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Cycling Portugal's Atlantic Coast

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7 Days & 6 Nights
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Cycling Portugal's Atlantic Coast

  • Immerse yourself in Portuguese life and culture on this self-guided holiday
  • Stroll along the ancient city streets of UNESCO listed Porto
  • Cycle along the canals of Aveiro, Portugal's 'Little Venice'
  • Pedal past brightly-coloured striped fisherman's chapel's
  • Ride through the immense green pine forests
Cycle south along Portugal's rugged Atlantic coast, starting from Porto and finishing in Coimbra, once the medieval capital of the country. Enjoy easy-going cycle paths along the coastline, past beautiful sandy beaches, small towns and villages. Discover the natural beauty and the variety of landscapes of this area, from the São Jacinto Natural Reserve to immense pine forests. Immerse yourself into the Portuguese culture and way of life, whether it's observing fishermen hauling in their day’s catch, exploring the ancient city streets of Porto, or mingling with the locals whilst sipping your coffee at village-style plazas.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Porto Day 2 Porto to Ovar 37 miles / 60 km Day 3 Ovar Loop 25 miles / 40 km Day 4 Ovar to Aveiro 36 miles / 58 km Day 5 Aveiro to Praia Mira 30 miles / 49 km Day 6 Praia Mira to Coimbra 35 miles / 57 km Day 7 Onward travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 12kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 12kg is equivalent to 5 small bouquets of flowers (grown in the Netherlands). Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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Why Macs

Reasons to believe in Macs Adventure:
The Biggest Choice

The Biggest Choice

Self-guided hiking & biking is all we do - we have over 500 tried & tested trips.
Our Heritage

Around Since 2003

We’re still founder led & the world’s number one self-guided operator with mountains of experience.
Reviews

21,000+ Customer Reviews

Plus, with a Feefo Platinum Service Award & British Travel Awards, you know you're in good hands.
Positive Impact

Positive Impact

We use independent suppliers to support communities along our routes, as well as work with organizations to help maintain & restore paths.
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