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Portugal Wildscapes, Birds & Walking Tour | Self-Guided

Duration 8 Days
Type Self Guided
Lodging Comfort

Travel in your own pace, driving inn to inn and having the change to do a short and easy walk every day to discover the secret nature spots of south of Alentejo.

In each spot you will be surprised by different points of interest including bird watching opportunities. The local gastronomy will be one the highlights of your trip together with cultural and historical sites.

Daily Itinerary

Day 01
Arriving to Lisbon or Faro airport
Transfer from the airport to Aljustrel.
Overnight in hotel (Villa Aljustrel).
Day 02
Walking tour 1: Aljustrel (12 km)
Mining gallery visit.
Visit Messejana museum.
Travel to Ourique.
Overnight in Rural Tourism House (Monte do Alento).
Day 03
Walking tour 2: Ourique (13.5 km)
Visit Castro da Cola historical site.
Visit Mesas do Castelinho Historical site.
Overnight in Rural Tourism House (Monte de Góis).
Day 04
Walking tour 3: Almodôvar (9.2 km)
Visit local weaver’s workshop and monuments on the way.
Overnight in Rural Tourism House (Monte da Eirinha).
Day 05
Walking tour 4: ​Alcoutim / Mértola (2.5 km)
Walk next to Vascão River.
Visit Alcoutim.
Overnight in Mertola (Hotel Museu or Rural Tourism House Qta.Vau).
Day 06
Walking tour 5: Mértola (10 km)
Visit Mertola old town.
Walk next to the Guadiana River.
Overnight in Mertola (Hotel Museu or Rural Tourism House Qta.Vau).
Day 07
​Walking tour 6: Castro Verde (8.6 km) 
Walk to visit the Aracelis church and birdwatching spot.
Overnight in Castro Verde (Esteva Hotel or Rural Tourism House Mte.Ameixa).
Day 08
Transfer to Lisbon.
End of our services.
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Dates & Prices

From 850.00€/person  |  Min. 2 participants

More Information


7 Accommodations with breakfast
1 Guide activity day (bird watching or other)
Maps and documentation
GPS tracks and mobile app guide notes
Portugal Wildscape Fund donation

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