Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Portugal - Family Adventure Tour

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This is an incredible Family Tour over the Atlantic West Coast of Europe! Visit typical fisherman villages with its beautiful beaches and pass by Nazaré, the place where the famous surfer Garret McNamara have surfed the bigger wave ever with 30m. Visit Alcobaça, a village where you will find an ... Read More

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  • Difficulty
    Moderate: 2/5
  • Tour Type
    Self Guided Hybrid or Road Cycling Level 2
  • Availability
    Throughout the year
  • Duration
    7 Nights / 8 Days
  • Distance
    7-35 km/day

Day 1 - Arrival


Receive our warm welcome and transfer to São Pedro de Moel, which will take about 2 hours. Depending on the arrival time you might explore the delightful town of São Pedro de Moel, a village by the ocean and with a vintage charm. Walk around the pedestrian streets or relax with the sound of the waves on the beach. The perfect beginning for this trip, which can be celebrated with a delicious fresh fish dinner at the village center.

Hotel Miramar


São Pedro de Moel

Hotel Miramar

The Hotel Miramar is integrated in the cozy atmosphere of São Pedro de Moel, following the values ​​of family management and being guided by the best standards of service in the branch, based on a permanent concern to welcome. Combining the warm and familiar environment, it provides services aimed at beach tourism and also for environmental tourism, given the high characteristics of the territory in which it is inserted. All the work team has multi-purpose training and is imbued with a spirit of permanent commitment to respond well to the requests of customers who prefer Hotel Miramar to enjoy the tourist potential of S. Pedro de Moel.

Air Conditioning '; Open Parking '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Handicap Accessible '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Mini-Bar '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service '; Restaurant ';
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

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Day 2 - São Pedro de Moel to Nazaré (Bike 26km, + 250m)

It will be a journey through the pine forest, following the coast line heading south. This day the riding is done almost completely by dedicated bike lanes with nice infrastructures for bikers. The goal for the day is to reach Nazaré, a beautiful old fishing town that became worldwide famous because during the winter storms it is possible to see from the clifftop giant waves reaching the North Beach of Nazaré. The village develops next to this quiet and protected bay to the south of Nazaré. The village is full of different attractions.
(Bike 26km, + 250m)

Suggestions:

- Visiting the Phenomenal Cannon of Nazaré, a large submarine Canyon that produces giant waves during winter storms in the Atlantic. Visit the area where these huge waves are surfed by top surfers and where the record wave of more than 30m was surfed by Garret McNamara.

- Touring on a Boat Trip to Berlengas Natural Reserve. Visit the beautiful islands and if you are lucky you will be joined by dolphins that sometimes make surprising appearance.

Hotel Miramar and Spa


Nazare

Hotel Miramar and Spa

It is 700 meters far from the beach of Nazaré (a 10 minute walk), in an ideal location overlooking the ocean. The Miramar Hotel & Spa has 40 rooms. The hotel has also the Mar Aberto Wine bar Restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, entertainment and lounge area with pool table, TV, computer with internet access for guests.

Swimming Pool '; Air Conditioning '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Restaurant ';
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

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Day 3 - Nazaré to Alcobaça (Bike 21.5km, + 150m)

This day you will leave the ocean behind and travel along Alcoa River to reach Alcobaça. Halfway in the day there is a little settlement of Valado dos Frades to visit an old train station, famous for its tiles and past winner of prizes of the most beautiful train station of Portugal. Past Valado the river indicates the way to Alcobaça, this charismatic and historical village can offer a wonderful afternoon visiting the town, trying Geocaching or relax in one of the several terraces next to the Monastery.
(Bike 21.5km, + 150m)

Suggestions:

- Soccer pitch, tennis courts, Outdoor Swimming Pools, Golf Courses (all included)
- FlyBoard / Hoverboard / Jetpack — Fly like a bird and experiment fly- boards. Feel dazzling sensations and adrenaline in jetpacks.

Your Hotel & Spa


Alcobaça

Your Hotel & Spa

Your Hotel & Spa is the heir of the ancient and famous Hotel Termas da Piedade . This hotel is located in a natural area within 5 km from the famous historic city of Alcobaça: a haven of peace and tranquility where pleasure and wellness are combined. The hotel decor is modern and all rooms have views to a spectacular mountain scenery, the crystal clear river and the wonderful gardens of the hotel. Among the many services that we offer the hotel includes two tennis courts near the Nazaré beach; two pools, one of them semi-Olympic and an incredible spa with many treatments for all ages. There is free WI-FI access and a free parking. Bicycle rental service is also available.

