The beautiful trails of southern Portugal will make you discover the extreme south of the Iberian Peninsula. Between plains and hills, hard and sandy, the variety landscapes will enchant you. Always very welcome in the hotels and the charming guest houses of our selection, you will taste the excellent local gastronomy.
Duration: 7 days / 5 riding days / 5 nights half board + 1 night with breakfast
Departure / arrival from LISBON
Distance: Approximately 900 km, 80% off-road, between 6 to 7 hours of motorcycle / day
Accommodation: **** and *** hotels and charming guest houses
Rental motorcycle: KTM 450 EXC.
Experience level: Mainly easy going trails with some technicals rides.
Not suitable for first off-road experience.
Periods: October, November, April and May
Next tour 2019:
October 6 - 12
DAY 1. Arrival in Lisbon, transfer to Grandola In case of arrival by plane, we will organize in the late afternoon your transfer from the airport to our base located in Grândola (1h30 drive).
If you arrive with your bike on your own, you will find us directly at our base.
Briefing. Dinner and overnight in the middle of the cork oaks in a charming guest house with indoor pool.
DAY 2. Grandola - Serpa (190 km) After taking control of the motorcycles, our first stage crosses Portugal in its width, from west to east. This long stage is largely on rolling and sometimes sandy tracks in the plains and in the cork oak forests. We will have a lunch break at Oriola. We will ride in the afternoon in olive groves. We will finish the first stage in a charming guest house very close to the medieval town of Serpa. Dinner and overnight at the guest house with swimming pool.
DAY 3. Serpa - Alcoutim (160 km) The second day will head south and will run along the Spanish-Portuguese border. We will ride between olive trees, eucalyptus and maquis. In the morning the very beautiful Guadiana Natural Park will offer us very pleasant winding paths before crossing the medieval town of Mertola. Lunch break in Martim Longo. We will enter the Algarve at the beginning of the afternoon, the terrain will become more rugged for our greatest happiness. We will close this beautiful along the Guadiana River bordering Spain. Very nice hotel *** with swimming pool for the evening and the night.
DAY 4. Alcoutim - Sao Bras de Alportel (160 km) We leave Acoutim by beautiful tracks hilly between olive trees before reaching the banks of Rio Guadania through the village of Azinhal. We will then drive along the Odeleite dam. We will then arrive in the mountainous Algarve and its tracks galore in a maquis landscape. Lunch on the south coast of Portugal in Tavira on the ocean. In the afternoon we will ride exclusively in this paradise of off-road, sometimes on the tracks of crests, sometimes in the valleys. We will spend the evening and the night in hotel *** with swimming pool in Sao Bras de Alportel.
DAY 5. Sao Bras de Alportel - Aljezur (170 km) A 100% Algarve stage with trails and trails that will make us discover the rugged reliefs of the Algarve. We will then drive on rolling tracks borrowed by the WRC rally races. We will have lunch in Monchique, the highest point of the Algarve. We will then travel to the magnificent Santa Clara Dam before descending to the Vicentina Coast. Very beautiful paths by the ocean before joining Vale da Telha where our hotel *** with swimming pool will welcome us for the evening and the night.
DAY 6. Aljezur - Grandola (190 km) Our last stop will begin with the ascent along the Atlantic coast on tracks of the Alentejana coast and beautiful views at the top of the cliffs. We will leave the seaside to cross a small serra above Santiago de Cacèm with more winding paths. Lunch in Vila Nova de Milfontes. We will close this beautiful circuit by rolling tracks in pine forests to our Grândola base.
We will arrange your transfer to a hotel in Lisbon. Free evening, night at the hotel ***.
DAY 7. Return flight from Lisbon Breakfast at the hotel.
+The guide (WHO IS THE ORGANIZER)
+7 days of tour according to program
+5 nights half-board in hotels ** and *** + 1 night with breakfast in Lisbon
+The support vehicle carrying your luggage
+The maintenance and the third party insurance of the rental motorbike
+Airport transfers from Lisbon to our base
-flight A/R Lisbon
-Lunch and drinks
-Personal expenses and tips
-The fuel of the motorcycle
-All that is not mentioned in the heading "Our service includes"
LISBOA TOUR (29 octobre - 5 novembre 2016)
Bonjour William, Merci pour cette très belle rando, bonne ballade et à l'année prochaine (on sera plus nombreux, ça c'est certain...) On a déjà envie de repartir ! Encore merci pour tout et à bientôt.
Jean-Michel ALIX (SHERCO SE-F 300i)
Je tenais à te remercier pour ce super trip dans mon merveilleux pays.
J'espère qu'on pourra remettre ça très rapidement. La prochaine fois on se donnera rendez-vous dans le centre-nord avec cette même bonne humeur !
José LUCAS (BETA 250 RR 2 temps)