Long Distance MTB Trail

Long Distance MTB Trail

144,5 km from Amoreiras-Gare to Santa Clara-a-Velha

The Long Distance MTB Trail is a significant trail that connects all the gateways of the Cyclin’Portugal Centre of Odemira, starting from the Train Station of Amoreiras-Gare or Funcheira and going up to Santa Clara, passing before the Train Station of Sabóia. It is a big course, but with a relatively low technical level, accessible to MTB, Gravel and Touring bikes. The route goes mostly covers tracks, roads and highways with little traffic. Although it often goes through other sections of the MTB network, it avoids the more challenging technical passages, and passes for the most part over asphalt roads. Whilst passing through small villages, the route unfolds mainly in remote areas of Odemira, where you can breathe the peace and quiet of Alentejo!

Signage of Long Distance MTB TrailDownload GPX

Level of difficulty: difficult

Type: between 2 points

Length: 144.5 km

Duration: 6h a 10h

Accumulated level: + 2.050 / - 2.160 m

Altitude Min / Máx: 3 m / 230 m

Technical Level: 2 (5)

Physical Level: 4.5 (5)

Recommended season: all year

Marked: yes

The Long Distance MTB Trail is organised in 5 stages:


  • This route often crosses quiet national and municipal roads and follows the interior of the villages and towns through which it passes.

  • In the countryside, it follows mainly roads and roads open to traffic, where you can sometimes encounter car traffic. We therefore recommend special attention to the rules and recommendations.

  • It might be necessary to open livestock protection gates which should always be closed again after passing through.

  • After heavy rains, some paths may be flooded or very muddy, and special attention should be paid to these circumstances.


  • Find your best way to enjoy the Long Distance MTB Trail, according to your physical condition and time availability.

  • You can reduce the route to 123 km by starting at Funcheira Station and finishing at Santa Clara/Sabóia.

  • Another possibility is to divide the route into stages. 5 stages / days:

    • 27 km – From Amoreiras-Gare to Colos

    • 25 km – From Colos to São Luís

    • 28 km – From São Luís to Odemira

    • 22 km – From Odemira to São Teotónio

    • 41 km – From São Teotónio to Santa Clara-a-Velha

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Bike friendly services

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Programmes and Activities

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