Historic Towns North – Climbing Profile

The Historic Towns in the North 

Climbing Profile

7 Days | Total distance  132km (82mi) | Average 26km/day (16mi/day) | 24% asphalt + 76% dirt-roads and bike lanes

Day 1

Arrival – Welcome at Porto or Lisbon airport. Lodging in a Hotel located in a green environment overlooking to a beautiful landscape. 

Day 2

Cycling to a beautiful Medieval Town – 18km (11mi), level 1 (1.1), total climbing 280m (920ft).

Day 3

Along the Lima river banks – 27km (17mi), level 1 (1.2), total climbing 290m (950ft).

Day 4

The Atlantic coast – 28km (17mi), level 1 (1.2), total climbing 220m (720ft).

Day 5

The fortified town at the border with Spain – 31km (19mi), level 2 (1.7), total climbing 370m (1210ft).

Day 6

The refreshing “Vinho Verde” (Green Wine) – 28km (17mi), level 2 (1.6), total climbing 370m (1210ft).

Day 7

Departure – After breakfast transfer to Porto airport (1-hour and 30-min drive) or Lisbon airport (4-hour and 30-min drive).