If your looking for challenging training rides between October – May the Algarve cycling climbs offer the perfect training location. With a variety of different routes and climbs of various difficulty and duration it’s the perfect terrain to improve your climbing. All available to you during your Algarve Training Camp or as an Algarve Cycling Day Tour, take a look at one of the professional Practice Bicycle teams big cycling weeks in the Algarve waiting for you.
Algarve Cycling Climbs Challenging Week
Day 1 |Introduction
Route Armacao de Pera
Bumpy on the coast followed by flat inland with this welcome ride in the Algarve. Enjoy the coast and unwind from your travels.
Day 2 | Rocha da Pena Ride
The perfect climb if you are looking to test your legs in the Algarve
Alto do Malhao (526m) cat2 – 2.8km @ 9%
Day 3 | Sierra Monchique Ride
Great cycling terrain and the interior Mountain Range of the Sierra Monchique and the summit of the Algarve Foia!
Alto do Foia (900m) cat1 – 7.3km @ 6%
Day 4 | Atlantic Coast Ride
Power all the way to the coast and wind turbines in a native landscape
Wind could be the challenge today!
Day 5 | Silves Ride
Route Nave Redonda
Challenge the roller coaster landscape into the Algarve hinterland
Alto do Corchas (450m) cat2 – 11km @ 3%
Day 6 | Aljezur Ride
Take on Marmelete with the twisting roads on the shelf of the Serra Monchique with amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean
Alto do Marmelete (390m) cat3 – 5.2km @ 5.5%
* With a selection of Challenging rides, recovery rides as required*