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The Porto to Lisbon bike tour is a delightful and picturesque ride linking the two main cities in Portugal, traditional Porto and romantic Lisbon.


Duration: 9 days / 8 nights



  • Two main cities of Portugal - Lisbon and Porto - in one trip
  • Cycle a leisurely track along the seacoast with additional visits to attractions.
  • Accommodation in lively towns by the sea, some facing the beach
  • Enjoy golden beaches and the sea, countryside, forests, and lagoons, all in a single trip;
  • Several viewpoints along the route;
  • Ride through the protected Natural Park of the São Jacinto dunes.
  • Experience Aveiro, Figueira da Foz, Nazaré and Óbidos
  • Óbidos Lagoon and Foz do Arelho
  • Peniche with the Berlengas Nature Reserve as a backdrop;
  • Ericeira - one of the World Surfing Capitals
  • The historical and cultural heritage of a country's identity
  • Daily Atlantic catches of unbeatable fish and shellfish
  • Porto is famous for Port wine and is a lively World Heritage city. Voted Best European City Destination in 2012, 2014 and 2017
  • Towns rich in Roman, baroque, and neoclassical architecture
  • Lisbon, the capital of light, both traditional and cosmopolitan, of shopping and gourmet
  • Transfer from the airport to the first accommodation and from the last accommodation to the airport, included
  • Possibility of choosing between two distances in multiple cycling stages


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


About this tour

Embark on an enchanting journey from Porto to Lisbon, cycling through picturesque countryside and scenic coastal trails. Begin your adventure in Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage city renowned for its beauty and historic significance. Delve into the world of Port wine and savor the region's culinary delights. As you pedal along the stunning coastline, breathe in the refreshing scent of pine and eucalyptus trees basking in the sunlight.


Explore the charming canals and salt pans of Aveiro, often called the "Venice of Portugal," before continuing to the vibrant seaside city of Figueira da Foz. Take in the breathtaking views of the famous Nazaré beach and immerse yourself in the medieval charm of the walled town of Óbidos.


Finally, arrive in Lisbon, where the city's timeless beauty awaits. Set against rolling hills and the broad Tagus River estuary, Lisbon captivates with its exceptional natural light and architectural splendor. Lose yourself in the maze of narrow alleys and admire the vibrant colors of the city's buildings, each steeped in history and cultural significance.


Experience the allure of a city that effortlessly blends the cultures of the European north and the Mediterranean south, leaving an indelible mark on all who visit.

*For 2-3 people, to start in a different day of the week, a supplement fee applies. This fee isn't applicable to 4 or more persons


Day 1

Porto | UNESCO World Heritage city, world-famous for Port Wine

You will be met upon arrival at Porto airport and taken to your hotel in the centre of Porto from where you can explore the city. Walk down to the riverside, into the medieval quarter of the Ribeira. Porto is a World Heritage city, a historic jewel with more than 150 listed monuments. Cycle leisurely along the riverbank, past the famous Eiffel bridge and across to the Port Wine lodges that rise uphill from the southern bank of the river Douro. That evening, we suggest you enjoy dinner in one of the many fine restaurants for which Porto is famous.

Day 2

Porto to Aveiro | Unique landscapes facing the sea, Art Nouveau and colorful Moliceiro boats at the Portuguese “Venice”

Your cycling adventure begins now. Preserve the memory of your stay in one of Europe's most charismatic cities and head south, where the view, the breeze and the aromas set the pace. Enjoy the calm and freshness of the pine trees that will accompany you at the start of this day's tour.
Your path is now lined with pink flamingos, which colour the landscape all the way to S. Jacinto Marina, where you'll catch a ferry that will take you across the authentic salt pans to Aveiro.
Here, get to know the Venice of Portugal, where colours and flavours mingle - a Moliceiro boat trip awaits you.
Let yourself mingle with the local population and get to know the most ancient fishing methods, emblems of this region.
End your day with dinner at the emblematic Michelin-starred restaurant.

Day 3

Aveiro to Figueira da Foz | A unique blend between the cosmopolitanism inherited from the Belle Époque and extensive beaches of soft white sand

Leave enchanting Aveiro for Figueira da Foz, cycling along the canal and through green fields until you reach Mira where you will be dazzled by the golden effect of the sunshine on the sand, the sea, the vegetation, and the brightly contrasting colors of the landscape. Visit Praia de Mira fishing village with the typical colourful wooden houses they call palheiros. Treat yourself to one of the fresh fish gastronomic specialties for which Mira is famous. Treat yourself to one of the fresh fish gastronomic specialties for which Mira is famous.
At this point you take the Ecopista da Costa de Lavos ecotrailway (name) south to Quiaos, from where you'll be joined by the Atlantic all the way to Figueira da Foz. On this route, always by the sea, enjoy the fresh sea breeze and at the Miradouro do Mondego, let yourself be dazzled by the view over the city of Figueira da Foz and enjoy one of the longest stretches of sand in Portugal.

Day 4

Figueira da Foz to Nazaré | The sea and the identity of their people

planted in the 15th century to supply the wood for the caravels on which the Portuguese discoverers sailed the seven seas. The trail follows a cycling path alongside the Estrada Atlântica (Atlantic Road) that will cross São Pedro de Moel and take you to Nazaré. Famous for surfing, the splendid beach is bordered to the north by steep rocks and to the south by a small stream. Try fishing off the rocks near the lighthouse where the cliffs attract several species of tasty fish, especially sea bass and bream.
For those who love more extreme activities, depending on the season, you can enjoy one of the greatest "sanctuaries" of international surfing, with gigantic waves that attract thousands of brave surfers every year.

