Portugal Trip 2017
The 2017 Willow Wheelers trip to Albufeira, Portugal took place from 8 – 14 April. The following details are now history.
Flights on Aer Lingus
Outbound on Saturday, 8 April
- 1st Flight: Depart Dublin T2 @ 7:10am on EI 490
- 2nd Flight: Depart Dublin T2 @ 5:20pm on EI 498
Return Flights on Friday, 14 April
- 1st Flight: Depart Faro @ 10:05am on EI 491
- 2nd Flight: Depart Faro @ 9:00pm on EI 499
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The Aparthotel Alto da Colina, Balaia, 8200-912, Albufeira. The hotel is approximately 45 minutes from Faro Airport by bus.
2016 Albufeira Legends 164km – link to Garmin course
2017 Suggested Routes
17PORT1-Ferragudo-via-Silves (81km) – link to TMcC Garmin course
Possible lunch stop on beach past Ferragudo: Rei das Praias
17PORT2 Foia via Silves (128km) – link to TMcC Garmin course
Possible lunch stop near Foia: Paraiso da Montanha.
17PORT3-Alte-Salir-Loule-Julias (89km) – link to TMcC Garmin course
Possible lunch stop on beach near Vale de Garro: Julias
17PORT4 Loule Estoi (70km) – link to TMcC Garmin course
17PORT5-Alvor-Carvoeiro (88km) – link to TMcC Garmin course
Lunch in Alvor at Restaurante ‘O Navegador’
17PORT6-Carvoeiro-via-Silves (88km, but very flat topography) – link to TMcC Garmin course
High tides during our time in Portugal will be in the afternoons: 14.20 Sun; 14.53 Mon; 15.25 Tue; 15.56 Wed & 16.27 Thu. Enjoy and no jumping madness please!
17PORT7-Loule-Vale de Lobo (70km) – link to TMcC Garmin course
2016 3rd Year Routes (including the dodgy bits!)
The return spin from Alvor was lost due to Garmin malfunction.