Southern Spain and Portugal - CycleBlaze

Southern Spain and Portugal

Andalusia and then the Portuguese Coast

By Susan Shore
1,047 km (650 miles) over 57 days between Oct. 10, 2017 and Dec. 5, 2017
The Plan heart 2
Preparations and gear heart 4
Last minute odds and ends heart 3
Packed heart 1
Leaving, on a jet plane heart 4
Two days in Malaga: Overcoming jet lag heart 4
To an Olive Grove, about 9 km north of La Vinuela heart 6
To Nerja: Back to the coast heart 3
By bus to Granada: And exploring the city, Monday and Tuesday, 10/16-17 heart 3
To Antequera, by bus: A rainy, rainy day heart 4
A day off, or maybe an off day in Antequera heart 2
To Estepa: Not paved and not flat, and a flat tire to add to the excitement heart 4
Osuna: Ruta de Washington Irving heart 5
To Carmona: Through the plains to a city on a hill heart 3
Stay day in Carmona heart 4
Carmona to Seville heart 4
Seville: Full on tourist mode heart 4
Seville to Hinojos heart 3
To Huelva heart 4
Isla Cristina: Camping Giralda heart 4
Hanging out in Isla Cristina: Time changes heart 3
Tavira, Portugal: Camping Ria Formosa heart 4
To Olhao heart 4
Lazy days in Olhao: November 1 and 2 heart 3
Just past Albufeira: Caught in the rain heart 4
To Portimao heart 5
In Portimao: A day at the beach heart 3
Lagos: Two days heart 3
A quick ride to Sagres: Wind! heart 3
A visit to Cape Saint Vincent: The end of the world heart 5
To Aljezur: The wind, oh the wind! heart 2
Almograve heart 4
To Porto Covo heart 2
To Campismo Praia da Gale heart 2
Setubal heart 2
Day off in Setubal heart 3
To Lisbon: By train heart 2
Hanging out in Lisbon heart 2
To Merida (Spain): By bus heart 2
Merida: An amazing Roman city heart 6
Caceres: A side trip from my side trip heart 2
Back to Lisbon heart 2
Around Lisbon heart 1
To Sintra: By train heart 3
In Sintra heart 1
To Estoril: In the rain heart 1
Back to Lisbon----again heart 1
To Porto heart 3
In Porto: Getting my chores done heart 2
Around Porto heart 2
Home: A long travel day! heart 1
Map heart 3