I've cycled many thousands of kilometres in different countries - mainly in Europe - and I've never (yet) been bitten by a dog. But I know that fear of dog attacks is a major issue for some cycle tourists, including in Portugal. So, how do you deal with dogs and how come I've never (yet) been… Continue reading Dealing With Dogs
Links to a selection of videos and written reports giving some personal perspectives on cycle touring in Portugal.
When your bike trip starts in Portugal's highest city and ends at the seaside, it must be all downhill, right? As I've mentioned before, Portugal may be wonderful but it is definitely not flat. Our latest bike trip across the country – which we finished on Friday - was a research trip for guided tours… Continue reading Downhill Across Portugal?
There are many things I love about Portugal apart from the cycling - the scenery, the history, the wine, the food, the wildflowers and, of course, the people. But I'm also often struck by the art of Portugal. Not the kind of art you see in galleries or museums but its public and street art.… Continue reading The Art Of Portugal
Pedal Portugal is recommended as "excellent" by Lonely Planet
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With the festive season behind us, now seems a good time to look ahead and plan some more cycle tours. Here at Pedal Portugal HQ we've drawn up a guided tours schedule for 2020 that include repeats of our best-loved trips, plus a new route exploring some of central Portugal. Starting in Guarda, our new… Continue reading Guided Tour Dates – 2019 & 2020
It's been the busiest year yet for Pedal Portugal's guided cycle tours
Discovering craft beers while pedalling around Portugal
Life has got easier for cyclists using trains in Portugal