Casa da Tia Guida

Casa da Tia Guida

Golegã lies in Ribatejo Region, mainly agricultural village and with great emphasis on the creation of equines. Surrounded by large estates, many still in operation, still has a strong presence of the river and floodplain areas. Known as the horse capital, offers a varied cuisine and a beautiful urbanism, very clean and well maintained.
Casa da Tia Guida is a Pombalino manor house, where the family lives and that reserves the ground floor and outbuildings in the backyard for tourism. In total we have 4 bedrooms, living and dining room, private parking and garden. Ideal place to rest and perform great bike rides for the whole family with the possibility to observe the agricultural work, a wide variety of birds and mares in the pasture. For the more adventurous, Serra de Aire e Candeeiros presents an ideal area for hiking and true mountain biking.

Bike Friendly Facilities

  • Bike secured garage;
  • Bike washing facility;
  • Cyclist menu (carbo,fruit and veggy);
  • Overnight cycling clothes laundry;
  • Mini-Bike repair station with basic tool set and pump;
  • Bike parking lot;
  • Bike routes for road and/or mountain biking (with maps,technical data and GPS tracks)

Optional Friendly Facilities

  • Bike rental
  • Specialized bike guides
  • Phone support line with emergency
  • Meteo forecast
  • Transfer service

ATTENTION: When you use an offer code in your booking, please note the conditions discriminated. The reservation request with offer codes included will be validated by email, by the accommodation.

MTB RIDES

  • 35 km
  • 270m
  • 74m
  • 18m
  • 2 h a 3 h

  • Quinta da Cardiga; Vila de Barquinha; Tejo River; Almourol

RIDE 2 [Moderate]

Route starting and ending at the same location (Casa da Tia Guida installations), starting and finishing on asphalt with some physical and technical requirement. Exit Golegã towards north to São Caetano and to the beautiful and mystical Quinta da Cardiga, a Templars site. Always bordering the Tejo river, enters the in Vila da Barquinha village crossing it to go across the entire national road until you enter a long climb back in a land road. After the climb, a long ride with the Tejo river as landscape, as we are in a plane above the same but almost in its margin. In the distance one can already see the Almoural. A left turn and you enter a very technical singletrack loop with a constant up and down, some shivers down slope of a hill and then a winding descent to a water line. Entry into Tancos down the slope and more singles very technical and very worked by bikers in the area. A true playground for lovers of pure Btt. Exiting these tracks towards the river and again with Almoural in the horizon. This time in the opposite direction and now we return to the same side, a very high spot with a stunning view to the south bank of the Tejo river. Entry Barquinha in the immense green park along the river, through the sculptures of 11 artists exhibited all over the garden. Here we can rest and take a coffee in various terraces. Return to Golegã, new passage by Quinta da Cardiga and entry in Golegã.

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ROAD RIDES

  • 20 km
  • 59 m
  • 28 m
  • 12 m
  • 1h

  • Carlos Relvas Photography Museum; Azinhaga; Quinta da Brôa; Eguada Lusitana

RIDE 1 [Easy]

Route starting and ending at the same location (Casa da Tia Guida Installations), entirely in asphalt and with positive cumulative gap almost nil. Fully plan is ideal for family with ground in very good condition. In the start, when you go out of the village, it passes through the beautiful Museum of Photography Carlos Relvas. Halfway and almost reaching Azinhaga you can see the majestic building of Quinta da Brôa and opposite the famous iron Eguada from Manuel Veiga, considered by many the most pure lusitano . Entry nearby the houses of the village native of Saramago (Azinhaga) and exit by the bridge where you can see to the left a typical house still inhabited. Return to Golegã by agricultural road where you can see the cultures and the wealth of these lands. Mainly agricultural roads without much traffic, with area of ​​great scenic beauty provided by the vast horizon, with Serra D'Aire e Candeeiros as background on one side and the flatlands of Tejo in another.

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