Mafra Palace Ride


A ride from the ocean to the Mafra National Palace and back. In between, explore the valleys surrounding Mafra by scenic dirt roads and singletracks.

Duration: 4 hours
Price: 40€ (no minimum participants)
Start times: Every Day, starting in the morning or early afternoon (booking required)
Difficulty: Easy, suitable for novice to experienced riders.

Includes: Quality Mountain Bike + Helmet + MIAS certified guide + Insurance.

Tour highlights

  • The Royal Convent and Palace of Mafra is the most important baroque monument in Portugal, and was built in the 18th century by order of King João V (1689-1750).

  • Visit two different valleys on the way up and down. Expect a lot of green and freshness in the valleys even in the hot of summer.

  • Option to extend the ride to the ocean on the way back to Ericeira.


Further Information

  • Available all year long (booking required).

  • A circular route with around 25km, suitable for any skill/fitness level.

  • The ride is mainly on dirt roads and some singletrack .

  • The actual route you ride can be tailored to your tastes and level of fitness.

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What you get

  • Well maintained mountain bicycles and quality helmets.

  • MIAS Certified Guide, suitable from entry level and up to proficient riders.

  • Water bottle.

  • Insurance.

  • Transfer to the starting point.

  • Nice pictures of you riding a mountain bike.

  • Lots of good memories.

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