The Best of Spain & Portugal motorcycle tour
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Motorcycle Tour

The Best of Spain & Portugal motorcycle tour

A fantastic tour that combines the best of Portugal and Spain amazing sceneries of green inlands, coastal rides, cliffs of Atlantic ocean, colorful towns, fantastic twisties, wine and tapas bars and warmth of Mediterranean.

This tour takes you to the south of Spain and coast and inlands of Portugal. These two fantastic countries provide you the amazing ride, delicious cuisine, some of the best wines, amazing sceneries full of charming villages and authentic southern Mediterranean way of life. The excellent curvy roads, combined with pleasant climate makes it possible to ride from early spring until late autumn. We always make sure you experience the best of the best in this tour, not missing any of the important sights and places to visit, taste delicious tapas and wines and relax in some of the beautiful spots with plenty of opportunities to create unforgettable memories. 

Countries
Spain, Portugal
Duration
16 days / 14 riding days
Route length
2.200 km (1.370 miles)
Price
from 5 790.00 €
Riding time / Day
6-8 hours
Skill level
Intermediate to Advanced
Tour Map

Characteristics Of The Motorcycle Tour

Motorcycle Tour Overview

Culture:
Roads:
Scenery:
Dates in 2024
18 Sept 2024 - 03 Oct 2024

Dates in 2025
14 Mar 2025 - 29 Mar 2025
09 Apr 2025 - 24 Apr 2025
11 Sept 2025 - 26 Sept 2025
27 Sept 2025 - 12 Oct 2025

Highlights

Gibraltar, Ronda, Alhambra, Sierra Nevada, Tabernas desert, White villages, Lisbon, Algarve

Accommodation
Comfortable, high rating hotels and BBs
Countries
Spain, Portugal
Route

Total mileage: 2200 km / 1370 miles

Daily mileage: 150-250 km

Tour starts / ends
Malaga, Spain
Rest days
3 - Lisbon, Cordoba, Granada
Road description
All asphalt, excellent roads

Tour Overview

Day By Day

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Day 9
Day 10
Day 11
Day 12
Day 13
Day 14
Day 15
Day 16

Arrival to Malaga

Welcome to Malaga, Spain! Málaga, the lively city at the centre of Spain's Costa del Sol, is a hot spot for culture, food, sunshine, and seaside living. It is also a birthplace of Pablo Picasso and Antonio Banderas. 
You will not miss in case of arriving a day or two earlier to Malaga as there is plenty to see in this beautiful city, take some rest in some of the beaches or enjoy numerous tapas bars. Enjoy your arrival to beautiful Andalusia! 

Malaga - Gibraltar

Time to get the grip! And the bikes! A short morning briefing and technical info on the bikes and the gear and of we go. From the sea to mountains, cruising Andalusian roads and leaving the seaside just to take winding roads towards the mountains. We’ll see olive groves, haciendas and beautiful white villages. Back to the seafront in Gibraltar and the famous breath-taking Rock!

Gibraltar - Huelva

On our way from Gibraltar we will pass through Tarifa, a famous little town and closest port to Africa. Heading further on our way towards Portugal we will visit several charming typical Spanish beautiful white villages, vibrant and colorful. The route guides us across Cadiz to Huelva. Huelva is a port city in southwestern Spain, at the mouth of the Odiel and Tinto rivers. North of the center is whitewashed Santuario de Nuestra Señora de la Cinta chapel, dating from the 15th century. Huelva Museum hosts an extensive archaeological collection. La Merced Cathedral features a striking baroque facade. A statue of explorer Christopher Columbus overlooks the palm-flanked square of Plaza de las Monjas. 

Huelva - Algarve - Sagres

Today swe will be entering south of Portugal and famous Algarve region. The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is known for its Atlantic beaches and golf resorts. Whitewashed fishing villages on low cliffs overlooking sandy coves. The ocean, in every shade of blue and mostly calm and warm. And there are also the mountains, where people live in harmony with nature and maintain traditions that they love to share. We will be riding through beautiful Algarve all the way to Sagres. Overlooking some of the Algarve’s most dramatic scenery, the small, elongated village of Sagres has an end-of-the-world feel, with its sea-carved cliffs high above the frothing ocean strung with wind-whipped fortresses that connect it to Portugal’s rich nautical past. It's the only place in the world where white storks are known to nest on cliff faces. 

