Cycling Portugal: the holidays of your life

Plan your cycling holidays in Portugal.

Cycling Portugal: the holidays of your life

AN AMAZING TOURISTIC DESTINATION FOR CYCLING

/ Founded in 868, Portugal established its continental frontiers in 1297 and is the oldest nation in Europe;

/ Portugal was one of the earliest colonising nations of Europe and shares common cultural values and traditions with African, American, and Asian countries;

/ Portuguese language is spoken by about 230 million people around the world (incl. 210 native speakers), and is the official language of 9 countries;

/ With 10 million inhabitants and 92,212 km2 of surface, it’s considered one of the most geographically diverse countries in Europe and home to several UNESCO world heritage sites and traditions;

/As a modern european country, Portugal has great infrastructures for tourism, one of the country’s most important economic activities but is proud to keep its heritage, traditional values as well as its arts and crafts;

/ Facing the north Atlantic Ocean, it’s home to a maritime climate, with average annual temperature of 16ºC and sunny weather all year long, making it perfect for cycling in Portugal;

One of a kind history and culture

Cycling Portugal, you will experience the most authentic experiences in the country.

One of a kind history and culture

A COUNTRY OF NAVIGATORS AND EXPLORERS

A country in the epicenter of trade routes, that once led the strongest naval fleet the world had ever seen, spanning over 600 years. Cycling in Portugal, you'll encounter a country of explorers and one of the first to adventure into the see and discover cultures in Africa, Asia, India and the Americas, which is still today visible in it’s language, the third most spoken in the world.

A 1000 YEAR OLD MELTING POT OF CULTURES

The “Portucale” county was formed in 1139 by D. Afonso Henriques, in an epic family battle. But even before it’s foundation,“Lusitania” was inhabited by Romans since 45 BC, the Visigods, the Moors and many other. Today’s Portugal is a sovereign nation-state which prides itself of being a part of Europe and having a rich and strong history and identity.

MONUMENTS AND MUSEUMS MEET CONTEMPORARY & MODERN ARTS

As a petite country opened to the world, Portugal has always embraced other cultures and arts. Nowadays, you will find that modern and contemporary architecture, literature, music and theatre, all blend with millennial traditions and craftsmanship. Cycling Portugal provides a relaxing and authentic way to discover the country.

 

Amazing gastronomy, experiences and hotels

Great flavours and wines to complement your cycling holidays in Portugal.

Amazing gastronomy, experiences and hotels

FROM MEDITERANNEAN CUISINE TO THE INTERIOR CHEESES AND “ENCHIDOS”

Being bathed by the Atlantic ocean means Portugal thrives on fantastic, fresh fish and seafood, expertly used in it’s trademark mediterranean cuisine. But the country’s great variety of cultures and landscapes means each region has an endless variety of cheese, wines and local gastronomy.

BEST WINE COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

Cycling in Portugal, you'll get to discover the Douro and Alentejo have been voted best wine countries in the world, not just because they are home to some of the best wine tasting experiences, but also because of their picturesque and authentic landscapes, people, wineries, farms and culture.

FLAVOUR AND RICHNESS IN EVERY BITE

Everywhere you go, you’ll find it easy to savour great, authentic and simple food. From Michelin star restaurants to local “tascas”, Portugal is a foodie’s heaven.

Perfect climate and geography for cycling Portugal

Great weather, perfect for cycling holidays all year long.

Perfect climate and geography for cycling Portugal

A SUNNY RIDE GUARANTEED

The country’s moderate Atlantic climate makes it great for riding in every season. Cycling Portugal, you'll experience moderate Autum and Winter is topped by a sunny spring and summer. This makes it a great option as a cycling holidays destination, either to start off your season or just riding throughout the summer.

AMAZING LANDSCAPE DIVERSITY

Portugal is home to amazing beaches, glacial valleys, big mountain ranges, wine countries and national parks, all in a condensed form.

ABUNDANCE OF CAR-FREE ROADS AND AMAZING TRAILS

Cycling in Portugal, you'll find backroads in great condition, that creates a great atmosphere for a peaceful group ride. Many regions have invested in the creation of bike parks and in maintaining and improving trails, making it perfect for mountain biking.

Authentic and welcoming

Cycling in Portugal, your next dream holidays

Authentic and welcoming

CHARM HOTELS AND DESTINATIONS

Tourism is one of Portugal’s main acitivities. Cycling in Portugal, you’ll find great infrastructures to support your stay: from amazing 5 star hotels to charming palaces and farms that have been restored with great care to host tourists from all around the world. Home to several UNESCO world heritage sites, we proudly take care of our touristic attraction and destinations.

AUTHENTICITY OF THE COUNTRY

Although a modern country, Portugal keeps its traditions and costumes very much alive. With its borders established since 1139, the country’s culture materializes in its trademark music, literature, art, craftsmanship and goods, but they are also passed on from generation to generation and are truly embedded in daily routines that make up the Portuguese way of living.

WELCOMING NATURE OF THE PORTUGUESE

The portuguese people are welcoming by nature, and so are the local cyclists. We love to host dinners and receive guests and tourists – there’s always room for one more at our table.

Cycling Portugal in unique regions

Cycling holidays from the north to the south of the country

Contact us for more information

Get in touch to plan your dream bike tours in Portugal:

 

mail: ridewithus@liveloveride.pt

Telephone: (+351)217 590 365

Address: 

Av. Infante D.Henrique, Lt.311
1950-421 Lisboa

 

 

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