Swimming Pool '; Air Conditioning '; Open Parking '; Closed Parking '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Handicap Accessible '; Seminar Room '; Tennis '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Mini-Bar '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service '; Restaurant ';
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

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Day 4 - Alcobaça (Hike 8km, + 150m)

This is a hiking day for a change. Start from your hotel and follow the river. After a while climb over the hill and take advantage of the great views. From top calmly hike down overlooking Alcobaça and all its historical buildings. There is time to pass by the old castle, just admire these ruins. In town you will have time to explore the Monastery, gardens and try the local famous pastries.
(Hike 8km, + 150m)

Suggestions:

- Soccer pitch, tennis courts, Outdoor Swimming Pools, Golf Courses (all included)
- FlyBoard / Hoverboard / Jetpack — Fly like a bird and experiment fly- boards. Feel dazzling sensations and adrenaline in jetpacks.

Your Hotel & Spa


Alcobaça

Your Hotel & Spa

Your Hotel & Spa is the heir of the ancient and famous Hotel Termas da Piedade . This hotel is located in a natural area within 5 km from the famous historic city of Alcobaça: a haven of peace and tranquility where pleasure and wellness are combined. The hotel decor is modern and all rooms have views to a spectacular mountain scenery, the crystal clear river and the wonderful gardens of the hotel. Among the many services that we offer the hotel includes two tennis courts near the Nazaré beach; two pools, one of them semi-Olympic and an incredible spa with many treatments for all ages. There is free WI-FI access and a free parking. Bicycle rental service is also available.

Swimming Pool '; Air Conditioning '; Open Parking '; Closed Parking '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Handicap Accessible '; Seminar Room '; Tennis '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Mini-Bar '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service '; Restaurant ';
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

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Day 5 - Alcobaça to Foz do Arelho (Bike 35km, + 340m)

This day will get you to the coast again. After a soft ride through agricultural fields there is the chance to visit the lovely village of São Martinho do Porto, with its incredible ocean bay, make the passage from the village to the ocean or go for some more Caches. Leaving this village behind the idea is to reach Óbidos Lagoon, a place where several different water sports are available. It is also a nice and secure place to go into the water.
(Bike 35km, + 340m)

Suggestions:

- Kite Surf—lessons with experienced instructors.
- Hydrofoil—experience this amazing way to surf the lagoon calm waters.
- Sailing—experience sailing in controlled environment and learn basic sailing skills.
- Surf Lessons—visiting Portugal and missing the great surf is just a shame. go ahead with private lessons and quickly learn the skills.

Inatel Foz do Arelho Hotel


Foz do Arelho

Inatel Foz do Arelho Hotel

Inserted in one of the most breathtaking landscapes of the Portuguese West, INATEL Foz do Arelho more than a tourist unit is an inspiring experience. Prepared to welcome you with open arms, you have at your disposal a series of facilities transcending the 95 rooms and common spaces of the unit. The large living and games rooms as well as the extraordinary panoramic bar with terrace facing the sea promote the contact between guests and serve to enjoy the landscape while relaxing or having fun. Within the same logic of communion with the landscape, the gym and outdoor swimming pool are strategically placed facing the sea to turn simple moments into experiences of relaxation and well-being. In the restaurant, whose menu bets on fresh ingredients to give life to contemporary dishes, cross elements of traditional Portuguese cuisine with other international flavors. The hotel also has a fully equipped meeting room, free wi-fi in public areas, a children's playground and private parking.

Swimming Pool '; Air Conditioning '; Open Parking '; Closed Parking '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Handicap Accessible '; Seminar Room '; Internet Access '; Fishing '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service '; Restaurant ';
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

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Day 6 - Foz do Arelho to Óbidos (Bike 29km, + 300m)

On the last cycling day, you will ride around the Lagoon and head to Óbidos. Before you reach the final destination of this tour there is still time to relax by a calm lagoon beach with a wide range of water sports available. From here you return and finally reach the old medieval settlement of Óbidos. This is your chance of get lost inside the castle walls and pre- tend you are the Lord of this mansion!
(Bike 29km, + 300m)

Suggestions:

- Stand Up Paddle—enjoy the calm waters of the Óbidos Laggon and check the bird life that shelter around this area.
- Kayak—this is the perfect place to spend some time appreciating the region and learn the secrets of the lagoon.

Josefa D Obidos - Hotel


Óbidos

Josefa D Obidos - Hotel

Featuring free WiFi and a sun terrace, Josefa D Obidos - Hotel offers accommodations in Óbidos, just 109 yards from Óbidos Vila Natal. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. The rooms include a TV with satellite channels. The rooms have a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. You can play pool at this hotel, and car rental is available. The nearest airport is Lisbon Portela Airport, 41 miles from the property.