Day 5

Nazaré to Óbidos | Charming, small, fortified town with narrow streets and white-washed houses

famous fishing town in Portugal, also famous for its beautiful beach, is unique in many ways. Its atmosphere of times gone by, contentment and long-standing traditions make it a special place to visit. The narrow, gaily painted wooden fishing boats with their high, curved bows, are reminiscent of the Phoenecians who first visited the area. Another unique tradition are the seven-layered skirts that the fisherwomen still wear, their wooden clogs and predominantly black headscarves. At the top of the high cliff overlooking the beach, a small village marks the birthplace of Nazaré and the legend of a knight saved by the Virgin Mary. The view out to sea is breathtaking.
Óbidos, your destination of the day, is a charming, small, fortified town that makes one think of a medieval film set. The town has been carefully preserved and its inhabitants take pride in maintaining the architectural style from ages past, its monuments, narrow winding streets and white-washed houses with windows and terraces full of flowers. The walls covered with 18th century blue tiles inside the southern gate that acts as the main entrance are especially impressive.

Day 6

Óbidos to Santa Cruz | The contrast between Óbidos Mediaval architectural and Santa Cruz coastal allure creates a unique journey through time and landscape

Returning to the ocean as company, let yourself be dazzled by the unique landscape of Foz do Arelho Bay, which combines two unique experiences in the same region - if on one side of the bay you can enjoy a calm and inviting sea to relax in, on the other side of the same bay, more radical activities await you. Here, kitsurf lovers can colour the sky with their kits.
The panoramic view now allows you to contemplate the Berlengas nature reserve in the distance, a complex of small rocky "islands" that are home to thousands of birds, some of them indigenous.
Continuing your way, you approach Peniche, a renowned fishing village and its imposing Fort (now converted into a museum).
After leaving the fishing village of Peniche you will ride along some municipal roads towards Santa Cruz, crossing some of the picturesque villages.

Day 7

Santa Cruz to Cascais | The stunning capital city of Portugal, and one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities of Europe

Has you leave Santa Cruz village You will enter the smooth gravel paths of Ecocaminho do Sizandro, and will enjoy crossing several vineyards and agricultural farms, and never missing the ocean views and clifs where people from all over the world come to surf the beautiful waves. You will go through one of the World Surf Capitals, Ericeira and follow the national road to Mafra where you will see the Monastery.
From Mafra you will go to Azenhas do Mar, a picturesque village with natural ocean Swimpool and quaint restaurants over the ocean. From there you will follow the mountain top to Praia das Maças, a emblematic beach in Sintra district where the portuguese royalty used to go baith. Once you reach Cabo da Roca surroundings you will start a beautiful downhill along the coast to the majestic city of Cascais, where you can enjoy some fresh sea food and amazing wines!

Day 8

Cascais to Lisbon | The stunning capital city of Portugal, and one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities of Europe

Today you will start you final stage to the portuguese capital, Lisbon, and you will have the Tejo River welcoming you to the big city. Let yourself be distracted by the Discovery monuments dating from the begging of the 16th century, the Belem Tower, Padrão dos Descobrimentos where you can celebrate the portuguese heritage of The Great World Pathfinders as a Great Sailors and the Jeronimos Monastery. These World Heritage Sites are noted for the beauty of the Manueline architecture. Right before you finish your ride you will go under the 25th of April Bridge inspired by The Bay Bridge in San Francisco and the plenty similarities with Golden Gate Bridge also in San Francisco. Alfama, Lisbon’s oldest quarter, is not to be missed. Sprawling over the southeastern slope of the hill crowned by São Jorge Castle, the picturesque neighbourhood is composed of a maze of narrow streets, winding alleyways, and steep flights of steps. Bairro Alto, a picturesque working-class quarter dating from the 16th century, has traditionally been the bohemian haunt of artists and writers. Its streets are quiet during the day but at night they are transformed by the city’s vibrant nightlife. Behind the colourful and graffiti-covered façades you will find a variety of traditional and international restaurants, tourist-packed Fado Houses, and a multitude of bars and shops that stay open until late at night.

Day 9

Transfer Out

Transfer to Lisbon airport.
End of the tour.

  • Organization of the program
  • Accommodation, 8 nights in double standard room, with breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer daily
  • Moliceiro tour in Aveiro city
  • Porto airport transfers to the start and from the ending points of the programs in a car, van, or minibus
  • Lisbon airport transfer from the ending point of the program in a car, van or minibus
  • Per person: Standard Touring bicycle, cargo rack, 1 pannier bike bag, handlebar bag, 1 spare inner tube.
  • Per group/reservation: GPS loaded with the tracks, toolkit, first aid kit, puncture repair kit, pump, lock (one per two bicycles)
  • Overnight storage of bicycles at the hotels
  • 5% off on your next tour with us!
  • Meals, wine experiences and cooking experience (optional)
  • 280€ E-Bike supplement (optional)
  • 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
  • The damages caused by bad use or accident are the client’s responsibility and so the cost associated will be charged directly to them (However, Pedalquest Tours will provide assistance for the situation to be resolved in the clients’ best interest)
  • Small repairs such as a tire repair or inner tube change are done by clients. For that, we provide 1 toolkit per group with the necessary gear
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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