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8 Day Alentejo Heritage Guided Bike Tour


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Ride through medieval castles and palaces and pause where you can view eagles flying. Delight yourself with the picturesque landscapes of the Alentejo, the immense cork tree meadows, olive orchards and the rows of traditional whitewashed houses of this sun drenched area of Portugal. Stop off at a vineyard, taste the Alentejo world renowned vintages and visit the wine cellars. Admire one of the top horse breeds in the World - the Lusitanian Portuguese Horse, fall in love with the beauty of the UNESCO city of Evora. Travel back to ancient times at the Neolithic Stone Circles and find out how the tradition of 17th century handmade tapestries is still preserved.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Lisbon's airport and Transfer to Marvao (Alentejo region)

1 Night Accommodation at Pousada de Santa Maria (Marvao)

Day 2

In the morning visit Marvao, and afterwards depart for Crato, visiting Castelo de Vide on the way.

1 Night Accommodation Pousada Flor da Rosa (Crato)

Day 3

In the morning, leaving Crato behind, we will visit the Royal Lusitanian Horse Harass. Continue to the Maranhao Water Dam and then to Avis, our place for the night.

1 Night Accommodation at Herdade da Cortesia (Avis)

Day 4

Today we will discover the place where the traditional tapestries are made - the city of Arraiolos. Before arriving, we will discover an impressive combination: the Dolmen-Chapel, a combination of a Neolithic burial tomb with a 17th century Christian chapel.

1 Night Accommodation at Pousada de Arraiolos - Nossa Sra da Assuncao (Arraiolos)

Day 5

Departure to Evora, cycling through a deactivated train line! Not too far from the city we will visit the Cartuxa Winery!

2 Night Accommodation at Convento do Espinheiro***** (Evora)

Day 6

Today we will have a more relaxed day just to explore the city of Évora and experience the reason why it's a World Heritage Site.

Day 7

Pedal towards Montemor-o-Novo where our the last hotel is located. Enjoy the beautiful landscape of the Alentejo!

1 Night Accommodation at L´And Vineyards***** (Montemor-o-novo)

Day 8

Transfer to Lisbon's airport.

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To obtain more details of this trip, scheduled departures, self-guided version of this itinerary, prices and general conditions, please consult us and ask for the brochure of this program.

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