Madrid to Lisbon Mountain Bike Tour

Difficulty
Extreme
Comfort
Premium
Group size
up to 30 tourists
from US$ 4 412
per tourist for 17 days
Departing from
Madrid

Overview

Do not miss the chance to take part in exciting adventures! The Madrid to Lisbon Mountain Bike program will give you an unforgettable experience!

15 days of biking across forest tracks, gravel roads and incredible single tracks over the highest slopes across the Iberian Peninsula until finally reaching the Atlantic Ocean. You will see big variety of beautiful landscapes with mountain range scenery and authentic villages and cities, get experience at different trails.

Be sure that we will take care of your comfort: you will stay 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). Bike Mechanical assistance and spare bike will accompany you along the route.

Test yourself in expedition on bikes
You will bike from Madrid to Lisbon in 15 days: 1.255 km of off-road, 15 mountains, + 24.200 m of ascent in total
Admire the beauty of nature in two countries
You will see mysterious forests and impressive mountains, picturesque fields and the endless ocean
Touch the history and culture of Spain and Portugal
You will ride a bike across small sities and villages with rich historical and cultural heritage

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.

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Day 2
Stage 1. MADRID TO MIRAFLORES
Day 3
Stage 2. MIRAFLORES TO CERCEDILLA
Day 4
Stage 3. CERCEDILLA TO ÁVILA
Day 5
Stage 4. ÁVILA TO BARCO D’ÁVILA
Day 6
Stage 5. BARCO D’ÁVILA TO SOTOSERRANO
Day 7
Stage 6. SOTOSERRANO TO PINOFRANQUEADO
Day 8
Stage 7. PINOFRANQUEADO TO TREVEJO
Day 9
Stage 8. TREVEJO TO SABUGAL
Day 10
Stage 9. SABUGAL TO MANTEIGAS
Day 11
Stage 10. MANTEIGAS TO ALDEIA DAS DEZ
Day 12
Stage 11. ALDEIA DAS DEZ TO PENELA
Day 13
Stage 12. PENELA TO TOMAR
Day 14
Stage 13. TOMAR TO ALCOBAÇA
Day 15
Stage 14. ALCOBAÇA TO LOURINHÃ
Day 16
Stage 15. LOURINHÃ TO CASCAIS
Day 17
DEPARTURE - LISBON AIRPORT
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
16 nights

We will stay in hotels for 16 nights in standard double / twin room.

Single room supplement: +1250 EUR.
1 night
Ayre Gran Hotel Colón
1 night
Metropol Miraflores Hotel
1 night
Rural Luces del Poniente Hotel
1 night
Palacio de Los Velada Hotel
1 night
Izán Puerta de Gredos Hotel
1 night
El Mirador del Soto Hotel
1 night
Hotel Rural Castúo
1 night
Hospedería Conventual Sierra de Gata Hostel
1 night
Hospedaria Robalo Hotel
1 night
Hotel Berne
1 night
Hotel Rural Quinta da Geia
1 night
Duecitânia Design Hotel
1 night
Hotel dos Templários
1 night
Real Abadia Congress & SPA Hotel
1 night
Noiva do Mar Resort Hotel
1 night
Pestana Cascais Hotel

Tour conditions

Included

  • MT Biking Guided Tour Accommodations (16 nights BB);
  • 15 Nourishing and energetic picnics; 
  • 16 Dinners special for MT 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: + 24.200 m.

What is the total distance of expedition?
Is it possible to take part in the tour within the territory of one country?
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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