Bike Tour in the Silver Coast of Portugal

A bike tour between Óbidos and Sintra, by one of the most beautiful coastlines in the country, also renowned by unique historical and heritage sites in Portugal, exploring the amazing trails of this region.

Duration
7 days
6 nights
Dates
Mar-Jul
Sunday to Saturday
Altimetry
600 › 2000 m
Daily average
Distance
45 › 75 km
Daily average
Rider type
Level 2 › 3
Caffe Racer to Expert
Bike type
Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike
It's your choice!
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Ride location

Bike Tour in the Silver Coast of Portugal map

Landscape: A good mixture between beautiful coastal roads and forested natural parks and between the small rural villages and the urban landscape of Cascais or Sintra. Mixture of macadam trails, asphalted roads and single track ( Sintra)

Flat and rolling stages: Along the Silver Coast and the coastal trails by the beach

Hilly stages: Long climbs in the Mafra, Sintra, and Arrábida natural parks.

Descents: Beautiful descents in the Sintra natural park.

  • Highlights

    Beach Big outdoors Charm Cultural Gourmet Historical Mountain Range Premium Road Leisure trips Wine country

    / Discover the portuguese Silver Coast, riding by the Atlantic Ocean, starting in Alcobaça and Óbidos and finishing in Sintra and the oceanic retreat of Cascais. Visit the historical villages and monuments of Óbidos, Sintra and Pena Palace,  considered world heritage sites by UNESCO. Taste the gastronomical delicacies of this region, with the highlight being the fresh fish that is truly wonderful; we should pair it with the region wines and the local monastic pastries and sweets. Relax in the historical Pousadas and charm hotels, while you have the Atlantic Ocean, an historical castle or the Leiria pinewoods as backdrop, exploring the trails that lead you from beach to beach.

    In this bike tour you will get to ride from the northern Silver Coast city of Alcobaça, with its iconic Monastery, immerse in the medieval village of Óbidos and make your way towards the south, discovering the piscatorial villages and amazing natural beauty of this coast. Ride by Sintra and visit its UNESCO world heritage sites.

     

  • Day-to-day

    Day 1: Arrival in Lisbon: Transfer to Alcobaça/Sierra de Aires e Candeeiros

    Pick up at the airport and transfer to Sierra de Aires e Candeeiros, to your hotel, Cooking and Nature Emotional Hotel (premium option), in the middle of this protected area, or Real Abadia Velha, in Alcobaça, where you'll find one of the most magnificent gothic monuments in the country. Free day to rest or ride in the area.

    Hotel - Cooking and Emotional Hotel (included in the premium option) or Real Abadia Velha

    Restaurants - Cooking and Emotional Hotel (dinner included in “premium” option)

    Day 2: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Sierra de Aire e Candeeiros - Alcobaça - Foz do Arelho - Óbidos 

    Start of your bike tour, towards Alacobaça, where you can visit the city center and monastery, before heading to the coast line, by the amazing beaches and bay of São Martinho do Porto and the Óbidos lagoon at Foz do Arelho. Reaching Óbidos, you'll visit the best conserved fortified city in Portugal and one of the 7 wonders of Portugal. Check in at the Pousada de Óbidos historical hotel or Josefa D'Obidos Hotel. Free day to visit Óbidos, nicknamed the “village of queens”. Suggested dinner at a typical restaurant in the city center.

    Hotel – Pousada de Óbidos (included in “premium” option) or Josefa D'Obidos Hotel

    Restaurants – Restaurant in Óbidos city center (dinner included in “premium” option)

    Day 3: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Óbidos  – Peniche - Vimeiro

    Breakfast at the hotel and start of the Silver Coast bike tour, towards the piscatorial village of Peniche. Stop at Baleal, an island curiously attached to the mainland by a narrow piece of land. Ride by the silver coast and its beaches like Santa Catarina, Santa Cruz and São Lourenço, entering the world’s first surf reserve. Check in at Areias do Seixo Eco Resort ( "premium" option) by the beach in Santa Rita and relax at his amazing location, or West Beach Hotel, at Porto novo beach.

