Monte Gordo

Fishermen tend nets
Fishermen tend nets

A trip in eastern Algarve staying in a four start hotel in Monte Gordo and easy access to restaurants. Chance of rain at this time of year and a westerly wind. Trip directions and itinerary may change according to weather.

Prices – £35 bike hire, £76 4 nights 4 star Spa accommodation with own room and breakfast,   £34 airport transfer and all trains and ferries

Friday 22nd January

Meet at Edinburgh airport at 12 noon. Ryanair Flight 817 at 14:10 to Dublin arriving 15:15 Dublin. Flight FR7032 at 17:20 to Faro arriving 20:15. Taxi to train station and train to Monte Gordo at 21:06 arriving 1 hour later. Last train is 21:46. Stay in Monte Gordo Hortel Apartamentos  & Spa  with a room each for £19 per night. Price includes breakfast.

Saturday 23rd January – 15 miles

Pick bikes up from Angela Pestana at Rua Digo Cão Edificio Arenilha tlef. 00351 967457602. at 9:30. Cycle to Tavira for curry.

Sunday 24th January-  20 miles

Cycle north to lake 20 miles. Hearts game on at 12:30.

Monday 25th January – 20 miles

Ferry to Spain, change time on watches,  and cycle east in circuit

Tuesday 26th January

Get 9:12 train arriving 10:17 in Faro. Taxi to airport. Flight Faro to Edinburgh 12:55 arriving 16:15

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