Cycling & MTB, What to do in the Azores

Cycling in the Azores

Cycling in the Azores


Nine islands with beautiful and also demanding routes for all lovers of cycling holidays or sports on two wheels. Cycling in the Azores is a fantastic way to tour the islands!


cycling tour Azores


For lovers of cycling holidays and sports on two wheels, the archipelago of the Azores islands offer many routes suitable for all the different levels of technical ability and preference: Road, Cross Country, Enduro, all modular from easy to level expert.
A cycling holiday in one of the most suitable places with incredible scenarios and any level of technical ability:


A road network in perfect condition, with very limited motor traffic: what more could you ask for? The Azores have, incredibly both, thanks to the incentives of the European community, the roads are well maintained (thanks also to the climate – there is no frost, here!) And the routes, thanks to the volcanic nature of the islands, are both flat and flat. for example the coastal roads, which are fairly demanding with breathtaking climbs and descents.


bike route Azores


All the islands offer a dense, very busy road network that connects through mountains, coasts, pastures, woods, all places of landscape and cultural interest, immersed in a rich and varied nature that allows, during a day by bicycle, to pass from the coniferous hills to glimpses of the ocean from the top of magnificent cliffs.



Ultra technical single track lovers will find incredible and breathtaking routes that descend from the volcanic mountains to the ocean beaches. The paths and driveways that cross the mountainous areas and that wind along the lakes and woods are countless.


biking Azores



There are also various cycling events during the year, the most important is certainly the Faial da Terra Enduro Fest which is held in Sao Miguel in February. It is an event in one of the places considered among the best in the world for this type of route.

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