    Hotel - Areias do Seixo ( "premium" option) or West Beach Hotel

    Restaurants - Areias do Seixo (dinner included in the "premium" option)

    Day 4: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Vimeiro - Santa Cruz - Ericeira 

    Breakfast at the hotel and start of the Silver Coast bike tour, by the balneary village of Santa Cruz, Praia Azul and many others, as the cliffs and Arribas of the region reveal breathtaking views over the Atlantic ocean. Check in at Hotel Vila Galé Ericeira Hotel, by the beach. 

    Hotel: Vila Galé Ericeira Hotel

    Restaurants – Marisqueira Mar à Vista (dinner included in “premium” option)

    Day 5: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Ericeira – Mafra – Sintra

    Breakfast at the hotel. Start of the Silver Coast bike tour, from Ericeira to Mafra, where you can visit the National Palace and Convent, masterpiece of the baroque from the 17th century. Afterwards, we’ll ride by the ocean, towards Sintra, to the Maçãs beach and climb towards the historical enter, checking in at the Sintra Boutique Hotel  (included in the "premium" option), right in front of the old palace or the Casa do Valle a few meters down the hill.

    Hotels: Sintra Boutique Hotel ("premium option) or Casa do Valle

    Restaurants – Lawrence's (dinner included in “premium” option)

    Day 6: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Sintra - Cascais - Sintra

    Breakfast at the hotel. Start of your bike tour, exploring the SIntra natural park, on a ride by Palacio da Pena, Quinta da Regaleira and the best landmarks in the area. Ride towards Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point and amazing viewpoint and then towards Cascais, a cosmopolitan maritime village and one of the wealthiest municipalities in Portugal,before riding back to your hotel in Sintra

    Hotels: Sintra Boutique Hotel ("premium option) or Casa do Valle

    Restaurants – Furnas do Guincho (dinner included in “premium” option) 

    Day 7: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Transfer to Lisbon airport/hotel

    Breakfast at the hotel. Go on a bike ride during the morning or enjoy the Sintra's city center. Check-out at the hotel. Transfer to Lisbon airport/hotel or stay an extra day at Sintra.

    EXTENDED STAY IN LISBON/SINTRA: On Demand

    Extend your stay in Lisbon or Sintra for an extra day before or after this trip.

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  • Dates and Prices

    Dates Self-Guided Guided Premium more info
    Bike Tour in the Silver Coast of Portugal

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    Prices:

    1390€ per person in the self-guided experience of 7 days;

    2190€ per person in the guided experience of 7 days;

    3150€ per person in the premium experience of 7 days;

    Single supplement - 500€

    E-bike supplement - 100€

    Premium hotels supplement ( for "guided" and "self-guided" versions lony) - 300€

    High season supplement - 100€

    Included:

    - Transfer from the airport/hotel to the beggining of the tour;

    - Daily guided tours by experienced local cyclists, always adapted to your pace;**

    - 6 nights in charm 4 star hotels (5 star)*, in double/twin bedroom with breakfast included;

    - Lunches and dinners at handpicked restaurants;*

    - Nutrition and hydration by Zipvit during our rides;**

    - Entrance in museums, wineries and other selected experiences;*

    - Rental of a MTB or Touring bicycle (Scott Aspect 930), GPS and helmet;

    - Support vehicle and mechanical support throughout all the rides;**

    - Luggage transportation between hotels;

    - Personal Accidents Insurance during our tour;

    - Live Love Ride jersey**, cap and bib shorts*

     

    * - Premium option only

    ** - Guided and Premium option only

     

    Not Included:

    - Meals, except when specified (optional);

    - Personal expenses

    - Flights;

    - Gratuities (optional);

    Add-ons:

    Half Board (self guided and guided option only):

    Dinner at the hotel (6 meals): 210€, drinks not included

    Extra nights:

    Extra night in Lisbon before or after this tour - on demand;

    Group discounts:

    Non cyclists - 20% discount;

    Children up to 10 years old - 35% discount;

    Children from 11 to 14 years old - 25% discount;

    Children from 15 to 17 years old - 20% discount;

    Private and Customized cycling tours and dates

    If you have a group and want to make this a private bike tour, or want to schedule a different date than the ones listed above, we are available to customize this and other bycling experiences to better suit your needs and availability. Please contact us at ricardo.costa@liveloveride.pt for more information.

    Additional information:

    All prices include VAT and may be subject to change. The information in this program is valid up to 31/12/2018, and may suffer from additional changes, due to the availability of the hotels and activities listed in the program. Does not dispense confirmation from Live love Ride.

