However, mountain biking (BTT as they call it here) is very popular in Portugal and – not only are there plenty of mountains – but there are also lots of routes out there.
I recently discovered the Ciclovia website, which has an extensive list of all kinds of cycleways – from town centre circuits to longer routes like the Ecopista do Dao mentioned in the last post.
It also has a list of BTT routes – and maps. To take a look, click on the Ciclovia site and scroll down. Click on the individual names for more details – there seem to be links to Google Maps for all the rides so even if you don’t understand the Portuguese it should make some sense!