Rent a City Bike if you’re looking to sightseeing, commuting or simply taking a leisurely ride alongside the river banks in Porto or Gaia while visiting the old port wine cellars or the fisherman village of Afurada.
Cycling through a new city is an experience for all of your senses as it allows you to discover all of the complexities of the local urban culture.
The City Bike offers an upright, comfortable sitting position so that you can easily take in your surroundings and pedal through the city at your own pace.
Whether you are traveling on business, vacation or having your romantic getaway, there are more options than ever before to experience Porto by bicycle. In fact, despite its hilly nature, Porto has close to 70 km of plain bicycle tracks for you to explore the city.
If you are unsure on which bike is the best suited for your trip, do not hesitate to contact us, and we’ll help you choose the perfect one.
On the day of the rental, we will help you design your route according to your preferences, nevertheless we leave here a suggestion.
Cross the beautiful bridge of D.Luis I to the left bank of the Douro River, you will enter the city of Vila Nova de Gaia, sit on a terrace and enjoy the view to Porto. You are now in the best possible area surrounded by Port Wine Cellars, the hardest will be to choose which one to visit, as there are close to 14 cellars.
Continue pedalling along the river to the fishing village of Afurada, you will know that when you see the small tiled houses with their doors open and the scent of the grilled fish. As the fish arrives fresh, this is one of the best places to eat really good fresh fish. There are restaurants for all tastes.
After lunch follow the trip towards the Douro estuary, given its location, it is one of the best existing sites in this region for bird watching. After the quiet visit to the Douro estuary, you can choose one of the many 30 ocean beaches that Vila Nova de Gaia has, many of them recognized with a Blue Flag. One of the most emblematic beaches of Vila Nova de Gaia is Praia do Senhor da Pedra known for its church constructed by the sea in the year 1686, the monument was born thanks to the devotion of the fishing community.
Vila Nova de Gaia has a coastline that extends for more than 15 km until the city of Espinho, where you can cycle and have the ocean as your companion. Enjoy!!
You can rent a bike from 2 hours until the end of your stay in Porto. It is a clean, safe and fun alternative to the common public transports. Plus, it allows you to stop wherever and whenever you want to.
You have no idea where to go, or how long it takes to do what you planed on visiting, just let us know and we will help you. We can give you alternative routes or design a specific route for you to follow according to your preferences.
The local people are friendly, and the atmosphere is quiet and inviting. Whenever possible make a stop and re-establish your energy by sitting in a beautiful terrace, nothing better than to relax in front of the sea.
Do not miss the opportunity to take photographs catching different angles and lights of the city.
Do not stick around, go, discover the non-touristic Porto and explore this magnificent city at your own pace.