Portuguese Way Cycle - Lisbon to Porto

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-20448
  • 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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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discovering by bike the small villages and pilgrimage sites along the Camino Portugués
  • Exploring the fascinating cities of Lisbon and Porto
  • Sampling the culinary delights of the area
  • Enjoying the hospitality of family run hotels
Start in Lisbon and end in Porto, the trip "Portuguese Way Cycle - Lisbon To Porto" is a self-guided bicycle tour that takes 10 days. You will travel through Porto, Coimbra, Tomar and 6 other destinations in Portugal. "Portuguese Way Cycle - Lisbon To Porto" is a private trip which includes accommodation in hotels, meals and others.

Take the central route by bike along the Portuguese Camino between Lisbon and Porto. The Portuguese Road, or Caminho Portugués, is considered by many as the most spiritually connected pilgrimage route. Following the path St James' body took to its resting place at the site of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, the quieter Portuguese path offers a wealth of history and delightful landscapes to discover. While the Caminho Portugués is traditionally walked by pilgrims, it is now possible to enjoy the route by bike. Starting in the historic capital city of Lisbon you will cycle through countryside towns to the lively Coimbra, and then continue on to the romantic Porto, located on the Douro River.
  • Day 1 : Arrive Lisbon
  • Day 2 : Cycle to Azumbuja (61km/38mi)
  • Day 3 : On to Santarem (34km/21mi)
  • Day 4 : Continue to Tomar (64km/40mi)
  • Day 5 : To Alvorge (56km/35mi)
  • Day 6 : Cycle to the lively town of Coimbra (38km/23.5mi)
  • Day 7 : Continue to Agueda (48km/30mi)
  • Day 8 : To Olveira de Azemeis (36km/22mi)
  • Day 9 : Cycle into Porto (43km/26.5mi)
  • Day 10 : Trip concludes
  • 9 nights in a combination of 3-4 star hotels & farmhouse B&Bs on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
  • 9 breakfasts. Breakfasts are usually continental inclusive of breads, cheese, ham, tea, coffee & juices.
  • Mountain bike rental (standard model) with repair kit, lock, panniers, water bottle & pump (gel saddle, toe clips, SPD pedals; bike upgrade options available: Advanced MTB or electric bikes: e-touring, e-MTB). A standard trekking bike is also available on request. Please specify your preferred bike type when booking
  • Luggage Transfer, 1 piece maximum 20kg, supplement applies for excess
  • Digital information pack with route notes, maps & GPX
  • Pilgrim's Passport
  • Emergency hotline
  • Travel to Lisbon and from Porto
  • Meals not listed as included, drinks
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Advanced MTB or electric bikes: e-touring, e-MTB, supplement applies
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide – this is a self guided cycling trip
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Entrance fees not listed as included
  • Transfers not listed as included
  • Transfers (an optional transfer is available between Lisbon and Villa Franca de Xira - additional costs apply)
  • Transfers by taxi or public transport if you need to skip a stage
  • Excess luggage
  • Handlebar phone holder – to follow the route more easily using the GPX files
  • Items of a personal nature
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 08 2018
5 - Excellent
Fantastic experience and best way to do the Camino on a bike.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Portuguese Way Cycle - Lisbon to Porto tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 30 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 30 June 2024, a deposit of 186 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Portuguese Way Cycle - Lisbon to Porto 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 Portuguese Way Cycle - Lisbon to Porto 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How many miles do we ride each day on this cycling tour?

    The approximate kilometers cycled each day are as follows:

    Day 1: No cycling.
    Day 2: Cycle to Vila Franca de Xira (40km/25mi).
    Day 3: On to Santarem (52km/32mi).
    Day 4: Continue to Tomar (64km/40mi).
    Day 5: To Alvorge (56km/35mi).
    Day 6: Cycle to the lively town of Coimbra (38km/23.5mi).
    Day 7: Continue to Agueda (48km/30mi).
    Day 8: To Olveira de Azemeis (36km/22mi).
    Day 9: Cycle into Porto (43km/26.5mi).
    Day 10: Trip concluded, no cycling.

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