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Bike routes and rental in Lisbon

Cycling around Lisbon is one of the best enjoyable ways to discover the city at your own pace. Today, Lisbon offers a network of urban bicycle lanes that allow visitors to appreciate Lisbon on two wheels:

  • First route, will take you by the Tagus riverside connecting “Belém” to “CaisdoSodré”. Along this route you will discover the “PadrãodosDescobrimentos”, “Jerónimos Monastery” and “Belém Tower”.

    • Difficulty: low
  • Second option, will take you to the Campo Grande gardens, alongtheEntrecampos bike path. We recommend a stop to visit the “MuseudaCidade” and “BordalloPinheiro” Museums.

    • Difficulty: low
  • Third option is touring from the “CaisdoSodré” train station to the seaside town of Cascais, just a few kilometers outside Lisboa, this one is granted to give very nice views.

    • Difficulty: low
  • Fourth option is a relaxing route through Lisbon “Parque das Nacoes”, where the Portuguese Expo was held in 1998. “Parque das Nacoes” visitors can enjoy the cable car ride offering amazing views over the park and Tagus river, contemporary architecture at the “Pavilhão Atlântico” and “Portuguese Pavilhão” and finally, but not least, a visit to the Oceanarium, a must for adults and children.

    • Difficulty: low

The connections between bike paths can be made by public transportation, which allow the free transport of bicycles:

  • Lisboa Subway, “Metro”, users can transport their bikes all day on weekends and on weekdays after 8pm.
  • Carris offers the Bike Bus service, which covers the following bus routes: 21 – Saldanha – Moscavide Centre, 25 – Oriente Station – Prior Velho, 31 – José Malhoa – Moscavide Centre, 708 – Martim Moniz – Parque das Nações; 723 – Desterro – Algés, 724 – Alcântara – Pontinha.

The following companies offer bicycle renting services:

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