The history of Portugal is as rich as its natural landscape is diverse. Once a great empire, colonising large parts of Africa, China, America and Malaysia, it's packed full of fascinating culture, cuisine and natural beauty.
Our selection of cycling holidays in Portugal uncover some of the most breathtaking landscapes in this magical country. Dreaming of exploring the unspoilt coastline of the Algarve? Set off on an unforgettable trip to southern Portugal, where you can explore hidden fishing villages, peaceful cliff tops and mesmerising views of the crystal-clear waters.
Or are you keen to explore northern Portugal? Then a trip to beautiful Porto may be just what you're looking for. This picturesque town is full of brightly coloured buildings that tumble down to the waterside of the Douro river. Starting in Porto, our routes take you along coastal paths, past beaches, sand dunes, lighthouses, colourful marinas and charming cities. During these cycling holidays in Portugal, you will explore the area's world-famous wine cellars, sample delicious cuisine and spot wildlife including pink flamingos and kingfishers.
Want to experience all the diverse landscapes that this country has to offer? We have cycling trips in Portugal that journey from the mountains to the sea, so you can take in the wonderful scenery on route. Start in the Minho region and cycle downhill following the river past high mountains, historic towns and rolling vineyards before reaching panoramic views of the stunning coastline.
Discover a land that time forgot as you explore the unspoilt wild coastlines, pretty white villages and deserted cycling routes of the Algarve. The area is a birdwatchers paradise, with endemic and migratory species passing through from Africa and Northern Europe.
Varied beach-front cycling along some of the most spectacular stretches of coast we've ever seen! Starting in wine capital, Porto, your route heads south beach and bay-hopping to Aveiro, Portugal's Venice before finishing beside the beach at Praia de Mira.
Explore the Douro Valley and its historical villages on our 6-night self-guided tour. Starting from the medieval village of Castelo Rodrigo, close to the Spanish border you'll cycle through uniquely terraced vineyards on your way to port wine town of Pinhao.
You cycle through small villages and extensive vineyards, following the River Minho towards the Atlantic Ocean. The scenery is a stunning combination of high mountains, rolling river scenes, historic towns and dramatic coastal landscape.
Enjoy cycling from wine capital, Porto, south along the coast and bay-hopping to Aveiro, Portugal's Venice before heading inland and finishing in Coimbra, Portugal's old capital with UNESCO recognised heritage.
Follow scenic coastal routes along the Atlantic Coast of Portugal. This tour starts in Porto, with highlights including a scenic ride through the dunes of the Sao Jacinto Natural Reserve and an overnight in the picture-perfect fortified village of Obidos.