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Lisbon is a multicultural metropolis bursting with history, culture, great food and a vibrant atmosphere. The almost constant sunlight reflects off the Tejo river, transforming the Portuguese capital into a mirror of a thousand colors. Influenced by many different remote cultures over time, there is still a village-like feeling in every historical neighborhood, and Fado, which has been granted World Heritage status, is the most significant expression of what it is to be Portuguese. Lisbon's streets are perfect for urban night riding, with lots of stairs and alleyways that will allow you to feel and live the city in a different perspective.

Ride in a castle, stop to eat and drink at all the hot spots and meet lively locals. The capital also has a great local trail network. The ''backyard'' as we call it, is a little forest park named Monsanto that is made up of rapid single tracks with root sections, drops and fun features like small jumps and berms. It's a place for all levels of riding and jam-packed fun. 10km out from Lisbon, the UNESCO World Heritage town of Sintra is the Mecca of mountain biking in the Greater Lisbon area. Sintra has a North Shore vibe to it, but with a Mediterranean twist.

Here you can find trails for all levels and tastes. From fast paced single tracks to technical steep trails, long winding berms, dense oak forests and granite rock gardens. And to top it all off, you can end your ride right on the beach and go for a swim in the Atlantic Ocean. Also near Lisbon lies the town of Sesimbra, a small coastal town developed by fishermen. Sesimbra still offers some of the best fresh fish on the globe. Sesimbra is our small ''Finale Ligure'', with epic cost line single tracks and unforgettable sites and views. Its crystal clear waters are a wonderful place to go for a swim at the end of a ride... and you never know, you might even see some dolphins.

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