Cycle the Alentejo to the Algarve

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4 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-31076
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Faro, Portugal
  • Ends Algarve, Portugal
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Following Portugal's coastline in the Algarve and Alentejo regions
  • Discovering coastal landscapes, with unspoilt beaches, rolling dunes and dramatic cliffs
  • Immersing yourself in the hinterland, with pastures, extensive woods and authentic villages surrounded by market gardens
  • Pedaling your way along dirt roads, gravel tracks and tarmac lanes with no or little traffic
  • Enjoy charming accommodation, all with swimming pools
The tour "Cycle The Alentejo To The Algarve" starts from Faro and ends in Algarve. It is a bicycle tour that takes 7 days taking you through Aljezur, Cabo De Sao Vicente, Algarve and 5 other destinations in Portugal. "Cycle The Alentejo To The Algarve" is a self-guided private tour that includes accommodation in hotels, meals and others.

Cycle Portugal's coastline from the Alentejo to the Algarve to discover unspoilt beaches and impressive coastal towns. A family friendly cycle trip to discover the unspoilt beaches of the western Algarve and Alentejo Atlantic coast. As you pedal from the charming town of Odeceixe on the river Seixe, right on the border between Alentejo and the Algarve, you will appreciate that there is so much more to this special pocket of Portugal. In the hinterland, pass through extensive woods, authentic villages surrounded by kitchen gardens and quiet roads perfect for cyclists of all ages. On the coast swim at wide open beaches, cycle past coastal scenes of rolling dunes and dramatic cliffs and feast on fresh seafood. In the evening stay in charming accommodation with swimming pools to cool down in after a day of cycling. The relaxed pace of the days will ensure you truly have a holiday while exploring a fascinating area at handlebar level.
  • Day 1 : Arrival in Faro, transfer to Odeceixe
  • Day 2 : Circular route from Odeceixe vía Carvalhal & Zambujeira (33 or 40 km/20 or 25mi)
  • Day 3 : Cycle to Aljezur via Amoreira beach (30km/18.5mi)
  • Day 4 : Continue to Pedralva after visiting the castle ruins of Aljezur (41km/25mi)
  • Day 5 : Circular route via the surf beach Praia do Amado (24.5km/15mi)
  • Day 6 : Cycle to Cape San Vicente, the south westernmost corner of Portugal (35.5km/22mi)
  • Day 7 : Trip concludes
  • 1 night hotel and 5 night cottage in tourism village (3-5 star) on a twinshare basis with private facilities and swimming pool
  • 6 breakfasts - breakfasts are usually continental style consisting of bread, cheeses, meats, yoghurt, juice, tea and coffee
  • Reservations for dinners on days 1 & 4 (note: the dinners are not an inclusion)
  • Transfer from Faro Airport on day 1 and from Sagres to Pedralva on Day 6
  • 24 speed high quality rental mountain bike and helmet (children's bikes and touring e-bikes available with supplement)
  • Digital information pack including smartphone app with maps, roadbook and GPS Tracks
  • Luggage transfer on days 3 & 4, 1 piece maximum 20kg, supplement applies for excess
  • Emergency hotline
  • Travel to Faro Airport and from Pedralva
  • Meals not listed as included, drinks
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Guide – this is a self guided cycling holiday
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Entrance fees not listed as included
  • Transfers not indicated as included
  • 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 app / GPX files
  • Hotel taxes if applicable – payable directly to the hotel
  • Items of a personal nature
4 - Very Good
Based on 2 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 13 2022
5 - Excellent
This is our third European bike ride with your team. They’ve all been great however I think in this case they appeared to be a bit optimistic about the grade of the terrain. We were very relieved that we opted for Electric... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 29 2022
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Accommodations and their breakfasts were excellent. All transfers of luggage was done well. The biking terrain was very very challenging and the grading should be upgraded to intermediate-advanced MOUNTAIN biking. [The trip has... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cycle the Alentejo to the Algarve 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 01 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 01 September 2024, a deposit of 190 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Cycle the Alentejo to the Algarve 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 Cycle the Alentejo to the Algarve 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.
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