Bike Tour in Douro Valley

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Bike tour in Douro valley- 5 days in the world’s first demarcated wine country.

Duration: 5 days
Availability: All year long - choose your date
Suitable for: hybrid or road bike
Level: Intermediate to Advanced riders
Ride type: 4 to 5 riding days, with average of 40 to 60km per day, and 600 to 1500m daily accumulated meters
    Ride by the UNESCO world landscape the “Douro Vinhateiro”, up in the Douro river, and discover the culture, tradition and great wines of this amazing region. In this bike tour, that starts in the demarcated wine region, you’ll ride by the farms, cellars and the most beautiful viewpoints over the Douro river. Relaxing in amazing wine hotels, you will have the chance to ride by one of the most important regions in Portugal.

    Description summary:

    We will meet in Porto for a private briefing and to hand you the GPS with preloaded tracks, routebook and other gear for your ride, before you board your train to Peso da Régua, where the first demarcated wine region of the wold starts - the Douro valley!

    Check-in at your hotel in Peso da Régua, where you will be riding and exploring the region. The next two days, you’ll get to go on loops adapted to your skills and experience and explore Lamego, Galafura, Peso da Régua, Adorigo and other villages in the area, as well as visiting the wine farms of the area. On the third day, ride towards Pinhão, the heart of the “Douro Vinhateiro” and check-in at the next hotel, just by the riverside. Enjoy riding by Pinhão, Tabuaço, Favaios and discover the “adegas” and amazing gastronomy of the area and, on the last day, take the beautiful train alongside the river back to Porto.

    Itinerary:

    Day 1: Train ride from Porto to Peso da Régua; Peso da Régua loop - Lamego ride ( 40km), Galafura ride (65km), N220 ride ( 30km)

    Night in four star hotel in Peso da Régua;

    Day 2: Peso da Régua loop - Lamego ride ( 40km), Galafura ride (65km), N220 ride ( 30km)
    Night in four star hotel in Peso da Régua;

    Day 3: Peso da Régua - Pinhão ride ( 22km to 60km ride)
    Night in charm hotel in Pinhão;

    Day 4: Pinhão loop - Casal de Loivos ride ( 45km), Foz do Tua ride ( 55 to 110km);
    Night in charm hotel in Pinhão;

    Day 5: Pinhão loop - Casal de Loivos ride ( 45km), Foz do Tua ride ( 55 to 110km);
    Transfer on the douro train back to Porto;

    What's included:

    • 2 nights in hotel in Peso da Régua, with breakfast included, in a double room;
    • 2 nights in wine hotel in Pinhão, with breakfast included, in a double room;
    • Road book with suggestions of restaurants and attractions during your tour;
    • 1 GPS with previously loaded loops and tracks adapted to your riding experience;
    • Bike helmet and other gear (tire levers and spares);
    • Portuguese cell-phone for 24hour assistance, and contact with the local crew;
    • Luggage transfer between all hotels, for your commodity;
    • Ride insurance (for accidents only);
    • Train ticket from Porto to Peso da Régua ( day 1) and from Pinhão to Peso da Régua ( day 5);

    Price:

    650 EUR per person (minimum booking of 2 pax) 

    Optional:

    5 day road/hybrid bike rental: 150EUR per bike/person
    5 day e-bike rental: 200EUR per bike/person
    Half-board (4 dinners, drinks not included, at hotels): 140 EUR per person 

    Guide riding with the group for 5 days: Price Upon request

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    Make it a 7 day tour – “discover the Internacional Douro”

    If you wish to discover more of the Douro region, you can choose to add 2 extra days to your adventure and ride from Pinhão to São João da Pesqueira, Vila Nova de Foz Côa and even Barca D’Alva, staying 2 extra nights in hotels in the Douro International park

    "Discover the International Douro " option includes:

    • 2 additional nights at hotels in São João da Pesqueira, Vila Nova de Foz Côa or Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo ( depending on your riding skills), with breakfast included, in double accomodation;
    • Additional luggage transfer from Pinhão to other hotels;
    • Additional 2 day Bike Rental (if applicable);
    • Transfer back to Peso da Régua train station on day 7;

    Price: Extra 250 EUR per person (minimum booking of 2 pax)
    Guide riding with the group for 7 days: 
    Price Upon request

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    Other options:

    Additional nights in Porto available on demand