Portugal A2Z | Walking Tour in Rota Vicentina Leiria, Portugal
Vicentine coast and it ́s SW Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park wraps around the Algarve’s coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and into the Alentejo. The coast is characterized by rugged rocks, sea stacks, sand stratified cliff faces.

Active Adventure

The Vicentine Route is a network of walking trails in Sw Portugal, totalling 400 km to walk, along the most beautiful and best preserved coastline of Southern Europe. Come and meet with the A2Z the fishermen’s trail of the Vicentine Route.

Walking Vicentine Route 1

Typical Day

Day 01: Arrival to Lisbon
This day will take you to some Highlights of the picturesque city of Lisboa.
Early morning you will have time visit to downtown Lisbon. Visit some of the most important monuments, such as the Jerónimos Monastery, the Belém Tower and the famous “pastéis de belém”.
You will take the train from Lisbon to station of Funcheira, where a transfer will pick you up from station of Funcheira to Porto Covo.
Overnight in Porto Covo.

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
Option 1
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.
Option 2
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.

Walking Vicentine Route 3

Map & Directions

Rua das Oliveiras, n.º 53, Leiria, Portugal 2415 – 456

Points of Interest
Odeceixe
8670 Odeceixe, Portugal
Zambujeira do Mar
Zambujeira do Mar, 7630-174, Portugal
Almograve
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
Leira, Portugal
Porto Covo
Porto Covo, 7520, Portugal

Nearby Attractions and Services

DistanceDescription
0Peneda Geres National park
0Oporto, UNESCO world heritage site
012th century Pitoes de Junias convent

Rates & Availability

Date
PriceNotes
From March to October, starting on Sunday
1,793.00

Guided
From March to October, starting on Sunday
1,485.00

Supported

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

*Please contact advertiser for rates & availability for your travel dates.

Sleeping and meals

7 accommodations with breakfast (based on 3* lodgings or similar)

Other Information

Included

7 accommodations with breakfast (based on 3* lodgings or similar)
Luggage transfers
Guide Book and Map of Rota Vicentina
Insurance
A2Z offer and water bottle

Extra-Services:
GPS device with accurate routes: 50€

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