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Varina Bike & Adventure Shop

Estacao Fluvial da Trafaria | Praceta Porto de Lisboa, Trafaria, Almada 2825-879, Portugal
+351 916 088 365
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VARINA BIKE EXPERIENCES is a 100% Portuguese owned and locally operated company providing unique bicycle experiences in the Trafaria and Costa Da Caparica regions. We promote a high-level of positive social impact with an emphasis on the sustainable development of our community. Our goal is to showcase the historic fishing culture by highlighting the community (neighborhoods) here and interacting with local people, traditional fishermen, and former street vendors. VARINA goes beyond a service business by sharing unique once in a life time experiences; offering guided bicycle tours along the fishing villages, tours integrated with yoga classes set in nature, and bicycle rentals. Our office is conveniently located at the Trafaria Ferry Station, it’s the perfect start to your journey exploring the other side of the Tagus River. Rent a bicycle or book an experience with us and enjoy the genuine people that are our true treasure. Our schedule is special: please, check our facebook page!
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Estacao Fluvial da Trafaria | Praceta Porto de Lisboa, Trafaria, Almada 2825-879, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

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This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I did the e-bike guided tour and it was one of the highlights of our family trip to Portugal. We explored beautiful fishing villages and enjoyed beautiful views in Trafaria. Our wonderful guide Joane - is everything you could hope for in a guide- knowledgeable,...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

The best experience I had with this kind of tours! Not only the people at Varina are super nice, not only do they have awesome bikes, not only do they teach you so much about the local history and present, not only do they show...More

Thank Csomin C
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We hade a great time with Joana on our e-bike adventure. It was our first time using e-bikes and she was right that they are very easy. (In fact, I doubt we can go back now!) We enjoyed everything about our voyage...taking the ferry (VERY...More

Thank LS130
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Joana was so very kind and accommodating. We were a varied group in height as well as age. She did such a wonderful job fitting bikes to us. The area was very quaint and the people very kind and interesting. I love to talk with...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

My husband and I enjoyed this fun, educational excursion on e-bikes to a Portuguese fishing village. (It was fun just taking the ferry from Belem to Trafaria to meet Joana at her shop at the ferry terminal.) Joana is passionate about the town of Costa...More

Thank pmjhiker
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I did a Varina bike tour this afternoon and it was fantastic. We were shown around by Joanna and Miguel and two lovely locals - all were down to earth, fabulous hosts with great humour who gave us a very real feel...More

Thank Weirhann
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent service , follow Joana advices to visit fisherman village. A very local restaurant just before the beach

Thank Traveler62France
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

If you visit Lisbon: I warmly recommend this bike tour to the other side of the Tajo. Unconventional and very enlightening guided by the amazing Joana who would tell you all about the area, show you secret spots and introduce you to the interesting and...More

Thank Shirly S
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dave_smale1
22 February 2018|
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Response from Joana Paula S | Property representative |
Hello Dave, Thanks for your contact and interest in our experience. We have the morning and the afternoon options, so you can always choose. Info@varina.pt for further informations :) All the best, Joana
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