Bike Tour from Porto to Santiago de Compostela -the central Camino

Cycling the camino, the Way of St James: A bike tour in the Camino of Santiago de Compostela from Porto, in the central path.

Duration
7 days
6 nights
Dates
Apr-Oct
Sunday to Saturday
Altimetry
600 › 900 m
Daily average
Distance
40 › 65 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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  • Cycling the Camino - the way of St James - riders on their way to santiago /
  • Cycling the Camino - the way of St James - women cyclists on the porto to santiago bike tour /
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Ride location

Bike Tour from Porto to Santiago de Compostela -the central Camino map

Type of Terrain: Rolling/mixed/mountain, with some roman stone pavement. Cycling the Camino, you'll experience forested areas in the central Minho and Galicia with small villages and pueblos make for a contrast with the coastal town of Pontevedra and medielval historical city centres in Compostela and Porto. Some parts are technical and are best crossed on a mountain bike

Mountain stages: Mountainous area from Ponte de Lima to Valença do Minho, the Sierra da Labruja, is the toughest day on the bike.

Hilly stages: Most of the way of St James is hilly while crossing the Minho and Galicia.

 

 

  • Highlights

    Urban Big outdoors Couple Cultural Gourmet Group Historical Mountain Bike Premium Leisure trips Urban Wellness Wine country

    / Cycling the camino is an epic journey turned bike tour, that started in the 9th Century with the discovery, in Galiza, of the remains of St. James. In 1325, the Portuguese queen Isabel made a pilgrimage to Santiago following a route very similar to the one that today is marked with yellow arrows, crossing the then recently built Barcelos bridge; Now it’s your time to trail the Way of St James.

    / Start cycling the Camino in the city of Porto, settled in the 4th century during the roman occupation, visit its UNESCO world heritage sites and its unique traditions, architecture, port wines and cellars. Riding the Way of St James, you'll feel like a citizen of the world, where several languages are spoken as one, passing through amazing medieval villages like Ponte de Lima, Barcelos and Valença, with typical traces from the northern Portuguese architecture and art.

    / The portuguese way of St James is made of trails and dirt tracks, ancient roman roads, municipal roads and even alongside modern roads. It’s of an enormous diversity and there’s always a surprise on every bend.

    / Immerse in the scenario of Minho and Galicia, while cycling the Camino, the roads and trails of the woodland areas, small villages and “pueblos” that still seem to be in the Middle Ages. Enjoy this regions’ gastronomy, rich in variety and flavor, a true feast for your senses. Taste the Port and Green wines, so typical of the Minho region and stay in some of the best hotels in the Way of St James.

    / Arrive in Santiago de Compostela, designated UNESCO world heritage site and admire the shrine of Saint James at the end of your pilgrimage. 

    Cycling the Camino, the Way of St James, from Porto to Santiago de Compostela, using ancient paths that traverse woods, farmlands, villages and historical cities like Barcelos, Ponte de Lima, Tui and Pontevedra. This is a 7 day bike tour in the roads, trails and paths of St James, passing by chapels, churches, convents and the ever-present road markings in the North of Portugal and Galiza’s great cultural heritage.

     

  • Day-to-day

    Day 1, Arrival and transfer to Porto airport

    Pick up from the airport and transfer to the Ipanema Park Hotel or riverside Pestana World Heritage hotel (included in the "premium" option), located in the Ribeira, the city’s iconic living postcard. You have a free afternoon to visit the beautiful and cozy city of Porto, rich with history and monuments like the Clérigos Tower and the D. Luis Bridge. The old quarters of Baixa with its local shops, restaurants and pastry shops, Ribeira a quarter by the river Douro, facing the wine cellars of the Port wine, full with the city’s traditions and historical connection to the wine and the wine country of the Douro. Shopping areas such as Santa Catarina and Aliados Avenue. Not to miss are the great restaurants around town with some of the tastiest food in the country.

