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  • Road Bike Tours


  • 8 days Tour - 7 days cycling
  • Difficulty: medium


8 nights - 3*/4* Hotels and Charming


From 1300€


Porto - Sintra - Lisbon Road Bike Tours

The Atlantic Route Porto to Sintra/Lisbon takes you on a journey connecting the two major cities in Portugal. The previous granitic style capital in the north: Porto - and the actual capital of Portugal: the fashionable Lisbon. Discover a very unique and diverse country full of natural beauty, different sceneries and stunning coastal views, while cycling amidst natural reserves and breathtaking beaches. Enjoy the life of the big cities and the Portuguese flavour of the small coastal towns. Historical places and UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Porto, Lisbon or Sintra will enchant you, and the delicious food and welcoming people will make your experience memorable.
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 Day by Day

 Day 1 - Reception of the participants and Briefing

Welcome to Porto! Our guide will transfer you from the airport to this amazing city with its indescribable mysticism. Take the rest of the day off to experience the city, taste the food, go to the top of the hills to see the superb view and interact with the lovely people. Your journey starts here.

Porto is a coastal city in the northwest of Portugal and its known for its imposing bridges and port wine production. In the medieval district of Ribeira, on the banks of the river, explore the narrow cobblestone streets that pass between the houses. Two of the main attactions are the São Francisco Church - known for its lush baroque interior with ornate gilded carvings; and the sumptuous 19th-century Palácio da Bolsa - a stock market built to impress potential European investors.

Places to visit: Luís I bridge, Lello bookstore, Clérigos church, Bolsa palace, Gardens of the Crystal Palace, Music House, Aliados Avenue, Cais da Ribeira, Bolhão market, Ribeirinha area, try Port Wine and a Francesinha 

Accommodation in Porto

 Day 2 -  Porto to Aveiro - 90Km +300m

DISTANCE: 90 KM + 300

A fresh day by the sea! You will also have some pine tree forests to cross and relax along some easy and flat roads leading you to Ria de Aveiro. The river Vouga Delta (Ria de Aveiro) is a shallow coastal lagoon connected to the Atlantic Ocean. It’s unique mesotidal wetland area has several branches forming islands and it is a pleasure to ride along. Arrive at the dune system of São Jacinto, an incredible natural reserve home to many valuable species and perfect to watch some wildlife. At last, this is where you will catch the ferry that will take you to our own little Portuguese Venice - “Aveiro”.

Places to visit: Costa Nova and Barra beaches, Aveiro Lighthouse, Moliceiro trip on the Aveiro channel

Accommodation in Aveiro

 Day 3 - Aveiro to Coimbra - 92Km + 400m

DISTANCE: 92Km + 400m

The path leaving Aveiro crosses lands of salt-harvesting ponds, offering interesting views of the ancestral work in the estuary. The route ahead follows a dock, offering views of Aveiro harbor and some old codfishcatching boats. Halfway you'll reach Mira beach and leave the coast at that point. The scenery will change as you ride towards the heart of Coimbra. This charming city was the first capital of Portugal, and the first University was placed there in 1537, where many Portuguese writers, doctors, philosophers, or scientists studied throughout the times.

Places to visit: Aveiro, Coimbra

Accommodation in Coimbra

 Day 4 - Coimbra to São Pedro de Moel - 100Km + 640m

DISTANCE: 100 Km + 640m 

São Pedro de Moel, located between the pine forest and the sea, São Pedro de Moel is a splendid beach sheltered by a row of houses, replete with good taste, conveying a somewhat aristocratic air. Ideal for enthusiasts of open air sports given its range of facilities including a beach volleyball court, quality year round surfing and all the thrills of sea and underwater fishing. Late on, the café terraces and an impressive sunset best characterise the elegant, cosmopolitan and lively ambience of the nightlife in São Pedro de Moel.

Places to visit: São Pedro Moel

Accommodation in São Pedro de Moel

 Day 5 - São Pedro de Moel to Óbidos - 68Km + 850m

DISTANCE: 68 KM  + 850m

You are halfway through the tour, and the excitement never stops. Leave S. Pedro de Moel and ride the coast until the epic cliff of Nazaré, a typical Portuguese fishing village, where they dry the fish under the sun. Continue to Óbidos, the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval village in Portugal, with an incredible castle on top. Feel the middle ages theme in the air as you let this beautiful place put a spell on you.

