Day 02: Walking Route 1: Porto Covo | Vila Nova de Milfontes (20km / 12 mi)
Your journey start 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: Free day at Zambujeira do Mar
Time to rest and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Zambujeira do Mar
Day 06: 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 harbour.
Overnight in Odeceixe.
Day 07: Walking Route 5: Option 1 - Odeceixe Beach Circuit (10 km / 6 mi) or Option 2 - Free Day To Go To The Beach Of Odeceixe
Today you will be walking along almost 4 km on the Historical Way, then you will enter in the Odeceixe Beach Circuit.
The day will end in the beautiful and stunning beach of Odeceixe.
Optional: A transfer will take back again to the lodging in Odeceixe (about 4,5km) or you can also keep going walking 4 more km to the village of Odeceixe.
Overnight in Odeceixe.
Just spend a nice day in the beautiful beach on Odeceixe.
Optional: a transfer can take you to the beach and take you back if you book previously.
Day 08: Departure
Optional transfer to station of Santa Clara-Sabóia, so you can get a train to Lisbon or Algarve.
7 accommodations with breakfast (based on 3* lodgings or similar)
Guide Book and Map of Rota Vicentina
A2Z offer and water bottle
GPS device with accurate routes: 50€
8670 Odeceixe, Portugal
|Zambujeira do Mar|
Zambujeira do Mar, 7630-174, Portugal
Almograve, 7630-017 Nascedios, Portugal
|Vila Nova de Milfontes|
Vila Nova de Milfontes, 7645 Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal
|Portugal A2Z | Walking Tour in Vicentine Route|
Porto Covo, 7520, Portugal
|Peneda Geres National park||0|
|Oporto, UNESCO world heritage site||0|
|12th century Pitoes de Junias convent||0|
|From March to October, starting on Sunday||1,630||Guided|
|From March to October, starting on Sunday||1,350||Supported|