Algarve Winter Tour

Exciting news! (For me at least.) The first Pedal Portugal guided cycle tour takes place in 2016 – a 10-day circuit beginning from Lagos on January 31st. I’ve been thinking of setting up guided tours for a while as it seems the logical next step. I’ve been giving out advice on cycling in Portugal for…

Oranges, Lemons and Poppies

It’s about time for the next ride report… and another posting from fellow cyclist and Portugal fan Ian Mitchell, writing about his latest trip to the Algarve. Ian’s previous guest post was in June 2014, when he sent in an account of his ride through the Intoxicating Algarve Hills. Now, he’s just back home and has kindly contributed another…

Winter Riding

With most of Europe in the grip of winter, January seems a good time to put together a new touring route for Portugal’s Algarve region – which provides some of the best opportunities for cycling anywhere on the continent at this time of year. Look carefully at a map and you can see how far down the Algarve…