Cycling in the Norte Alentejo
If you want to bring your bicycle or rent one on our Quinta, from Quinta do Pomarinho it is possible to make excellent biking routes all year round, altough the best time is in spring and outumn. The Alto Alentejo is a relaxed area with low traffic on the roads. Nice temperatures during the day in the spring and fall and even in the winter, make this an excellent area for a nice tour through flowering landscapes, castles and white villages.
Those who bring their mountainbikes or rent one in Castelo de Vide discover that the hills of the Serra de São Mamede are perfect for mountainbiking, with trails specially made for this sport and plenty of walking trails and other kinds of tracks suitable for mountainbiking.
On Quinta do Pomarinho it is possible to rent Gazelle bicycles. These have 23 gears and you can rent them for 10 € per day or 50 € per week. We advise to make a reservation for the use of bicycles.
From our Quinta there are different possibilities for biking, to Castelo de Vide (7 km), to Portagem (14 km) or to the lake (15 km). Also available is a megalithic route around the lake. These are only a few of the possibilities of the area.
In Castelo de Vide Easyway rents mountainbikes. The shop is right next to the D. Pedro V square. They have mountainbikes for men, women end children and are always in good condition. These can be rented per hour or per day.