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Mountain Bike Tour Lures Riders For 15 Days through Drama Of Iberian Peninsula from Madrid to Lisbon

The Madrid-Lisbon MTBike is a 15-day, 15-mountain adventure covering 12,000 kilometers.

 
 
Madrid to Lisbon by mountain bike
Madrid to Lisbon by mountain bike
PRLog - Mar. 25, 2014 - BARCARENA, PORTUGAL, – Referred to as “the biggest mountain bike adventures in Europe” the Madrid-Lisbon MTBike is a 15-day, 15-mountain adventure covering 12,000 kilometers that begins June 14, 2014 in Madrid and arrives on June 28, after traversing the Iberian Peninsula, on the Atlantic Ocean in Cabo da Roca Cape, the westernmost point of Europe.

The organizer is Portugal Nature Trails (http://www.portugalnaturetrails.com/ (http://www.portugalnaturetrails.com/)) that handles everything for the cyclists during the crossing from one European capital, Madrid, to another, Lisbon. Limited to just 20 participants, included are guides, support vehicle, quality accommodations, all meals, luggage transfers, airport transfers and bike mechanical assistance (and spare bikes if required). The per person (double) rate for the 15-day, 15-stage tour is 2,750€.

Experiences traversing the Iberian Peninsula include, among countless others, high altitude plains, forest tracks and cultural sites, including cycling on a ridge through a windmill park, single track trails, Roman bridges in the medieval city of Avila, villages seemingly stuck in the Middle Ages, isolated and wild mountains accessing Portugal, canyons, waterfalls, Eucalyptus forests and finally Roca Cape, the western point of Europe and where transfers to Cascais are arranged.

The overall distance for this mountain bike challenge that is rated “very difficult” is 1230 meters and the overall cumulative altitude gain is 28,750 meters. Participants may expect to ride distances of 100km per day for several days continuously. For more details and reservations please see http://www.bikemadridlisbon.com/#/guided-tour/4563290905.

For those who can’t commit to the full tour, the adventure can accommodate rides for eight days in Spain (June 14-21) and seven days in Portugal (June 22-28) at 1550€ and 1450€ respectively.

About Portugal Nature Trails

Portugal Nature Trails is a registered Brand of "Caminhos da Natureza", which is a premier adventure travel tour company offering unsurpassed active tours, specialized in walking, hiking and cycling tours, Guided or Self-Guided. Our guided tours feature talented local guides, handcrafted itineraries, authentic cuisine and cozy accommodations, and an in-depth introduction to local culture.

Customized Adventures offer something really unique. Designed as the ultimate in personalized small-group travel, these are one-of-a-kind experiences tailored for your private group's interests and wishes. We use our years of experience and insider knowledge to help you explore and discover Portuguese ‘off the beaten path' culture and nature. Visit the website: http://www.portugalnaturetrails.com/ or call 1-888-752-0244 (US toll free).

Media Contact:

Alexia Nestora, Firefly Journeys

alexia@fireflyjourneys.com

http://www.fireflyjourneys.com/

1.303.898.3376


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