Full Day Biketour: Porto to Póvoa de Varzim
( Historical+Gastronomy+Sightseeing bike tour)
Ride to the beaches of northern Portugal has never been so pleasant to the taste of the idyllic and fantastic scenery.
Experience the unmatched Portuguese northern coast, where you can find various cities dedicated to the activity and fishing industry, where the fish gastronomy, such as, cod fish, sardines, sea bass and dourada rules. In the middle of this bicycle route, find buildings of public interest, considered as an historical heritage of the city, such as the Porto Custom House, (a place for local events and exhibitions); the unavoidable tidal pools, designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira, (very attended in summer); a replica of a ship of the Portuguese Discoveries, of the sixteenth century, ending in Póvoa do Varzim, with its famous sea inlets.
- Departures: 09h00
- estimated time: 8h00
- All year
- Meeting point: Rua do Alferes Malheiro, 139 ( Top Bike tours portugal Store)
- Minimum participants: 2
- 45 km
- Visit the cellar of Porto wine
- Lunch in Matosinhos - Find out the true flavors of the sea!
- Trasnfer metro ticket from Póvoa de Varzim to Porto
- Alcoholic beverages not included
Visit with a tour guide in the respective dialects: Portuguese, English, Spanish. The tour includes a short break of 20m.
A liability insurance and personal accident insurance are included in the tours.
Starting the tour we will be passing right in the heart of Porto in the direction of the river Douro.
The train station of São Bento is certainly one of the main attractions of the city. Here you will be able to see its tiles in all their glory, a total of 20000 tiles.
Here the travelers will be able to see the "Palacio da Bolsa" and the Hard Club. You will also know about one of the most important Portuguese personalities related to the exploration of the oceans.
An impressive gothic church down by the river area.
Near the river on the city of Vila Nova de Gaia our customers will have a chance to make a wine tour in the famous Wine Cellars of Porto wine and also they will have a lunch, where they will tast the famous portuguese gastronmy and ate the same time enjoying the view of Ribeira.
Almost unnoticeable lies this small structure, being the first renaissance building in the entire country and even one of the oldest in Europe.
An impressive structure down by the meeting point between the river Douro and the Atlantic Ocean.
Enjoy the ocean view and the environment surrounding you
In a dominant position over the Atlantic Ocean and a short distance from the mouth of the Douro River, it is also known as Castelo do Queijo because, according to tradition, it was built on a round granite rock and shaped like a cheese.
In this area of Porto you can feel connected with the beautiful landscape of the beaches all around
The "Angeiras" market it´s a typical and a very local fish market
In this area that belong to the city of Vila do Conde the customers can be amazing with the landscape of the atlantic ocean and the portuguese life of the "Minhotos" people. Labruge Church is a typical building from the second half of the 18th century, that the customers can see in the middle of the away..
The Monastery of Santa Clara was one of the biggest and richest feminine convents in Portugal, founded in 1318. The Monastery is located in a hilltop and includes large walls that protect the monastery from the east and the Santa Clara Aqueduct, the second largest aqueduct in Portugal.