Portugal

Portugal has wonderful natural conditions for cycling tourism. Although a small country, it has a large variety of landscapes and it is full of cultural richness. There are hundreds of cycle routes throughout the country, either for cycle tourism or mountain biking. EuroVelo 1 - Atlantic Coast Route follows the entire coast of Portugal, and you will find plenty of information to organise your trip on the EuroVelo Portugal website.

Routes

National Information

Portuguese Federation of Cycle Tourism and Bicycle Users (FPCUB)

National EuroVelo Coordinator

FPCUB aims to protect the environment by promoting the bicycle as a sustainable means of mobility (as well as protecting the security of its users). It also seeks to develop the practice of ecological cycling for leisure, fitness and tourism, including the EuroVelo routes, by promoting it both nationally and internationally. Founded in September 1987, FPCUB is a NGO working at a national level and it is a member of the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF).

EuroVelo Portugal

This website contains all the information you'll need on the EuroVelo 1 route in Portugal: divided in sections with an accurate description of the route, information on public transport, signposting along the route, information on the highway code, gps tracks and bike rental facilities.

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From Porto to Lisbon by bike

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Mythic crossing between two symbolic and magic cities. Start in the heart of Porto, a very lively city listed as World Heritage site by Unesco. Walk along the Atlantic Ocean, between endless golden beaches, fishing villages with colourful houses and forests of wild pine trees, and reach the capital city of Lisbon and its seven hills. You will enjoy delicious and authentic dishes served in small villages. This is a stay mixing tradition, nature and gastronomy.

Bike Tour Santiago de Compostela by the Coast - Portuguese "Coastal Camino", starting in Porto

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Ride the Portuguese Camino by the coast, the Way of St. James and experience the coastal villages of the Minho region in Northwestern Portugal and Galiza. Discover the natural beauty of this coast, riding by Esposende and Caminha and cross-over to spain to discover beautiful Bayone, and the Vigo Ria, with it's trademark seafood. Ride by quiet forests and quaint villages in this spiritual but challenging adventure in the way of St. James!