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TIPS FOR BICYCLE TRIPS
ECOPISTA DO DÃO

Go get some fresh air and have some exercise!
  • Go get some fresh air and have some exercise!

  • Tips for small and medium bicycle trips on the Ecopista do Dão

  • With or without transfer
After the Lockdown in Portugal

Tips for Bicycle Trips Ecopista do Dão

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1. Small trip to the Nagozela River Beach

Back and forth, 7 km each way

River beach Nagozela From Abelenda Bike Rental to Km 40. Just after the second bridge, turn right on a unpaved road to the river (100m). A spectacular spot to have a break, a pick-nick or swim.
This river beach is not an oficial river beach.

  • Price bicycle rental: 12,50 € per person, whole day

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2. Medium trip to Tondela
Have lunch at "Os 3 Pipos"

Back and forth, 20 km each way

Between Santa Comba Dão and Tondela From Abelenda Bike Rental to Tondela. At Km 28,7 turn left at the former station, pass the center of Tondela and continue to Tonda. Have lunch in Tonda at restaurant "Os 3 pipos". Afterwards, continue downwards to the Ecopista. On the way back to Abelenda Bike Rental, just before km 40, visit the river beach Nagozela of the first suggestion.

  • Price bicycle rental: 12,50 € per person, whole day

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3. Medium trip to Farminhão
Have lunch at "Station Alive"

Back and forth, 30 km each way

Restaurant "Station Alive" From Abelenda Bike Rental to restaurant "Station Alive", at Km 16,5 of the Ecopista.
This restaurant used to be the station of Farminhão.
You can have a drink or lunch there, and even use the swimming pool of the restaurant (500 m away).
On the way back to Abelenda Bike Rental, just before Km 40, visit the river beach Nagozela of the first suggestion.

  • Price bicycle rental: 12,50 € per person, whole day

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4. To Viseu and back the next day

Both days 47 km

To Viseu by bike and back the next dayCycle all the way to Viseu, visit the city, stay the night in Viseu and cycle back the next day.
During the trip you can have coffee at km 7,5 (from Viseu), have lunch at km 16,5 (see trip 3) or at restaurant "Os 3 Pipos" (trip 2) and visit the river beach of Nagozela (trip 1).

  • Price bicycle rental: 25 € per person, 2 whole days

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5. One way with our transfer service

47 km cycling

Slowly Descending the Ecopista Choose your bike at Abelenda Bike Rental (Santa Comba Dão) and we will take you to the other end of the Ecopista in Viseu. From there it is 47km back on a gently sloped constant descent, making it very easy to cycle.
During the trip you can have coffee at km 7,5 (from Viseu), have lunch at km 16,5 (see trip 3) or at restaurant "Os 3 Pipos" (trip 2) and visit the river beach of Nagozela (trip 1).

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Transfer and coronavirus

Transfer in one or more taxis with 8 seats, but to comply with the coronavirus COVID-19 guide lines, only 4 seats can be used.

Price:

  • 29,00 € - bicycle hire and transfer of customar and bike. Minimum 2 persons.

  • 17,50 € - bicycle hire and transport of the bike, not the customar (the customer arranges his own transport). Minimum 3 bicycles.

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6. A part of the Ecopista, one way + transfer

20 or 30 km cycling

Short bike ride Ecopista with transfer Choose your bike at Abelenda Bike Rental (Santa Comba Dão) and we will take you to Tondela (20 km) or Farminhão (30 km) with our transfer service. From here you cycle back on a gently sloped constant descent, making it very easy to cycle. Almost 7 km before the end, you can visit the river beach of Nagozela (see trip 1).

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Transfer and coronavirus

Transfer in one or more taxis with 8 seats, but to comply with the coronavirus COVID-19 guide lines, only 4 seats can be used.

Price with transfer to Farminhão:

  • 29,00 € - bicycle hire and transfer of customar and bike. Minimum 2 persons.

  • 17,50 € - bicycle hire and transport of the bike, not the customar (the customer arranges his own transport). Minimum 3 bicycles.

Price with transfer to Tondela:

  • 25,00 € - bicycle hire and transfer of customar and bike. Minimum 2 persons.

  • 17,50 € - bicycle hire and transport of the bike, not the customar (the customer arranges his own transport). Minimum 3 bicycles.

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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

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