  • What's included?

    Self-Guided Guided Premium
    Duration 7 days / 6 nights 7 days / 6 nights 7 days / 6 nights
    Tour Start Lisbon Airport, Portugal Lisbon Airport, Portugal Lisbon Airport, Portugal
    Tour End Lisbon Airport, Portugal Lisbon Airport, Portugal Lisbon Airport, Portugal
    Difficulty Beginner to expert Beginner to expert Beginner to expert
    Daily Km From 45 to 75km From 45 to 75km (adapted to group) From 45 to 75km (adapted to group)
    Terrain type Rolling hills, climbs and descents by the coast line, mountain range Rolling hills, climbs and descents by the coast line, mountain range Rolling hills, climbs and descents by the coast line, mountain range
    Bike type Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike
    Altimetry From 600 to 2000 meters daily (adapted to group) From 600 to 2000 meters daily (adapted to group) From 600 to 2000 meters daily (adapted to group)
    Group size Minimum of 2 persons 4 to 12 persons 4 to 12 persons
    Availability Available every day, on demand Join an open date
    Private tour option Available every day, on demand Available for minimum of 4 guests Available for minimum of 4 guests
    Hotel type All nights in 4 star and charm hotels All nights in 4 star and charm hotels All nights in 4 star and charm hotels
    Acommodation Double or twin room, breakfast included Double or twin room, breakfast included Double or twin room, breakfast included
    Luggage transfer Daily, between hotels Daily, between hotels Daily, between hotels
    Passenger transfer From airport to start/end of the ride Included at all times Included at all times
    Guidance type No guide; portuguese cell-phone with 24h assistance Guide riding with the group Guide riding with the group
    Vehicle Support No vehicle support Vehicle support at all times Vehicle support at all times
    Nutrition and hydration Not included Included Included
    Bike and gear rental Scott bike, Scott helmet and Garmin GPS Scott bike, Scott helmet and Garmin GPS Scott bike, Scott helmet and Garmin GPS
    Meals Not included Not included Gourmet lunch and dinners included (no drinks)
    Other experiences Not included Not included, optional Wine tasting, visit to wine cellars and entry in national monuments
    Equipment Not included Jersey included Jersey, bib shorts and cycling cap included
    Rider Insurance During the ride, for accidents only During the ride, for accidents only During the ride, for accidents only
    Per non-cyclist Not available Not available Not available
    Children up to 10 y/old 35% discount 35% discount 35% discount
    Children from 11 to 14 y/old 25% discount 25% discount 25% discount
    Children from 15 to 17y/old 20% discount 20% discount 20% discount
    High-season supplement 100EUR 100EUR 100EUR
    E-bike supplement 100EUR 100EUR 100EUR

A bike tour between Óbidos and Sintra, by one of the most beautiful coastlines in the country, also renowned by unique historical and heritage sites in Portugal, exploring the amazing trails of this region.

BeachBig outdoorsCharmCulturalGourmetHistoricalMountain RangePremiumRoadLeisure tripsWine country

/ Discover the portuguese Silver Coast, riding by the Atlantic Ocean, starting in Alcobaça and Óbidos and finishing in Sintra and the oceanic retreat of Cascais. Visit the historical villages and monuments of Óbidos, Sintra and Pena Palace,  considered world heritage sites by UNESCO. Taste the gastronomical delicacies of this region, with the highlight being the fresh fish that is truly wonderful; we should pair it with the region wines and the local monastic pastries and sweets. Relax in the historical Pousadas and charm hotels, while you have the Atlantic Ocean, an historical castle or the Leiria pinewoods as backdrop, exploring the trails that lead you from beach to beach.

In this bike tour you will get to ride from the northern Silver Coast city of Alcobaça, with its iconic Monastery, immerse in the medieval village of Óbidos and make your way towards the south, discovering the piscatorial villages and amazing natural beauty of this coast. Ride by Sintra and visit its UNESCO world heritage sites.

 

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Day 1: Arrival in Lisbon: Transfer to Alcobaça/Sierra de Aires e Candeeiros

Pick up at the airport and transfer to Sierra de Aires e Candeeiros, to your hotel, Cooking and Nature Emotional Hotel (premium option), in the middle of this protected area, or Real Abadia Velha, in Alcobaça, where you'll find one of the most magnificent gothic monuments in the country. Free day to rest or ride in the area.

