Douro Valley self guided cycling vacation, Portugal
Description of Douro Valley self guided cycling vacation, Portugal
This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetAs riders, we understand the blessing that is exploring the great outdoors and being in touch with nature. We feel that we, who explore the worlds trails and backroads, have a greater sense of communion with nature, local cultures and people we encounter along the way. And as a company, we are also aware that we must give back to nature and local communities to keep this relationship sustainable so that we can fully enjoy it.
Leave nothing but bike tire marks
We invite you to fully explore the nature surrounding you, and help protect it, by reducing water use in your tour, not leaving trash and residues unattended and minimise damage to the environment, wildlife and marine ecosystems.
As this Is a cycling vacation it is by nature a low carbon vacation.
PeopleOn our tours, youll always be accompanied by local guides, as we understand this enhances the experience and adds to the authenticity of your visit. We also choose local suppliers, accommodations and restaurants, that employ locally and help better transmit the feeling, gastronomy and cultures of the region in which you are traveling.
We also invite you to support these local communities with your business, so that they can live out their traditions, cultures, and immaterial patrimony for many years to come.
Download our app, in which you can experience all the aspects of your tour, avoiding unnecessary printing of any documents and tapping into the power of your smartphone in order to fully experience our tours. In our app, youll also find further pre-trip information on the social and political situation in each destination and suggestions of ways to minimise negative impacts on local cultures.