Beautiful North Portugal – Climbing Profile

The Beautiful North of Portugal

Climbing Profile

7 Days | Total distance  259km (161mi) | Average 52km/day (32mi/day) | 40% asphalt + 60% dirt-roads and bike lanes

Day 1

Arrival – Welcome at Lisbon or Porto airport, transfer to Castro Laboreiro, followed by a briefing about the tour.  

Day 2

The fortified town at the border with Spain – 58km (36mi), level 3 (3.3), total climbing 730m (2400ft)

Day 3

The Atlantic coast – 58km (36mi), level 3 (2.5), total climbing 350m (1150ft)

Day 4

Crossing a dense forest to get to another medieval town – 45km (28mi), level 3 (2.8), total climbing 650m (2130ft)

Day 5

The most typical views in Minho region – 43km (27mi), level 3 (3.0), total climbing 780m (2560ft)

Day 6

Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal – 55km (34mi), level 4 (4.2), total climbing 1520m (4990ft)

Day 7

Departure – After breakfast we leave to Porto or Lisbon airport