Sagres - Lisbon

Our tour towards north heading to Lisbon is stretching alongside Atlantic ocean with a fantastic coastal sceneries and nature parks of this beautiful country. A full day of fantastic ride and sights will bring us to beautiful Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. 

Lisbon rest day

Today we will take a well diserved break and spend a day exploring the city. For those who wish to ride, of course it is also possible and our guides will be happy to ride with you if you wish. Otherwise, there is a plenty of historic, architectural places to visit in Lisbon as well as taste portuguese delicious cuisine and spend the day enjoying this beautiful city. Our guides will gladly recommend you a top and must see attractions and help you out to explore it.

Lisbon - Evora

Today we will be heading into the inlands of central Portugal after visiting beautiful Sintra and the furthermost western part of Europe; Cabo da Roca. We will be ending the great day full of riding and exploring in the inlands and calm and beaufiful town of Evora. Évora is the capital of Portugal's south-central Alentejo region. In the city's historic center stands the ancient Roman Temple of Évora (also called the Temple of Diana). Nearby, whitewashed houses surround the Cathedral of Évora, a massive Gothic structure begun in the 12th century. The Igreja de São Francisco features Gothic and baroque architecture along with the skeleton-adorned Chapel of Bones. 

Evora - Seville

It is time to head to Spain! Leaving beautiful Evora, we will be heading towards Sierra Morena and the Sierra de Aracena, plenty of magnificent motorcycle roads and a fantastic riding day on our way to famous Seville. Seville is the capital and largest city of the Spanish autonomous community of Andalusia. Seville is where the gypsy art of Flamenco was born. Seville's cathedral is the third largest in the world and visitors worldwide are drawn to the Royal Alcazar Palace. We will spend a beautiful afternoon and evening in Seville. Having a city explored you can use a traditional Spanish beautiful horse carriage, it is a really memorable experience.

Seville - Cordoba

After breakfast and sunny Andalusian morning in Seville we will continue our tour through the hilly inlands heading towards Cordoba. On our way we will be visiting some of the most beautiful white villages of Andalusia in the middle of olive groves that spread for hundred and hundred of miles of Andalusian inlands. Cordoba was an important Roman city and a major Islamic centre in the Middle Ages. It’s best known for La Mezquita, an immense mosque dating from 784 A.D., featuring a columned prayer hall and older Byzantine mosaics. After it became a Catholic church in 1236, a Renaissance-style nave was added in the 17th century. 

Cordoba rest day

We will take a bit of a break and experience the Spanish life in one of its most beautiful cities. Cordoba is and interesting town, full of historic splendour.  Either you choose to visit Cordobas historic sights, relax in some of the authentic places and enjoying wine and tapas or having a short ride around the area, you will not miss. Every bit of Andalusia experience is worth taking and it certainly makes you want to come back.

Cordoba - Cazorla

On our journey we’ll also visit other hidden gems on our way to Cazorla.The village, picturesque and of great tourist interest, lies in the shade of the Peña de los Halcones, with the mountains behind and a immense sea of olive trees before it, offering an impressive and spectacular view.

Cazorla - Almeria

From deep countryside and mountains to the most beautiful seaside sunset. On the way there is many small towns, picturesque white villages and spots to stop, rest and take photos. Special stop at refreshing lake of Negratin.

Almeria - Granada

Exploring the area. Day full of delights; amazing Tabernas desert, mountain passes, villages, geoparks and lakes with panoramic natural sights are all on our way. Visiting Sierra Nevada and descending back to the beautiful town of Alhambra Palace.
In the evening we will certainly not miss some of the famous and delicious dining places in the heart of Granada. 

Granada rest day

Granada truly has a lot to offer. From Sierra Nevada mountains, to historic centre, Albacin quarter where narrow cobblestone roads weave through traditional homes, charming plazas, quaint courtyards and multiple historic sites to famous Alhambra palace. The Alhambra is the crown jewel of Granada. Perched high atop a hill in the center of the city, this UNESCO World Heritage site dominates the skyline. The Alhambra is not only Granada and Andalusia's biggest tourist attraction, it's one of the most-visited spots in all of Spain. In Granada you can as well visit Sacromonte neighbourhood famous for flamenco, Arab baths, Alcaiceria market... Enjoy the fantastic day.

