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SALTY ATLANTIC TOUR 8D

Welcome to west Portugal typical coastal villages.
This biking journey will get you through some of the most typical fisherman villages, having the ocean as a full time companion. Places full of stories, and forever connected with the sealife. You will find colourful wooden boats and bright landscapes, also rough faces reflecting time and sea labour. You will be very well welcome. Altough it’s a sea side geography, this land is also very versatile, so you will cross pine tree forests and vineyards fields, plenty of freshwater streams that connects villages and fill the landscape full of green. Portuguese Silver Coast is a vast and mostly flat area that you will enjoy to ride. It will increase your passion for the ride.

TOUR INFO 8 DAYS
· TOTAL KM : 300 km | 186 Mile
· DAILY AVERAGE : 50 km | 31 Mile
· DURATION : 8 days | 7 nights
· ROUTE PROFILE : 85% Flat
· Tour Level *: 3 out of 7 | Very Soft- Easy - Moderate -Average - Hard - Very Hard - Extreme
· LODGING: Spa Hotels | Charming inns| Boutique Apartments | 3 and 4 Star City Class Hotel

SHORTENED TOUR 6D
A shorter version of this tour is available here Salty Atlantic Bike Tour 6D | 6 days | 5 nights | 200km


DAY BY DAY:

PORTO, DAY 1
Welcome to OPO Airport | Transfer to downtown
The Oporto World heritage site, the Port Wine Cellars, The Clerigos Tower, the Aliados, the Batalha, the Sé Catedral and São Bento Station.Plus the Dom Luis bridge, local taverns and traditional shops. Plenty to discover @Porto
OVAR, DAY 2
51 kms ride | Overnight @Ovar
An ocean-side bike journey connecting Douro river and the Vouga firth, through Furadouro beach and the Dunes.

AVEIRO, DAY 3
45 kms ride | Overnight @Aveiro
At the Moliceiro typical boat the Salt ponds @Aveiro, you can easily spend one entire afternoon enjoying.

MIRA, DAY 4
45 kms ride | Overnight @Mira
Ride past the Colorful Costa nova wooden houses, to arrive Mira, fresh Water lakes and streams, the fisherman statue & chapel

BUARCOS, DAY 5
62 kms ride | Overnight @Buarcos
Serra da Boa Viagem and the Miradouro, offers good fresh oxygen and a privileged point of view at 250mts high, ocean sided jurassic mountain @figueiradafoz

VIEIRA, DAY 6
55 kms ride | Overnight @Vieira
Trekking over Mondego River, the third big river to cross since you arrived, to enter a pine tree forest area and a long cycle pathway.

NAZARE, DAY 7
45 kms ride | Overnight @Nazare
Plenty of traditions at this picturesque village
Probably you will find yourself having a chat with multi skilled and multilingual Nazarena woman, offering you Local Accomodation. They also wear a multi-layer skirt, it is a local tradition
· Sitio da Nazaré fortress and Sanctuary, a privileged panoramic viewpoint over the Ocean and the village. · the World biggest wave, the Praia do Norte surf spot and guinness world record wave @nazare

PORTO, DAY 8
Transfer to OPO Airport.
Enjoy your trip back home.


BOOKING & PRICES

BOOKING INFORMATION
· RATES Per Pax on Double/Twin Room
· Self-guided GROUP Min 2 Pax
· Guided tour GROUP Min 4 Pax
· Low Season, Medium Season, High Season Rates,
· plus the Special Season:
· St. Valentine Day 13FEV - 14FEB | Carnival 22FEB - 25FEB
· Easter 08APR - 12APR | Reveillon 28DEC - 01JAN

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01 NOV - 27 DEZ | 02 JAN - 15 MAR*
LOW SEASON

· SELF GUIDED: 980 Eur
· Guided tour: 1480 Eur
· Single Room suplement: 290 Eur
· Trekking/MTB Bike: 150 Eur | Hybrid E-Bike : 250 Eur
· Carbon Road Bike: 270 Eur

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16 MAR - 07 JUN | 16 SEP - 31 OUT*
MID SEASON

·Self Guided: 1180 Eur
· Guided tour: 1680 Eur
· Single Room suplement: 320 Eur
· Trekking/MTB Bike: 150 Eur | Hybrid E-Bike : 250 Eur
· Carbon Road Bike: 270Eur

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08 JUN - 15 SEP | + SPECIAL SEASON*
HIGH SEASON

·Self Guided: 1390 Eur
· Guided tour: 1890 Eur
· Single Room suplement: 390 Eur
· Trekking/MTB Bike: 180 Eur | Hybrid E-Bike : 280 Eur
· Carbon Road Bike: 300 Eur

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WHAT´S INCLUDED
THE MAIN PACKAGE
Arrival & Transfer from Oporto airport to hotel, 1st Day
Welcome meeting PT or English spoken briefing
GPS files w/ daily tracks
All lodging in charming inns (7 nights)
Daily luggage transfer
Call support
Departure/ Transfer to Oporto airport, last day

NOT INCLUDED:
Flights, Tickets or personal expenses, such as:
Travel Insurance
Visas
Half-board, full-board or any meals. except when mentioned
Bike allocation/ any other items not mentioned on «included» list above.
Updates are available below, please check Tour Options & Updates


TOUR OPTIONS & UPDATES
FINE TUNE YOUR ADVENTURE HERE

BIKE & EQUIPMENT


· HYBRYD Trekking/MTB bike, multispeed, Rear Rack equiped : 150 (L-M) | 180EUR (HighSeason)
· MTB Hardtail bike, multispeed , no rack : 150 (L-M) | 180EUR (H)
· E-BIKE Hybrid E-Bike | Rear rack equiped| 250 (L-M) | 280EUR (HighSeason)
· ROAD Carbon Bike, no rack : 270 (L-M) | 300EUR (H)

*INCLUDED: Helmet, bottle cage, platform/spd pedals, locker, toolkit, pump; 1 check-up/maintenance before tour;
Equipment check and adjustments on 1st day, Included


· GPS Unit (rental): 120 EUR
· Pannier bag: 25 EUR
· Handlebar bag: 25 EUR
· Mechanical services during tours: on bike shop

SERVICES


· Arrival transfer from Lisbon airport (LIS): 205 EUR per pax (min 2 pax)
· Departure transfer to Lisbon airport (LIS): 85 EUR per pax (min 2 pax)


TOUR EXTRAS

· Extra night @Aveiro:
Season: Low: 99€ | Mid: 125€ | High: 145€ |Prices per person
· Moliceiro boat tour + Salt Ponds visit: Local tours/on site
· Vista Alegre Chapel & Museum visit: Local tours/ on site

· Extra night @Nazare:
Season: Low: 105€ | Mid: 120€ | High: 155€ |Prices per person
· «Sitio», The Sanctuary and the Fortress, by Lift: Local tours/ on site
· North Beach Surf Spot: Local tours/ on site

· Sugested visitation Sanctuary of Fátima: Local tour/ option to end your journey, and before transfer back home.



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