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  Activity

  • Cycling;
  • E Bike.

  Duration

  • 6 days Tour - 4 days cycling;
  • Difficulty: medium.

  Accommodation

6 nights - 3*/4* Hotels and Charming
Lodge

  Price

From 830€

 Book now 

The Historical Douro Valley - ebike

Program in Douro region with fantastic tracks on the slopes and vineyards that characterise this region, considered by UNESCO in 2001 as World Heritage. At the end the exceptional city of Porto! Porto has lots of attractions and a vast historical and architectural patrimony with a history stretching back thousands of years. The historical centre of Porto was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO (in 1996) and includes cascading houses tumbling down to Ribeira, by the River Douro, the Cathedral and the Clérigos Tower, exquisite buildings and baroque churches. Porto is also a lively and creative city and is a venue for reputed cultural and artistic events.

 Day by Day

 Day 1 - Pick up at the Régua train station

 Pick up at the Régua train station
Reception and briefing at Rural Tourism Accommodation (Casa Nª Sra. Do Carmo)

http://www.casanscarmo.com/EN/Default.aspx


 Day 2 - Bike tour in the region of Régua 34 Km

Bike tour in the region of Régua
Distance: 34 Km
Accumulated climb: 1300 m
Road: 75% - Dirt roads: 20% - Cycle paths: 5%
o Start in a village located in Régua
o The descent to Régua offers fantastic views over the city and the river.
o Walk through a farm with a brief visit
o Passage in the middle of the vineyards
o Passage over an old unused bridge
o Passage through the center of Régua


Accommodation in Rural Tourism (Casa Nª Sra. Do Carmo)
http://www.casanscarmo.com/EN/Default.aspx


 Day 3 - Bike Tour from Régua to Pinhão 34 km

Bike Tour from Régua to Pinhão
Distance: Ca 34 Km
Accumulated climb: 900 m
Road: 99% - Dirt road: 0% - Cycle paths: 1%
o Beginning in Régua
o Route along the Douro River on a road known as one of the most beautiful of Portugal

Accommodation in Pinhão – Hotel LBV

http://www.lbvhousehotel.com/pt/Utilidades/Homepage.aspx


 Day 4 - Bike Loop Tour Pinhão 33 km

Bike Loop Tour Pinhão
Distance: Ca 33 Km
Accumulated climb: 1100 m
Road: 100% - Dirt road: 0% - Cycle paths: 0%
o Very interesting route in the middle of the vineyards and crossing small villages.
o Optional – picnic – order at the Hotel


Accommodation in Pinhão – Hotel LBV
http://www.lbvhousehotel.com/pt/Utilidades/Homepage.aspx
 


 Day 5 - Bike Tour from Régua to Lamego 42 Km

Bike Tour from Régua to Lamego
This day begins with a boat tour – Barco Rabelo
Distance: Ca 42 Km
Accumulated climb: 900 m
Road: 100% - Dirt road: 0% - Cycle paths: 0%
o Very interesting and diverse landscape
o Boat trip in Douro river

Accommodation in Régua
http://www.casanscarmo.com/EN/Default.aspx


 Day 6 - Transfer to Porto.

Transfer to Régua train station.
Train from Régua to Porto

Accommodation in Porto - Hotel HF Tuela Porto or similar
https://www.hfhotels.com/hoteis/hf-tuela-porto-pt


 Day 7 - End of the program

End of the program after the breakfast 

 How to go to Douro (Régua)

Train
From Porto airport take the metro or taxi to Campanhã station, here take the train to Régua or Pocinho.

Metro 1.85 € (Title Z4)

Taxi 14 €

Train 9,60 €

Car
Follow the highway A4 to Vila Real and then the A24 highway towards Régua.
Estimated cost: Fuel 10 € and tolls 6 € 

Private transfer
Pick up at the airport of Porto (or another location in the city) and private transfer to Régua. This service costs 200 € per transfer.

Prices


Nr. of people

2 people

 

 

830€


Prices per person (2 people in a double)
Single suplement 350€

Extra nigths on Porto available from 95€ - B&B

 


 

Map of the Tour

Included

  • 6 nights accommodation (double room w/ breakfast)  3*/4* Hotels and Charming Lodge
  • 4 bike trips in Douro
  • GPS with map and tracks
  • e-bikes (hydraulic disc brakes) and Helmet
  • Water bottle in each of the tours
  • Visit Viewpoints
  • Boat trip on the Douro Valley (approx. 1 hour)
  • Transfer from Rural Tourism to railway station in Régua
  • Transport link between cycling routes
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Optional:
  • Return to Porto by Boat (last day) with lunch on board, price per person 85 euros
  • Wine tasting (day 4) – 10€ per person

Levels

Easy - Very few hills and the existing hills are not steep.

Medium - Some hills that are not steep or only few hills but steep.

Difficult -  Several hills of all types.

The participants should take into account the terrain and the km/miles of each route and be sure to check in advance that they are in good physical condition to do it.