Silver Coast is the name given to the coastal region encompassing the coast of Portugal between the mouth of the river Douro in Vila Nova de Gaia and the municipality of Torres Vedras, in the district of Lisbon.
This 7-day bike ride will take you through one of the most important links along the coast between the city of Porto and the "capital" of the central region of Portugal, Coimbra.
See some characteristics that make Porto one of the most important cities (culturally and historically). You will be going down the Atlantic coast, visiting wonderful places (natural, historical and gastronomic), through several coastal cities, to the "city of knowledge" Coimbra, famous for its noble university, historical monuments and of course Coimbra's Fado.
Route description: Flat route, with only one climb in the 5th day for about 4 kms. 65 % bike lanes, 20% smooth dirt roads and sometimes into the agriculture fields, 5 % paved roads with low traffic.
Itinerary: Day 1 - Porto reception Day 2 - Porto - Furadouro ( 47 Km) Day 3 - Furadouro - Aveiro ( 45 KM) Day 4 - Aveiro - Praia de Mira (40 Km) Day 5 - Praia de Mira - Figueira da Foz ( 50 Km) Day 6 - Figueira da Foz - Coimbra ( 55 Km)
Day 7 - Transfer
- 6 nights accommodation with breakfast in 4 star accommodations - Bike rent, helmet, tools - E-bike available (extra 175 €) - GPS with route for self guided - Luggage transfer - Porto arrival and departure airport transfer - Road book
- Santiago pick up back to Porto city in Van ( our ticket BUS)
Exclusions: - Alcoholic beverages - Insurances (please contract a travel insurance) - Insucances only available in guided bike tours - lunches and dinners
Please note: - Public transportation nearby - Passport required - Bikes provided are Trek mountain bicycles - During July, August and September it is recommendable to cycle early due to the hot weather. - Easy to moderate dificulty - Please carry enough water at all times - The route uses bike paths when available. Tarmac and rural streets will be on your way also. - This is an easy to moderate tour along the coast, a good alternative to the much more difficult pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela. Please note that there are some hills to contend with - Not wheelchair accessible - Not stroller accessible - Not suitable for pets - Infants must not sit on laps - Infant seats unavailable - Not recommended for people with back problems - Not recommended for pregnant travelers - Not recommended for pregnant travelers - Not recommended for people with heart conditions
For lovers of:
Culture and a View and Out of the Region.
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English, Portuguese, Spanish
Not Allowed Up to the age of 3
PRICES (PER PERSON)
PAYMENT TO PROVIDER
Type of service:
Start time is to be agreed with the provider. See voucher for contact information.
HOW TO ENJOY YOUR SENSATION
You can contact the Sensation provider by email or phone later to agree the start time of the event. The necessary contact information will be provided in the voucher. Make sure to follow the provider recommendations.