Here you can find a list of great places to stay or other activities and places of interest to consider while you are in the area. If you have any suggestions, or would like to be listed here, please email us at email@example.com we look forward to hearing from you!
Bike Friendly Accomodation
Perched high on the Algarve cliffs, "Casa Trés Palmeiras" oversees a beautiful rocklined bay and a sandy beach that invites for a romantic stroll. It is ideal for anyone looking for an unspoiled and secluded location, but nevertheless close to a lively seaside resort.
A charming and traditional working estate located in the heart of Portugal's unique Alentejo region. As part of large cork and wine estate, the house itself dates from the 18th Century and has belonged to an Anglo-Portuguese family for over five generations.
The perfect location in the heart of Lisbon's historical downtown area, on a pedestrian street parallel to the famous Rua Augusta, very close to the city's great monuments, and the best nightlife. Goodnight Hostel is one of the 2008 Top 10 Hostels worldwide!
In the heart of the Alentejo, a recently converted and fully fitted independent cottage is available for weekends and short term lets. With two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, kitchen, and private terrace. Enjoy also the large family swimming pool.
A a vibrant flow of fellow pilgrims makes for a very genuine overnight stay, in this historic Inn that also serves up some of the best pimientos along the Camino de Santiago. A great place to start your journey.
Self catering accommodations in Sintra and the beach village of Praia da Macas. 6 great properties to chose from for 2 to 12 persons. Run by keen cyclists, their properties are perfectly set up for the needs of riders. 10% discount to customers of Cycling Rentals.
Overlooking the marina, just a short walk away from the historic centre of Lagos, this family run hotel is the ideal choice for guests who look for, both relaxation and activity.
Places to Eat
Simply one of our favourite places to eat in Portugal. The charismatic owner José Ramos Cardoso, is from Lamego and was nicknamed "Celso" after his father. You'll find him at the best restaurant in town every night!
Routes & Resources
Excellent donation based site offering routable GPS maps for upload to most handheld GPS units.
Spains Vías Verdes are disused railway lines reconditioned for use by walkers and cyclists. Exploring them is a different, enjoyable and environmentally friendly way of getting to know Spain, its culture and its landscapes. Sounds good? They're Great!
For you to move with all comfort, CARRIS has designed the Bike Bus service, without any additional cost to the customers. On Saturday, Sunday and holidays, bicycles may be brought on four buses, prepared for its transportation.
If you already have an idea of where you'll be riding, GPSies.com is an incredibly powerful and simple online tool to making your own tracks. Download as GPX or other.
Draw bike rides on a map, then download to your GPS unit for turn by turn directions while training. See an elevation profile as you map, so you know how steep the hills will be. No sign-up required, no GPS required (but Garmin GPS units are supported). Check it out!