    Hotel – Ipanema Park Hotel or Pestana Heritage (included in “premium” option)

    Day 2: Cycling the Camino: Porto - Barcelos (57km, 890 meters accumulated height)

    After breakfast, start cycling directly after leaving your hotel in Porto, by the Douro river, until you reach the ocean. Your first day in the Way of St James is mostly composed of urban roads, until you reach Leça da Palmeira. From Leça, you'll mostly follow cycle paths by the beach, with no difficulty at all, until you reach Vila do Conde, a beautiful city by the Ave river with great historical interest. From Vila do Conde we'll ride inland, towards Rates, where we'll reach the central Camino, and after which you'll start following rural roads and roman bridges until you reach the centennial city of Barcelos, the city where your hotel is located. Barcelos is a city worth visiting, it has a 14th century bridge and the old historic center still has the ancient cobble stone pavement and plenty of churches, houses and buildings from the 14th century onwards. The architectural styles vary from the Manueline to the neoclassic. Learn about the “rooster legend” and why the rooster became almost a symbol of the Portuguese. Check in at Hotel Bagoeira in Barcelos or the amazing Quinta do Convento da Franqueira, a 16th century Franciscan monastery now turned into a charming guest house. Suggested restaurant for dinner is Pedra Furada.

    Hotel – Hotel Bagoeira or Quinta do Convento da Franqueira (included in “premium” option)

    Day 3: Cycling the Camino: Barcelos – Ponte de Lima (35km, 530 meters of accumulated height)

    After breakfast you’ll start cycling the Camino to Ponte de Lima, where you’ll have the opportunity to see the changing landscape to a more rural setting, going through woodland areas, small villages and churches in the Minho region till you get to Ponte de Lima, the oldest village in Portugal, sitting by the beautiful Lima River. This village has recently submitted its candidacy to UNESCO world heritage site due to its rich cultural, environmental and historic traditions. Don’t miss out the handcraft works, the pastries and the food. Check in at your hotel in Ponte de Lima, at INLIME Hotel or Carmo’s House, elected a Small Luxury Hotel of the World. You shouldn’t miss a wine tasting of the local “vinho verde” or green wine at our suggested restaurant for dinner, Encanada in Ponte de Lima. Check in at your hotel in Ponte de Lima, at INLIME Hotel or Carmo’s House, elected a Small Luxury Hotel of the World.

    Hotel – INLIMA Hotel & Spa or Carmo’s House (included in “premium” option)

    Day 4: Cycling the Camino: Ponte de Lima - Tui (41km, 730 meters of accumulated height)

    After breakfast you’ll restart cycling the Camino guided by the yellow arrows of the pilgrims, the road marks of the Way of St James, and our GPS. Today you’ll have to tackle the "Labruja" climb, although there’s the possibility to go around it, this is the biggest challenge of your Way. We’re still in the middle of the Minho region, a place of lush green, woodlands and forests, great restaurants and wine. You’ll pass by Valença do Minho a fortified city on the banks of the Minho River and facing Spain. From the top of the gothic and baroque architecture fortress you can admire the scenery of this Minho area. Cycling th camino, you'll cross to Spain using the old Eiffel inspired international bridge and enjoy the old medieval quarters of Tui, the Spanish city just across the river from Valença, where your hotel is located, the Parador de Tui.

    Hotel – Parador de Tui ( upgrade to a superior room, in "premium" option)

    Day 5: Cycling the Camino: Tui – Pontevedra (53km, 845 meters of accumulated height)

    After breakfast and your first night in Spain, you’ll probably notice that beyond the language, all the costumes, traditions and landscape are very similar to Portugal, at least till Redondela, where the Way approaches the beautiful coastal area of Galicia, all the way till Pontevedra. This is the city where your hotel for the night is located and is also an important maritime city in Galicia, with an elegant historic center that boasts two major monuments, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maior and the church of La Peregrina. Walk in the old town plazas and narrow streets and enjoy the great seafood from the estuary and Atlantic Ocean. Check in at our hotel, Parador de Pontevedra.

