'Heading SouthWest' is an adventure-cycling challenge across Portugal in one-stage. The seek for the essence of cycling. On-road (set) route with around 1.000KM and 18.000M of climbing. In 2024, the bikepackers will face the harshness but beautiful landscapes of North of Portugal. SOUTHWEST'24 will start and finish in Aveiro. Departure on June 8 2024.

diversity

...and inclusivity. We are looking for riders from different backgrounds and with all type of goals. All are welcome to 'Heading SouthWest'. Doesn't matter if you're going to ride in "racing mode" or slowly enjoy the experience.

ENVIRONMENT

 'SouthWest' is route roams through the inland and remote areas of Portugal, seeking connection with nature. 'Peneda-Gerês National Park' will be the headliner territory in 2024 (photo by Jenia Flerman on Unsplash).

COMMUNITY

Our partners are local and national projects. We believe in local empowerment. We have been working with national brands such as Zuna Bars, the handmade CAPs by Cabeça de Martelo, Cerveja Volta and the creative UNlost.

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SEE YOU IN 2025


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