Algarve

Vacation paradise

Your route begins on the west coast in the tranquility of Alentejo, dubbed the bread basket of Portugal because of its golden undulating plains. You then head south via the immense Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park, passing through Vila Nova de Milfontes and its beach untouched by tourists. With its whitewashed houses and cobbled streets, the distinctive village of Aljezur welcomes you to the Algarve. From there, you pedal down to Sagres, a surfer town, and Cap Saint-Vincent, with its 200-meter-high cliffs. On the southern coast, you come to the liveliest part of the Algarve, featuring the bustling city of Portimão and its famous Praia da Rocha beach. You round out this sunny excursion in the Vale do Guadiana Natural Park, with a final stop in São Domingos to marvel at its ancient open-pit mine. Here’s to the allure of the Algarve!

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June 8 to 23, 2018

June 8 to 23, 2018
> Price (taxes included) : $3,895
September 23 to October 8, 2018 **
> Price (taxes included) : $3,975
** Book your vacation as of January 9, 2018
Formula: Vélo Québec Voyages
Trip length: 15 days / 14 nights
Level of difficulty: 3+

General Conditions


From day to day




Short route: 518 km • Long route: 872 km

Day 1 - Arrival in Lisbon and transfer to Setúbal (1 hr).
Day 2 - Free day or looped route in Parque Natural da Arrábida via Azeitão, Palmela  (34 to 49 km).
Day 3 - Setúbal, ferry pour Sol Tróia, Comporta, Melides, Deixa-o-Resto, Santiago de Cacém (61 to 78 km).
Day 4 - Santiago de Cacém, Sonega, Porto-Covo, Vila Nova de Milfontes (59 km).
Day 5 - Free day or looped route via Cercal, Colos, Relíquias, São Luís (42 to 80 km).
Day 6 - Vila Nova de Milfontes, Cavaleiro, Zambujeira do Mar, Odeceixe, Rogil, Aljezur (64 to 79 km).
Day 7 - Free day or looped route via Praia d’Arrifana (30 km) ou via Marmelete (48 à 70 km).
Day 8 - Aljezur, Carrapateira, Vila do Bispo, Sagres (45 to 83 km).
Day 9 - Sagres, Vila do Bispo, Figueira, Salema, Burgau, Luz, Lagos, Odiáxere, Portimão (63 to 68 km).
Day 10 - Free day or looped route via Montes de Cima, Monchique, Alferce, Porto de Lagos (43 to 76 km).
Day 11 - Portimão, Lagoa, Algós, Tunes, Paderne, Vale de Judeu, Almansil, Quinta do Lago  (72 km).
Day 12 - Quinta do Lago, Santa Bárbara de Nexe, São Brás de Alportel, Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bpo, Tavira, Monte Gordo (72 à 76 km).
Day 13 - Monte Gordo, São Bartolomeu, Monte Francisco, Azinhal, Alcaria, Guerreiros do Rio, Alcoutim, Álamo, Mértola (82 km).
Day 14 - Transfer from Mértola to Lisbon (3 hrs).
Day 15 - Transfer to Lisbon airport and flight back to Montréal.

The package includes:

Equipment (e.g., bicycle) is not included.

Start/Finish: Montréal-Trudeau/Lisbon > Lisbon/Montréal-Trudeau

From 12 to 28 cyclists, accompanied by our guide.

Price of land portion of trip (taxes included): $3025 (June 2018) 
and $3070 (September 2018);
Package excluding air transportation for passenger and bicycle.



Vélo Québec Voyages est une agence de voyages accréditée, fondée en 1995. Elle propose 70 destinations à vélo au Québec et à travers le monde, et fait voyager quelque 6000 vacanciers chaque année.


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