The Ancient Medieval Villages Guided
Road Bike | Guided | Historic
This bicycle tour in Portugal starts in Marvão, a small medieval town on the top of the hill, surrounded by walls and with a majestic castle that defended this small town from the Spanish people many times. There you can admire a spectacular view and then cycling down along a medieval narrow road with ancient stone walls.
The overall difficulty level of this tour is 3, Intermediate (more precisely, level 3.1 between 1~5). It is recommended for “bikers” and “cyclists”. It is supposed that you are in good shape.
You will climb to a little chapel on the top of a hill where there is an amazing view over a beautiful medieval town and its rows of whitewashed houses. You will ride along narrow roads, either sided by cork trees or stone walls and now you will get to a beautiful town in Alentejo located in the cool mountains of the Natural Park of São Mamede, among dense olive groves and chestnut trees. The town is full of monuments, fountains and ancient houses. You will see medieval monuments, dozens of churches, enchanting alleys and some of the best Gothic porticos while you are biking in Portugal.
Then you will cycle to a typical border town with its castle, again surrounded by walls. It also has a star-shaped fort, several churches, a monumental Aqueduct, a unique pillory dating back to the 16th century and many interesting details.
The bicycle tour continues to the capital of marble, where even the sidewalks are made of marble. You will visit a town which is one of the most traditional wine regions in Portugal. You can visit a vineyard and taste the world famous Alentejo wine. On the next day you will visit a town which is famous for its rugs and a cork processing plant.
This PortugalBike Tour in Portugal ends in Évora, a wonderful walled town with many Roman vestiges, medieval churches and buildings, fountains, the aqueduct, charming streets, etc. Évora is a city classified as World Heritage by UNESCO.
Level 3 (3.1)
Signature, Monument and Historic
Start | End
Marvão | Évora
12 Jan – 18 Jan, 2020
23 Feb – 29 Feb, 2020
08 Mar – 14 Mar, 2020
29 Mar – 04 Apr, 2020
19 Apr – 25 Apr, 2020
10 May – 16 May, 2020
31 May – 06 Jun, 2020
06 Sep – 12 Sep, 2020
20 Sep – 26 Sep, 2020
18 Oct – 24 Oct, 2020
01 Nov – 07 Nov, 2020
29 Nov – 05 Dec, 2020
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