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Trip Highlights
  • Exclusive Quinta do Lago Resort, catered for discerning clients and high performance athletes
  • Incredible rides in Algarve with spectacular climbing opportunities
  • Stunning Atlantic beaches in southern Europe
  • Spectacular sun all year round
5 nights from£325.00
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Road Cycling from Quinta do Lago

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What we love About Road Cycling from Quinta do Lago

We love...The Luxury Quinta do Lago Resort
This accommodation is in the perfect position to head out into Algarve and explore the area. The resort's brand new 'Campus' provides full size tennis courts, padel tennis courts, beautiful pools, a football pitch and more. Grab an espresso from the bar whilst you use the touchscreen TV to have an advanced look at the routes that you will be provided with.
We love...Great Riding Opportunities
Depending on your preference, you may choose to head out of the resort towards the hills of Son Bras, Salil and others. The traffic free roads and tarmacked surfaces provide ideal riding conditions for all levels of cyclists.
We love...The Views
Located in the southern most part of Portugal, Algarve provides stunning coastal riding over the Atlantic coast as well as picturesque routes through colourful vineyards, beautiful orange groves and quaint fishing villages.

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Day by Day

Day1 Arrival

Upon arrival in Faro, you will be picked up and taken to the Quinta do Lago resort. Check in, relax and discover the beautiful resort.

Day 2Pastel del Nata
Total distance105kmTotal climb1500m

For the Portuguese speakers, yes the title of this ride is a pastry! The ride is 105km and there is a stop en route where you can enjoy the best Pastel de Nata in the Algarve. Your ride takes you into the hills via Son Bras and Salil before you arrive into Alte. Stop at Germano Bicicarte cafe where Pedro can serve you some of the best pastries and cakes in the Algarve, and you can marvel at the bikes and the art. What’s not to love?

Day 3Son Bras
Total distance120kmTotal climb1700m

If you want to get some good mileage under your belt with a decent amount of climbing, we recommend the route out to Sao bras and then into the hills. Your riding will be on pristine tarmac and you will hear the zip of your wheels as you loop back around to Santa Catarina. Head back to Estoi and then back to the resort. Feel free to extend or decrease this ride depending on how you’re feeling.

Day 4Loule
Total distance75kmTotal climb1000m

A great, relatively easy ride of 75km taking in 1,000m of climbing. You will ride via Estoi, Querenca and Loule, passing through countless vineyards and orange groves. If you get a chance to sample some of the oranges and satsumas, you won’t be disappointed.

Day 5Joao Clara Wine Estates
Total distance70km

Leaving the Campus, you climb into the Serras, cycling along quiet roads and through the Algarve’s Orange groves. This 70K ride will deliver you to the Vineyards of Joao Clara for some wine tasting and a meal if you fancy ending your day on a high. The evening will end with a transfer back to Quinta do Lago.

Day 6Departure

Enjoy breakfast before you are transferred back to the airport.

Key Stats

6day holiday
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95km avg
Expect to ride about 95km per day
1200m avg
Expect to climb about 1200m per day

How's the Weather? in Algarve

The SpringMarch to May
The cycling season begins as early as March and April which offers cool Spring riding. The weather gets progressively warmer into May and June.
The SummerJune to August
Algarve is hot in the summer and can be quite humid. This is tempered by the breeze on the coast so you can enjoy some excellent coastal cycling in the summer.
The AutumnSeptember to November
Autumn is a great time to cycle in in Algarve. The summer heat has passed and the weather becomes cooler.
The WinterDecember to February
The winter can become quite wet, especially in December, however temperatures are still good for cycling.

Area InformationFor Algarve

Quinta do Lago is situated on the shores of the Algarve, set within the stunning Ria Formosa National Park. The resort offers an abundance of restaurants, from award winning steakhouses to fresh seafood restaurants and relaxed beach shacks. The resort is perfect for kids and new riders as they can stay within the resort’s roads and trails of the national park. For seasoned riders, you can ride straight from the resort into the hills and through the Algarve’s vineyards. This is the perfect place to stay for every type of cyclist.

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