Full Day Bike Tour in Douro Valley
Full-day bike tour starting from Pinhão, the heart of the Douro valley. We'll start by transfering you from your hotel in Porto to Pinhão, where you'll start riding on a hybrid, road or E-bike, according to your preference, on a tour adapted to your pace and guided by local guides. You will ride in the car-free roads or trails by the quaint villages of the Douro plateau and valley, until you reach the village of Pinhão, by the Douro river. Lunch is included in a local wine estate, where you'll taste the excellence of the portuguese cuisine of this region, always accompanied by local wines. In the afternoon, you'll et to enjoy a wine tasting experience, and visit the small village of Pinhão, before being transferred back to your hotel in Porto. Extend your stay for an aditional night in Pinhão or Peso da Régua./ Full day, private experience, on a bike tour in the Douro valley during the morning (3 to 4 hours), guided and supported, adapted to your pace;
/ Available every day, on demand, with transfer from your hotel in Porto (or Douro) to Pinhão, and then back to your hotel, after the tour;
/ Choose between a road, hybrid or electrical bike experience and adapt the tour to your cycling experience;
/ Approximate duration of 8 hours (full-day), with lunch and wine tasting at a local wine estate included;
/ Visit the village of Pinhão and experience it's with stunning views of the Douro river;
Type of Terrain: Mountainous terrain, intermediate climbs / descents bike tour in the Douro valley.
Cycling stage: Hilly asphalt car-free roads and trails of the Douro valley and plateau.
Your day starts with a transfer from your hotel in Porto or in the Douro to Pinhão, where your tour departs. Start your ride going north, towards Sabrosa and then to Parada do Pinhão, on a beautiful plateau overlooking Pinhão river. Turn east, towards Favaios, for a quick pitstop to taste the famous local licorish wine (ask for a “Favaíto” with your espresso) and then turn south towards Pinhão, on one of the most epic descents of the region. Reaching Pinhão, you will be having lunch, followed by a wine tasting, at a charming wine estate, on the famous “Vale do Inferno”, where you'll get to taste the local wines too. In the afternoon, visit the authentic and picturesque wine village of Pinhão, on the riverbank of the Douro “expressway” and historically focused on the commerce and transportation of the grapes and the wine, to and from Porto, before being transferred back to your hotel in Porto.