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PORTUGAL OVERLAND ROUTE

...Suitable for Small to Medium Capacity Dual Sport Adventure Motorbikes (250cc-800cc maximum)

"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:

1809 km / 1124 miles (approximately)

Riding Difficulty:

EASY / MODERATE

50% Trails.

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 & forest areas.
 
Our route is a combination 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 small to medium capacity Adventure & Dual Sport Motorcycles (250cc to 850cc maximum).

Tour Ref: 

PORTUGAL-MC-OVERLAND-WILD-PORTUGAL

DATES & PRICES 2019:

Date: 31 March - 08 April 2019 - Limited SPACES

N.B. You may wish to combine this Portugal Overland tour with our Morocco Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Mountains & Desert Raid" to create a fantastic Overland Adventure from the Picos de Europa to the Sahara in Morocco following in the footsteps of the Moors - Portugal to Morocco Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Follow in the Footsteps of the Moors"

Price Rider: £1984 (Riding own motorcycle)

Price Pillion: Sorry no pillions on this tour

Deposit: £300

Single Supplement Hotels: £385

Motorcycle Hire: Sorry motorcycle hire not available for this Overland tour

All prices are in £ Pounds Sterling (GBP) unless otherwise indicated and based on two persons sharing a room

 

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.

Portugal Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Wild Portugal"

 

Ride with us on an incredible Overland Adventure through Portugal's high Serras (Mountains) to the Algarve (Approximately 50% of our journey in Portugal is offroad on exciting & remote Trails ! )

The perfect Overland Route for the enthusiastic and adventurous Trail Rider - Our riding pace is Easy & Relaxed with ample time to enjoy the culture and magnificent scenery.

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 Adventure from the Picos de Europa to the Sahara in Morocco following in the footsteps of the Moors - Portugal & Morocco Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Picos de Europa to the Edge of the Sahara Desert"

 

TOUR SUMMARY

Our Adventure starts with a great ride through the Spanish Picos Mountains 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 850cc 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 & Map

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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