Road Cycling Holiday in Monchique

5 nights from £495.00

Cycling Trip Highlights

  • Stunning natural landscape in west Portugal
  • Located in the beautiful mountain range of Serra de Monchique
  • Incredible riding through routes featured in the Volta a Portugal
  • Spectacular sun all year round
Road Cycling Holiday in Monchique
5 nights from £495.00
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WE LOVELuxury Accommodation in Monchique
Located inland from the stunning Portuguese west coast, you will be staying in luxury accommodation with state of the art facilities including spas, swimming pools and great restaurants. It is the perfect place for cyclists.
WE LOVEStunning Riding Environment
How and where you ride is completely up to you, rest assured you will be on quiet, traffic free roads. You can choose between stunning views of the rugged mountainous landscape or golden sandy beaches. For great climbing you can head towards the Serra de Monchique mountain range.

What's Included

Our suggested cycling holiday in Portugal

We can tailor make this trip for you

This holiday is completely flexible and can be tailored to your requirements. Arrive any day you like and stay for as long as you like.

Upon arrival in Faro, you will be picked up and taken to Monchique, an hour or so into the hills. Check in, relax and discover the beautiful 5* resort which has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sensuous spa, wellness rooms and a great restaurant and terrace, not to mention all the cycling facilities you could require.

Your bike will be delivered directly to the hotel and there is a bike workshop if you need any adjustments made to the bike.

You will be provided with GPX files for you to explore this stunning area and the amazing climbs and roads it offers. If you fancy hitting the beaches, head south towards Portimao for some hustle and bustle, or venture 30km west to the Atlantic coast and Aljezur with miles and miles of golden sands with just a smattering of locals enjoying the surf. To climb, head inland and enjoy the Serra de Monchique mountain range.

On departure, your bike will be picked up and you will be taken back to the airport.

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What to ExpectFrom challenging mountain rides to traffic free roads

The mountains and west coast of Portugal offers a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the Algarve’s thronging beaches. You will stay inland in the Serra de Monchique, a rolling mountain range with slopes made up of deciduous oaks, chestnut woods and dazzling colours. Your rides will take you out onto roads used by the pros and tested by bike manufacturers, and towards the quiet west coast beaches where the only noise comes from waves lapping at the shore.

6day holiday
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How's the Weather? in Monchique

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
Monchique 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 Monchique. 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.

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