The tour features the best cycling in the northwest Iberian Peninsula, through terraced vineyards, small villages, and along the Galician coast, offering an equal amount of time in Spain and Portugal.
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Travelers interested in taking a bike tour in Europe this summer can take advantage of Easy Rider Tours’ limited-time sale on its Minho Grape Escape tour, normally priced at $2995. The $900 discount is valid for the June 10-15, 2012 tour and must be booked by May 4. Those interested in other Minho Grape Escape bike tour dates will receive $200 off the six day, five night tour.
The tour features the best cycling in the northwest Iberian Peninsula, through terraced vineyards, small villages, and along the Galician coast, offering an equal amount of time in Spain and Portugal. The Minho Grape Escape tour is perfect for food and wine lovers, who have the opportunity to taste the local Vinho Verdes that the region is famous for, and spend the night at an award-winning 18th century winery estate.
Tour highlights also include cycling the “Camino Portugues” into the medieval Santiago de Compostela, a paella feast, and Celtic ruins at Monte Santa Tecla.
Tour price includes:
- 5 nights accommodations in Portuguese manor houses and four and five-star Spanish paradors
- 4 dinners with local wines, 2 picnic lunches, and all breakfasts
- Use of a top-quality 27-speed Marin hybrid bicycle
- Detailed maps, written directions, and background information
- Choice of mileage options on most days; total mileage of 128 to 188 miles
- Two experienced, multilingual Portuguese guides
- Support van to carry luggage, provide snacks, and offer assistance and lifts
- Private guided tour of the 1,100 year old Cathedral in Santiago
- Transfers from Oporto Airport and to Oporto and Santiago Airports at specified times
- Gratuities for all accommodations and group meals
- Comprehensive tour preparation information and training tips
- Easy Rider cycling jersey and water bottle
Optional distances and a layover day allow cyclists ample free time for relaxing, exploring, or additional cycling excursions. For more information and a complete tour itinerary, please visit easyridertours.com/portugal/minho-cycling-tours. To take advantage of this special offer, book now.
About Easy Rider Tours
Since 1986, Easy Rider Tours has specialized in biking vacations in Spain, Portugal, Ireland, New England, and the Canadian Maritimes. Each of Easy Rider Tours’ itineraries provides the company’s signature balance of cycling, culture, local hospitality, and cuisine, delivering the experience of a lifetime to active travelers worldwide. Easy Rider Tours has received numerous awards and recognitions over the years and was recently recommended by Frommers Spain 2012 as the leading US-based Spain bike tour operator. For more information on available bike tours, visit easyridertours.com.