The Ride

My challenge is to ride from Worcester to the Algarve (Balaia Golf Village to be more precise), through France, Northern Spain and Portugal. I plan to start the ride on the 6th July and arrive around 31st July.

The plan to Porto is as follows:

Day Date From To Miles Running Total
Day 1 06 July 2015 Worcester Marlborough 89.2 89.2
Day 2 07 July 2015 Marlborough Portsmouth Docks 72.9 162.1
Day 3 08 July 2015 Caen Domfront 71.2 233.3
Day 4 09 July 2015 Domfront Chateau Gontier 71.2 304.5
Day 5 10 July 2015 Chateau Gontier Bressuire 93 397.5
Day 6 11 July 2015 Bressuire Royan 104 501.5
Day 7 12 July 2015 Le Verdon sur Mer Parentis en-Born 114 615.5
Day 8 13 July 2015 Parentis en-Born Bidart 87.8 703.3
Day 9 14 July 2015 Bidart San Sebastian 37 740.3
Day 10 15 July 2015 Rest Day 0 740.3
Day 11 16 July 2015 San Sebastian La Puebla de Arganzón1 80 820.3
Day 12 17 July 2015 La Puebla de Arganzón1 Burgos 90 910.3
Day 13 18 July 2015 Burgos Palencia 73.4 983.7
Day 14 19 July 2015 Palencia Toro 73.4 1057.1
Day 15 20 July 2015 Toro Fermoselle 70 1127.1
Day 16 21 July 2015 Fermoselle Vila Nova de Foz Côa 58 1185.1
Day 17 22 July 2015 Vila Nova de Foz Côa Resende 63 1248.1
Day 18 23 July 2015 Resende Porto 66 1314.1
Day 19 24 July 2015 Rest Day Rest Day 0 1314.1

After Porto the plan is to go to Coimbra and Serra De Estrella – beyond that I’m open to suggestions!!

I plan to work my way through Portugal stopping at Hotels along the way.

Fancy doing a few days with me? Drop me a line – jon.dear@sky.com

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