Algarve Bike Challenge

March 4th to 6th

The Algarve Bike Challenge celebrated it’s 9th edition on March 2022

Much more than a race, three days of pure mountain biking in Algarve.

DATE: 4th 5th 6th March
PLACE: Tavira, Algarve – Portugal
COURSE: Distance 160 km / Climbing 4000m

With a fresh new route each year, it’s a unique test of endurance, resolve and skill with the staggering beauty of the Algarve’s sunshine landscape set as the perfect antidote to the physical and mental demands of off-road racing. Two-person teams, in gps guided mode, explore the seemingly endless, magical trails, staying overnight in double rooms in Tavira – an unforgettable Portuguese experience!

After 8 successfully editions we will give it all to make 2022 even better!

The Algarve Bike Challenge keep its headquarters in the beautiful and historical city of Tavira maintaining the top quality services that made this event so popular and so well quoted in the mountain biking community. Beside the natural beauty of the region, the quality of the epic routes, excellency of the accommodations, and all the details carefully prepared by the organisation crew makes this Algarve Bike Challenge event so special and unique.

There will be available 7 different categories in the race. 

The structure of this Race will provide everything that is necessary from water, food, accommodation, security, technical support and much more while riders care only about their passion, RIDING A BIKE!

 In order to full fill this unforgettable weekend riders can choose to accommodate in one of the two amazing 4 star official hotels exclusively for the race. In both Hotels it will be provided mechanical assistance, sport massages, 24H Secure Bike Park and a lounge area.

Dare to Blend with Nature on the sunny coast of Europe!




In order to participate in the Algarve Bike Challenge 2022 it is mandatory to present one of the following documents at the accreditation desk on march 4th:

  • Persons fully vaccinated i EU+ country if at least 14 days from the last dose have elapsed. (the digital Eu certificate or a national certificate are required);
  • Persons who had COVID-19 in a EU+ country in the last 180 days (it is mandatory to present the digital Eu certificate or a written medical certificate from the EU+ country where the isolation was completed);
  • Negative certified pre-departure antigen test (48 hours) or PCR test (72 hours)
Subscriptions in Light or Premium Package.

Both team members have to subscribe with the same package (in one team if a rider choose the premium package, the partner must choose also the premium package).

There are three entry periods:

  • 1st Entry Period: from September 6th 2021 to September 30th 2021 or as well as confirmed the total number of entries available.
  • 2nd Entry Period: From September 11 at 2:00pm (Portuguese time) to 24th or as well as confirmed the total number of entries available.
  • 3rd Entry Period: From September 27 at 2:00pm (Portuguese time) to December 30th 2021.

  • Packages
  • Light Package
  • Premium Package
  • 1st Entry Period
  • 99€
  • 199€
  • 2nd Entry Period
  • 130€
  • 230€
  • 3rd Period
  • 155€
  • 260€