Air Conditioning '; Open Parking '; Closed Parking '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Handicap Accessible '; Internet Access '; Cable TV '; Hair Dryer '; Mini-Bar '; Hotel Lounge/Bar '; Safe in Room '; Room Service '; Restaurant ';
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

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Day 7 - Sintra (Hike 7km, + 450m)

Start the day with an early transfer from Óbidos to Sintra (2h). This is a gorgeous day exploring the hills above Sintra Village, passing by castles and palaces and old manor houses! Such is the grandeur and importance of these buildings and monuments that the ‘Cultural Landscape of Sintra was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. During your day hike you will pass by two of the most important monuments of Sintra with time to visit., Moorish Castle and Pena Palace.
(Hike 7km, + 450m)

Suggestions:

- Hiking along the coastal area of Guincho beach and Cabo da Roca with a private guide.
- Climbing tours. Discover the climbing areas of Sintra with experienced climbing guides.

Hotel Tivoli Sintra


Sintra

Hotel Tivoli Sintra

The Tivoli Sintra hotel, is a great holiday hotel for the family or as a peaceful retreat for romantic couples. The staff is courteous, professional and very friendly and are available to ensure your stay is as memorable and enjoyable as possible.

Air Conditioning '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Cable TV '; Mini-Bar '; Safe in Room ';
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

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Day 8 - Departure

Believing you had enjoyed this perfect family vacation we say goodbye, when our Guide pick you up at hotel according schedule time.
 

Hotel Tivoli Sintra


Sintra

Hotel Tivoli Sintra

The Tivoli Sintra hotel, is a great holiday hotel for the family or as a peaceful retreat for romantic couples. The staff is courteous, professional and very friendly and are available to ensure your stay is as memorable and enjoyable as possible.

Air Conditioning '; Non-Smoking Rooms '; Cable TV '; Mini-Bar '; Safe in Room ';
Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

Multi-sport family adventure tour along the southwest coast of Portugal

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.

Included:
Lodging on Comfort | Superior Accommodation. Breakfast included 7 nights
Transfer on day of arrival from Airport to the first Hotel, followed by Tour briefing
Transfer from last Hotel to Airport Lisbon (LIS)
Luggage transfer from Hotel to Hotel on every day of the Tour
Pre Departure Information Pack
Tour Information
Information Book (includes maps, Daily Information, GPS Device Quick Manual) Y
GPS Track
GPS Device
Liability and Personal accident insurance
Mobile Phone (free to call us 24h/day)

Hotels:
H. MAR E SOL - std room
MIRAMAR HOTEL SPA - std room
YOURS HOTEL - 2 nights - std room
INATEL FOZ ARELHO - std room
H. REAL OBIDOS - std room
SINTRA BOUTIQUE H - std room

Optional Items"

GPS for navigation per unit
Hybrid bike rental per bike 100 €
Road bike rental per bike 150 €
E-bike rental per bike 200 €
Included with the Bike Rental: » SPD or flat Pedals » Helmet » Handle Bar Bag » Water Bottle » Rear Rack Bag » Tool Kit » Pump » Chain Lube » Substitution Tubes Tube Repair Kit

Lodging

Accommodations: 3 and 4 star hotels in convenient locations in each town. All lodging includes private bathroom and a variety of other amenities.
Hotels include:
- Hotel Miramar - São Pedro de Moel**
- Miramar Hotel & SPA - Nazaré**
- Your Hotel & SPA - Alcobaça**
- Inatel Foz do Arelho Hotel - Foz do Arelho**
- Josefa D’Óbidos - Obidos**
- Tivoli Sintra - Sintra**
 
** Please see Itinerary tab for more information **
Prices
Portugal - Family Adventure Tour - 7 nights / Rates from November - March
Double Occupancy 2 persons:
TBD €/person
Double Occupancy 4 persons:
TBD €/person
Double Occupancy 6 persons:
TBD €/person
Single Supplement*:
TBD €/person
Portugal - Family Adventure Tour - 7 nights / Rates for 27 April-June, October (Excluding Easter)
Double Occupancy 2 persons:
TBD €/person
Double Occupancy 4 persons:
TBD €/person
Double Occupancy 6 persons:
TBD €/person
Single Supplement*:
TBD €/person
Portugal - Family Adventure Tour - 7 nights / Rates for July-September and Easter
Double Occupancy 2 persons:
TBD €/person
Double Occupancy 4 persons:
TBD €/person
Double Occupancy 6 persons:
TBD €/person
Single Supplement*:
TBD €/person
Portugal - Family Adventure Tour - 7 nights / Rates for 29 Sept - 27 October
(please note July and August are not recommended)
Double Occupancy 2 persons:
TBD €/person
Double Occupancy 4 persons:
TBD €/person
Double Occupancy 6 persons:
TBD €/person
Single Supplement*:
TBD €/person


