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Monchique Downhill Off-road Bike Ride from Mount Foia provided by

Monchique Downhill Off-road Bike Ride from Mount Foia

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  • You'll start at
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  • 1
    Mexilhoeira Grande
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 2
    Mount Foia
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    R. Francisco Bívar 142A, 8500-132, Portugal
    This is on the main street in the village of Mexilhoeira Grande. This small village is conveniently located between Lagos and Portimão, has a train station at 15 minutes walking and various buses. It is easy to recognise by a large blue door 4 mtrs high and our orange triangle logo.
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Important Information
Departure Point, R. Francisco Bívar 142A, 8500-132, Portugal
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • transport up the mountain from Mexilhoeira Grande (09h30)
  • free return transfer to Lagos or Portimão
  • lunch with fresh orange juice (around 12h30)
  • clean and well maintained Mountain Bike Giant 29-er
  • safety helmet in various sizes and EN 1078 certified
  • qualified and multi-lingual mountain bike guide in front of the group
  • support vehicle following the group
  • cold and bottled water during the whole day
  • a free drink at the end of the day in our office (around 15h00)
  • liability and personal accident insurance accordingly to Portuguese licensing law
  • official Portuguese Outdoor Adventure License (RNT 61/2007)
  • therefore guaranteed fun with 15+ years of experience riding the best trails in Serra de Monchique
  • Extra drinks other than included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • The main language used by the Bike Guide will be English
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paul Peachey wrote a review Dec 2019
Toronto6 contributions4 helpful votes
The downhill trip was an excellent day out on good bikes, mostly on a mix of trails, dual-track, single track, unpaved road and a little paved road. The tour leader was well informed about the surrounding terrain and natural features, sharing that info with the group at
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Frank K, Owner at Monchique Downhill Off-road Bike Ride from Mount Foia
Responded 2 Jan 2020
Dear Paul, thanks so much for your helpful feedback and we are looking forward to ride again with you in the near future. Happy New Year and happy riding ! Best regards, Frank
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Outdoor activity Monchique
Day-filling activity with a perfect guide, Great to do with teens, Defenitly worth the money, I would recommend to
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East Algarve Family cycling weekend
Frank really helped with the whole trip even the minutest details. The route plan was brilliant with kids. We even
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Jane S
Lovely day trip
We had a great day with Vasco on a day trip up to mount Foie and Monchique. Very informative and a nice way to see
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James G
Great Biking Day Out
I had done a previous ride with back in 2013 and enjoyed it, so booked this bike tour again for myself and 3 mates
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Downhill Cycle Ride
We did the ride down from Foia. It was very enjoyable with an excellent guide. It wasn’t too strenuous, even in 30
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Andy B
Amazing experience with brilliant guides
So much fun to do, and the guides were exemplary, keeping the group together, helping the whole way along and the v
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Daniel L
Fantastic Day
Since there were six of us we knew we would need some activities to keep us occupied and came across the Mount Foia
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Wonderful experience
We booked the trip via our B&B in Silves (Tapada do Gramacho; also a wonderful place we can really recommend) and w
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Tourist A
By chance on the same tour as previous writer VMCCCC ....great trip, lunch en route. Good route, and excellent bike
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Great day out!
Great team with very good gear. The 45 km down hill route was a very nice way to see Algarve. Our family with two
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Gill E
Brilliant Downhill Day
Such a great day (18 / 9) thanks to Tom and Mark and the rest of the group. Its a great route downhill along quiet
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Des B
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
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Mountain Bike Hire in Portimao
Hired two MTB's for 4 days to get some exercise whilst away. Thomas and Frank provided a 15 mile route to tour the
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best days of the holiday!
Best days of the holiday according to our 12 year old and I think the whole family agreed. We booked the sea kayak
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Bart D
Must do trip if you like MTB'ing
Great off road track with enough little stops to relax and listen to some nice 'must knows' about the area. good bi
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Key Details
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, Portuguese
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