Rugged cliffs rising above Portugal’s Atlantic coastline which boasts soaring, golden rock formations that are a feast for the eyes. Charming shing villages and feasts of seafood and Port all make Portugal too easy to fall in love with.
SELF GUIDED: The Via Algarviana stretches from the Spanish border to Cape St Vincent and is a nature lovers paradise. Starting in Alcoutim on the bank of the Guadiana River, the route crosses the serene countryside of the East Algarve. This section is all about local food, local people and local culture.
SELF GUIDED: Walk through a local protected area where you will encounter friendly people and have the opportunity to try traditional Portuguese food. Starting off the official Via Algarviana track in Loulé, you will then rejoin the official track in Salir. Each panoramic view is as outstanding as the last.
SELF GUIDED: This section of the walk will see you reach the highest point of the Algarve, Monchique before descending down to the coast through the arable landscape typical of the south-west of Portugal.
SELF GUIDED: The Rota Vicentina is a series of walking trails in the Alentejo and Vicentina Coast Natural Parks in Southwest Portugal. Combining the Fishermen’s Trail and Historical Way this trail combines both the rural charm of Portugal with the rugged coastline that has been shaped by the Atlantic Ocean.