Madrid to Lisbon Road Bike Tour

Difficulty
Extreme
Comfort
Premium
Group size
up to 30 tourists
from US$ 3 301
per tourist for 11 days
Departing from
Madrid

Overview

Epic cycling adventure awaits you! The Madrid to Lisbon Road Bike Tour offers one of the most exicting experience in your life!

9 days of biking in a good company over the Castilian Divide mountain range while climbing famous cols from ‘La Vuelta a España’ and lesser-known gems in Portugal.

You will enjoy the mountain views and different trails, spend your nights at quality hotels and do not worry about meals (dinner, buffet lunch on route and breakfast), luggage transfers from and to the airport (Madrid and Lisbon). Besides Bike Mechanical assistance and spare bike will accompany you along the route.

Explore the mountains of the Iberian Peninsula
You will ride a bike across picturesque mountain landscapes and climb the significant peaks
Learn the culture and history of Spain and Portugal
This trip will give you very rich and historical sites and you'll get in touch with the calm life of the locals, almost transporting you in time to previous centuries
See the western point of Europe
On last stage of the tour you will admire the amazing views of Roca Cape, the western point of Europe

Route details

Day 1
WELCOME TO MADRID - SPAIN

Arrive at Madrid Airport and our guide will be waiting to take you to your first accommodation. 

Depending on your arrival time, you can explore the city and prepare your bike and equipment

Just before dinner you’ll be given a briefing about the days to come and dinner awaits you at a local restaurant.

Day 2
Stage 1. MADRID TO SEGOVIA
Day 3
Stage 2. SEGOVIA TO ÁVILA
Day 4
Stage 3. ÁVILA TO BARCO D'ÁVILA
Day 5
Stage 4. BARCO D'AVILA TO ALBERCA
Day 6
Stage 5. ALBERCA TO SABUGAL
Day 7
Stage 6. SABUGAL TO PIODÃO
Day 8
Stage 7. PIODÃO TO MIRANDA DO CORGO
Day 9
Stage 8. MIRANDA DO CORGO TO ÓBIDOS
Day 10
Stage 9. ÓBIDOS TO CASCAIS
Day 11
Departure
Difficulty
Extreme
Tour provider's comments

The grade of this tour is physically demanding: participants should be prepared to ride long distances and high ascents for several consecutive days. Your skill level should be moderate: some single tracks, any regular cross country biker is skilled.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Premium
Hotel
10 nights

We will stay in hotels for 10 nights in standard double / twin room.

Single room supplement: +1000 EUR.
1 night
Ayre Gran Hotel Colón
1 night
Hotel Cetina Ayala
1 night
Palacio de Los Velada Hotel
1 night
Izán Puerta de Gredos Hotel
1 night
Abadia de Los Templários Hotel
1 night
Hospedaria Robalo Hotel
1 night
INATEL Piódão Hotel
1 night
Hotel Parque Serra da Lousă
1 night
The Literary Man
1 night
Vila Galé Cascais Hotel

Tour conditions

Included

  • Road Bike Guided Tour Accommodations (10 nights BB);
  • 9 Nourishing and energetic picnics;
  • 10 Dinners special for Road Bikers; 
  • daily fruit, energy-bars and water;
  • transfers from Madrid Airport to Hotel on arrival day;
  • transfers to Lisbon Airport on departure day;
  • support pack bike for transportation;
  • mechanical assistance;
  • spare bike;
  • backup vehicle;
  • liability and personal accidents insurance;
  • Madrid-Lisbon Bike Jersey.

Payable separately

  • arrival & departure flights;
  • extra nights in Madrid or Lisbon before and after the journey;
  • extras in the hotels.

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Madrid
preload map

It's important to know

WHAT IS THE TOTAL ASCENT OF EXPEDITION?

Total ascent: + 18.000 m.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL DISTANCE OF EXPEDITION?
WHAT KIND OF LUGGAGE SHOULD I BRING?
WHAT DO I NEED TO CARRY DURING EACH STAGE?
I’M ARRIVING 2 DAYS PRIOR TO THE JOURNEY, CAN YOU PICK ME UP?
I AM TRAVELLING TO/FROM PORTUGAL BY PLANE AND WILL HAVE A BIKE BOX/BAG TO TRANSPORT MY BIKE. WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS DURING THE JOURNEY?
HOW CAN I GET HOME FROM CASCAIS?
ON WHAT DAY WILL WE TRAVEL FROM CASCAIS TO LISBON AFTER THE JOURNEY ENDS?
IS IT EASY TO FIND ATM MACHINES IN THE PLACES WE STAY DURING THE TOUR?
HOW IS THE WEATHER GOING TO BE LIKE DURING THE JOURNEY?
DO I NEED TO BOOK MY OWN HOTEL EACH NIGHT?
IF I USE ANY HOTEL SERVICE, HOW AND TO WHOM DO I PAY FOR IT?
CAN COMPANIONS ACCOMPANY THE JOURNEY, OR DO THEY GO STRAIGHT TO THE END IN LISBON?
CAN MY COMPANION JOIN ME FOR ONE OR MORE NIGHTS DURING THE JOURNEY?
I AM PLANNING ON TAKING MY LAPTOP WITH ME, WILL THERE BE AN INTERNET CONNECTION IN THE HOTELS WE ARE STAYING AT?
I HEARD THERE WILL BE MASSEURS IN SOME OF THE HOTELS. HOW DO I BOOK MY MASSAGE?
WHICH MEALS ARE INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO ABOUT MY BREAKFAST/EVENING MEAL?
IN RIDING LONG DISTANCES I NORMALLY TAKE ENERGY BARS AND ISOTONIC DRINKS. WILL THESE BE AVAILABLE DURING THE TOUR OR MUST I BRING THEM ALONG?
DO I NEED TO CARRY ALL MY FOOD AND WATER DURING THE STAGES?
WHAT’S THE BEST BIKE TO GO ON BIKE MADRID LISBON?
WHICH TIRES DO YOU RECOMMEND?
SHOULD I HAVE ANY PARTICULAR CONCERN WITH MY BIKE BEFORE THE TOUR?
SHOULD I BRING SPARE PARTS FOR MY BIKE?
IS THERE ANY KIND OF MECHANICAL SUPPORT DURING THE RACE?
DO I HAVE TO CARRY ANY SPARE PARTS WITH ME?
CAN I BUY REPLACEMENT PARTS DURING THE RACE?
DO I HAVE TO USE A GPS ON THE TOUR?
I DON’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT ORIENTEERING. HOW CAN I KNOW IF I AM ON THE RIGHT TRACK IF I ONLY HAVE A GPS?
WILL I NEED TO HAVE A DETAILED MAP OF SPAIN AND PORTUGAL PRE-LOADED INTO MY GPS UNIT? WILL ONE BE PROVIDED BY THE ORGANIZATION? CAN I GET BY WITHOUT IT OR IT WOULD BE BETTER TO HAVE IT?
DO I HAVE TO USE A GARMIN GPS, OR CAN I USE ANY OTHER MAKER?
WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GARMIN GPS UNIT?
DO I HAVE TO HAVE MY OWN GPS?
CAN I BUY A GPS UNIT FROM THE ORGANISATION?
DO I HAVE TO TAKE SPARE BATTERIES WITH ME, OR CAN THESE BE BOUGHT LOCALLY?
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