    Hotel – Parador de Pontevedra( upgrade to a superior room, in "premium" option)

    Day 6: Cycling the Camino: Pontevedra - Padrón (41km, 550 meters of accumulated height)

    After breakfast you’ll continue your pilgrimage feeling you’re already getting close to Santiago. You’ll notice another change in the landscape since you’ll be abandoning the coast and returning to inland Galicia, with its lush green woods and forested areas. Your hotel of the day is located in Padrón a village known for being the cradle of Galicia and for its Green Peppers, the Padrón Peppers. Take some time to visit the village, climb to the Santiaguiño do Monte lookout point, visit the botanical gardens or Toxa waterfall and taste the food, If you’re adventurous and it’s in season try the Lamprea. Check in at our Hotel Pazo de Lestrove or Os Lambráns.

    Hotel – Hotel Pazo de Lestrove( upgrade to a superior room, in "premium" option)

    Day 7: Cycling the Camino: Padrón – Santiago de Compostela (26km, 490 meters of accumulated height)

    After breakfast you’ll begin the last stage of your Way of St. James. This will be a small test to your will and tenacity as the route starts going uphill almost from the start. You’ll go through small villages and churches with clear signs that the end of the Way is near. When you arrive visit the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, end point of your pilgrimage. Compostela is a millennial city with places and monuments that deserve a visit, such as its plazas in the central area of the old town, the narrow streets and traditional markets. At the scheduled time we’ll pick you up for the transfer to Porto airport. Optionally you can stay in Santiago de Compostela for the night, enjoying the city, resting and relaxing from the pilgrimage, and transfer to Porto the following day.

    Hotel – Virxe de La Cerca (optional)

    EXTENDED STAY IN SANTIAGO/PORTO: On Demand

    Extend your stay in Santiago de Compostela or Porto 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 from Porto to Santiago de Compostela -the central Camino

    Contact us

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

    1990€ per person for the guided experience of 7 days;

    2890€ per person for the premium experience of 7 days;

     

    High season supplement (1st May to 31st October) - 100€

    Single room supplement (mandatory for solo riders) - 500€ 
     

    Add-ons:

    Half-Board - All dinners at the hotel (6 meals): 210€, drinks not included

    Full-Board (only available for guided and premium tours) - Lunches and Dinners at hand-picked restaurants throughout the tour: 420€, drinks not included

    E-bike supplement - 100€

    Premium hotel upgrade supplement (for the "self-guided” or"guided") - 300€

     

    What's Included in the Self-Guided, Guided and Premium tours:

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

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

    - Rental of a Road or Touring bike (Scott Addict 20 or Scott Aspect 930), helmet and spares;

    - Garmin GPS for daily navigation;

    - Luggage transfer between hotels, everyday;

    - Detailed briefing and routebook provided pre tour;

    - Liability and personal accidents Insurance;

    - Portuguese mobile cellphone for contact with your travel agent;

     
    Included also in the Guided and Premium tours:

    - Personal guide accompanying your group, providing daily guided cyling tours, restaurant reservations, booking of local experiences and all passenger transfers throughout the tour;

    - Support vehicle (SAG Wagon) and mechanical support throughout all the rides;

    - Nutrition, hydration and snacks during our rides;

    - Live Love Ride jersey
     
     
    Included only in the Premium tours:

    - Live Love Ride complete cycling kit (jersey, cap and bib shorts);

    - 2nd guide, riding with the group;

    - Entrance in museums, wineries and other selected experiences (wine tasting and visit to local wine cellars)**; 

    - Hotel upgrade or upgrade to or superior rooms during the entire experience

     

    * - Premium tour option or Premium hotel upgrade

    ** - Premium tour option
     

    Not Included:

    - Meals, except when specified (optional);

    - Personal expenses

    - Flights;

    - Gratuities (optional);

     

    Extra nights:

