Cycling Portugal, Reports

Travelling Fast & Light

Here at Pedal Portugal we tend to be of the "take everything you need and take your time" school of touring. Our normal target for a day's riding is 80km - particularly if loaded down with camping gear as well as everything else. But some riders prefer to travel much faster and lighter. Guest blogger… Continue reading Travelling Fast & Light

Alentejo, Algarve, Beiras, Cycling Portugal, guided tours

The Toughest Yet

Last week we completed our toughest guided tour so far - riding from Portugal's highest city, Guarda, to the Vila Real de Santo António at the mouth of the Guadiana river. The Eastern Explorer covered around 600km over nine days of riding but also involved more than 7,000m of climbing. Along the way we crossed three regions… Continue reading The Toughest Yet

Alentejo, Cycling Portugal, guided tours, Images

Border Castles Tour – Photo Gallery

  I've just been sent a whole load of pictures from one of the riders on the Border Castles Tour we ran in April. (Next one is in October.) Previous posts have talked about this tour so I won't write much. Instead I've picked out some of my favourite pictures. Thanks for sharing them, Bruce!    

Cycling Portugal, guided tours

New Route, New Schedule

A new list of Pedal Portugal guided cycle tours is now available, with planned dates looking as far ahead as June 2017. The revised and updated itinerary for this autumn (fall) includes two guided biking tours of the Alentejo - the Border Castles Tour (departs 9th October) and the Alentejo Circuit (departs 23rd October).    Also coming up in… Continue reading New Route, New Schedule

Alentejo, Cycling Portugal, guided tours, Images, Uncategorized

It’s All About The Experience

  For me, cycling has always been about much more than just turning the pedals and clocking up the miles (or kilometres), whether back home in England or touring through another country. That's why on the guided tours I'm running in Portugal I try to emphasise the fact that it's all about what we see - and… Continue reading It’s All About The Experience