Road Cycling Holidays in The Azores
Located almost in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the Azores represents the most Western point of Europe and a somewhat hidden gem for cycling enthusiasts. These islands are defined by the dramatic volcanic landscape, green fields and quaint fishing villages, making it a fantastically diverse location to explore from your saddle. These islands feature some superb routes and a few cheeky climbs to make any cyclist catch their breath.
We offer a unique self-guided road cycling holiday in the Azores, which opens up riding routes few others have yet to experience, or for those wanting a more supported trip, we have a fully guided trip to show you the best of what these islands can offer.
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Located almost in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the volcanic origins of these islands are reflected in the mountains and valleys covered by a rich and varied vegetation, lakes in ancient volcanic craters, natural swimming pools by the sea, black sandy beaches, active, steaming fumaroles and thermal hot water cascades and fountains. The trip starts following your arrival into Ponta Delgada, which is situated on the largest of the Azores islands; Sao Miguel or as it is more commonly known, The Green Island, due to its...
Seemingly floating in the mid-Atlantic more than 1,000 miles west of Lisbon, Sao Miguel island is the largest and arguably the most beautiful of the 9 islands comprising the autonomous Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. At only 38 miles long and just under 10 miles wide at its widest point, Sao Miguel isn't an enormous island. But don't be put off by its small size, with its extensive road network accessing some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable, it punches way above its weight as a road cycling destination. A ...
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