Best of Portugal

Dates avril à octobre
Destination Portugal
Category Guided or self guided tour Europe
Duration 12 days 12 nights

Mileage : 1959 km / 1220 miles

Tour highlights : Porto old town, historical center of Lisboa in Alfama, sea resorts of Nazaré and Péniche, National park of Serra da Estrela, shale villages of Louso, Bom Jesus sanctuary in Braga, valley of Douro river, hstorical villages of Castelo da Vide and Monsanto.

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Dates & Prices

Day 1 - Porto
Day 1 - Porto

Arrival of participants in Porto.
Hotel check-in. Free time in old town Porto
Perception of motorcycle (for rental option)

Day 2 - Porto - Aveiro
Day 2 - Porto - Aveiro

It is the Douro Valley that welcomes you to start this motorcycle adventure in Portugal. You will follow these magnificent roads that wind through the famous vineyard. Then it is in Arouca where you can admire the panorama of the surroundings before returning to the coast and the charming seaside resort of Costa Nove with its colorful houses. Only a few kilometers away stands Aveiro, the Venice of Portugal where you will stay for the night.

Day 3 - Aveiro - Nazaré
Day 3 - Aveiro - Nazaré

You head towards Louso inland to stop in Coimbra, famous for its university, the oldest in Europe. Then you will ride the road to Serra da Lousa, known for its typical little schist villages lost in the mountains and almost inhabited. You will finally reach the seaside resort of Nazaré from where you can observe the famous super waves popular with surfers from all over the world. If the wind allows it of course.

Day 4 - Nazaré - Lisbon
Day 4 - Nazaré - Lisbon

You will take the direction of Lisbon following the coast and visit the typical coastal village of Peniche, this fishing port dominated by its fortress. The scenic route will then take you to one of Portugal's most emblematic castles, Sintra. You will have to follow the coast and cross the charming resort of Cascais to arrive in Lisbon.

Day 5 - Lisbon
Day 5 - Lisbon

A complete free day in Lisbon to enjoy its countless monuments and typical districts such as Alfama or Rossio. Take the elevator of Santa Justa and immerse yourself in its shopping streets where you still can feel the olds days and end up on the port on the huge commerce square facing the the ocean. For lunch, don't miss the Time Out Market where you can taste all the variety of the portugese gastronomy.

Day 6 - Lisbon - Odemira
Day 6 - Lisbon - Odemira

You leave Lisbon by the legendary 25th of April suspended bridge to admire the cliffs of Cabo Espichel near Setubal. Then along the superb corniche road of the Serra da Arrabida you will take the ferry to reach the Troia peninsula. You will follow the wild coast punctuated by a few typical seaside resorts such as Sines or Porto Covo.

Day 7 - Odemira - Evora
Day 7 - Odemira - Evora

You travel through the Alentejo region and its countless historic villages such as Moura, Mourao or Monsaraz to end in the Unesco-listed city of Evora.

Day 8 - Evora - Castelo Branco
Day 8 - Evora - Castelo Branco

You leave the city of Evora to begin your way up north through the Serra de Ossa. You can admire the 12th century castle of Evoramonte which dominates the Serra. Then after a stop in the white city of Estremoz, you will still have to stroll through the alleys of the two perched villages classified among the most beautiful in Portugal: Castelo de Vide and Marvao, before joining your stopover for the day in Castelo Branco which will allow you to enjoy the many historical monuments of this superb city.

Day 9 - Castelo Branco - Viseu
Day 9 - Castelo Branco - Viseu

Your first stop today will be for Monsanto, one of the most beautiful villages in inland Portugal. Then you will begin your ride accross the Serra da Estrela, a mountainous region exceptional for its beauty and altitude. You will cross the glacial valley of the Zezere then go up to the beautiful historic town of Viseu where you can taste the charms of its medieval streets.

