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

Duration: 8 days / 7 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

Stage 1 - Porto to Furadouro | Unique landscapes facing the sea, surrounded by pine forests

Leave the hustle and bustle ofthe city forthe peace and quiet ofthe Atlantic coast. Ride through the many small towns that nestle along the coast and, from time to time in and out woods of pines. The day ends in Furadouro, a hospitable town renowned forits excellentfish. Enjoy your meal!

Day 3

Stage 2 -Furadouro to Aveiro | Art Nouveau and colorful Moliceiro boats at the Portuguese “Venice”

If you have time, take a trip on a Moliceiro, the brightly coloured hand painted wooden boats used for gathering seaweed, along the canals for which Aveiro is named Portuguese Venice. Ashore, tickle your taste buds and join a workshop to make a typical Aveiro pastry. Do not fail to visit the salt pans and enjoy the wonderfully soothing properties of sea salt as you soak your feet in small tubs. YYour bike tour for today is a pleasant ride along the Aveiro Ria.

Day 4

Stage 3 - Aveiro to Figueira da Foz | A unique blend between the cosmopolitanism inherited from the Belle Époque and extensive beaches of soft whitesand

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 ofthe fresh fish gastronomic specialties for which Mira is famous.
At this point, a shared transfer is included to Figueira da Foz, the ideal place to stop for the night.

Day 5

Stage 4 - Figueira da Foz to Nazaré | Giant waves and fishing tradition, a coastal jewel of Portugal

On this day, you will have a transfer to take you to the start of the stage.
The route stands out for its changing landscapes, revealing impressive cliffs and picturesque villages.
The highlight of the route is the arrival in iconic Nazaré, known worldwide for its giant waves and rich maritime heritage.

Day 6

Stage 5 - Nazaré to Óbidos | Charming, small, fortified town with narrow streets and white-washed houses

Today takes you to two towns beloved by visitors to Portugal – Nazaré and Óbidos. Nazaré, possibly the most 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 7

Stage 6 - Óbidos to Santa Cruz | Golden sandy beaches and a peaceful seaside atmosphere

Known for its long stretches of coastline and tranquil energy, Santa Cruz offers a serene retreat for cyclists who will enjoy the coastal charm of Santa Cruz, with its panoramic views, seaside restaurants and welcoming local hospitality.

Day 7

Stage 7 - Santa Cruz to Cascais, Lisbon | Stunning coastal landscapes, architectural elegance and a unique sophistication

On this day, we will leave Santa Cruz for the sophisticated destination of Cascais. The route celebrates the fusion between the physical effort of the cyclists and the stunning coastal landscapes, offering an unforgettable experience on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

Day 8

Transfer Out

Transfer to Lisbon airport.
End of the tour.

  • Organization of the program
  • Accommodation, 7 nights in double standard room, with breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer daily
  • 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
  • Shared transfer from Mira to Figueira da Foz
  • Shared transfer from Óbidos to Lisbon
  • 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
  • Login access to the app where the route is published in digital support, including map, points of interest and route details; the client must download it beforehand to its own smartphone, using it online/offline to guide himself during the journey
  • 5% off on your next tour with us!
  • Guide and support vehicle (on request)
  • Meals, wine experiences and cooking experience (optional)
  • E-Bike supplement (optional)
  • Pre-paid mobile phone (on request)
  • 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)

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.

  • 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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We consider this tour to be of an easy to medium level.

We recommend taking this tour between March and November