1. Portugal
  2. Algarve
  3. Portimão
  4. Praia da Rocha

Algarve Historical Sidecar Tour

Product ID: 27264
Feel the warm breeze on your face and admire the views on a guided tour the Algarve Region in a vintage sidecar. This fun, unique vehicle will allow you to visit the region's villages and sites on picturesque roads and avoid the hassle of traffic.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Avoid traffic and go beyond the usual tourist sites by traveling along picturesque roads and personalizing your tour
  • Feel the breeze and enjoy the views as you tour the Algarve Region in your guide-driven, vintage Ural Sidecar
  • Visit the medieval town of Silves, sip fruit brandy in Monchique, and see stunning views from Foia, the highest point in the Algarve
Full description
On this historical tour of Portugals Algarve region, avoid the traffic by traveling in a motor sidecar, attached to a motorcycle driven by your guide. You'll get to ride along the area's picturesque roads seeing unique, off-the-beaten-path sites as well as main attractions.

Visit Sítio das Fontes, located on the left bank of the Rio Arade. You can also opt to visit a modern art space that combines wine, art and the vineyard in one place, with the opportunity to taste quality wines from Algarve.

In Silves, breathe in history as you discover the medieval town with its Moorish castle and 12th-century cathedral. Next, head to Monchique, a village surrounded by lush green mountains. Here you can sample the Aguardente de Medronhos, a fruit brandy made from the local Medronho tree.

Passing through Caldas de Monchique, experience local crafts and see numerous springs. At the end of the tour, pass by Praia da Rocha to visit the Fort of Santa Catarina and see the Forte de São João do Arade on the other side of the river and Monchique Sierra on the horizon. Your sidecar journey culminates in Foia, the highest point of the Algarve, with a panoramic view of the horizon.

The Algarve sidecar tour offers a personalized experience that will allow you to discover, in a unique and original way, the culture, history, landscapes, people, colors and flavors of the Algarve.
  • Driver
  • Fuel
  • Bike gear (helmets, intercom)
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees for museums and castles
  • Snacks and refreshments
  • Meals
  • Driver's meals
  • Entry fees
  • Tasting fees
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

The meeting point is Largo do Dique, Portimão. Hotel pick-up is also offered in Portimão area, and cruise pick-up.

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Rates for customized tours/rides available on request.

Terms and Conditions: Weather and Incidentals
1. Inclement Weather: Please note, this is a weather-dependent activity
2. If there is inclement weather at the time the tour/ride is due to commence (i.e. at agreed pick up time) clients can:
• Choose to take the tour/ride at a later date agreed upon by BIKE MY SIDE & the client.
• Choose to take the planned tour/ride with wet-weather gear provided by BIKE MY SIDE.
• Choose to accept a refund less a termination fee of 25%.
3. After the client has agreed to commence with the tour/ride, BIKE MY SIDE will have no financial obligation towards the client should the weather become inclement.

From US$ 192.82 Per group up to 2

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Great tour with exceptional tour guide!

We thoroughly enjoyed Algarve sidecar tour with knowledgeable tour guide. We saw beautiful views of Algarve from mountain as we learned about Algarve history from guide.

November 25, 2017

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Product ID: 27264