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Our Bike Tours in Portugal

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Our Trip Leaders Make The Difference

Local Leader.
Partner in Discovery.
New Friend.

Your VBT Trip Leaders are passionate about travel and devoted to sharing new discoveries with you. Each is a multi-lingual resident of your destination who intimately knows the history, cultural heritage, and traditions of your surroundings.

Your Trip Leaders also bring insiders’ knowledge of the best places to explore, dine, and shop—along with insight into local customs and lifestyles to help you make the most of your cultural experience. With keen organizational skills, a splendid sense of humor, and a talent for making you and your fellow travelers thrive within your group dynamic, your VBT Trip Leaders will be invaluable resources—and treasured friends!


I’ve always felt this region is a special place where nature and culture have been very well preserved, and where people live a quiet, simple, and environmentally friendly way of life.

Manuel grew up in Lisbon and has been living and travelling around Portugal all his life, especially in the Alentejo and Algarve regions, where most of his family is.


This is an amazing adventure, full of beautiful walks, historical secrets, and delicious food and wine—a real cultural immersion.

A native of Portugal, David loves to introduce guests to the local customs, traditions, food and wine, fauna and flora, and history of his homeland.

Stories from Portugal

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Why Eric Loves Self-Guided Biking

September 30, 2019

Eric, a senior VBT staff member, recently took his family on our Portugal: Porto, the Silver Coast & Lisbon Self-Guided Biking Vacation. Here’s what he has to say about our...

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A Glossary of Terms to Know in Portugal

December 1, 2017

Looking for VBT Walking Vacations? All VBT Walking Vacations have moved to our sister company, Country Walkers. The same tours you know and love, plus exciting new itineraries, are available...

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Enjoyed this trip to Portugal. Good mix of easy and moderate riding to work off the fantastic food/beverages.

LeslieS, San Diego, CA, USA

Biking Southern Portugal: Alentejo to the Algarve

The trip was a perfect way to visit southern Portugal. The guides were awesome, always there to lend a hand or offer guidance. The bikes were outstanding - brand new fleet. The routes were interesting and scenic with little traffic. The food and wine were great. And above all the opportunity to spend time with old friends and to meet new friends was rewarding. Thanks

bikemonger, Tampa

Biking Southern Portugal: Alentejo to the Algarve

This was our first VBT vacation. We were very impressed with the planning, accommodations, and route. It was a wonderful experience to bike along country roads with guides who knew the area. The hotels were lovely and the meals were delicious. Everything was top-notch.

EbikeEllen, Minneapolis MN

Biking Southern Portugal: Alentejo to the Algarve

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