Eco Village Bike Ride
Lisbon, Portugal to Seville, Spain
What is it?
Bookended by Iberian city slickers, Lisbon and Seville, this tour packs a punch as you cross la frontera between Portugal and Spain.
As well as seeing two of Europe’s coolest cities, you will be among yourselves in this lesser travelled corner of Europe, away from the crowds and very much in your element.
Oceanic immensities, endless beaches, vertiginous cliffs, grilled fish and seafood that will put all senses on high alert as you travel this gorgeous, eco friendly cycle ride through Portuguese and Spanish countryside and coastline.
No one else is watching, so why not dare to dream and join us for this adventure. The prize is a lifetime of memories and, of course, a party in Seville.
Description (from Permaculture Association Website)
Staying at organic farms, permaculture projects and eco-communities to inspire their own homegrown revolution. There’ll be plenty of time to discover remote rural villages, swim in cooling rivers and sip sangria in the shade while swapping tales from the road.
Each day you’ll get stronger, each mile quicker. They’ve designed the route to be incredibly accessible whilst still challenging and engaging. You don’t need to be a pro cyclist or even an amateur, if you want to do the ride and are determined.
The nature of the trip fosters an incredibly supportive community. You’ll live together, eat together, cycle together, laugh together and maybe even cry together.
Delicious organic wholefood vegetarian breakfast, lunch and dinner every day designed to be nutritiously optimal. It’s slow energy releasing to keep you fuelled and power you from Lisbon to Seville.
Staying at and visiting some of Portugal and Spain’s most inspiring eco communities, permaculture projects and organic farms.
We’ll also be staying in a mixture of Airbnb’s, hostels and campsites with warm showers and comfy beds.
A support vehicle to carry everything you need and provide rescues if need be. Its complete with field kitchen, charging points, awning, mini bike workshop and loads more.
Core crew trained in bike mechanics and first aid.
550km of carefully chosen route through stunning countryside, linking up incredible projects, with as light gradient and as quiet roads as possible, to make the trip accessible to all abilities
What Others Say;
“I cycled Portugal to Seville with Brake the Cycle and had an absolute blast. Epic scenery, awesome hosts, amazing opportunity to visit some seriously interesting and cool communities and to top it all off you get super fit in the process!
The crew look after your every need, helping with bike repairs, cycling with you whether you are super speedy or prefer to take it easy and generally creating a great inclusive vibe where everyone helps out and has a laugh.
Just book this trip, I did it on a whim and it was the best decision I could have made” – Jo Boswell, 2017 Ride
Dates for 2020 not confirmed – check with organisers