Hotel - Cooking and Emotional Hotel (included in the premium option) or Real Abadia Velha

Restaurants - Cooking and Emotional Hotel (dinner included in “premium” option)

Day 2: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Sierra de Aire e Candeeiros - Alcobaça - Foz do Arelho - Óbidos 

Start of your bike tour, towards Alacobaça, where you can visit the city center and monastery, before heading to the coast line, by the amazing beaches and bay of São Martinho do Porto and the Óbidos lagoon at Foz do Arelho. Reaching Óbidos, you'll visit the best conserved fortified city in Portugal and one of the 7 wonders of Portugal. Check in at the Pousada de Óbidos historical hotel or Josefa D'Obidos Hotel. Free day to visit Óbidos, nicknamed the “village of queens”. Suggested dinner at a typical restaurant in the city center.

Hotel – Pousada de Óbidos (included in “premium” option) or Josefa D'Obidos Hotel

Restaurants – Restaurant in Óbidos city center (dinner included in “premium” option)

Day 3: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Óbidos  – Peniche - Vimeiro

Breakfast at the hotel and start of the Silver Coast bike tour, towards the piscatorial village of Peniche. Stop at Baleal, an island curiously attached to the mainland by a narrow piece of land. Ride by the silver coast and its beaches like Santa Catarina, Santa Cruz and São Lourenço, entering the world’s first surf reserve. Check in at Areias do Seixo Eco Resort ( "premium" option) by the beach in Santa Rita and relax at his amazing location, or West Beach Hotel, at Porto novo beach.

Hotel - Areias do Seixo ( "premium" option) or West Beach Hotel

Restaurants - Areias do Seixo (dinner included in the "premium" option)

Day 4: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Vimeiro - Santa Cruz - Ericeira 

Breakfast at the hotel and start of the Silver Coast bike tour, by the balneary village of Santa Cruz, Praia Azul and many others, as the cliffs and Arribas of the region reveal breathtaking views over the Atlantic ocean. Check in at Hotel Vila Galé Ericeira Hotel, by the beach. 

Hotel: Vila Galé Ericeira Hotel

Restaurants – Marisqueira Mar à Vista (dinner included in “premium” option)

Day 5: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Ericeira – Mafra – Sintra

Breakfast at the hotel. Start of the Silver Coast bike tour, from Ericeira to Mafra, where you can visit the National Palace and Convent, masterpiece of the baroque from the 17th century. Afterwards, we’ll ride by the ocean, towards Sintra, to the Maçãs beach and climb towards the historical enter, checking in at the Sintra Boutique Hotel  (included in the "premium" option), right in front of the old palace or the Casa do Valle a few meters down the hill.

Hotels: Sintra Boutique Hotel ("premium option) or Casa do Valle

Restaurants – Lawrence's (dinner included in “premium” option)

Day 6: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Sintra - Cascais - Sintra

Breakfast at the hotel. Start of your bike tour, exploring the SIntra natural park, on a ride by Palacio da Pena, Quinta da Regaleira and the best landmarks in the area. Ride towards Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point and amazing viewpoint and then towards Cascais, a cosmopolitan maritime village and one of the wealthiest municipalities in Portugal,before riding back to your hotel in Sintra

Hotels: Sintra Boutique Hotel ("premium option) or Casa do Valle

Restaurants – Furnas do Guincho (dinner included in “premium” option) 

Day 7: Bike tour in the Silver Coast Portugal: Transfer to Lisbon airport/hotel

Breakfast at the hotel. Go on a bike ride during the morning or enjoy the Sintra's city center. Check-out at the hotel. Transfer to Lisbon airport/hotel or stay an extra day at Sintra.

EXTENDED STAY IN LISBON/SINTRA: On Demand

Extend your stay in Lisbon or Sintra for an extra day before or after this trip.

