A trip in western Algarve staying in a four start hotel in the old quarter of Lagos and easy access to restaurants. Chance of rain at this time of year and a westerly wind.

Prices – £35 bike hire, £68 4 nights 4 star accommodation, £60 return flight,  £34 airport transfer

Tuesday 20th January
Meet 14:30 in bar through security. Flight at 16:40 arriving Faro 20:00. Transfer to hotel by minibus.

Stay in Lagos Tivoli 4 star with indoor pool and gym for £15 pppn including breakfast. Drinks in Star Bar where beer is £1.10 wine 80p


Cycle to Portimao inland then round coast 25 miles where we have lunch. We eat lunch in the Portuguese restaurant Bacalhoada selling the traditional fish. Train back. This evening we try one of the 7 Indian restaurants in town, the Maharajah Tasty Indian.


Train to Portimao at 9 am or cycle the 14 miles. Lunch to be decided. PIzza probably. This evening we eat in Onda Norte a traditional steak and sea food restaurant. Train back 16:17, 17:17.


Train to Albuferia at 9 am and cycle past Vilamoura to Quartieria where we have lunch in a seafood restaurant that gets its food off the trawlers. Team decision fro evening meal. Train back 16:17, 17:17.

Transfer to Faro airport by minibus. Flight home 12:55 arriving 16:20

Extra cycle route

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