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Between Forts and Castles

Road biking tour in the Eastern Algarve: Tavira - Cacela Celha - Castro Marim - Tavira

Mountain Biking in the hills of the Eastern Algarve

Route description:

This MTB route starts at Abílio Bikes and follows the River Sequa to the north. Near the hamlet of Vale Formosa an off road track leads through the hills of Tavira, offering magnificent views to the Algarvian coast and the hills of the Serra de Caldeirão.

After a short break In Corte António Martins (km 27) we turn to southern direction, passing the Mata da Conceição on single-tracks towards Santa Rita (38), where we will have another short break. The Litoral Ecovia leads us through Cabanas de Tavira towards the salt pans near Quatro Aguas with its special fauna, where flamingos can be observed. The tour end at the bike´s shop Abílio Bikes in Tavira.

You can book this guided tour via Email with Abílio Bikes, the oldest bike shop in Tavira, where you can also rent your bike and equipment. Abílio Bikes, organising rural tourism bike tours, disposes of a specialised team and a high quality service that promotes a sustainable and ecological tourism in Algarve.

 

Itinerary:

Tavira - Cabanas de Tavira - Cacela Velha (15 min. break)  - Manta Rota -  Altura - , Monte Gordo -  Vila Real de Santo António (visit of the tuna museum and lunch break)  - Castro Marim - São Bartolomeu do Sul - Tavira

  • Duration: 8h
  • Distance: 65 km
  • Level of difficulty: medium

Conditions:

  • Price per person from 45€ (group discounts)
  • Includes: Guide, City Bike, insurance and helmet
  • Optional: different bike type
  • Group size:  2-20
  • Reservation: 48h in advance
  • Days: Monday to Friday

Recommendations:

  •  Helmet mandatory
  •  Clothing appropriate for the activity  
  •  Bring water or isotonic drinks
  •  To take energy bars or fruit pieces
  •  Use sunscreen and sunglasses

Address
Rua João Vaz Corte Real, 23A
8800-351 Tavira

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