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Dates Self-Guided Guided Premium more info
Bike Tour in the Silver Coast of Portugal

Contact us

Prices:

1390€ per person in the self-guided experience of 7 days;

2190€ per person in the guided experience of 7 days;

3150€ per person in the premium experience of 7 days;

Single supplement - 500€

E-bike supplement - 100€

Premium hotels supplement ( for "guided" and "self-guided" versions lony) - 300€

High season supplement - 100€

Included:

- Transfer from the airport/hotel to the beggining of the tour;

- Daily guided tours by experienced local cyclists, always adapted to your pace;**

- 6 nights in charm 4 star hotels (5 star)*, in double/twin bedroom with breakfast included;

- Lunches and dinners at handpicked restaurants;*

- Nutrition and hydration by Zipvit during our rides;**

- Entrance in museums, wineries and other selected experiences;*

- Rental of a MTB or Touring bicycle (Scott Aspect 930), GPS and helmet;

- Support vehicle and mechanical support throughout all the rides;**

- Luggage transportation between hotels;

- Personal Accidents Insurance during our tour;

- Live Love Ride jersey**, cap and bib shorts*

 

* - Premium option only

** - Guided and Premium option only

 

Not Included:

- Meals, except when specified (optional);

- Personal expenses

- Flights;

- Gratuities (optional);

Add-ons:

Half Board (self guided and guided option only):

Dinner at the hotel (6 meals): 210€, drinks not included

Extra nights:

Extra night in Lisbon before or after this tour - on demand;

Group discounts:

Non cyclists - 20% discount;

Children up to 10 years old - 35% discount;

Children from 11 to 14 years old - 25% discount;

Children from 15 to 17 years old - 20% discount;

Private and Customized cycling tours and dates

If you have a group and want to make this a private bike tour, or want to schedule a different date than the ones listed above, we are available to customize this and other bycling experiences to better suit your needs and availability. Please contact us at ricardo.costa@liveloveride.pt for more information.

Additional information:

All prices include VAT and may be subject to change. The information in this program is valid up to 31/12/2018, and may suffer from additional changes, due to the availability of the hotels and activities listed in the program. Does not dispense confirmation from Live love Ride.

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Self-Guided Guided Premium
Duration 7 days / 6 nights 7 days / 6 nights 7 days / 6 nights
Tour Start Lisbon Airport, Portugal Lisbon Airport, Portugal Lisbon Airport, Portugal
Tour End Lisbon Airport, Portugal Lisbon Airport, Portugal Lisbon Airport, Portugal
Difficulty Beginner to expert Beginner to expert Beginner to expert
Daily Km From 45 to 75km From 45 to 75km (adapted to group) From 45 to 75km (adapted to group)
Terrain type Rolling hills, climbs and descents by the coast line, mountain range Rolling hills, climbs and descents by the coast line, mountain range Rolling hills, climbs and descents by the coast line, mountain range
Bike type Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike
Altimetry From 600 to 2000 meters daily (adapted to group) From 600 to 2000 meters daily (adapted to group) From 600 to 2000 meters daily (adapted to group)
Group size Minimum of 2 persons 4 to 12 persons 4 to 12 persons
Availability Available every day, on demand Join an open date
Private tour option Available every day, on demand Available for minimum of 4 guests Available for minimum of 4 guests
Hotel type All nights in 4 star and charm hotels All nights in 4 star and charm hotels All nights in 4 star and charm hotels
Acommodation Double or twin room, breakfast included Double or twin room, breakfast included Double or twin room, breakfast included
Luggage transfer Daily, between hotels Daily, between hotels Daily, between hotels
Passenger transfer From airport to start/end of the ride Included at all times Included at all times
Guidance type No guide; portuguese cell-phone with 24h assistance Guide riding with the group Guide riding with the group
Vehicle Support No vehicle support Vehicle support at all times Vehicle support at all times
Nutrition and hydration Not included Included Included
Bike and gear rental Scott bike, Scott helmet and Garmin GPS Scott bike, Scott helmet and Garmin GPS Scott bike, Scott helmet and Garmin GPS
Meals Not included Not included Gourmet lunch and dinners included (no drinks)
Other experiences Not included Not included, optional Wine tasting, visit to wine cellars and entry in national monuments
Equipment Not included Jersey included Jersey, bib shorts and cycling cap included
Rider Insurance During the ride, for accidents only During the ride, for accidents only During the ride, for accidents only
Per non-cyclist Not available Not available Not available
Children up to 10 y/old 35% discount 35% discount 35% discount
Children from 11 to 14 y/old 25% discount 25% discount 25% discount
Children from 15 to 17y/old 20% discount 20% discount 20% discount
High-season supplement 100EUR 100EUR 100EUR
E-bike supplement 100EUR 100EUR 100EUR

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