Ride Across Algarve is an amateur stage cycling challenge across the Algarve's best roads, organised by Podium Events in partnership with the UCI Pro Series competition Volta ao Algarve.
Each year, Volta ao Algarve marks the world cycling calendar, as one of the first stage events held in Europe. The good weather and the 5 challenging stages with balanced profiles between the mountain and the flatter roads attract the Continental and the World Pro Tour main teams and cyclists to this professional competition.
Fabian Cancelara, Alberto Contador, Tom Boonen, Gerainth Thomas, Vicenzo Nibali, Alexander Kristoff, Daniel Martin, Michal Kwiatkowski, Rohan Dennis, Philippe Gilbert, Tadej Pogacar and Remco Evenepoel are some of the cyclists in Tour of Algarve the last editions Wall of Fame.
The less stress experienced by riders and teams at the beginning of the season, and a portuguese way of welcoming provide Volta ao Algarve with a very special spirit and a friendly ambiance that enable a proximity to cyclists hard to experience on another occasion throughout the year.
A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
This partnership allows Ride Across Algarve participants to enjoy a stage event designed especially for cycling amateurs, and live it inside a Pro Series Competition while sharing this experience close to the Pro Tour and the Continental main teams and riders present in Volta ao Algarve.
Ride Across Portugal's concept was adapted on Ride Across Algarve to discover some of the best Algarve sceneries.
Challenge stages, with timed sections and pit stops, designed on quiet roads surrounded by beautiful landscapes.
The perfect mix between sport, and local culture and gastronomy.
The best hotels and premium services. Support vehicles, transfers, massage, mechanic and medical assistance provided by a professional team that's also responsible for the Tour of Portugal's organisation.
All good reasons to make this a unique and unforgettable experience.