The Algarve Granfondo is the Granfondo of the Volta ao Algarve (Tour of Algarve). Departing and arriving in Lagoa, the 2023 edition will take place on 19th February, on the same day as the last stage of the race that draws the most international stars to Portugal.
The participants of the Algarve Granfondo can choose between two options:
– Granfondo with 138 km and a cumulative elevation gain of 2325 m
– Mediofondo with 88 km and a cumulative elevation gain of 1220 m
The Granfondo is designed for participants who are fit and able to take a demanding challenge. They will climb to the highest point of the region, Fóia, an iconic place of the Volta ao Algarve and the Portuguese cycling. The climb is the longest version it over 15km with 5% steep avg and there will be a special timed section where the fastest male and female of this KOM will be awarded!
The Mediofondo has a more accessible route, ideal for those who seek a relaxed Sunday morning, with the possibility of ending their sportive journey in time to watch the last stage that will decide this year’s edition of the Volta ao Algarve.
This will be a journey of immersion on the most genuine and least known landscapes of the Algarve.
The registration in Granfondo or Mediofondon includes the participation in the route chosen, provisions of food and drinks, gifts, bike number, insurance, finisher medal, shower, and buffet lunch.
As it takes place during the Sunday of Carnival, the 2023 edition of the Algarve Granfondo is an excellent opportunity for a family day out. It is possible to watch live the Volta ao Algarve and to participate in granfondo or mediofondo during the weekend. After the sports event, it will be time for the festive activities – we invite you to take part on the traditional celebrations.
1st Entries Period – Until 31 December
35,00€ (UCI licensed riders)
40,00€* (Non licensed riders)
2nd Entries Period – 01 JAN a 13 FEB
40,00€ (UCI licensed riders)
45,00€* (Non licensed riders)
* – Includes the daily license issued by the Portuguese Cycling Federation, in which is included the personal accidents and liability insurance).
Participation in the Mediofondo or Granfondo
Food and drinks during the course
Bib front number