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Douro Valley

Douro Valley By Bike

Cycle through one of oldest wine regions in the world, staying in elegant wine estates along the way. The immense beauty of this region will guarantee an amazing ride with endless views, where terraced vineyards and traditional white-washed villages cling to the hillsides, and where local wineries are over a century old. You'll indulge in the mouth-watering cuisine of this region, as well as some of the finest wines at award-winning wineries. End your journey with a spectacular boat cruise along the Douro river to the bustling city of Porto, with time to explore its wine cellars, cofee shops, restaurants, and rooftop bars.

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 35.4 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 783 m
Descent 783 m

Today is your first day of riding, and today's loop ride allows you to explore this beautiful area you're staying in, including Pinhão. 

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Bike Riding · Portugal
Quinta do Ventozelo to Alijó
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 33.3 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 791 m
Descent 525 m

You'll head north and leave the Douro valley towards a municipality with the largest area of vineyards, as well as port wine production.

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Bike Riding · Portugal
Alijó to Vilarinho de São Romão
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 43.3 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 629 m
Descent 659 m

The scenery today is full of olive trees and vines on historic terraces as you make your way to Vilarinho de São Romão.

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 41.5 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 550 m
Descent 1,031 m

Today you'll cycle towards your last destination in the Douro valley, to immerse yourself in vineyards once more. 

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 47.4 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 741 m
Descent 739 m

Your last ride! Nearly half of the route today will be alongside the Douro river, where you can take your time to appreciate the views. 

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 32.3 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 513 m
Descent 509 m

The shorter version of the Peso da Régua loop ride.

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