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Walking Tour in Rota Vicentina

Duration 8 Days
Type Self Guided
distance 85 km
Lodging Comfort
Ref. Tour: tour017

Rota Vicentina, and its Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park, wraps around the Algarve’s coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and into Alentejo. The coast, characterized by its rugged rocks, sea stacks and sand stratified cliff faces caused by centuries of erosion is perfect for long walks.

The Rota Vicentina is a network of walking trails in South-West Portugal, totalling 400 km of walking tracks, along the most beautiful and best-preserved coastline of Southern Europe. Come and join A2Z in discovering the fishermen’s trail of Rota Vicentina.


Daily Itinerary

Day 01
Arrival to Lisbon
This day will take you to some Highlights of the picturesque city of Lisboa.
In the early morning, you will have time to visit to downtown Lisbon. Visit some of its most important monuments, such as the Jerónimos Monastery and the Belém Tower, and enjoy the famous “pastéis de belém”. 
Get a bus that go directly from Lisboa To Cercal do Alentejo. There's also the possibility of getting a train from Lisbon to the station of Funcheira, and then you need to require a taxi (or private transfer) from the station of Funcheira to Cercal do Alentejo.
Overnight in Cercal do Alentejo,
Day 02
Walking Route 1:  Cercal - Porto Covo (16.6 km | 10.3 mi) 
Start your journey in Cercal and cross different environments, namely a cork oak forest, until you arrive to the coast, where you´ll be able to visit the tiny Porto Covo, a traditional Portuguese fishing village.
Overnight in Porto Covo.
Day 03
Walking Route 2:  Porto Covo - Vila Nova de Milfontes  (19.5 km | 12.1 mi)
Your journey starts in a beach section, where you will walk along the vast sand dunes of Ilha do Pessegueiro, Aivados, and Malhão beaches.
Overnight in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes.
Day 04
Free Day in Vila Nova de Milfontes
Time to rest and enjoy the beautiful beaches and the villafe of Vila Nova de Mil Fontes.
Overnight in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes.
Day 05
Walking Route 3: Vila Nova de Milfontes - Almograve (16.6 km | 10.3 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
Boat ride to cross the river Mira.
Overnight in Almograve.
Day 06
Walking Route 4: Almograve - Zambujeira do Mar (20.4 km | 12.7 mi)
In this journey you´ll be able to see beautiful beaches, such as the beach of Almograve, one of the best beaches along this rocky coastline with its many inlets.
Overnight in Zambujeira do Mar.
Day 07
Walking Route 5: 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 harbour.
Overnight in Odeceixe.
Day 08
After breakfast end of our services / (Optional) Transfer to the station of Santa Clara-Sabóia to get the train to Lisbon or Algarve or Private Transfer to Lisbon or Faro airport.
End of services
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Dates & Prices

From 690,00€/person  |  Min. 2 participants

Single Supplement:
From: 295€

This tour is also possible Guided. Ask us for more information.

More Information


7 nights with breakfast on selected accommodations
Luggage transfers - 1 bag per person - up to 20kg/bag
24 hours support line
Guide Book and Map of Rota Vicentina
App on your phone with maps, GPS tracks and descriptions of stages
Personal Accident Insurance
A2Z Offer

For an upgrade of lodgings, please feel free to contact us!

Not Included

Transfers from and to the airport
Personal Equipment
Travel Insurance
Other personal expenses
Touristic taxes
All items not mentioned in "included"

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