Cycling Lisbon to Porto via the Historic Interior

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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43218
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ends Porto, Portugal
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The tour "Cycling Lisbon To Porto Via The Historic Interior" starts from Lisbon and ends in Porto. It is a bicycle trip that takes 8 days taking you through Lisbon, Rua Do Arco, Monsanto and 6 other destinations in Portugal. "Cycling Lisbon To Porto Via The Historic Interior" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Starting from Lisbon and ending in Porto – Portugal’s two major hubs – we cycle from one idyllic medieval village to the next, along the way enjoying rural scenes and wild landscapes well off the beaten path. We will be challenged by some hilly terrain though always plentifully rewarded with quintessential Iberian wining & dining! Complemented with cozy accommodations and unique experiences, including a train ride and boat cruise in the Douro Valley, this is an epic Portugal cycling adventure designed for the discerning traveler.

The journey begins with a pick up from Lisbon and a transfer inland to the eastern fringes of central Portugal. We’ll waste no time digging into medieval history at Idanha-a-Nova and then spend the following days cycling to further historic villages nestled in the ruggedly beautiful countryside. Highlights include the village of Monsanto, where houses are built along giant boulders, and the hilltop fortress of Castelo Rodrigo, with its cobblestone streets weaving through the remains of a once glorious castle. We will also be riding through the secluded national parks of Serra da Malcata and Douro International Natural Park, where plateaus, valleys, and escarpments provide stunning vistas and a chance to spot wildlife. The final days of the tour are focused on the picturesque Douro Valley, renowned for its terraced vineyards carved into rolling, sun-kissed hills. We’ll enjoy these scenes via bike, train and boat for a truly enchanting finale to the adventure! You’ll be dropped off in Porto by river cruise where you can explore this vibrant coastal city before traveling onwards.

Join us on this captivating journey through Portugal's storied inland - the perfect way to connect Lisbon and Porto for those who love to cycle!

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  • Day 8
  • Hotels
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Any international flights to Lisbon and from Porto are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Cycling Lisbon to Porto via the Historic Interior tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cycling Lisbon to Porto via the Historic Interior tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 15 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 June 2024, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

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Cycling Lisbon to Porto via the Historic Interior tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Cycling Lisbon to Porto via the Historic Interior tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

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