Carcassonne to Barcelona

This will be our first tour of Portugal and we can’t wait to explore it!

Portugal is a vibrant, colourful country which will test your climbing ability as you make your way from the north to the south.

Starting in the North near Montalegre your end-to-end challenge will finish 500 miles later on the Algarve coastline.

The perfect challenge for some early summer sunshine.

Challenge Summary

Supported Tour : Using a GPS system with provided maps your you will navigate your way with the support of our van and qualified tour leader.

We arrange your airport transfer(s), accommodation (with breakfast) , luggage transfers and lunch.

Biketripping Tour : Please contact us directly if you would like a self supported tour where we provide the route, transfers and accommodation. It’s bike packing with the luxury of staying in comfort every night!

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4th-12th May 2019

CHALLENGE SUMMARY

  • Ideal for experienced cyclists

  • 7 day tou3

  • Approx 500 miles

  • Average 70miles/day cycling with a shorter day and option to kayak / whitewater raft.

  • Cycle collection and delivery available

  • Cycle and Garmin hire available

Total : £995

TOUR INFORMATION

SUPPORTED TOUR, You will be able to cycle at your own speed throughout the day. GPS maps will be provided and GPS systems can be hired from us if you do not have your own. There will be a cycling leader tracking the trip throughout the day and a support vehicle carrying your luggage and food for you during the day.

You will need to arrange to be in Porto for the 4th May to begin the challenge on the Sunday. 

You will need to arrange flights from Faro on the 14th or later if you would like to explore the area (no transfer arranged if you are staying later than the 14th

Bike Information

We can collect and deliver your bike from an agreed address, our van is limited to 8 bikes on a first come, first served basis. The cost of cycle collection and delivery is from £30 each way.

We recommend a road bike with 25 to 32 mm tyres. Some small sections of roads may be unsealed.

Please ensure you have your bike fully serviced prior to collection and that it is suitably equipped to complete the challenge.

You need to bring your own helmet

INCLUDED

  • 7 nights accommodation with daily breakfast and snack lunch

  • Airport transfers

  • Qualified tour leader

  • Daily luggage transfer

  • GPX files

  • Public liability insurance.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Evening meals

  • Travel to Slovenia

  • Cycle collection and delivery if needed (£30 each way)

  • GPS device

  • Travel and accident Insurance

  • Bike Insurance

  • Single supplement (extra £300)

Tempted? ...

Deposit £300 (non-refundable)

Balance £695 (will be invoiced 10 weeks prior)

OR RIDE FOR A CHOSEN CHARITY

Sponsorship Option Please check we are able to work with your chosen charity before booking this way. Once agreed you will have to pay £300 non-refundable registration fee at the time of booking. 

For example, if you ride for Against Breast Cancer you will have a £1500 sponsorship target to meet.  With this 'minimum sponsorship' pledge option, you must submit 80% of your fundraising target to the charity 10 weeks before the departure date or you will be charged the remaining amount directly.

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