    Extra night in Porto or Santiago de Compostela before or after this tour - on demand;

    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 from 01/12/2016 to 31/12/2019, and may suffer from additional changes, due to the availability of the hotels and activities listed in the program. Does not dispense confirmation of this information with 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 Porto airport Porto airport Porto airport
    Tour End Porto airport Porto airport Porto airport
    Difficulty Intermediate Intermediate Intermediate
    Daily Km 40 to 65km 40 to 65km 40 to 65km
    Terrain type Mixed Mixed Mixed
    Bike type Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike
    Altimetry 600 to 900 D 600 to 900 D 600 to 900 D
    Group size 4 to 12 4 to 12 4 to 12
    Availability Available everyday, on demand Join an open date or book as private Join an open date or book as private
    Private tour option Available everyday, on demand Available, for minimum of 4 guests Available, for minimum of 4 guests
    Hotel type 4 star charm hotels 4 star charm hotels Upgrade to 5 star hotels or superior rooms
    Acommodation Shared accommodation in twin or double bedroom, breakfast included Shared accommodation in twin or double bedroom, breakfast included Shared accommodation in twin or double bedroom, breakfast included
    Luggage transfer Included Included Included
    Passenger transfer From airport to/from start/end of the ride All transfers included  All transfers included 
    Guidance type Not guided - GPS navigation and Portuguese cell-phone for remote assistance Private guide accompanies the group, responsible for mechanical support, transfers and booking all experiences 1 guide accompanies the group, responsible for mechanical support, transfers and booking all experiences. Second guide rides alongside the group.
    Vehicle Support Not available Vehicle available at all times ( SAG wagon) Vehicle available at all times ( SAG wagon)
    Nutrition and hydration Not included Included Included
    Bike and gear rental Jersey included Scott Bike, Scott Helmet and GarminGPS included Scott Bike, Scott Helmet and GarminGPS included
    Meals Breakfast at the hotel Breakfast at the hotel Breakfast included
    Other experiences Not included Not included Wine tasting experience, complimentary guided tour in Porto included
    Equipment Not included Jersey included Jersey, bib-short, cycling cap included
    Rider Insurance Included ( during the ride, accidents only) Included ( during the ride, accidents only) Included ( during the ride, accidents only)
    Per non-cyclist Not available 20% discount 20% discount
    Children up to 10 y/old 30% discount 30% discount 30% 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 100€ supplement 100€ supplement 100€ supplement
    E-bike supplement 100€ supplement 100€ supplement 100€ supplement
    Premium Hotel supplement 300€ supplement 300€ supplement 300€ supplement

Cycling the camino, the Way of St James: A bike tour in the Camino of Santiago de Compostela from Porto, in the central path.

UrbanBig outdoorsCoupleCulturalGourmetGroupHistoricalMountain BikePremiumLeisure tripsUrbanWellnessWine country

/ Cycling the camino is an epic journey turned bike tour, that started in the 9th Century with the discovery, in Galiza, of the remains of St. James. In 1325, the Portuguese queen Isabel made a pilgrimage to Santiago following a route very similar to the one that today is marked with yellow arrows, crossing the then recently built Barcelos bridge; Now it’s your time to trail the Way of St James.

/ Start cycling the Camino in the city of Porto, settled in the 4th century during the roman occupation, visit its UNESCO world heritage sites and its unique traditions, architecture, port wines and cellars. Riding the Way of St James, you'll feel like a citizen of the world, where several languages are spoken as one, passing through amazing medieval villages like Ponte de Lima, Barcelos and Valença, with typical traces from the northern Portuguese architecture and art.

/ The portuguese way of St James is made of trails and dirt tracks, ancient roman roads, municipal roads and even alongside modern roads. It’s of an enormous diversity and there’s always a surprise on every bend.

/ Immerse in the scenario of Minho and Galicia, while cycling the Camino, the roads and trails of the woodland areas, small villages and “pueblos” that still seem to be in the Middle Ages. Enjoy this regions’ gastronomy, rich in variety and flavor, a true feast for your senses. Taste the Port and Green wines, so typical of the Minho region and stay in some of the best hotels in the Way of St James.

