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

  1. 1st Flight: Depart Dublin T2 @ 7:10am on EI 490
  2. 2nd Flight: Depart Dublin T2 @ 5:20pm on EI 498

Return Flights on Friday, 14 April

  1. 1st Flight: Depart Faro @ 10:05am on EI 491
  2. 2nd Flight: Depart Faro @ 9:00pm on EI 499

Booking references have been sent to members by email with your conflirmation number. Please contact a member of the committee (Email: willowwheelers@gmail.com) if you have not received your conflirmation number asap.


The Hotel

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

Suggest lunch in Praia de Centeanes (or Praia de Carvoeiro) & bring togs for a swim at Praia do Carvalho

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!)

2016 D2 3rd Yrs Portugal Silves Ferragudo 85km – link to Garmin course and Strava route

2016 D3 3rd Yrs Portugal Monchique 121km – link to TMcC Garmin course and Strava route

 

2016 D4 3rd Yrs Portugal Julias 60km – link to TMcC Garmin course and Strava route

2016 D5 3rd Yrs Portugal Alvor 100.08km (return corrupted) – link to TMcC Garmin course and Strava route

 

The return spin from Alvor was lost due to Garmin malfunction.

2016 D6 3rd Yrs Portugal Alte 69km – link to TMcC Garmin course and Strava route

Getting there………

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