Cycle from Minho to Porto

From $2,000.00
8 Days & 7 Nights

Cycle from Minho to Porto

  • Cycle through rugged hills, vineyards, coastal nature reserves and rural communities
  • Start from the spa town of Monção at the Spanish border and finish at Porto
  • Varied architecture; from intricate tile-clad buildings to crumbling fortresses
  • Miles of white-sand beaches and colourful shore huts on the dramatic Atlantic coast
  • Enjoy wine tastings on local vineyards and a visit to one of Porto's port cellars
Cycle from the beautiful spa town of Monção in the Alto Minho region to the bustling historical city of Porto, passing through fortified towns, rural communities, valleys cloaked in vineyards and coastal nature reserves along the way. Follow the Minho River, lined with fabulous views and wildlife, before continuing down the Atlantic Coast to the historical city of Viana do Castelo. Sample crisp Vinho Verde wines and seafood delicacies, and then follow the Lima River to Portugal's oldest town, where more wine and local tapas awaits. After a stop in Barcelos, located on the Camino de Santiago pilgrim trail, return to the coast for more wonderful beaches and fishing communities. Your final leg will be to the city of Porto, finishing with a port wine tasting at one of of the city's most prestigious cellars.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Porto and transfer to Monção Day 2 Cycle from Monção to Caminha 29.5 miles / 47.5 km Day 3 Cycle from Caminha to Ponte de Lima 35 miles / 56 km Day 4 Ponte de Lima and Arcos de Valdevez circular route 26 miles / 42 km Day 5 Cycle from Ponte de Lima to Barcelos 20.5 miles / 33 km Day 6 Cycle from Barcelos to Vila do Conde 27 miles / 44 km Day 7 Cycle from Vila do Conde to Porto 21.6 miles / 35 km Day 8 Departure; transfer to Porto Airport
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 15kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 15kg is equivalent to 88.5 candy bars.

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