/ Arrive in Santiago de Compostela, designated UNESCO world heritage site and admire the shrine of Saint James at the end of your pilgrimage. 

Cycling the Camino, the Way of St James, from Porto to Santiago de Compostela, using ancient paths that traverse woods, farmlands, villages and historical cities like Barcelos, Ponte de Lima, Tui and Pontevedra. This is a 7 day bike tour in the roads, trails and paths of St James, passing by chapels, churches, convents and the ever-present road markings in the North of Portugal and Galiza’s great cultural heritage.

 

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Day 1, Arrival and transfer to Porto airport

Pick up from the airport and transfer to the Ipanema Park Hotel or riverside Pestana World Heritage hotel (included in the "premium" option), located in the Ribeira, the city’s iconic living postcard. You have a free afternoon to visit the beautiful and cozy city of Porto, rich with history and monuments like the Clérigos Tower and the D. Luis Bridge. The old quarters of Baixa with its local shops, restaurants and pastry shops, Ribeira a quarter by the river Douro, facing the wine cellars of the Port wine, full with the city’s traditions and historical connection to the wine and the wine country of the Douro. Shopping areas such as Santa Catarina and Aliados Avenue. Not to miss are the great restaurants around town with some of the tastiest food in the country.

Hotel – Ipanema Park Hotel or Pestana Heritage (included in “premium” option)

Day 2: Cycling the Camino: Porto - Barcelos (57km, 890 meters accumulated height)

After breakfast, start cycling directly after leaving your hotel in Porto, by the Douro river, until you reach the ocean. Your first day in the Way of St James is mostly composed of urban roads, until you reach Leça da Palmeira. From Leça, you'll mostly follow cycle paths by the beach, with no difficulty at all, until you reach Vila do Conde, a beautiful city by the Ave river with great historical interest. From Vila do Conde we'll ride inland, towards Rates, where we'll reach the central Camino, and after which you'll start following rural roads and roman bridges until you reach the centennial city of Barcelos, the city where your hotel is located. Barcelos is a city worth visiting, it has a 14th century bridge and the old historic center still has the ancient cobble stone pavement and plenty of churches, houses and buildings from the 14th century onwards. The architectural styles vary from the Manueline to the neoclassic. Learn about the “rooster legend” and why the rooster became almost a symbol of the Portuguese. Check in at Hotel Bagoeira in Barcelos or the amazing Quinta do Convento da Franqueira, a 16th century Franciscan monastery now turned into a charming guest house. Suggested restaurant for dinner is Pedra Furada.

Hotel – Hotel Bagoeira or Quinta do Convento da Franqueira (included in “premium” option)

Day 3: Cycling the Camino: Barcelos – Ponte de Lima (35km, 530 meters of accumulated height)

After breakfast you’ll start cycling the Camino to Ponte de Lima, where you’ll have the opportunity to see the changing landscape to a more rural setting, going through woodland areas, small villages and churches in the Minho region till you get to Ponte de Lima, the oldest village in Portugal, sitting by the beautiful Lima River. This village has recently submitted its candidacy to UNESCO world heritage site due to its rich cultural, environmental and historic traditions. Don’t miss out the handcraft works, the pastries and the food. Check in at your hotel in Ponte de Lima, at INLIME Hotel or Carmo’s House, elected a Small Luxury Hotel of the World. You shouldn’t miss a wine tasting of the local “vinho verde” or green wine at our suggested restaurant for dinner, Encanada in Ponte de Lima. Check in at your hotel in Ponte de Lima, at INLIME Hotel or Carmo’s House, elected a Small Luxury Hotel of the World.

