Alentejo & Vicentina Coast Self-guided Walking


Alentejo & Vicentina Coast Self-guided Walking: Perfect wheater all year around
Sparsely populated region , Spectacular views: top cliffs, deserted beaches, valleys, river, Diversity of landscape, Diversity of fauna and flora, Traditional villages , Interaction with local people and habits, Typical gastronomy: plenty fresh fish

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Details of Alentejo & Vicentina Coast Self-guided Walking, Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal Hiking & Trekking
Details for Alentejo & Vicentina Coast Self-guided Walking

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Self-guided walking tour
7 Nights
6 days hiking
18km walking distance per day

107Km/67Miles - Level of difficulty: Easy to moderate

Typical Day


Itinerary
Day 1: VILA NOVA DE MILFONTES
Arriving to Vila Nova de Milfontes, situated on the Mira estuary is well worth exploring, it is a beautiful town; great panoramic views over the river and the Atlantic Ocean and a lot of places to enjoy the best of NATURE. Now we also have 90% of our routes marked on the field in Costa Vicentina Route, this way you can get more of all this hiking and exploring experience.
Accomodation: in a Small Guesthotel

You can get Vila Nova de Milfontes by Bus, Train or private transfer depending on your preference, ask us about the contacts & prices.
Day 2: MILFONTES AMOGRAVE 16Km 4h
Easy walking along the coast with path winds through pinewoods, sand dunes and along cliff tops. You will find some desert beaches and after that you have a tiny fishing village called Almograve.
Accomodation in a Youth Hostel (double room with private WC and shower).

Day 3: ALMOGRAVE ZAMBUJEIRA 21km - 5-6h
Heading south from the small village of Almograve along the beach , you can do a short detour to the tiny fishing harbor called "Entrada da Barca". Walking near the cliffs with panoramic views by the dunes. Along this route cliff-nesting storks can be seen. Through Cavaleiro and past the beautiful lighthouse of Cabo Sardo the day ends in Zambujeira.
Accomodation: in a Small Guesthotel

Day 4: ZAMBUJEIRA DO MAR ODECEIXE 21km 5h
A coastal path near the beaches leads us onto Carvalhal bay, past the former residence of the famous "fado" singer Amlia Rodrigues passing "Azenha do Mar" where you can try an amazing seafood meal (the arbour is just 300 meters distance from the restaurant). After this we will have the energy needed to get Odeceixes river and reach the first village in the Algarve.
Accomodation: in a Small Guesthotel.

Day 5: ODECEIXE ST TEOTONIO 17km 4h
From Odeceixe we start to go inland, through traditionally farmed agricultural land, however its a short walk of 17 km, with a undulating landscape that will leads us to the village of So Teotnio.
Accomodation: in a Small Hotel

Day 6: ST TEOTONIO ODEMIRA 19km 5h
Going direction East from St. Teotnio e will pass through fields where cork oaks grow and black pigs graze. Then we will discover the river Mira margins, direction Odemira (the biggest town of the council). (13 miles/20 km).
Accomodation: in a Small Guesthotel

*Day 7: ODEMIRA VILA NOVA DE MILFONTES 16km 4-5h
Following the river Mira banks you will discover a very good area to watch birds like eagles and falcons, you just have to follow the old rise fields direction to the Village of Troviscais, then you just need to give us a call and we will provide you transportation back to Vila Nova de Milfontes (30minutes).
Accomodation: in a Small Guesthotel
*its also possible to replace this last for another route near the coast line, because some times in November it stays a litle bit muddy, so we offer you the following alternative:

PORTO COVO- VILA NOVA DE MILFONTES 16km 4h
We will take you to the start of this wonderful walking along the coastline always with an amazing sea view. Starting in a very picture historical village called Porto Cvo, passing a small Island called "Ilha do Pessegueiro"with the option to go by the beach taken the hard sand or going a little bit more inland by the dunes path. You will find some stunning beaches, some of them desert, and after that, almost at the end you have a fishing arbour in the "north area" of Vila Nova de Milfontes.
Accomodation: in a Small Guesthotel

Day 8: End of tour.

Age range, type of group


Couples, small groups and families

Sleeping and meals


We use small hotels and local guesthouses owned by locals and its reallly easy

Rates


Group size: Min. 2 pax

Single supplement: 150

The price includes:
- 7 nights bed & breakfast; - Accommodation in guesthouses and small hotels; - Maps &route details in English or French; - Luggage transfers between accommodations; - Emergency support; - NEW Tracks available to GPS advice

The price excludes:
- Transport to first / from last accommodation (we haveprivate transfers from FARO and LISBON Airports from 150 each way); - Other meals (we recommend some good restaurants to each day); - Transfers by public transpor (the BUS of Rede Expressos are the best solutiion); - Personal expenses such as phone calls, tips, drinks, etc.; - Travel or personal insurance (the cost of the personal insurence with us is 20 per person) ;

Other Information


Optional in Self Guided Tour:

Private transfer from Funcheira Train Station to the first Hotel
- 60 per car;
More transfers to Lagos and Sabia train stations available since 35.

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