One of the most wonderful places to go cycling Algarve is natural park Monchique with its green hills full of wildflowers, chestnut trees, eucalyptus and cork oaks. The holiday villas Algarve Portugal are situated at the foot of these mountains, in a green oasis, on a private country estate offering a wonderful view.
You can also go cycling Algarve at the South Coast of Portugal, which offers wonderful, marked cycling tours, varying from 35 to 95 km. You can choose paved roads or challenging tours over small forest paths.
A wonderful place for active guests who love nature. Villa Foz and Villa Ribeira are situated in the middle of the nature, near both the Monchique Mountains and the South Coast, two wonderful places to go cycling Algarve.
In both holiday villas you will find documentation concerning cycling Algarve and other activities Algarve. After a strenuous day, both villas offer a wonderful place to return to. You can relax on of the various sun- and shadow terraces in the gardens, at the pool or at the pond.
Various organisations offer cycling tours and –equipment for cycling Algarve. Dependent on your physical condition, experience and desired exertion, you will choose a route which fits you best.
A 'downhill cycling' trip combines a cycle tour through nature with relatively less exertion. A minibus will bring you to the highest top (900 m) of the Monchique Mountains, which offers a wonderful view of the South- and West Coast of Portugal.
Under the supervision of a guide, who will also tell you everything about the remarkable flora and fauna of the Serra de Monchique, you will descend the mountain. The final part of the tour will lead you through the inland, towards the coast, over small paved roads, through fertile valleys, along picturesque villages.
Sporty guests who wish to discover one or several parts of the Algarve by mountainbike, can rent material inclusive of cycle routes. You can make both relaxing cycle tours along the South Coast of Portugal and conquer the highest top (900m) of the Monchique Mountains.
Cycling Algarve mainly takes place on smaller, paved roads and unpaved paths; 'off the beaten track' as much as possible. On many routes you will hardly see buildings, enabling you to enjoy the wonderful view of the blue sea, the white beaches, the golden yellow cliffs and the unique flora and fauna.