Douro Vineyard Tour

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TOUR 1

Starts 2018-06-08
Ends 2018-06-15
Capacity Max 8

TOUR 2

Starts 2018-06-29
Ends 2018-07-06
Capacity Max 8

TOUR CHARACTERISTICS

Altimetry Overall 12797
Kms Overall 600
Difficulty level 8 (Warrior)
Stages 6
Duration 7 days, 7 nights

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Type Luxury Hotel
3 nights at Lisboa
4 nights at Douro

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Price Double 2499.00
Extra price per adult 1325.00
Entry fee 600.00

Even if you are not a wine connaisseur you probably have heard about Port Wine. But most likely you've never heard about Armamar, Cadão, Vacalar! Well, these are places in the Douro region where the delicious wine is made but they are also names you won't forget any time soon...neither your legs! How about enjoy a beautiful Tour with 6 stages overall, 4 of them climbing and descending the golden slopes that flank Douro river where secular vineyards stand beautifuly showing the effects of the soft touch of the sun on those delicious mild days.It's worth to raise your head and take a good look around while you're strugling to conquer a harsh climb.

The green and brownish leafs,the farmers doing their work and the sun kissed landscapes might just give that extra push you need to keep on going. The Douro vineyard region is a magical place, filled with interesting histories and a great history. Bike your way to get to know it better and on the free time for sure we'll take you on a wine tasting session. Even if you don't drink, the all procedure is a lesson learned! Have a toast with the wine and have a taste of the climbs with your ride and simply let yourself go! Our team is ready for you! Are you ready to embrace the Douro vineyards?


 

 

Imagine having access to an enchanted land, where all the surroundings looks perfect on their imperfection, where the sun gently touches every corner and where every person is proud to show it off to you! Are you imaginig it? Now, add generous shades of green and brown and also that warmth feeling that comes from the long summer days extending to the middle of Autumn. Almost there? To complete this dreamland, place your bike on secluded roads flanked with vineyards and push yourself on some of the most beautiful climbs in Portugal followed - as expected - for also beautiful descends, at the minimum for your legs!

Get to know road 222 meandering alongside with Douro and feel the allure of this magical environment. After a good and harsh ride you pull off your bike but the enchantment moves on with the wine tasting, the delicious food, the secluded villages, the honest people or the train up to the rough landscapes of Northeast Portugal in the Tua line. Welcome to vineyard region of Douro! Let's ride?

Day 1 - Arrival and presentation

We'll pick you up at the airport and take you to the hotel where you can start assembling your bike or getting to know the one provided by us

The all tour will be presented to you by one of our Tour Designers with a special focus on the first stage that takes place on the next day.

Q&A session afterwards

You'll be delivered your welcome pack

Day 2 - First Stage - Just warming up in Sesimbra - Arrábida

Early birds get car free roads, so we start our ride at 08h00

After ride meal

A bit of traveling up to our Douro head-quarters in Peso da Régua

Briefing for the next stage

Day 3 - Second Stage - This is Pinhão

First stage in Douro. Get to know Pinhão on a beautiful ride

After ride meal

Free afternoon

Briefing for the next stage

Day 4 - Third Stage - This is going to be painful

Second stage in Douro. You were already introduced to the vineyards, let's raise the difficulty level

After ride meal

Free afternoon

Briefing for the next stage

Day 5 - Fourth Stage - Welcome to the harshness and beauty of the secluded Northeast  

Third stage in Douro. Can you still feel your legs? Good!

After ride meal

Free afternoon

Briefing for the next stage

Day 6 - Fifth Stage - You really enjoy the pain don't you?

Fourth and farewell stage in Douro

After ride meal

Traveling back to Lisbon

Briefing for the next stage

Day 7 - Sixth Stage - One more surprise 

Last stage. Today's ride is happening around Lisbon in a mystic backdrop

After ride meal

You have done it? You really deserve a warrior badge for challenging the Douro

Day 8 - Departure day

Transfer to airport


AIRPORT ARRIVAL

Lisbon

AIRPORT DEPARTURE

Lisbon

Included

  • Transfer from and to the airport
  • Insurance of Civil Responsibility and Personal Accident during the event
  • Welcome Pack
  • Massages*
  • Connections between the hotels in Portugal*
  • Guides in each stage*
  • GPX Files for Garmin device
  • Support car during the stages*
  • Carbon frame road bike with Ultegra*
  • Energy Bars
  • Mechanical Support during the stages*
  • 7 after ride meals*
  • 7 nights in double rooms
  • 7 dinners*
  • 1 Jersey*

* Only Available on Guided Tours


Not Included

  • Flights
  • Food and beverage not covered in the hotel pack
  • Travel Insurance
  • Incidental expenses
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Extra Nights

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NON RIDERS**

After paying the deposit your reservation will be validated. The deposit is non refundable!