Lisbon – Sintra Road Cycling Tour
Lisbon – Sintra Road Cycling Tour – Self-Guided. 4 days – 3 nights
Guided available for groups only of 3-4 persons or more.
The best cycling period is from January to June and September to December.
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Nestled within the captivating embrace of the Lisbon region, often hailed as the “Capital of Light,” cycling enthusiasts discover a haven of cosmopolitan charm intertwined with an illustrious history that spans the annals of time. This vibrant region beckons riders with an extensive tapestry of possibilities, inviting them to traverse some of the most enchanting roads and landscapes that Portugal has to offer.
The Lisbon region offers a wide range of possibilities to enjoy the most beautiful roads and landscapes in the country. Bathed by the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River, sculpted by the Sintra Mountains to the west (a UNESCO-protected landscape) and the Arrábida Mountains to the south, and with a strong influence of the rural and wine-growing region of the Northwest, we find here all the reasons for the presence of one of the largest concentrations of cyclists in the country.
Lisbon and its surroundings present not just a cycling destination but a canvas where each pedal stroke reveals a new facet of the region’s rich tapestry. Let yourself be captivated by the allure of these roads, where the synergy of history, nature, and local insight converges into an unforgettable cycling adventure. On this tour, you will have the chance to discover beautiful beaches, important monuments, and beautiful typical villages. As you embark on this tour, the journey extends beyond cycling through picturesque landscapes. The route unveils beautiful beaches, unveils important monuments steeped in history, and leads you through charming typical villages, each with its unique character and allure.
Highlights and some facts of the tour:
- Discover Lisbon differently. and walk around Rossio and Baixa (downtown), the heart of the city, with your local guide.
- Visit in Azeitão a typical wine cellar and taste the famous “Moscatel” wine,
- Discover and cycle along beautiful beaches, imponent monuments, and beautiful typical villages.
- Explore the medieval village of Sintra, former Royal summer residence
- The carefully curated cycling routes cater to riders of all levels, from beginners to seasoned cyclist
- Easy/moderate routes with moderate physical demands
- The best times to come: are September and May
- Arrival airport: Lisboa -Departure airport: Lisbon
- Total km planned: 181km – Total Expected Altitude: +2877M