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Guided Walking Tour at Rota Vicentina

Duration 6 Days
dates fixed
Type Guided
distance 125 km
Lodging Premium
Ref. Tour: tour018

Imagine yourself walking on the most beautiful and well-preserved coast of Europe. Now add the feeling of adventure when discovering virgin beaches, rich culture, and cuisine that serves the best the sea has.

Vicentine coast wraps around the Algarve’s cliffy coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and into the Alentejo, covering a stretch of over 120km of lush greenery, steep cliffs, forgotten white sand beaches, and coastal landscapes. The coast, characterized by rugged rocks, sea stacks, sand stratified cliff faces caused by centuries of erosion, is perfect for long walks.
A2Z welcomes you to The Fishermen’s Trail in the Vicentine Route, a network of walking trails in Sw Portugal, totaling 400 km to walk, along the most beautiful and best-preserved coastline of Southern
Europe. Take a journey into the protected zone of Alentejo Southwest and Vicentine Coast Natural Park, discover the ancient Roman ports, indulge yourself with a tasty meal of fresh fish caught with artisanal
crafts, and stop. Delight your eyes and soul with a breathtaking, untouched horizon waiting for you.

Daily Itinerary

Day 01
Arrival
Transfer from Lisboa to Porto Covo. 
Overnight in Porto Covo.
 
Day 02
Walking Route 1: Porto Covo | Vila Nova de Milfontes (20km / 12 mi)
Your journey starts in a beach section, where you will walk along the vast sand dunes area of Ilha do Pessegueiro, Aivados, and Malhão beaches.
Overnight in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes.
Day 03
Walking Route 2: Vila Nova de Milfontes | Almograve (15 km / 9 mi)
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. Crossing the bridge over the river in Vila Nova de Milfontes provides stunning views of the river’s mouth.
There are stretches along this part of the coast where native vegetation displays all its diversity and other areas where it has been destroyed and wiped out by a most aggressive exotic plant – the Acacia.
Overnight in Almograve.
Day 04
Walking Route 3: Almograve | Zambujeira do Mar (22km / 13 mi)
The high cliffs you will see during this part of the journey, despite being exposed to the constant salty ocean winds, are the nesting site for over twenty species of bird! These include Jackdaw, Shag, Common Kestrel, “pure” Rock Dove, White Stork, Peregrine Falcon, and Black Redstart.
If you look carefully along this coastal stretch it is easy to see past climate change written in the rocks.
Overnight in Zambujeira do Mar.
Day 05
Walking Route 4: Zambujeira do Mar | Odeceixe (18km / 11 mi)
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 harbor.
Overnight in Odeceixe.
Day 06
Departure
Transfer from Odeceixe to Lisboa/Faro.
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Dates & Prices

DATES

13 - 18 june 2021
13 - 18 september 2021


PRICE

8 pax: 640.00€/person
6-7 pax: 715.00€/person
5 pax: 785.00€/person
4 pax: 885.00€/person

High Season Supplement: 125€/person
Single Supplement: 210€

More Information

Included

5 accommodations with breakfast (based on 3* lodgings or similar)
Standard Group Arrival Transfer:  from Lisboa/ Faro Airport  to Porto Covo on Day 01
Standard Group Departure Transfer:  from Odeceixe to Faro/Lisboa Airport  on Day 06
Luggage transfers
Italian Guide during all trip
Personal accident insurance
24 hours support line
Water bottle
 
Not Included

Personal equipment
Other personal expenses
All item not mentioned in “included”
Flights


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