The Algarve Granfondo Cofidis is the Granfondo of the Volta ao Algarve (Tour of Algarve). Departing and arriving in Lagoa, the 2020 edition will take place on 23rd February, on the same day as the last stage of the race that draws the most international stars to Portugal.
The participants of the Algarve Granfondo Cofidis can choose between two options:
– Granfondo with 121 km and a cumulative elevation gain of 2143 m
– Mediofondo with 78.7 km and a cumulative elevation gain of 959 m
The Granfondo is designed for participants who are fit and able to take a demanding challenge. They will climb to the highest point of the region, Fóia, an iconic place of the Volta ao Algarve and the Portuguese cycling.
The Mediofondo has a more accessible route, ideal for those who seek a relaxed Sunday morning, with the possibility of ending their sportive journey in time to watch the time trial that will decide this year’s edition of the Volta ao Algarve.
This will be a journey of immersion on the most genuine and least known landscapes of the Algarve.
The registration in Granfondo or Mediofondon includes the participation in the route chosen, provisions of food and drinks, gifts, bike number, insurance, finisher medal, shower, and buffet lunch.
As it takes place during the Sunday of Carnival, the 2020 edition of the Algarve Granfondo Cofidis is an excellent opportunity for a family day out. It is possible to watch live the Volta ao Algarve and to participate in granfondo or mediofondo during the weekend. After the sports event, it will be time for the festive activities – we invite you to take part on the traditional celebrations.