Cycling Portugal, General, guided tours

Portugal cycle tours 2020 & 2021

With the good news that our guided tours are finally back up and running, we're delighted to announce our plans for the next 18 months. Carolyn and I are hoping to run two Pedal Portugal trips in 2020: 18th-29th October – Border Castles – 12 days / €1,420 ***six places left*** 8th-19th November – Algarve… Continue reading Portugal cycle tours 2020 & 2021

Cycling Portugal, General, guided tours, Images

Guided Cycle Tours – 2021

It looks like Pedal Portugal is going to be very busy in 2020. We've got six cycle tours happening (our maximum) and they're almost all fully booked. So, I've also worked out our tour schedule for 2021 for anyone wanting to plan that far ahead. Full details are on the relevant pages but here's a… Continue reading Guided Cycle Tours – 2021

Alentejo, Guidebooks, guided tours

Alentejo Rewrite

My Alentejo Circuit guidebook is currently undergoing a major rewrite - and I'm hoping to have the new, fully-updated edition out in September. Or as soon after as possible. I had been thinking of starting work on a new, more general, guidebook to Portugal this summer but then I realised it was more than five… Continue reading Alentejo Rewrite

Beiras, Cycling Portugal, General, guided tours, Reports, Rides & Routes

Downhill Across 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?

Cycling Portugal, guided tours

Too Hot To Ride?

I love Portugal and I love cycling. But I wouldn't dream of attempting any serious bike riding there in July and August - and would generally avoid anytime between mid-June and mid-September. It's just too darn hot! Many people thinking of doing a bike tour in Portugal get in touch with me asking for advice.… Continue reading Too Hot To Ride?

Cycling Portugal, General, guided tours

Guided Tour Dates – 2019 & 2020

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