Motorcycle Tours in Portugal

Portugal is often overlooked in favour of it’s neighbour Spain in biking circles but this just means you’ll have the roads to yourself when you go. Take the ferry across the Bay of Biscay from the UK and ride down through Spain to explore this biking mecca. Portugal really is a hidden gem, so get yourself over there now before the word gets out! Our motorcycle tours in Portugal are available as Guided Tours or pick one of our Self Guided options on dates to suit you...
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12 days STARTS Plymouth, UK
12/09/2021 – 23/09/2021

Ride the exquisite scenery of northern Spain and then down through national parks into Portugal on this fantastic trip.

  • GUIDED
  • HIRE BIKE AVAILABLE
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12 days STARTS Plymouth, UK
11/09/2022 – 22/09/2022

Ride the exquisite scenery of northern Spain and then down through national parks into Portugal on this fantastic trip.

  • GUIDED
  • HIRE BIKE AVAILABLE
MORE INFO

12 days STARTS Plymouth, UK
BEST TIME TO GO: May to October

Ride the exquisite scenery of northern Spain and then down through national parks into Portugal on this fantastic trip.

  • SELF GUIDED
  • HIRE BIKE AVAILABLE
MORE INFO

HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR MOTORCYCLE TOURS THAT VISIT PORTUGAL

Da Peneda-Geres National Park

This hidden gem tucked away on the border between Northern Portugal and Spain is a must see. Rarely explored by bikers from the UK there is a little know pass, not on any maps, that Magellan uses to take you across the border.

Peneda-Gerês National Park
Peneda-Gerês National Park

Douro Valley

The world famous wine region is a delight to ride through on a motorcycle, lush vineyards flank the river on both sides and there is rarely a car in sight on the sections we use.

Duoro Valley, Portugal
Duoro Valley, Portugal

Sierra de Estrella

Hands down some of the best roads anywhere on the planet for bikers are to be found here. So far it’s stayed off the radar of most European riders but this won’t last forever…

Serra da Estrela Vale Zêzere
Serra da Estrela Vale Zêzere

Sierra de la Culebra

This protected hunting reserve is amongst the last places where the Iberian wolf is said to still roam in the wild.
We’ve yet to spot one but live in hope!

Iberian wolf
Iberian wolf

Motorcycle Tour Reports From Portugal

Picos Tour Report

Santander to Llanes After an eventful start to the day and negotiating the various obstacles that the port company have in place, it was time to leave the port of Santander and navigated through the crowded streets. Easier said than done with 16 bikes in tow, and innovatively the group got split up, so it … Continued

Spain and Northern Portugal Trip Report

Pre Spain day 1 & 2 in France (Our bonus country!) – St Malo to Libourne Coast Highway A few days before the tour was to begin, we received a phone call at Magellan HQ to say that the scheduled ferry from Plymouth had been cancelled due to a fire and we had been moved … Continued

Eight of the best motorcycle tours Europe has to offer

Although you may feel you need to travel further afield for breathtaking beauty and outstanding roads, here at Magellan we truly believe you need look no further than continental Europe. Here is a little list of our favourite motorcycle tours around Europe to whet your appetite and give you ‘itchy tyres’! We know that you … Continued