Granada - Malaga

Last riding day is reserved for a relaxed ride heading southwest back to the seaside with a sweet touch of small villages and towns in the bottom of mountains as we finally reach Malaga again. Tapas night out.

Malaga departure day

Departure day. Depending on your flight schedule, you might want to choose of having a nice relaxing walk in the beautiful Malaga centre, green park that divides the city and its beautiful seafront or having a coffee watching the seaside before leaving to the airport and planning your next motorcycle adventure. 

Motorcycle Tour

The Best of Spain & Portugal motorcycle tour

Motorcycle Price for the RIDER - shared double / twin room
BMW R 1250 GS Adventure
BMW R 1250 GS Adventure
7 820.00 €
BMW R 1250 GS
BMW R 1250 GS
7 680.00 €
BMW F 750 GS
BMW F 750 GS
7 260.00 €
Honda Africa Twin CRF 1000 L
Honda Africa Twin CRF 1000 L
7 400.00 €
Suzuki V-Strom 1000 XT
Suzuki V-Strom 1000 XT
7 400.00 €
Suzuki V-Strom 650
Suzuki V-Strom 650
7 190.00 €
Reserved
Your own motorcycle
5 790.00 €
Passenger
4 590.00 €
Single room
790.00 €
Tour cancellation insurance
7.5 %

Tour cancellation insurance

Purchasing trip cancellation insurance allows customers to receive a refund for a tour when a customer must cancel a tour for reasons covered by this insurance. Trip cancellation insurance costs 7,5% of the total listed price of the tour including supplements like motorcycle upgrades, single room requests and passenger costs.  

VIP insurance
350.00 €

VIP insurance

A security deposit of 2000 Euro must be paid to MTE at the beginning of the motorcycle rental period. The deposit will be held until the undamaged motorcycle is returned in acceptable condition. 

MTE offers two insurance options, 'VIP insurance' and 'Super VIP Insurance'. 

In case of ‘VIP Insurance’ (for a fixed fee of 25 EUR per day), security deposit (deductible) is lowered to 500 Euro and must be paid to MTE at the beginning of the motorcycle rental period. The deposit will be held until the undamaged motorcycle is returned in acceptable condition. Optionally, in case of ‘Super VIP Insurance’ (for a fixed fee of 35 EUR per day), security deposit (deductible) is lowered to zero. 

Vip and Super Vip Insurances are available for tours and rentals of 7 days or more. 

Super VIP insurance
490.00 €

Super VIP insurance

A security deposit of 2000 Euro must be paid to MTE at the beginning of the motorcycle rental period. The deposit will be held until the undamaged motorcycle is returned in acceptable condition. 

MTE offers two insurance options, 'VIP insurance' and 'Super VIP Insurance'. 

In case of ‘VIP Insurance’ (for a fixed fee of 25 EUR per day), security deposit (deductible) is lowered to 500 Euro and must be paid to MTE at the beginning of the motorcycle rental period. The deposit will be held until the undamaged motorcycle is returned in acceptable condition. Optionally, in case of ‘Super VIP Insurance’ (for a fixed fee of 35 EUR per day), security deposit (deductible) is lowered to zero. 

Vip and Super Vip Insurances are available for tours and rentals of 7 days or more. 

Total: 0.00 €

Included in the price:

Fuel for your motorcycle during the whole tour
Experienced guide on a motorcycle 
Top model motorcycle with hard/lockable case(s) including a Third-party liability insurance and a Comprehensive vehicle insurance. 
Accommodation during the tour (15 nights) in high-rating (4*) hotels or private accommodation.  
Breakfasts (15) during the tour 
Lunches (12) during the tour except on free/rest days  
Dinners except on rest days; in authentic local restaurants whenever possible 
One drink per person during lunches and dinners 
Entrances to National and Nature Parks  
Tolls, transfers and ferry rides  
Tour description booklet with maps and highlighted routes
Minimum number of participants 6 (or 4 motorcycles)
Maximum number of participants 16 (or 8 motorcycles) 


Not included in the price:

Airline tickets, additional drinks, personal spending, speeding and traffic violation penalty tickets, tips, anything not listed under "Included in the price"

Tour Cancellation Insurance: more informantion HERE.

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