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Immerse the charm of the Alentejo coastline as you cycle through picturesque villages, breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage on our Costa Vicentina Gravel bike tour guided premium.

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights


- Cycle through charming villages, lush countryside, and scenic trails, experiencing the authentic essence of the Alentejo.

- An adventure along the captivating coastal villages and picturesque trails from Troia to Vila Nova de Milfontes.

- The serenity of the coastline as you pedal through charming fishing villages and golden sand beaches.

- Picturesque landscapes along winding roads amidst stunning coastal beauty and picturesque landscapes.

- Immerse yourself in the region's tranquillity as you discover its hidden gems and natural wonders.

- Conquer exhilarating climbs and lush landscapes, traverse through quaint villages and rolling hills, and experience the authentic charm and rich culture of the Alentejo region.

- Rich traditional Cuisine - delight your taste buds with authentic Alentejo gastronomy, savouring migas, lamb stew, and artisanal cheeses.

- Unspoiled nature - cycle through tranquil countryside roads bordered by golden fields, ancient olive trees, and cork oak forests, immersing yourself in the region's pristine nature.

Note: This premium tour is designed to provide maximum comfort and exclusive experiences. Group sizes are limited to ensure personalized service.

About this tour

The Costa Vicentina Gravel Bike Tour Guided Premium offers a captivating cycling experience through the stunning landscapes and charming villages of the Alentejo region in Portugal. This premium guided tour is designed for cyclists seeking an immersive adventure, combining exhilarating rides with exclusive experiences and maximum comfort.

Over 8 days and 7 nights, participants will embark on a journey filled with scenic beauty, cultural discovery, and culinary delights. The tour begins with a ride from Troia to Vila Nova de Milfontes, where cyclists will explore coastal villages and picturesque trails, experiencing the enchanting charm of the coastline.

As the tour progresses, cyclists pedal through lush countryside and rolling hills, passing through authentic villages and ancient landscapes. Highlights include the journey from Vila Nova de Milfontes to Odemira, where riders will encounter stunning coastal beauty and picturesque landscapes, and the stretch from Odemira to Aljezur, featuring exhilarating climbs and lush scenery.

Throughout the tour, participants will have the opportunity to discover the rich cultural heritage of the Alentejo region, including visits to historic sites, family-owned wineries, and traditional eateries. Delightful gastronomic experiences await, with opportunities to savour authentic Alentejo cuisine and award-winning wines.

The tour culminates with a loop ride exploring the beauty of Lagos and its surroundings, offering cyclists the chance to immerse themselves in the region's serene landscapes and charming villages.

The tour is approximately 516.5 km in total and has an elevation gain of 7,871 meters.
It is a challenging and rewarding journey through incredible landscapes. Overcome limits, conquer kilometres and feel the adrenaline of the elevation with every pedal stroke.


Day 1


Transfer-in from Lisbon Airport

Day 2 | Stage 1

Troia to Vila Nova de Milfontes | The door to the Alentejo - one of Europe's largest beaches

Stage 1 of the bike route between Troia and Vila Nova de Milfontes offers a breathtaking experience along the coast, with golden dunes, inviting beaches and panoramic views of the cliffs.

