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Portugal Wildscapes Birds & Walking | Guided

Duration 8 Days
Type Guided
Lodging Premium

Join us in a trip to the wildscapes of Alentejo, a place where nature, wildlife and human use of the land merge to form an unique scenario.

During your trip you will have a specialist birdwatching guide to teach you about local species during the walks.
Great walks but also great historical sites, cultural heritage, tasty food and amazing wines.
Discover Alentejo’s Secret Nature by foot!

Daily Itinerary

Day 01
Arriving to Lisbon or Faro airport
Transfer from the airport to Castro Verde.
Overnight in Castro Verde (Hotel Esteva or Monte da Ameixa).
Day 02
Walking tour 1: Castro Verde - 11.7 km (4h) / total climbing 180 m
Not far from the village you will walk next to the battle field where hundreds of years ago the Portuguese king had a battle.
Overnight in Castro Verde (Hotel Esteva or Monte da Ameixa).
Day 03
Walking tour 2: Ourique - 13.5 km (4h - 5h) / total climbing 445 m
This is a day where you will walk in a different landscape next to the mountain range that separate Alentejo from the Algarve.
Overnight in Castro Verde (Hotel Esteva or Monte da Ameixa).
Day 04
Walking tour 3: Almodôvar - 9.2 km (3h - 4h) / total climbing 315 m
This walk is located next to Odelouca River banks, changing from previous landscapes.
Overnight in Castro Verde (Hotel Esteva or Monte da Ameixa).
Day 05
​Rest Day or Cultural Visit to Mértola or optional Walking
Use this day to rest or to visit the old village of Mertola, with its castle and mourish heritage sites, with several museums, old ruins and remainings from those times.
Overnight in Mértola (Hotel Museu or Quinta do Vau).
Day 06
Walking tour 5: Mértola - 13.5 km (4h - 5h) / total climbing 155 m
A change again in the landscape, walking through cork oaks and open fields and ending in the old mining site of São Domingos with impressive remainings from the mine operation days.
Overnight in Mértola (Hotel Museu or Quinta do Vau).
Day 07
​Walking tour 6: Mértola - 11.5 km (4 h) / total climbing 115 m
An interesting walk day considering birdwatching oportunities and different points of interest along the way, like an old mining site.
Overnight in Mértola (Hotel Museu or Quinta do Vau).
Day 08
Departure
Transfer to Lisbon.
End of our services.
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Lodgings

Hotel A Esteva

Rural Tourism House Monte A Ameixeira

Hotel Museu

Rural Tourism House Quinta do Vau

Dates & Prices

From 2490.00€/person  |  Min. 2 participants

More Information

Included

7 accommodations with breakfast
6 picnics
6 dinners
1 A2Z driver guide
1 Birds & Walking Guide
Van support
Snacks and fresh fruit during walking days
Airport transfers
Luggage transfers
Local transfers
Maps and documentation
GPS tracks and mobile app guide notes
Insurance
A2Z offer and water bottle
Portugal Wildscape Fund donation
Taxes
A2Z offer and water bottle


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