Places to visit: Óbidos village and castle, Porta da Nossa Senhora da Piedade, medieval market, drink a Ginginha in a chocolat cup

Accommodation in Óbidos

 Day 6 - Óbidos to Peniche - 67Km + 550m

DISTANCE: 67 KM + 550 m 

This day begins close to the Óbidos lagoon which at some point joins the ocean – a wonderful place with a gorgeous beach! Continue towards the south and you will discover great rock formations, Carvoeiro Cape and the incredible town of Peniche, a peninsula. Take this opportunity to savour a variety of fresh fish and seafood at the numerous restaurants located in Peniche.

Places to visit: Baleal beach, Carvoeiro Cape, Peniche Fortress, Supertubos beach

Accommodation in Peniche

   Day 7 - Peniche to Santa Cruz (Porto Novo) - 40Km + 450m

DISTANCE: 73 KM  + 900m

Today you start by the sea, but soon go in land where a different scenery shows up. Typical villages, white houses with red roofs and the beautiful countryside will invigorate you! Through incredible valleys of limestone with vibrant green Mediterranean vegetation, you will approach your destination.

Places to visit: Areia Branca beach, Porto Novo Beach

Accommodation in Santa Cruz

   Day 8 - Santa Cruz to Sintra - 43Km + 850m

DISTANCE: 43 KM  + 850 m

Sintra Natural Park and hills will be the set for today’s adventures cycling on a constantly up-and-down. But before, delight yourself with some of the stunning places Sintra has to offer, like Monserrate Palace, where you stop and visit an unique and exquisite example of Romanticism. Arriving at the village of Sintra, an UNESCO site, you have the rest of the day to explore. Worth a visit is the astonishing Pena Palace, finding a wild fantasy of domes, towers, ramparts and walkways on one of the highest mountain peaks of Sintra. Cross the hills to the top and be engulfed by the mystic environment close to the Franciscan Capuchin Convent built in the rocks and lined with cork. Continue riding to the Atlantic Ocean and get to westernmost point of Continental Europe - Roca Cape, a promontory rising 150m above the sea. Enjoy the view, take memorable photos and at the end we will pick you up and transfer you to Lisbon.

Places to visit: Sintra village and Palace, Pena Palace, Quinta da Regaleira, Monserrate Palace, Seteais, Mouros Castle, Roca Cape, try some queijadas and travesseiros

Accommodation in Lisbon 

   Day 9 - Departure

This is it! It went by so fast. Today it is time to put all the incredible memories on your luggage and say goodbye. It has certainly been a great adventure and we truly want you to come back and discover more of Portugal’s infinite beautiful trails.


(per person)


From January to June 26th

October 1st to December 31st

2 people
Self-Guided 1380€ 

4 or more people
Self-Guided 1300€

Prices per person (2 people in a double)
Single Suplement 310€

Road Bike rental: 245€

Focus Paralane – Ultrega Disc, or similar



From 27th June to September 26th


2 people
Self-Guided 1525€ 

4 or more people
Self-Guided 1450€ 

Prices per person (2 people in a double)
Single Suplement 380€

Road Bike rental: 245€

Focus Paralane – Ultrega Disc, or similar

 Bike bags transport 35€

Easter prices upon request 


Map of the Tour


  • Accomodation 8 nights - 3*/4* Hotel and Charming Lodge 
  • Transfer on day of arrival from arrival Airport (OPO) to the first Hotel
  • Welcome briefing in English
  • Transfer from last Hotel to Airport (LIS)
  • Luggage transport from accommodation to accommodation
  • Tour Information (detailed description of the daily stages)
  • Pre departure Information Pack (Travel Check list, Terms & Conditions, general Travel Information about Portugal)
  • Information Book (includes Maps, Daily Information, Daily Maps, GPS Device Quick Manual). Delivered on arrival day
  • GPS Tracks
  • GPS Device
  • Liability and personal accidents Insurance
  • Mobile Phone (free to call us 24h / day)


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.