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Rua Francisco Bivar 142A, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8500-132, Portugal
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Algarve Downhill Cycling Tour from Mount Foia
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Outdoor Tours, Lda is a licensed adventure company in Portugal and offers outdoor adventure experiences in the Algarve - for the whole family - all year round. Our top 5 Outdoor Adventures in the Algarve for the 2015 spring, summer & autumn: 1/ Kayak & Cave Trip; along Ponte da Piedade in Lagos through grottoes and with snorkeling included 2/ Downhill Nature Cycling Trip; from the highest peak in the Serra de Monchique (902 mtrs/2960 ft) to sea level on easy going forest roads 3/ Downhill Off-road Biking; same thing, but off-road and more technical 4/ Monchique Day Walk; An interesting day out for the whole family in the green and lush mountains of the Serra de Monchique. Learn about the local flora & fauna and discover the best Algarve country side. 5/ 4WD Nature "Jeep Safari" Discover by 4WD Jeep many interesting, beautiful and well hidden places of the western Algarve. Visit a local “medronho” and honey maker. Swim stop at the lake, responsible drivers.
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Rua Francisco Bivar 142A, Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimao 8500-132, Portugal
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

By chance on the same tour as previous writer VMCCCC ....great trip, lunch en route. Good route, and excellent bikes. Family group all enjoyed the journey down, from a cloud capped top, to the sunny valley. Recommended. Very friendly and helpful hosts too.

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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Great team with very good gear. The 45 km down hill route was a very nice way to see Algarve. Our family with two boys of 11 and 13 found it exiting and want to come back for thr off road tour. My wife also...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Such a great day (18 / 9) thanks to Tom and Mark and the rest of the group. Its a great route downhill along quiet roads and tracks. Lots of stops along the way to enjoy the glorious views, nature and lunch! This is a...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Just a few words to say thank you to TOM and MARK who took us out on this excursion there were 4 of us one of which had not ridden a bike for along time but with Tom leading and Mark following in the van...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Hired two MTB's for 4 days to get some exercise whilst away. Thomas and Frank provided a 15 mile route to tour the coastal roads and avoid the serious hills (we are 57 yrs old). Bikes were in excellent condition and we used them for...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Best days of the holiday according to our 12 year old and I think the whole family agreed. We booked the sea kayak trip the first week and it was brilliant. Very easy to find and the guide was friendly and knowledgeable. It was nice...More

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Frank K, Owner at Outdoor-Tours.com, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

hi, many thanks for your kind feedback. I hope you daughter recovered well and that we will see you all again on your next trip to Portugal ! best regards, Frank

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Great off road track with enough little stops to relax and listen to some nice 'must knows' about the area. good bikes, enjoyable ride. Good lunch, and great guides... thaks for the great tour, guys...Bart

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Frank K, Owner at Outdoor-Tours.com, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Hello Bart, thanks for positive feedback, much appreciated ! Hope to see you again. Frank

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Three us picked up from our hotel and taken to the office in Mexilhoeira Grande, from there we were taken to the highest point in the Algarve, with great views of the South and West coasts. Then starts the exhilarating ride back down to Mexilhoeira...More

Thank Lyndon B
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Frank K, Owner at Outdoor-Tours.com, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Hello Lyndon, many thanks for your review. Indeed our office where we cycle back to lies on small hill. The last 500 metres are going slightly uphill and in the August heat that is for many a challenge. On the other hand the accomplished feeling...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Another good year , fine warm weather , climbing & descending Foia on 2 wheels , excellent fleet of new cycles , now the 12 year of descending , 2nd year of climbing on 2 wheels , very good Cake at the top of Foia

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Frank K, Owner at Outdoor-Tours.com, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Well done Jim, for adding the Uphill Challenges to your yearly cycling activities whilst on holiday in the Algarve ! Keep cycling and we´re looking forward to see you again ! Frank

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

Great day with friends cycling from the top of Foia towards the coast. A range of abilities but everyone made it. Not too strenuous but a few hills to get the legs working. Stopped for a lovely lunch in a tiny quaint village. The views...More

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Frank K, Owner at Outdoor-Tours.com, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

hi Mandy, thanks for your positive review ! hope to see you again. Frank

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