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2018-11-22

New group bike tours for Spring 2019!

Are you looking to join a group bike tour next Spring? See from our available dates below and join a group on your next cycling holidays in Portugal - take advantage of our early bird discounts!

If you are already dreaming of Spring and want to share the road and trails with other like-minded riders, take a look at our guided group tours for April and May 2019.

On the road or on the trails, there are several experiences for those who want to explore Portugal on a guided group tour and make new friendships along the way:

April:

14th to 20th of April: BIKE TOUR IN THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF PORTUGAL

Rider type: Beginner to Intermmediate
Bike type: Mountain, Touring or E-bike

An easy to moderate bike tour that will take you from the start to the end of the Southwest coast of Portugal's natural park, the “Costa Vicentina”, experiencing the laidback and relaxed atmosphere of this region of the Alentejo  and Algarve. Enjoy a weeklong ride in these peaceful rolling hills, discovering these great natural parks.

 

21st to 27th April: BIKE TOUR BY THE DOURO RIVER - WINE COUNTRY AND INTERNATIONAL PARK

Rider type: Intermmediate to Expert 
Bike type: Road bike or E-bike


Join this Douro bike tour, fit for road cyclists who want to discover the world’s first demarcated wine region and the portuguese historical villages Ride by the river, enjoying its trademark UNESCO world heritage “socalcos” or terraced vineyards and experience the secular traditions of this region. Visit the wine cellars, taste some of the best port and Douro wines and discover traces of the early history of Portugal, from up to 30000 years old. Visit the historical villages and challenge yourself up to top of the most beautiful viewpoints. Ride towards the portuguese historical villages and visit the medieval castles, the paleolithical engravings and rugged nature of the Douro International park and it's backroads.

 

May

03rd to 6th of May: DOURO GRANFONDO CYCLING CAMP

Rider type: Intermmediate to Expert 
Bike type: Road bike

This is a four day experience for those who want to ride one of the most iconic wine countries in the world, the Douro valley, alongside more than 2000 participants in Portugal’s biggest amateur road cycling event, the Douro granfondo! Choose between the Medio or Granfondo according to your experience and enjoy a great cycling weekend with guided bike tours in the region, wine tasting experiences and excellent accommodation in one of the Douro’s most charming wine hotels, Quinta de La Rosa. Enjoy your race with Pro like amenities: guaranteed registration, post race massage, private briefing before the ride and mechanical assistance at all times.

 

 

12th to 18th of May: Bike tour in Alentejo: Heritage and Wine Country

Rider type: Intermmediate
Bike type: Road bike,Touring bike, E-bike

Bike tour in Alentejo, perfect for road cycling, where you’ll get to discover the millennial history, culture and traditions of one of the world’s best wine countries, from north to south of the region. Start riding by the castles and monasteries of Marvão, Crato, Estremoz, discovering the medieval heritage of Portugal, explore the marble region of the Alentejo and its renaissance palaces, the fortified villages atop of the Alqueva and enjoy a week long ride in these peaceful rolling hills while exploring local wine cellars, sleeping in convents and discovering the UNESCO world heritage sites of cities like Évora, Vila Viçosa and Monsaraz.

 

19th to 26th of May: BIKE TOUR IN THE PORTUGUESE CAMINO - BY THE COAST, FROM PORTO

Rider type: Intermmediate
Bike type: Mountain bike, E-bike

The coastal variation of the Portuguese Camino will take you from Porto to Santiago de Compostela on a bike tour by the medieval and romanic cities of the north of Portugal and Galiza. Always accompanied by the ocean, this is a less demanding ride than the Central Camino but an equally rewarding one as you'll visit the coastal medieval towns and villages of Vila do Conde, Póvoa do Varzim, Viana do Castelo and Vigo, just before you join the central route in Redondela to continue the route to Santiago.

 

 

25th of May to 03rd June: PTGT - Portugal Grand Tour

Rider type: Intermmediate to Expert
Bike type: Road bike, E-bike

If you are a road cycling enthusiast and would like to know the best of Portugal in one go, this is the tour for you. You’ll explore the country form North to South, without compromise. We’ll ride along the beaches of the Atlantic coastline, climb to the highest point of Continental Portugal, explore and taste the wine countries, marvel at historical cities and villages, soak in the beauty of the natural parks and visit the most vibrant cities of Portugal – Lisboa and Porto – in a non-stop road cycling adventure, taking in the best our country has to offer. Explore the diversity of landscapes, gastronomies and wines, as well as the different types of terrain, from challenging climbs to rolling hills and flat river roads. Don’t skip anything, including a visit to the two main cities of Porto and Lisboa.

 

 

 

Book your spot on a 2019 open date bike tour until 31/12/2018, to benefit from a 10% discount on the price per rider ( does not accumulate with other discounts of promotions). Join Live Love Ride's Portugal Bike Tours!