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Cycling Through the Centuries CTTC Bike Tours

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Address: Rua Alto da Bonita | Chão de Meninos - Quinta de Sao Jose, Sintra 2710-509, Portugal
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Another Amazing Bike trip in Portugal!

This is our second trip with CTTC and while I didn't think things could be better than the last trip, they continued to amaze us! EVERYTHING was planned perfectly and they handle... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA

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Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is our second trip with CTTC and while I didn't think things could be better than the last trip, they continued to amaze us! EVERYTHING was planned perfectly and they handle all of the details so you don't have to. (airport pick-up, hotels, meals, bikes, snacks, museum access...) We selected the private guided option which gave us some flexibility... More 

Thank healthspacritic
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Four of us rented bikes for a tour through the hills of Sintra. The staff were really friendly and professional and tailored the bikes and equipment to each one of us, and gave us plenty of options regarding possible routes. The scenery was breathtaking and cycling through the woods was one of the most exciting things we did all holiday!... More 

Thank Matthew M
Guelph, Canada
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96 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

We did the Lisbon Delish tour recently, and it was great. We covered a lot of ground with Enrique, who was a personable, friendly and adaptable tour guide. I have food allergies that prevented me from eating some of the local delicacies and he adapted the stops accordingly, and helped me explain my situation to the servers. Highly adaptable tour... More 

Thank liwoodco
Helsinki, Finland
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174 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We rented bikes from this company to be delivered to Bilbao. Or actually we used cycling-rentals.com, but I think it is the same company. Our contact person Dee was very helpful to set everything up, and the bikes arrived the night before our departure to the Hotel. The fee for delivery and pick-up was 42 € per bike, that I... More 

Thank London2014
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We had the holiday of a lifetime with Enrique and Goncalo! They were the perfect company for us 50 year olds and our teenage boys! Our family is very enthusiastic about cycling and these guys share the passion! We had good food,excellent lodgings and outstanding company!The Camino was very special and every day we had new scenery and excitement built... More 

Thank Lindalex1
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176 reviews
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Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

As avid cyclists my wife and I had our share of doubts when our guide suggested that we tour Sintra on e-bikes rented from Catherine and Martin of Cycling Through the Centuries. Sintra, a place NOT to miss on any trip to Portugal is situated amongst rolling hills with many excellent points of view. Also, like many Portuguese cities it... More 

1 Thank Sharon-Stephen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Goncalo was an amazing tour guide! It was nice to not only bike, but eat & drink (wine:)) during the tour. A taste of the portuguese culture. The ride was easy and the views were breathtaking. Goncalo was very informative - he showed us the best of Lisbon on bike... avoiding the steep hills! We were sad that the tour... More 

1 Thank sherryg88
Wellington, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

We had a five day trip mainly cycling arranged for us. 3 days cycling, one days walking and one day in Lisbon where we had a cooking lesson in a restaurant and then dined on it (plus a few extras). The tour was escorted by two great characters one in a support van the other cycling/walking with us - just... More 

Thank Norwayman2302
Kelowna, Canada
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84 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2012

We toured the Minho country in Northern Portugal with Cycling Throught the Centuries, and were blown away. We stayed at wonderful hotels in upgraded rooms, ate incredible food, and rode over lovely terrain that had been thoroughly mapped in advance by CttC. We signed up for a group tour, and though it ended up as a personalized tour, it went... More 

2 Thank neamster1
Durham, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2011

Our bike tour on CTTC'c Blue Atlantic trip was fantastic. The company chose the most amazing places to stay, the food and wines were excellent and the guides outstanding. The guides were incredibly helpful, knowledgeable of the region and genuinely sincere and fun. The bikes they provide are very high quality. The daily routes are very beautiful, scenic and mostly... More 

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