Fishermen's Trail Plus






Carefree self-guided walking and geocaching holidays with a personal touch.





What we can offer:


Self-guided walking, trail running or geocaching tours with luggage transfers.


Centre based, self-drive self guided walking holidays.



Tailor-made walking holidays to meet your needs.




Fishermen's Trail Plus - 8 days - 6 walks.


Self-guided walking on the Rota Vicentina from São Luis to Odeceixe via Porto Covo.



Itinerary (click walk name to view gallery).


Day one: Arrival in the Alentejo. Overnighting near the village of São Luís at a rural guest house with use of swimming pool (in season), where you can relax on the terrace and take in the wonderful views of the “Alentejo Montado”.



Day two: Welcome meeting after breakfast at your guest house before the first walk from São Luís to Cercal do Alentejo. A 21 km (6 -7 hours) walk along a stage of the Historical Way through the hills between São Luís and Cercal. Your accommodation for the night is an Art Nouveau-style inn featuring traditional Alentejo-style décor near the centre of the town.



Day three: Cercal do Alentejo to Porto Covo das Bandeiras. An 18 km (4½- 5 hour) walk along a stage connecting the Historical Way to the Fishermen's Trail. The night will be spent at a small inn in the main street off the village square.



Day four: Porto Covo das Bandeiras to Vila Nova de Milfontes. A 20 km (6-7 hours) hike starting from the northernmost point of the Fishermen's Trail. You will spend the night at a small hotel close to the castle with views over the river estuary.



Day five: Vila Nova de Milfontes to Almograve. A 15 km (4½-5 hours) easy walk continuing on the Fishermen's Trail along the coast. You will spend the night at a delightful guest house situated just behind the sand dunes.



Day six: Almograve to Zambujeira do Mar. A 21km (6-7 hours) walk heading south from Almograve. You will spend the night at a small guest house close to the village centre.



Day seven: Zambujeira do Mar to Odeceixe. An 18 km (5½-6 hours) walk along a coastal path to the Algarve village of Odeceixe. You will spend the night at a small guest house close to the village centre.



Day eight: After breakfast, depart from Odeceixe.

Rocky foreshore




An extra night in São Luís at the start of the programme so that you can relax after travelling to the region.


An extra night at the end of the programme in Odeceixe where you can take a 13km circular walk from the village along a short section of the Historical Way and returning to the village via northernmost loop of the Fishermen's Trail in the Algarve.


Rest days at any location can also be arranged.


Private transfers from regional airports can be arranged. Prices available on request.





Prices 2018.


Per person based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double room.

From 10 February to 24 May and from 1 October to 30 November:

€500.00 - main programme.

€35.00 - extra night in São Luís.

€35.00 - extra night & walk at Odeceixe.

€170.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.


25 May to 10 July, 10 - 30 September and public holiday periods 23 March to 2 April, 27 April to 1 May and 4 - 6 October:

€545.00 - main programme

€40.00 - extra night in São Luís.

€40.00 - extra night & walk at Odeceixe.

€200.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.


€100.00 - solo walker supplement in any period.




View from Serra


What's included.


This package includes: 7 nights bed and breakfast in twin/double room with en suite facilities, 6 simple packed lunches + 1.5 l of water each walk day, baggage transfers during tour, emergency support phone line, 4x4 emergency support vehicle, obligatory personal accident insurance and walk information pack provided by Ramblin'tejano, our licenced recreational activities operator in Portugal.


Excluding: flights, airport transfers (unless requested), travel insurance, dinners, other drinks, personal expenses and gratuities.


Omissions or exclusions from this list does not infer that such items are included.



Website updated: 7th October 2017. Copyright © All Rights Reserved.