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Biking through southern Portugal

Discover the beautiful, historic (and hilly) southern Alentejo region of Portugal via a six-day, 175-mile cycling tour.



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A view of the tiny, whitewashed village of Castelo de Vide from the castle tower. The medieval town has been a revolving door for conquests since the Romans in the 1st century B.C.: The Moors invaded in the 7th century, and the Portuguese monarchy took over in the 12th century.

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Cycling across southern Portugal in search of history - and a workout
Article | The author joins a cycling tour to take in the history of southern Portugal's Alentejo region.

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