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Albufeira Coast and Countryside Mountain Bike Tour

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USD 61.69
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    What to Expect
    This tour starts in Albufeira old town and soon you will be into quiet unspoiled countryside, passing Sir Cliff Richard’s famous vineyards in Guia, and along pleasant country lanes to the coast. Passing by the Salgados Lagoon, you should see a variety of bird life and maybe a turtle or two swimming in the lakes. Your ride here is along specially constructed boardwalks, which makes for easy cycling. With the high rise resort of Armação de Pera in the background, and the traditional old town of Pera nearby, you continue east through the golf resort of Salgados, finding more board walks as you continue east along the coast with lovely views down to some great beaches.

    As the coast gets rockier you'll stray a little inland away from the cliff edge and then cruise down to the colorful new marina on the edge of Albufeira. Through the Marina and onward up a small hill, you can now see the spectacular main beach of Albufeira. Carefully navigating a few narrow cobbled streets of the old town, you will soon be back at your starting point by the old bus station.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Av. da Liberdade 144, 8200-002 Albufeira, Portugal

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local taxes
    • Local guide
    • Bike and helmet hire which we can organize locally and supply on the day of the tour(€15 for mountain bike & helmet with upgrades available and €25 for a road bike with upgrades available). Customer can bring their own bicycle and helmet.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Took the ride on 19th October. Excellent company, from initial email contact with Paul through to completing the ride. Making contact only 10-days before venturing to the Algarve, I received a response and ongoing communication from Paul almost immediately, unfortunately because
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    The tour was more difficult then we understood of the discription at Tripadviser. We passed beautiful views but there was no time to stop and admire them. We were guided while biking, so only the first could hear. I think that you must be well trained if you consider to take
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    I made 3 magnificent tours (between 70km and 110km per day) in Algarve with this company. Outstanding guiding by Marco, a local specialist speaking English like a native of London. Excellent quality of the rented E-MTB that I kept for a week. I highly recommend the services of
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    Mark was an excellent tour guide, friendly, very knowledgeable, enjoyed the bike tour would highly recommend
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    Marco was the tour guide- great guide, very friendly and in excellent shape ! I quite enjoyed the tour , good variety . As well, a very client oriented organization, Paul was very quick to answer my email. Very good bikes, i would recommend, and i wished i had stayed longer
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    About the operator
    By: Algarve Bike Holidays
    205 reviews
    3 days guided ride
    Just finished a great 3 days cycling With Algrave Bike Holidays. The whole process start to finished was hassle
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    7 day algarve coastal cycle holiday
    Completed the 7 day coastal tour over xmas enjoying a sunny 20 degrees each day. Definately recommend algarve
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    London, United Kingdom
    Tour of the Algarve Bike Tour
    My husband and I just completed a 6 day Tour of the Algarve Bike Tour with Algarve Bike Holidays. I highly
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    London, United Kingdom
    Best of the Algarve bike tour
    Had an amazing time throughout the trip. The bikes were great and well maintained, we only had one puncture during
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    Kirkwall, United Kingdom
    Excellent half day tour
    We booked a half day tour during our holiday to the Algarve. We were picked up (on time!) and taken the short
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    Bedford, United Kingdom
    Quinta do Lago – Praia de Faro
    This is the easiest of the company’s tours and ideal for my wife and I who are active, but who only cycle on
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    Best of Algarve
    My wife and I are not avid cyclists and honestly have only cycled a handful of times this year after dusting our
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    Claudia A
    Orlando, Florida
    Best of Algarve
    I wanted to do this bike trip for my recent 50th Birthday! My husband and I work out regularly, but we are not
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    Garry B
    Superb half day on the bike - hill climb to Foia
    The Friday Challenge Ride was superb, the climb to Foia (highest point of the Algarve) was tough in parts, but so
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    Dudley, United Kingdom
    Bike rental
    Great service provided. I booked a road bike through email and it was followed up with a choice of bikes. I had
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    Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
    Great morning cycle in the heat
    Fantastic morning Ride. Enquired late into holiday about challenging ride on a Friday. Excellent communication via
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    Algarve Gran Fondo weekend
    Should have writen this long ago, but better late than never! I booked a weekend cycling including the Algarve
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    Great trip through rural Algarve with orange orchards. Well maintained and good bike. Loved every mile!
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    Ralph P
    Calgary, Canada
    A Terrific Bike Holiday
    The "Best of the Algarve 13 Night" tour was just excellent. It provided a mix of coasts, beaches, urban, rural,
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    Rota Vicentina - Algarve Bike Tours
    We started with our rented MTB in Santiago do Cacem. The Bikes were top quality. A few meters on the road and then
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