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Headwater - Self-Guided Cycling in Portugal: Mountains to the Sea

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Headwater - Self-Guided Cycling in Portugal: Mountains to the Sea - Exodus Travels
Headwater - Self-Guided Cycling in Portugal: Mountains to the Sea - Exodus Travels
Starts
Porto
+7 Destinations
Minho
Ends
Porto
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Highlights

Start and end in Porto! With the self-guided cycling tour Headwater - Self-Guided Cycling in Portugal: Mountains to the Sea, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Porto, Portugal and 7 other destinations in Portugal. Headwater - Self-Guided Cycling in Portugal: Mountains to the Sea includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
14 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Bicycle
Travel style
Self-Guided Cycling, Adventure, Self-Guided, Bicycle
  • Louis Gilleran's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great ride, pedaling along the beach and through forests, many miles of which are bicycle path and board walk. The bicycle provided were perfect, lightweight, front suspension MTBs with provided large capacity handlebar bag. The ride was not overly... Read more

  • Kathleen Beaton's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    We enjoyed the tour route for the most part, especially the parts that went through small villages and green areas. The forest parts were a bit dull but still nice riding. All or our guides were excellent. Our lunches were prepared with care, but I would... Read more

  • StephenOBrien's review about another Exodus Travels tour
    4.0 - Good

    Portugal is a jewel.... Biking the Atlantic Coast from Porto to Lisbon was the perfect manner to get a feel for the country. Seafood was outstanding. The guides advised us to eat at wonderful restaurants along the coast. Would have liked more time in... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Transfer from Porto to Castro Laboreiro; spend the night in a small hotel in a mountain village
  2. Day 2: Cycle downhill towards Moncao, looking out for deer and wild horses
  3. Day 3: Follow the River Minho towards the mediaeval town of Caminha; sample some of the local Vinho Verde that the region is famous for
  4. Day 4: Cycle along the coast, with an option to stop to admire the Santa Luzia Church overlooking Viana; pedal inland towards Ponte de Lima
  5. Day 5: Follow in the tracks of the ancient Santiago de Compostela route, cycle through cornfields and vineyards to Barcelos
  6. Day 6: Enjoy an easy ride today back towards the Atlantic Ocean; finish in the seaside town of Vila do Conde, famous for its shipbuilding past
  7. Day 7: Pedal along the coast on quiet cycle paths, approaching the UNESCO World Heritage City of Porto
  8. Day 8: End Porto

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • What happens if we get a flat tire or a mechanical problem during the tour?

    As you are riding unaccompanied, it is wise to know at least how
    to repair or change an inner tube before setting off on your bike. The bikes are serviced before being rented out so there should be no problems. However, there are emergency numbers provided in the Route Notes for more complex problems.

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

Euro
Portugal

Plugs & Adapters

Portugal

Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Portugal. Ideally 2 months before travel.

Policies

Location
Start and end in Porto.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 75 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 September 2019 the full payment of $1,919 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 75 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1919 for Headwater - Self-Guided Cycling in Portugal: Mountains to the Sea, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Exodus Travels tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 284 km.
  • Porto (Portugal)
  • 105 km
  • Castro Laboreiro (Portugal)
  • 27 km
  • Moncao (Portugal)
  • 37 km
  • Caminha (Portugal)
  • 20 km
  • Viana de Castelo (Portugal)
  • 22 km
  • Ponte de Lima (Portugal)
  • 26 km
  • Barcelos (Portugal)
  • 23 km
  • Vila do Conde (Portugal)
  • 24 km
  • Porto (Portugal)

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