7 days
Duration
Portugal
Location
Land and water
Environment
Hike, Bike, Jeep, Canoeing
Type

Highlights

  • Lisbon by Bike – the best overview of Portuguese capital city
  • Cycle in Sintra Natural Park
  • Hike through the Arrábida Natural Park
  • Discover Évora, classified by UNESCO as World Heritage Site
  • Canoe in the peaceful waters of Moinho do Alcaide
  • Walk along the Silver Water Aqueduct, from the 16th century
  • Active holidays you wont forget

Description

In a pot, mix a lot of Adventure and Culture. Add Walking, Canoeing and riding a Bike. Take the mix to boil for a few minutes and season it with some wild nature and some old monuments.

Serve the banquet in Lisbon, Sintra, Arrábida and Évora, and invite your friends!

Try this active holidays and get some action on your vacations!

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Day 1 - Arrival

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Arrival.

Pick up at the airport not included. Possible to include.

  Check in at the option A hotel (Lisbon City Hotel) or option B (Lx Boutique Hotel).
Dinner: not included
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Day 2 - Lisbon bike tour

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Wich other major city combines such excellent outdoors, exquisite gastronomy and a rich heritage and history?

Combine all this with passionate local guides and a professional service!

The Lisbon Bike Tour is the best way to see Lisbon.

We will take you to our secret spots, suggest you the great places to eat and share with you our ancient and exciting legacy.

Don’t you dare think that you’ll be climbing the seven hills.

It is the perfect tour, all downhill and flat, for those who just want to relax and enjoy this Mediterranean atmosphere.

We will cover the major historical areas and tell you about some of the small corners of this cosmopolitan and vibrant city.

In our tours you will feel special, you will feel like the saying: “Come as a guest and go as a friend”.

Our bike tour starts at the top of Parque Eduardo VII near El Corte Inglês and finishes by the river Tagus in Torre de Belém, the spot where the anciant mariners sailed off to discover the New World.

In between, we cycle through Praça Marquês de Pombal, Restauradores, Rossio, Praça da Figueira, Praça do Comércio and Docas area.

Distance: 10km
Level: easy
Terrain: flat and soft downhill streets
Dinner: not included
Accommodation: at the same hotel
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Day 3 - Sintra mountain bike tour

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The trails of Sintra Natural Park offers superb bike riding among dense forests and with astonishing sea views.

In only a few hours, you will see and experience the World Heritage of Sintra in a way very few visitors do: not only you will visit the village with its old palaces and manor houses but also the natural and exotic environment that surrounds it.

Sintra is a prime Portuguese highlight.

Since the ancient times people are drawn to its unique nature and beautiful rock formations.

It has always been a favorite spot for Romans, Arabs and Portuguese Aristocracy.

If you feel like getting a bit active to fully enjoy the natural side of the Portuguese capital and yet not miss the rich cultural and historical heritage.

Our Sintra Mountain Bike Tour will delight you.

Distance: 15km
Level: medium
Terrain: dirt roads and some single tracks. Connection in asphalt.
Dinner: not included
Accommodation: at the same hotel
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Day 4 - Arrábida Hike Tour

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The mountain hiking trails of Arrábida Natural Park follow a true Mediterranean environment mixing vineyards, cork tree forests and dramatic views over steep limestone cliffs.

In only a few hours, you will experience this special, unique and picturesque atmosphere. You will be involved by an outstanding nature with great ocean views yet not missing the rich history of this, once a Moor state. Arrábida Natural Park is one of the Portuguese jewels and a wonderful place for outdoors.

Distance: 15km
Level: medium
Terrain: dirt roads/tracks. Some climbing.
Dinner: included
Accommodation: Check in at Monte do Serrado de Baixo

Upgrade: Instead of doing the hike you can do a sea kaiak tour. Unforgettable! Price: 18€ per person.

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Day 5 - Évora bike&hike tour

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This walk along the fantastic «Silver Water» Aqueduct, a 16th century engineering work of art, will reach a beautiful traditional Alentejo country house.

Along the way the small farms and aromatic herbs that grow by the aqueduct will keep you company.

At the farmhouse it’s time to stop for a drink and pick up the bikes.

The return to Évora is made through an easy ecotrail, a traffic free green lane. Downhill, no effort!

Getting in to town we’ll take you through Évora’s unique historical centreand follow the aqueduct inside the city walls, through the narrow and white streets.

Distance: 8km walking + 10km cycling
Level: easy
Terrain: flat walking trail + soft downhill dirt track by bike.
Dinner: included
Accomodation: Monte do Serrado de Baixo
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Day 6 - As a Fish in Water or Enchanted Megaliths (Bike or Jeep) and free time to visit Évora

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As a Fish in Water

In a canoe, explore the calm waters of the river Degebe or paddle across the beautiful Divor lake.

A delight for the senses accompanied by the natural orchestra of the riverside birds.

After a deserved local snack, enjoy the walk along the riverbank where rabbits, hares and partridges live amongst cows and sheep.

Hours of total relaxation, ideal for those in search of peace and tranquillity.

Enchanted Megaliths

Join us in our four wheel drive (jeep), to discover the green area of Valverde and Guadalupe, and some of the most emblematic monuments of the region of Évora: the Cromlech and the Menhir of Almendres, the Big Dolmen of Zambujeiro (megalithic monuments), the ruins of Giraldo’s Castle and the Roman ruins of Tourega.

Somewhere under a tree we stop for a bite of local cheese and chorizos and, of course, a good glass of wine!

Dinner: not included
Accomodation: Monte do Serrado de Baixo
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Day 7 - Check out

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Check out.

Transfer to the bus station – Évora.

End of our service.

Possible to organize a transfer to Lisbon.

It’s possible to extend your stay and make a jeep tour to Monsaraz or explore the surroundings on your own or through one of our other tours.

Before Booking see Terms & Conditions

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