Marble, Wine & Heritage Guided
Hybrid Bike | Guided | Historic
Alentejo is the perfect set for riding a bicycle in Portugal and experiencing an unforgettable adventure.
One of the most typical sights in this region is a vast field with some cork oak trees here and there (the so-called Montado) and the herds (sometimes sheep, sometimes pigs or cows) usually enjoying the shade of the trees. The villages with their whitewashed one-floor houses are a picturesque landscape in Alentejo.
The people here in Alentejo region are very proud of their heritage and they preserve the ancient buildings and also the ancient practices. This is a region that has a very rich handicraft tradition – pottery, embroideries, hand-painted furniture, wrought-iron works, etc. The local gastronomy is varied and quite tasty and perfectly matches the famous local wines.
This bicycle tour in Portugal starts in Elvas, an old border town which is classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.
The overall difficulty level of this tour is 2, Moderate (more precisely, level 1.8 between 1~5). It is recommended for enthusiast bikers.
Biking in this region of Portugal you visit the capital of marble, and you can see marble everywhere, even the sidewalks are made of marble.
The bicycle tour continues along quarries, vineyards and cork trees. The roads are quiet, the landscape is amazing! You cycle surrounded by natural beauty and you feel alone within this peaceful environment!
This bike tour in Portugal ends in a Convent which was converted into a Charm Hotel and that is located within a cork tree forest. This is the perfect place to end our cycling adventure in Portugal!
Level 2 (1.8)
99% asphalt+1% dirt-roads
Start | End
Elvas | Redondo
20 Aug – 26 Aug, 2017
10 Set – 16 Set, 2017
29 Oct – 04 Nov, 2017
01 Apr – 07 Apr, 2018
28 Oct – 03 Nov, 2018
RESERVE THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME
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