Rail trail - Ecopista Dão river bike tour

2 Days | 1 Night
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Rail trail - Ecopista Tâmega river bike tour

Very easy and to relax Bicycle tour in The North of Portugal

Tâmega Ecopista was decommissioned since the year 1990. This old rail trail, transformed in a a cycling path, as 40 km and connects Arco do Baúlhe to Amarante. Start the trip with a view to the title panels from 1940 on the Arco do Baúlhe train station. The Historic center in Amarante, the vineyards and the forest, so unique in the Northern region, will be a surprise.

Note that this route can be very monotonous if you are an experience cyclist. If you ever cycle an old rail trail transformed in a cycling path you can know what to expect. This is a very good route for families with children, for people that is starting to cycle or just to know more about the region. This is a descent bike tour so the effort to do it will be few.

To have a more relaxing time to explore the area 3 different options are offered in 3 different package.

Itinerary Supported Bike tour:

Day 1: Arco do Baúlhe - Amarante: 40 km

Itinerary Self guided bike tour Option 1:

Day 1: Transfer from Porto to Arco do Baúlhe:

Day 2: Trasnfer back to Porto

Itinerary Self guided bike tour Option 2:

Day 1: Transfer from Porto to Arco do Baúlhe:

  • Arco do Baúlhe - Mondim de Bastos: 16km
  • Sleep in a 4 star hotel: Água Hotel

Day 2: Mondim de Bastos - Amarante: 29 km

Day 3: Trasnfer back to Porto

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Guided bike tour
Pick up 8:30 am and estimated end ant 7 pm: Arco do Baúlhe - Amarante: 40 km
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Self guided Option 1: 8h30 Pick up in Porto district and transfer to Arco do Baúlhe: Arco do Baúlhe - Amarante: 40 km
Self guided Option 2: pick up Pick up in Porto district and transfer to Arco do Baúlhe: Arco do Baúlhe - Mondim de Bastos: 16 km
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Self guided Option 1: Transfer back to Porto
Self guided Option 2: extra day Mondim de bastos - Amarante (29 km)
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Self guided Option 2: Transfer back to Porto
Accommodations W/ Breakfast
Luggage shuttling
GPS With route per booking
Bike rent
Van Support
Guide riding with your group
Lunch
Mechanical Assistance
Personal Accident Insurance
Liability Insurance
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* Low season (price per person)
* Regular season (price per person)
* High Season (price per person)
* Summer Season (price per person)
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Supported Bike tour
210
Accommodations W/ Breakfast
No
Luggage shuttling
Yes
GPS With route per booking
No
Bike rent
Yes
Van Support
Yes
Guide riding with your group
Extra 60€ per group
Lunch
Yes
Mechanical Assistance
Yes
Personal Accident Insurance
Yes
Liability Insurance
Yes
Min. Participants
2 pax
* Low season (price per person)
210€
* Regular season (price per person)
210€
* High Season (price per person)
210€
* Summer Season (price per person)
210€
Pick up prices in other location
on request
Self guided Option 1
390
Accommodations W/ Breakfast
1 Night in 4 star hotel
Luggage shuttling
Yes
GPS With route per booking
Yes
Bike rent
Yes
Van Support
No
Guide riding with your group
No
Lunch
No
Mechanical Assistance
No
Liability Insurance
No
Personal Accident Insurance
No
Min. Participants
2 Pax
* Low season (price per person)
390 €
* Regular season (price per person)
400€
* High Season (price per person)
410€
* Summer Season (price per person)
420€
Pick up prices in other location
on request
Self guided Option 2
535
Accommodations W/ Breakfast
2 Nights (4 and 5 star)
Luggage shuttling
yes
GPS With route per booking
Yes
Bike rent
Yes
Van Support
No
Guide riding with your group
No
Lunch
No
Mechanical Assistance
No
Personal Accident Insurance
No
Liability Insurance
No
Min. Participants
2 Pax
* Low season (price per person)
535€
* Regular season (price per person)
545€
* High Season (price per person)
555€
* Summer Season (price per person)
565€
Pick up prices in other location
on request

*Season:

  • LS - Low season: Nov 01 to Mar 25
  • RS - Regular season: Mar 26 to 25 Jun and Set 26 to 31 Oct
  • HS - High Season: Set 01 to 25 Set
  • SS - Summer Season: Jun 26 to August 30

Observations:

  • Prices are based for 2 people sharing the same room;
  • Prices can suffer updates due high season, holidays or weekends

Extras

  • Electric bicycles price Option 1: 30€
  • Electric bicycles price Option 2: 25€
  • Supplement for single room option 1: 70€
  • Supplement for single room option 2: 90€
  • Solo traveler: 120 €
  • Extra nights: on request

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