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DAYTRIP FROM COIMBRA  TRAIN & BICYCLE

Day Trip from Coimbra by Train & Bicycle
  • 45 min. by train

  • 47 km cycling on a gently sloped constant descent

  • One-way, with our transfer service
Day trip Portugal Train & Bicycle

A wonderful day trip from Coimbra to the nature of central Portugal

Take the train from Coimbra to Santa Comba Dão.

We pick you up at the station at 10.21h and bring you to Viseu, to the beginning of the beautiful cycle path the Ecopista do Dão, a former rail road track.
Here you receive your bicycles.

Cycle 47km on a gently sloped constant descent

From Viseu, you cycle the 47 km back to Santa Comba Dão on a gently sloped constant descent, making it very easy to bike.

The landscape is very beautiful, with views of mountains and valleys covered with oaks, cork oaks and chestnut trees, but also some vineyards, cultivated land and small villages.

The second part of this path runs along the banks of the river Pavia and Dão. Every bend in the river is followed by a bend in the Ecopista, with stannic views.

Just before Km 47 you arrive at Abelenda Bike Rental, where you deliver your bicycles. Then we bring you back to the station of Santa Comba Dão.

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Return to Coimbra by train

Return to Coimbra by train after a wonderful day in the nature of central Portugal

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Bridge over the river Dão

Complete Program

Day Trip from Coimbra by Train & Bicycle:

  • 09.38h: The train leaves from Coimbra-B to Santa Comba Dão (Be aware, there are 2 train stations in Coimbra: Coimbra and Coimbra-B).

  • 10.21h: Arrival at the station of Santa Comba Dão and beginning of the transfer to Viseu by car or taxi-van.

  • 11.00h: Arrival at the beginning of the Ecopista do Dão in Viseu where you can try out our bicycles.

  • 11.15h: Start cycling the Ecopista on a gently sloped constant descent, making it very easy to bike.

  • At Km 7,5: You can have a coffee break at the Cais Bar, located directly at the Ecopista.

  • At Km 16,5 You can have lunch at "Restaurant Station Alive" in Farminhão, also located directly at the Ecopista (open every day).

  • At Km 19: You can have lunch at "Restaurant Temperos Nómadas" in Parada de Gonta, also located directly at the Ecopista (closed on Mondays).

  • Just before Km 40 is a nice river beach, 50 meters from the track, near Nagozela. Not an official river beach - only local people know about it.

  • Just before Km 47 you arrive at Abelenda Bike Rental, where you deliver your bicycles. Then we bring you back to the station of Santa Comba Dão (10 minutes drive).

  • 18.12h: Return by train to Coimbra after a wonderful day trip in the nature of central Portugal.

  • 19.00h: Arrival at the station of Coimbra-B.

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Prices Day Trip from Coimbra by Train & Bicycle

Price per person:

  • 30 € - with standard bike
  • 35 € - with mountain bike

Included:

  • High quality standard bicycle or mountain bike, helmet
  • Transfer from the station of Santa Comba Dão to Viseu
  • Accident insurance
  • All our bikes are equipped with a spare inner tube, tyre levers, a pump and a multi tool. Most standard bicycles have a luggage carrier.
  • Transfer from Abelenda Bike Rental to the station of Santa Comba Dão
Not included: train tickets.

Every day, on request (min. 2 persons)

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Ecopista do Dão, a former railway line

Bookings or information requests

Bookings or information requests can be made by telephone/WhatsApp, or by filling in the form below:

Telephone: +351 - 963444663

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Package 'Descending the Ecopista'

Package 'Descending the Ecopista'

  • From Santa Comba Dão to Viseu by taxi-bus
  • From Viseu to Santa Comba Dão by bike
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Ecopista do Dão

Bridge over the river Dão, between Viseu and Santa Comba Dão

Cycling between Santa Comba Dão and Viseu



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