Note: transfers to Lisbon on the last day require a 65 euro/person supplement. *Single supplement is when 2 or more travel together but stay in separate rooms. An additional supplement of 419 euros applies for SOLO travelers - 1 person traveling alone. Hybrid and Road Bike Rentals are are available, as well as E-bikes; see the Bikes & Gear tab below for details.


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Tour Details


Tour Highlights:
- Stunning coastal riding
- Medieval village of Óbidos, with an incredible castle
- The beautiful Óbidos Lagoon
- Alcobaça historical village
- Ride passing some beautiful beaches and small villages by the sea
- Hike in Sintra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Nazaré, a city full of fishing traditions
- Several different surfing spots
- Traditional food and fresh fish from the Atlantic Coast
- Nice quiet roads and dedicated bike lanes
Need to Know:
- Nice quiet roads and dedicated bike lanes throughout tour.
- All Hiking in forest trails
Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Dates:
- This tour can be taken throughout the entirety of the calendar year; any dates that work for you and your family can be used. Customize this trip for groups of 4 or more

Best Time To Go: May - June, September - October.

Average temperatures:
March: 66 °F (19 °C) 52 °F (11 °C)
April: 68 °F (20 °C) 54 °F (12 °C)
May: 72 °F (22 °C) 57°F (14 °C)
June: 79 °F (26 °C) 63 °F (17 °C)
July: 82 °F (26 °C) 64 °F (18 °C)
August: 82 °F (28 °C) 66 °F (19 °C)
Sept: 81°F (28 °C) 64 °F (18 °C)
October: 73 °F (27 °C) 59 °F (15 °C)

 
Level 2-3 : Easy to Moderate - Mostly flat and 100% paved roads, 7-35km ride per day. Also includes fairly easy hiking throughout trip.
 
 

Local Coordinator


Filipe Gomes (guide) Hello, there! As we say in our country, Olá! My name is Filipe, but I don’t mind to be called Philip. I was born 40 years ago after the carnation revolution in Portugal, making me a product of the democratic Portugal. I’m a language graduate and I used to work as a teacher in the Portuguese schooling system. I used to work as a nature guide in my free time off school until I decided to change permanently to become a guide in full time. I’ve always been an outdoor enthusiast and because of that I feel that my experience can help you to get to know the best spots in Portugal. I’m sure you will be delighted and will want to come back soon!

António Gavinho Although I started to get a degree as a Chemical Engineer and worked in management for almost 20 years, my great passion have always been cycling, hiking and exploring great places! That’s what I do now and that’s why I’m so happy with my life and enjoying receiving people in Portugal and help them to discover the hidden treasures of Portugal! We are always looking for the perfect ride. We want to show the most beautiful places of Portugal, but especially and with our knowledge and expertise, we want to show the parts of Portugal off the beaten track! Then we look to every detail to give our clients the best experience ever – accommodations chosen by their genuine character, service and charm. Good and well-maintained bikes. The best and the most genuine places to eat! Come to Portugal, we are ready to receive you!

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Bikes Available on This Tour:
Focus brand hybrids or road bikes: For more information and details on this bike, see these links:
Focus Hybrid - male frame and female/mixte
Focus Road Bike - not recommended on this tour.
Hybrid Bike rental rate:  105 Euros. Road bike rental rate: 145 Euros E-bikes: 192 Euros.
Included are:
  • Helmets, (one size fits all).
  • Cell Phone for local calling
  • GPS navigation (1 per couple or group)
  • Handlebar bag with map reader
  • 1 bottle cage/hybrid bike and 2 bottle cages/road bike with bottles (2 per person)
  • Puncture kit: Tire levers, spare inner tube, patch kit included
  • Lock included
  • Frame pump and floor pump included


  • Note: Hybrid bikes can also be equipped with a cantilevered rear rack and top mount bag as shown. This must be requested in advance, no supplement if requested.
    This trip is 100% paved but has a 6km section where the pavement is so bad that we can only recommend hybrids on this trip.
    Pedals: flat pedal provided, or SPD road if requested. Travelers may bring their own clipless pedals to have installed.

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