Route 2022

The 2022 TransAlgarve MTB Race will showcase the spectacular trails and landscapes of Algarve as it leads the riders from east to west, over 7 days of epic mountain biking.

7 Stages, 650km, 13000m of climbing!



The 7 days of epic mountain biking, taking in 650-kilometres of riding and 13000 breathtaking metres of climbing, will be a true test of fitness, endurance and mental strenght. Memories to last a lifetime will be made crossing all the Algarve region,  from the eastern “Barrocal” to the western wild beaches and astonishing clifftop views, and of course the mountain backdrop, as the race goes trough Algarve highest point, Fóia.

Ride this challenging route to claim a TransAlgarve finishers medal, and gain braging rights of an epic adventure.

The Algarve trails are calling you!

Stage 1

Tavira » Tavira

Sunday, 22 May 2022

The opening stage of the 2022 TransAlgarve MTB Race takes you in a circular course, to go throught the eastern trails and landscapes of Algarve.

Stage 2

Tavira » Vilamoura

Monday, 23 May 2022

Stage 2 of the 2022 TransAlgarve takes riders into the heart of Barrocal. Steep short climbs in the Serra de Tavira.

Stage 3

Vilamoura » Lagoa

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Stage 3 of the 2022 TransAlgarve takes riders into the heart of Barrocal. Plenty of limestone trails and some really epic flowing singletrack.

Stage 4

Lagoa » Monchique

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Stage 4 will head into the mountains of Monchique, Foía and Picota, the highest points of Algarve, so this is what would be called the queen stage. On your way you’ll go trought Silves, where back in the 90’s a XC world cup stage was held.

Stage 5

Monchique » Sagres

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Stage 5 will leave the big mountains behind and head riders to the western southern point of Europe, Sagres. Hilly but fast terrain.

Stage 6

Sagres » Sagres

Friday, 27 May 2022

Stage 6 will be a circular loop, heading north to Aljezur, going trough the typical old village of Pedralva. Once in Aljezur, riders will conquer it’s castle and head to the western coast, for a ride that will last in their memory forever.
Amazing wild beaches, sweet singletracks and clifftop landscapes that are breath taking.

Stage 7

Sagres » Luz

Saturday, 28 May 2022

Final stage, short, but again rich in amazing southern beaches landscapes and short but steep hills lots of rocky singletracks, will take the riders to the amazing scenery of praia da Luz.