SUGGESTED 2 and 3 DAY TOURS FOR 2019
Here is a list of proposed longer tours together with the email addresses of the organisers and provisional dates.
If you would like to join in any of these tours please can you email directly to the organisers stating your interest
in the tour with a copy to me as soon as possible please.
This will enable us to establish whether there is sufficient interest to proceed further with checking routes and accommodation etc.
These trips will be limited to a small number of riders so if you want to come along please let us know as soon as possible stating which tour/s you would like to join.
Sept / Oct
Monsaraz and Moura.
September 24/25/26.3 nights.
North West Portugal.
ASB RIDE CENTER WEST
Philippe Payen - email : firstname.lastname@example.org - mobile : 917.852.931
Alain Balouzet - email : email@example.com - mobile : + 33 6 25 19 35 86
24 -27 September 2019 - 3 NIGHTS
10 euros/ bike will be collected for the charity the Gaivota Home for teenagers
Via Verde badge or toll card (Infra-estuturas de Portugal) needed.
1.Philippe Payen, 2.Alain Balouzet, 3.Alfred Koolen, 4.Ulf Kollbratt,
5.Peter Frank, 6.Peter Kenyon,
Meeting in Centro Comercial Val Paraiso (Cross N125/N395), Café « 0
Terminal » on 24 Sept 8:00
Albufeira - Vale de Paraiso RN 125
Palmela (Sierra de Arràbida) 293 KM
121 KM on A2 exit Sta Margarida do Sadoa, then towards Comporta and
Troia on N261/N253.
After a transportation by ferry between Troia and Setubal ( 15€ ca.)
Lunch scheduled at Portinho da Arrabià Restaurant Beira Mar.
Night at Hotel Porta da Arrabida Palmela (120€ ca.) Tel : 212.337.090
Palmela (Sierra de Arràbida)
Nazaré Beach 248 KM
Crossing the bridge of 24th April towards Lisbon, passing by Sintra towards
Ericeira for lunch.
Then direction to Peniche, Obidos and reaching Destination Nazaré
Night at Hotel RIBAMAR (60€) Reservation tel : 262.551.158
Tomar 76 KM
Departure to Batalha. Visit of Mosteiro de batalha starting at 9:00
Lunch at Batalha
Then direction to Tomar. Visit Covento de Christo up to 18:30
Night at Hotel Sinagoga (55€) Reservation at tel : 249.323.083
Albufeira - Vale de Paraiso N 125 - 367KM
Departure 8:00 to Evora over Abrantès and Barragem de Montargil on Road
N2 and N 370
Visit and Lunch at Evora - Templo romano, Cathedral
Then direction to Portel, Beja and Castro Verde
A2 on 61 km to Albufeira by 18:30.
Further info and maps available from Philippe
November 14th or 21st
Aracena. Spain. Info below.
email for more details and map.
ASB-Tour Aracena, 2 nights // 14. or 21. Nov 2019 start date
Western Algarve to meet at Lagoa Bus Terminal at the roundabout at 09:30.
Eastern Algarve to meet at the first fueling Station after crossing the spanish Border around 10:45.
Ride to Aracena (final route not yet decided). Appr 320 km ca 4 hours from Portimao (plus a little
touring around), max will be 400 km at day 1. We will stop for coffee, but not for big lunch. May be
you bring some fruits/a bite for the ride
CheckIn Hotel Los Castanos should be around 16:00. They have safe indoor parking, in the center
near grutas and Tapas restaurant. Jürgen will arrange a group tariff incl breakfast and every body can
book in individually
Grutas Maravilhas (10 min walk from Hotel, open till 18:00) appr 17:30 the last group will go in.
At 20:30 Tapas!! at Restaurant Montecruz
Start at 09:30 - Ride around Aracenea for about 4,5 hours
- Castle and Church
- Museo de Jamon
Dinner - tbd
Ride home. Due to the little windy roads the average speed will only be around 50km/h, so the net
riding time for 300km is 6 hours plus. With breaks expected riding time is 7,5 hours. I plan to start at
Remark: We will go highways at 120 km/h and very little roads in cruising mode. You should be an
experienced and safe rider.
1.Roger Ingle ,2.David Shirley,3.Alfred Koolen,
4.Miriam Post,5.Ulf Kollbratt,6.Steve Wills
1.Juergen Heinz,2.David Ashcroft,3.Alfred Koolen,
4.Fritz Norrgård,5.Ulf Kollbratt,6.Philippe Payen,