Hotel – INLIMA Hotel & Spa or Carmo’s House (included in “premium” option)

Day 4: Cycling the Camino: Ponte de Lima - Tui (41km, 730 meters of accumulated height)

After breakfast you’ll restart cycling the Camino guided by the yellow arrows of the pilgrims, the road marks of the Way of St James, and our GPS. Today you’ll have to tackle the "Labruja" climb, although there’s the possibility to go around it, this is the biggest challenge of your Way. We’re still in the middle of the Minho region, a place of lush green, woodlands and forests, great restaurants and wine. You’ll pass by Valença do Minho a fortified city on the banks of the Minho River and facing Spain. From the top of the gothic and baroque architecture fortress you can admire the scenery of this Minho area. Cycling th camino, you'll cross to Spain using the old Eiffel inspired international bridge and enjoy the old medieval quarters of Tui, the Spanish city just across the river from Valença, where your hotel is located, the Parador de Tui.

Hotel – Parador de Tui ( upgrade to a superior room, in "premium" option)

Day 5: Cycling the Camino: Tui – Pontevedra (53km, 845 meters of accumulated height)

After breakfast and your first night in Spain, you’ll probably notice that beyond the language, all the costumes, traditions and landscape are very similar to Portugal, at least till Redondela, where the Way approaches the beautiful coastal area of Galicia, all the way till Pontevedra. This is the city where your hotel for the night is located and is also an important maritime city in Galicia, with an elegant historic center that boasts two major monuments, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maior and the church of La Peregrina. Walk in the old town plazas and narrow streets and enjoy the great seafood from the estuary and Atlantic Ocean. Check in at our hotel, Parador de Pontevedra.

Hotel – Parador de Pontevedra( upgrade to a superior room, in "premium" option)

Day 6: Cycling the Camino: Pontevedra - Padrón (41km, 550 meters of accumulated height)

After breakfast you’ll continue your pilgrimage feeling you’re already getting close to Santiago. You’ll notice another change in the landscape since you’ll be abandoning the coast and returning to inland Galicia, with its lush green woods and forested areas. Your hotel of the day is located in Padrón a village known for being the cradle of Galicia and for its Green Peppers, the Padrón Peppers. Take some time to visit the village, climb to the Santiaguiño do Monte lookout point, visit the botanical gardens or Toxa waterfall and taste the food, If you’re adventurous and it’s in season try the Lamprea. Check in at our Hotel Pazo de Lestrove or Os Lambráns.

Hotel – Hotel Pazo de Lestrove( upgrade to a superior room, in "premium" option)

Day 7: Cycling the Camino: Padrón – Santiago de Compostela (26km, 490 meters of accumulated height)

After breakfast you’ll begin the last stage of your Way of St. James. This will be a small test to your will and tenacity as the route starts going uphill almost from the start. You’ll go through small villages and churches with clear signs that the end of the Way is near. When you arrive visit the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, end point of your pilgrimage. Compostela is a millennial city with places and monuments that deserve a visit, such as its plazas in the central area of the old town, the narrow streets and traditional markets. At the scheduled time we’ll pick you up for the transfer to Porto airport. Optionally you can stay in Santiago de Compostela for the night, enjoying the city, resting and relaxing from the pilgrimage, and transfer to Porto the following day.

Hotel – Virxe de La Cerca (optional)

EXTENDED STAY IN SANTIAGO/PORTO: On Demand

Extend your stay in Santiago de Compostela or Porto for an extra day before or after this trip.

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Dates Self-guided Guided Premium more info
Bike Tour from Porto to Santiago de Compostela -the central Camino

Contact us

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

1990€ per person for the guided experience of 7 days;

2890€ per person for the premium experience of 7 days;

 

High season supplement (1st May to 31st October) - 100€

Single room supplement (mandatory for solo riders) - 500€ 
 

Add-ons:

Half-Board - All dinners at the hotel (6 meals): 210€, drinks not included

Full-Board (only available for guided and premium tours) - Lunches and Dinners at hand-picked restaurants throughout the tour: 420€, drinks not included

