This year will be the 45th edition of his superb race in the sun Volta ao Algarve, including the very best professionals in the world at this early season spectacle in Portugal. 2018 show cased the strength of Team Sky (GBR) with both Geraint Thomas and eventual winner Michal Kwiatkowski fighting for victory. In 2019 expect strong opposition from; Bora-hansgrohe (Germany), Lotto Soudal (Belgium), Quick-Step Floors (Belgium), Team Dimension Data (South Africa), Team Katusha Alpecin (Switzerland) Team Sunweb (Germany) and UAE Team Emirates (United Arab Emirates).
In addition teams from; France, Belgium and Portugal make this a truly International event and the perfect place to be this February for great cycling and action in the sun of southern Portugal.
This premium bike tour brings you up close and personal at the Volta ao Algarve race with our “unique viewing spots” only achievable from the experienced Algarve based bike tour team. Enjoy an amazing variety of tailored rides, fully guided amongst breathtaking scenery in the natural Algarve, Portugal. This proven Practice Bicycle formula of the ideal balance between quality rides, race viewing and relaxing is enjoyed by all our discerning bike riders and non-cycling guests.
2019 Volta ao Algarve
Escape the cold and be motivated amongst the hot race action in the Algarve this February. Stars of the future and present show why they are world class on the roads of the Algarve, previous winners include Slovenian Primoz Roglic (Team Lotto NL-Jumbo) who fought of Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) all the way to the final stage finish line on the top of Malhão in 2017. With a combination of sprint stages, mountain summits and a Time Trial expect to see the best stage race riders fighting for the overall classification on the challenging roads of the Algarve in 2019!