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Rota Vicentina: The Fishermen's Trail

From £575.00
7 Days & 6 Nights
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Rota Vicentina: The Fishermen's Trail

  • Walk Portugal’s famous Rota Vicentina along the Alentejo coast
  • Follow the footsteps of Portuguese fishermen to wild and rugged beaches
  • Overnight stays in cosy and authentic casa-style guesthouses
  • Spot white storks nesting on the cliffs and rocky islands of Costa Vicentina
  • Watch the sunset whilst enjoying a glass of ‘vinho’ and some tasty seafood
Part of Portugal’s famous Rota Vicentina, the Fishermen’s Trail follows some of the best preserved coastline in southwestern Europe through the bewitching Alentejo region. Well-marked paths take you along honey-coloured cliffs, down to deserted beaches and hidden sandy coves, allowing you to discover the ‘real’ Portugal as you visit places only accessible on foot. Stay overnight in charming Portuguese fishing villages with a laid back vibe. Spot white storks nestling on the rugged cliffs, and at the end of the day enjoy a glass of ‘vinho’ with some freshly caught seafood as you listen to the crashing of the Atlantic waves.


Day 1 Arrive Vila Nova de Milfontes Day 2 Transfer to Porto Covo, Walk to Vila Nova de Milfontes 12.1 miles / 19.4 km Day 3 Vila Nova de Milfontes to Almograve 9.6 miles / 15.5 km Day 4 Almograve to Zambujeira do Mar/Touril 13.1 miles / 21.1 km Day 5 Zambujeira do Mar to Odeceixe 8.8 miles / 14.1 km Day 6 Odeceixe loop walk 8.2 miles / 13.1 km Day 7 Onward Travel

This trip has a carbon score of 10kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 10kg is equivalent to 18 lattes. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.


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