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  Activity

  • Walking

  Duration

  • 7 days Tour - 5 days walking;

  Accommodation

7 nights - 3*/4* Hotels and Charming
Lodge

  Price

From 640€

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The Wonders of Alentejo - Rota Vicentina Walking Program -Walking Self-Guided Program

The Vicentine Coast bathed by the clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean offers unique landscapes with unforgettable sunsets in a mild climate ideal for walking.
The suggested tracks are in the protected area of the Natural Park of Vicentine Coast and offer countless points of observation of the landscape, fauna and flora.
All this comes together with the local gastronomy, the excellent Portuguese wines and the extremely comfortable rural accommodation ideal to recover from the long walking days.

 Day by Day

 Day 1 -  Lisbon - Vila Nova de Milfontes

Briefing at the Hotel

How to get to Vila Nova de Milfontes

From Lisbon Airport

Take the metro at Airport Metro Station to Sete Rios Metro Station

At Sete Rios Metro Station there is a connection to the BUS

BUS - Rede Exprosso PR.MARECHAL HUMBERTO DELGADO -SETE RIOS

Upon arrival the participants will receive maps and support material.

Accommodation in Vila Nova de Milfontes


 Day 2- Walking Vila Nova de Milfontes to Almograve - Fishermen's Trail

From Vila Nova de Milfontes to Almograve

This is a day to purify your soul thanks to the overwhelming views over Vila Nova de Milfontes and the Mira river that meets the ocean here. It is a short and accessible hiking day so that you may enjoy the area to its fullest extent. 

POI: Vila Nova de Milfontes; Almograve Beach; Milfontes Lighthouse

Distance: 15 km - Ca. 5 hours

Accumulated climb: 90 m  Accumulated descent: 120 m

Level:  Easy

Picnic lunch included

Accommodation  in Vila Nova de Milfontes/Almograve


 Day 3 - Walking Almograve to Zambujeira do Mar - Fishermen's Trail

From Almograve to Zambujeira do Mar

Small fishing harbours, reddish sand dunes, the scent of pine tree forests and the sight, seen nowhere else in the world, of storks nesting on the cliffs make this walk a true balm for your senses.  

POI: Cape Sardão Lighthouse; Fishing Harbours

Distance: 22 km - Ca. 7 hours

Accumulated climb: 272 m  Accumulated descent: 201 m

Level:  Somewhat difficult

Picnic lunch included

Accommodation – Brejão/Odeceixe


 Day 4 - Walking Zambujeira do Mar to Odeceixe - Fishermen's Trail

From Zambujeira do Mar to Odeceixe

You will be passing the beaches of Alteirinhos, Carvalhal, Machados and Amália  on the way to Azenha do Mar, where you will find a natural fishing harbour. To top it all enjoy one of the most outstanding views in the entire territory: Odeceixe beach seen from the majestic Ponta em Branco. 

POI: Odeceixe Village; Fishing Harbour Azenha do Mar

Distance: 18 km – Ca. 7 hours

Accumulated climb: 382 m  Accumulated descent: 390 m

Level: Somewhat difficult

Picnic lunch included

Accommodation – Brejão/Odeceixe

 


 Day 5- Walking Odeceixe to Alkjezur - Historic Trail

From Odeceixe to Aljezur

Today you will be walking along Mira’s watering channel, fed by the waters of Santa Clara’s dam. You can see for miles around you, with the mountains to the east and the ocean to the west. You’ll have a choice between two complementary circuits that will take you to the coastal cliffs and allow you to get to know Odeceixe and Amoreira beaches. 

POI: Odeceixe Beach; Windmill in Rogil                                                       

Distance: 18 km - Ca. 6 hours

Accumulated climb: 167 m Accumulated descent: 150 m

Level: Easy

Picnic lunch included

Accommodation – Aljezur


 Day 6 - Walking Aljezur to Arrifana - Historic Trail

 From Aljezur to Arrifana

This is a short day, but one that can be extended by going along the Fishermen’s Trail towards Arrifana or continuing to the south, towards the villages of Bordeira and Carrapateira. You will cross scented valleys and small farms as you approach the coast, already guessing where the route will take you in the following days. 

POI: Aljezur Village, Castle and Arrifana Beach

Distance: 12 km - Ca. 4 hours

Accumulated climb: 224 m  Accumulated descent: 184 m

Level:  Easy

Picnic lunch included

Accommodation – Aljezur


 Day 7 -  Lisbon

Transfer to Santa Clara train station and from Santa Clara to Lisbon (2.5 hours)

Accommodation – Lisbon

Prices


Nr. of people

2 people

4 or more people

Price per person (*)

690€

625€


Prices per person (2 people in a double)
Single Suplement 250€.


High Season Suplement (July and August) 75€ per person

Map of the Tour

Included

  • 7 nights Bed and Breakfast (***/**** hotels and charming lodging)
  • 5 picnic lunches
  • Transfer from Santa Clara-Saboia to Lisbon (Train)
  • Support staff
  • Luggage transport from accommodation to accommodation
  • Personal accident Insurance
  • Transfers to the starting point and from the finishing point of each trail
  • Map 1 : 55 000 and GPS files GPX/KMZ
  • GPS 

Levels

EASY

SOMEWHAT DIFFICULT

DIFFICULT

The participants should take into
account the terrain and the km/miles
of each track and be sure to check in
advance that they are in good physical
condition to do it.

NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PEOPLE WITH VERTIGO OR FEAR OF HEIGHTS