silves from anywhere in the Algarve. Please send us your location of departure and we will suggest a route based on your wishes.
For example from Hotel Faro in Faro you will ride aprox. 75 km with +/- 500 climbing meters.
Also we can pick you up by mini-van, from the airport or any other location between Sagres and...
Itinerary

Day 1: Make your way to Silves

Pass By: Silves, Portugal
You can ride to Silves from anywhere in the Algarve. Please send us your location of departure and we will suggest a route based on your wishes.
For example from Hotel Faro in Faro you will ride aprox. 75 km with +/- 500 climbing meters.
Also we can pick you up by mini-van, from the airport or any other location between Sagres and Faro (not included in the price)

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Hotel Colina dos Mouros is a comfortable 3 star hotel with a designated secure bike storage. 10 minutes walk to Silves.

Day 2: Silves > Picota > Foia > Monchique

Stop At: Picota, 8550 Monchique, Portugal
Today you will ride from Silves passing orange groves whilst the storks are circleing in the distance.
Your destination is to cycle around the peak of Picota towards the village of Monchique.

Stop At: 8550 Monchique, Portugal
Arriving in the mountain village of Monchique in the heart of the Serra de Monchique our GPS route leads you to Cafe da Vila for a well deserved lunch.

Stop At: Mount Foia, Serra de Monchique, Monchique Portugal
After lunch our GPS route leads you via quiet back roads uphill to the peak of Foia at 902 mtrs.

Stop At: Estalagem Abrigo Da Montanha, Estrada da Foia, 8550-257 Monchique, Portugal
After you´ve left the summit of Foia, it is a short descend to this fine B&B on the sunny south slope of the Serra de Monchique. Check, grab a drink on the terrace and soak in the views to the south and west coast.

Stop At: Serra de Monchique, 8550, Portugal
Today you will ride aprox. 45 km with -720m and +1220m
There is a shortcut that leaves out the peak of Mt. Foia at 900 meters and reduces the climbing meters.
There is also an extra loop that includes the Picota at 773mtrs should you wish to conquer both peaks in the green Serra de Monchique.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Dinner here is included and is usually Monchique´s speciality "chicken piri-piri". We can cater for special wishes.
Accommodation included: Abrigo da Montanha, a fine 3 star Pension/Bed & Breakfast on the south slope of Mt. Foia.
It has secure bike storage.

Day 3: Monchique > Carrapateira

Pass By: 8550-145 Marmelete, Portugal
In this charming mountain village you may decide to stop for a coffee with a slice of the local home made almond cake.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Carrapateira > Sagres lighthouse at Cape Saint Vicente

Pass By: Cape Saint Vincent, Estrada Cabo de Sao Vicente En 268, Sagres 8650-390 Portugal
Today you will be riding to the iconic lighthouse on the most south west point of Europe.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Sagres > Lagos

Pass By: Raposeira, Raposeira, Faro District, Algarve
Sagres - Infante - Menhirs - and more

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Lagos > Silves

Pass By: Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve, Alvor, Portimao Portugal
Flamingoes - marshlands

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • 6 nights with breakfast
  • GPS tracks for 5 days with POI´s
  • Emergency & technical support
  • Luggage transportation
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Liability & repatriation insurance
  • Daily briefing
Not Included
  • Use of bicycle
  • Any food or drinks unless mentioned specifically
Departure Point
Hotel Colina dos Mouros, Pocinho Santo, 8300-999 Silves, Portugal

Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from Faro Airport or any location west of it (between Faro and Sagres along the coast)

Airports

  • Faro Airport, 8006-901 Faro, Portugal


Ports

  • Portimão Cruise Terminal


Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.