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PORTUGAL OVERLAND

"Wild Portugal"

...ride North to South on Portugal's Wild Tracks

Experience Rural Portugal

Hotel & Guesthouse accommodation throughout

PORTUGAL "Wild Portugal" - At a Glance

Trip Style:

MOTORCYCLE OVERLAND

Duration:

9 Days / 8 Nights 

Distance Covered:

3395 km / 2122 miles (approximately)

Riding Difficulty:

EASY / MODERATE

You are an experienced rider and confident riding your own motorcycle (with luggage) on tarmac, gravel tracks, and easy stream crossings

Terrain: 

Our Overland tour rides through some remote mountain areas.
 
Our route is a mixture of quiet tarmac roads and remote gravel/rocky tracks and mud (on wet days).
There are a few easy stream crossings.

Suitable Bikes:

Our OVERLAND tour is designed for medium capacity Adventure & Dual Sport Motorcycles (250cc to 800cc maximum).

Tour Ref: 

PORTUGAL-MC-OVERLAND-WILD-PORTUGAL

DATES & PRICES:

16 - 24 March 2018  -  BOOKINGS FOR THIS TOUR NOW CLOSED

31 March - 08 April 2019 - SPACES

A great opportunity to combine this tour with our Morocco Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Mountains & Desert Raid" to create a fantastic overland expedition following in the footsteps of the Moors to the Sahara!

 

For private tour bookings please contact us for details and pricing

Rider using Own Motorcycle: £TBD 

Deposit: £300

Hotels Single Supplement: £TBD
 
Motorcycle Hire: Sorry motorcycle hire not available for this Overland tour
 
HONDA ADVENTURE CENTRE OFFROAD TRAINING DISCOUNT - Receive a 10% discount off your Offroad Adventure Training with HONDA ADVENTURE CENTRE (Wales) when booking on this tour. Please contact us for details.
 
All prices are in £ Pounds Sterling (GBP) unless otherwise indicated and based on two persons sharing a room / cabin
 
Portugal Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Wild Portugal"

 

Ride with us on an incredible Overland Adventure through Portugal's high Serras (Mountains) to the Algarve.

Join us as we take a ride through ancient history on Roman Tracks and Portugal's wild offroad Trails.

A great opportunity to combine this Portugal Overland tour with our Morocco Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Mountains & Desert Raid" to create a fantastic overland expedition following in the footsteps of the Moors to the Sahara!

TOUR SUMMARY

Our Adventure starts with a great ride through the Spanish Picos to northern Portugal where our offroad riding begins. This is a 9 day tour - we take the time to enjoy Portugal's countryside and explore its numerous Trails as we ride North to South finishing in the Algarve.
 
Our route is a wonderful combination of quiet country and mountain roads linking the varied offroad sections with their spectacular landscapes through the High Serras.
 
We ride through rarely seen remote country and quaint towns and villages steeped in history and rural culture and follow some of the ancient routes and Roman roads used by Portugal's invaders through the centuries.
 
Our OVERLAND tour is designed for medium capacity Adventure & Dual Sport Motorcycles (250cc to 800cc maximum).
 
The riding is graded Easy to Moderate.
 
Our  tour has been fully researched and personally ridden by John & Brigitte - as with all our tours, it is run & supported by Wildcat Adventures and led by John & Brigitte. We do not subcontract any of our tours!
 

Highlights

Highlights

Our tour Start at our hotel in the Picos Mountains in Northern Spain & Ends at our hotel in the Algarve, Portugal.

  • Roman Tracks & Bridges, and ancient trails built by Portugal's invaders -  Moors, Romans, Carthaginians, and Phoenicians
     
  • Picos de Europa & Cantabrian Mountains
     
  • Portuguese Serras
     
  • Cork Forests
     
  • Vineyards & wine tasting
     
  • Beautiful World UNESCO Heritage Towns, Castles, & Medieval sites
     
  • Tracks in the UNESCO listed Douro Valley(Rio Douro - "River of Gold")
     
  • Tracks of the Serra da Estrela - highest mountain range in Portugal
     
  • Tracks of the Algarve Mountains
     
  • Great food & excellent wines
     
 

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Why Wildcat Adventures?

Providing Adventure Tours is a full time occupation for John & Brigitte and this is evident in the extensive EXPERIENCE they have in ORGANISING and LEADING Adventure Tours.
 

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