Day 10 - Viseu - Amarante
Day 10 - Viseu - Amarante

You go north through the Serra de Monterumo region to ride along the banks of the Douro River. You can admire the numerous overlook points available. Then after stopping at Lamego to visit the sanctuary of Our Lady of Remedies which dominates the city from its 600 m with its endless stairs, you will leave the banks of the Douro to reach the historic town of Amarante.

Day 11 - Amarante - Porto
Day 11 - Amarante - Porto
Day 12 - Porto
Day 12 - Porto

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This 12-days motorcycle road trip in Portugal will allow you to discover all the wonders of this culturally rich country. This loop from Porto will transport you both to the Atlantic coasts, to its famous resorts such as Peniche or Nazaré but also to its remote lands with these mountainous landscapes of the Serra da Estrela or the green valleys of the Douro. Let yourself be tempted by a visit to the Port cellars to introduce you to all the subtleties of this delicious drink. You will have 2 days to wander through the beautiful cities of Porto and Lisboa and leave your motorcycle down for a while, but you will also be able to enjoy the Unesco classified cities of Evora, Sintra or Guimaraes.

You will ride in areas of shale villages where time has stood still. A country that will also charm you with its delicious gastronomy and its charming and warm people. Portugal is a country to be lived without limits. Take advantage of every kilometer of this motorcycle tour in Portugal to discover its secret soul that will make you want to come back.

belemDay 1 ARRIVAL IN PORTO
Day 2 PORTO - AVEIRO (170 km)
Day 3 AVEIRO - NAZARE (260 km) 
Day 4 NAZARE - LISBOA (209 km)
Day 5 FREE DAY IN LISBOA
Day 6 LISBOA - ODEMIRA (245 km)
Day 7 ODEMIRA - EVORA (239 km)
Day 8 EVORA - CASTELO BRANCO (189 km)
Day 9 CASTELO BRANCO - VISEU (220 km)
Day 10 VISEU - AMARANTE (192 km)
Day 11 AMARANTE - PORTO (235 km)
Day 12 FREE DAY IN PORTO
 

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Rates in guided tour formula (in € PP) :

Motorcycle tour in Auvergne


  * This is the prices category when riders join the tour with their own bikes

 

Motorcycles / type of room
(price per person)

lit single

lit double

lit twin

moto perso *

€ NC

€ NC

€ NC

BMW R1200RT   BMW R1200GS € NC € NC € NC
Moto guzzi V85  BMW F 750 GS

€ NC

€ NC

€ NC

Our price of this guided motorcycle tour includes :

  • Transfer from Porto airport on arrival and departure
  • Motorcycle with insurance and unlimited mileage (formula with rental bike)
  • A professional bilingual guide on motorcycle leading the group
  • 12 nights in 3 and 4 stars hotels with breakfast
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Information kit and road book and GPX files

Not included in the price of this guided motorcycle tour :

  • any other meal than those included in the tour
  • Drink and personal expenses
  • Fuel, parking and toll
  • Riding equipment (helmet, jacket, gloves)
  • All excursions not included in the package 

Rates in self-guided tour formula (in € PP) :

Motorcycle tour in Auvergne


  * This is the prices category when riders join the tour with their own bikes

 

Motorcycles / type of room
(price per person)

lit single

lit double

lit twin

moto perso *

€ 1 390

€ 970

€ 970

BMW R1200RT   BMW R1200GS € NC € NC € NC
Moto guzzi V85  BMW F 750 GS

€ NC

€ NC

€ NC

Our price of this guided motorcycle tour includes :

  • 12 nights in 3 and 4 stars hotels with breakfast
  • GPX files to be inserted in GPS device or smartphone
  • Information kit and road book
  • Motorcycle rental (rates on request)

Not included in the price of this guided motorcycle tour :

  • any other meal than those included in the tour
  • Drink and personal expenses
  • Fuel, parking and toll
  • Riding equipment (helmet, jacket, gloves)
  • All excursions not included in the package 

If you want to include a rental motorcycle in this self-guided tour contact-us for a quote.