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