ISBN-13: 9780957584150 / Angielski / Miękka / 2015 / 206 str.
Portugal's Algarve region draws millions of sun worshippers and beach lovers but it's also a fantastic destination for cycling, particularly in the winter months. This unique cyclist's guide covers the western half of the region, giving a general overview of riding in the Algarve, plus highly-detailed descriptions of a six-day touring route, plus a couple of two-day extensions, and 10 individual day rides of varying length and difficulty. Together, the rides described give information on nearly 950km of cycling. Directions for each ride are broken down into numbered sections that include details of all important junctions, road numbers/names and distances for every section - plus 27 maps for overnight stops and towns/villages en route A stats section shows a ride profile - plus links for online maps that can be downloaded as GPX files etc. Notes on places to visit and things to see along the way, and ideas for side trips and alternative routes make this a very flexible touring companion Background information provides ideas for places to stay, where to find shops, cafes, bike stores etc. The guide is based on information from the popular Pedal Portugal website and is the second in a series of planned books on cycling in the country.