Day 3 | Stage 2

Vila Nova de Milfontes to Odemira | Between cliffs and small fishing villages

Today you'll start your ride on a nice gravel road heading south. After leaving you'll head south towards Odemira, one of "7 wonders" associated with Portugal. However, Odemira, like many other regions in Portugal, is known for its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and unique attractions. Here are seven noteworthy features or wonders you might explore in and around Odemira:
Vicentine Coast Natural Park: Odemira is part of the Vicentine Coast Natural Park, offering pristine landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and stunning cliffs along the Atlantic coastline. Almograve Beach: This picturesque beach near Odemira is known for its golden sands, clear waters, and scenic surroundings. It's a great spot for relaxation and seaside walks. Historic Center of Odemira: Explore the charming historic center of Odemira, characterized by traditional whitewashed buildings, cobbled streets, and a relaxed atmosphere. Santa Clara-a-Velha: a medieval monastery located near Odemira, providing a glimpse into the region's historical and architectural heritage. Santa Clara Dam: The Santa Clara Dam, also known as Barragem de Santa Clara, is a tranquil reservoir surrounded by hills and greenery. It's a serene location for picnics and enjoying nature. Zambujeira do Mar: A charming coastal village not far from Odemira, Zambujeira do Mar is known for its beautiful beaches, the annual music festival (Festival do Sudoeste), and stunning sunsets. Rota Vicentina: The Rota Vicentina is a network of biking and walking trails that pass through the region, allowing visitors to explore the natural beauty and rural landscapes of the region's allure, natural landscapes, and cultural richness.

Day 4 | Stage 3

Odemira to Aljezur | Nature, beaches and surfing

Stage 3 of the route takes you from Odemira to Aljezur, exploring the stunning landscapes of the Southwest Alentejo and Costa Vicentina Natural Park. You can enjoy panoramic views of the rugged coastline before arriving in the picturesque village of Aljezur, where you can relax and enjoy the local atmosphere.

Day 5 | Stage 4

Aljezur to Carrrapateira | The entrance to the Algarve - tall arribas and a view lost on the horizon

The fourth stage, from Aljezur to Carrapateira, is an exciting experience along the Costa Vicentina. Cycling along back roads and coastal paths, you'll enjoy amazing views of the cliffs and unspoiled beaches along the way. Once in Carrapateira, you can relax and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of this charming coastal village.

Day 6 | Stage 5

Carrapateira to Sagres | Beaches with charming dunes and rocks leading to the south

Stage 5 takes us from Carrapateira to Sagres, offering a thrilling journey through the wild and unspoiled landscape of the Costa Vicentina. When you arrive in Sagres, you can enjoy the vibrant feel of this historic town.

Day 7 | Stage 6

Sagres to Lagos | Cycling along the coast with the sunshine guiding your way

Stage 6 takes you from Sagres to Lagos through the magnificent scenery of the Algarve coast. As you cycle along coastal roads and picturesque trails, you'll be treated to panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and impressive rock formations. Arriving in Lagos, you can enjoy the vibrant energy of this historic city, marking the end of this unforgettable bike ride along Portugal's southwest coast.

Day 8


Transfer Out to Faro Airport

Shared transfers
A transfer service from the airport until the starting point and from the ending point until the airport is available.

All tours that respect the designated departure day have shared transfers. They can be at the beginning, middle or end of the tour. The schedules are the following:

Day 1
Hour: According to the clients’ flights From: Porto Lisbon
To: Hotel in Troia

Day 8
Hour: According to the clients’ flights
From: Hotel in Lagos
To: Faro airport

(*for Lisbon Airport a transfer fee will be applied)

End of the program

  • Organization of the program
  • Bus transfers from and to Lisbon Airport
  • Accommodation, 6 nights in double standard room, with breakfast included
  • Van support
  • Bicycle guide
  • Transfer of luggage from hotel to hotel (1 piece of luggage per person)
  • Overnight storage of bicycles at the hotels
  • Login access to the app where the route is published in digital support – the group guide
  • Per person: Bicycle, cargo rack, 1 pannier bike bag, handlebar bag, 1 spare inner tube.
  • 5% off on your next tour with us!
  • Helmet (on request)
  • Travel Insurance. We do suggest: Nomads / Worldwide / Colombus
  • Personal expenses
  • Other items not mentioned
  • Mechanical bike interventions made on the bikes without Pedalquest Tours' permission

Please note: Clients are advised to bring their own helmets, although we can provide a limited number of second-hand helmets, if required, at no extra charge. Clients may purchase a brand-new helmet from us for an additional 80 euros. If required, these must be requested when booking your journey, otherwise we cannot guarantee availability.

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