E-bike supplement - 100€

Premium hotel upgrade supplement (for the "self-guided” or"guided") - 300€

 

What's Included in the Self-Guided, Guided and Premium tours:

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

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

- Rental of a Road or Touring bike (Scott Addict 20 or Scott Aspect 930), helmet and spares;

- Garmin GPS for daily navigation;

- Luggage transfer between hotels, everyday;

- Detailed briefing and routebook provided pre tour;

- Liability and personal accidents Insurance;

- Portuguese mobile cellphone for contact with your travel agent;

 
Included also in the Guided and Premium tours:

- Personal guide accompanying your group, providing daily guided cyling tours, restaurant reservations, booking of local experiences and all passenger transfers throughout the tour;

- Support vehicle (SAG Wagon) and mechanical support throughout all the rides;

- Nutrition, hydration and snacks during our rides;

- Live Love Ride jersey
 
 
Included only in the Premium tours:

- Live Love Ride complete cycling kit (jersey, cap and bib shorts);

- 2nd guide, riding with the group;

- Entrance in museums, wineries and other selected experiences (wine tasting and visit to local wine cellars)**; 

- Hotel upgrade or upgrade to or superior rooms during the entire experience

 

* - Premium tour option or Premium hotel upgrade

** - Premium tour option
 

Not Included:

- Meals, except when specified (optional);

- Personal expenses

- Flights;

- Gratuities (optional);

 

Extra nights:

Extra night in Porto or Santiago de Compostela before or after this tour - on demand;

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 from 01/12/2016 to 31/12/2019, and may suffer from additional changes, due to the availability of the hotels and activities listed in the program. Does not dispense confirmation of this information with 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 Porto airport Porto airport Porto airport
Tour End Porto airport Porto airport Porto airport
Difficulty Intermediate Intermediate Intermediate
Daily Km 40 to 65km 40 to 65km 40 to 65km
Terrain type Mixed Mixed Mixed
Bike type Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike Mountain, Hybrid or E-bike
Altimetry 600 to 900 D 600 to 900 D 600 to 900 D
Group size 4 to 12 4 to 12 4 to 12
Availability Available everyday, on demand Join an open date or book as private Join an open date or book as private
Private tour option Available everyday, on demand Available, for minimum of 4 guests Available, for minimum of 4 guests
Hotel type 4 star charm hotels 4 star charm hotels Upgrade to 5 star hotels or superior rooms
Acommodation Shared accommodation in twin or double bedroom, breakfast included Shared accommodation in twin or double bedroom, breakfast included Shared accommodation in twin or double bedroom, breakfast included
Luggage transfer Included Included Included
Passenger transfer From airport to/from start/end of the ride All transfers included  All transfers included 
Guidance type Not guided - GPS navigation and Portuguese cell-phone for remote assistance Private guide accompanies the group, responsible for mechanical support, transfers and booking all experiences 1 guide accompanies the group, responsible for mechanical support, transfers and booking all experiences. Second guide rides alongside the group.
Vehicle Support Not available Vehicle available at all times ( SAG wagon) Vehicle available at all times ( SAG wagon)
Nutrition and hydration Not included Included Included
Bike and gear rental Jersey included Scott Bike, Scott Helmet and GarminGPS included Scott Bike, Scott Helmet and GarminGPS included
Meals Breakfast at the hotel Breakfast at the hotel Breakfast included
Other experiences Not included Not included Wine tasting experience, complimentary guided tour in Porto included
Equipment Not included Jersey included Jersey, bib-short, cycling cap included
Rider Insurance Included ( during the ride, accidents only) Included ( during the ride, accidents only) Included ( during the ride, accidents only)
Per non-cyclist Not available 20% discount 20% discount
Children up to 10 y/old 30% discount 30% discount 30% 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 100€ supplement 100€ supplement 100€ supplement
E-bike supplement 100€ supplement 100€ supplement 100€ supplement
Premium Hotel supplement 300€ supplement 300€ supplement 300€ supplement

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