Sea and Serra

 

Ramblin'trails

 

 

Ramblin'trails

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.

 

 

 

Sea and Serra - 8 days - 6 walks.

 

Self-guided walking from Vila Nova de Milfontes to São Luis via Odeceixe.

Signage

 

Itinerary (click walk name to view gallery).

 

Day one: Arrival in the Alentejo. You will spend the night at a small hotel close to the castle in Vila Nova de Milfontes with views over the river estuary.

 

Day two: 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 three: 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 four: 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 five: Odeceixe to São Teotónio. A 17 km (5½-6 hours) walk along some inhospitable but truly memorable trails from to the Algarve village of Odeceixe to the sleepy Alentejano town cf São Teotónio . The night will be spent in a small hotel on the edge of the town.

 

Day six: São Teotónio to Odemira. A 19km (6 hours) walk , for much of the route, the trail follows the River S. Teotonio and the River Mira along wide trails. The night will be spent at a family owned pension in the centre of Odemira.

 

Day seven: Odemira to São Luis. A 25 km (7-8 hours) walk known as the water section of the Historical Way, where there is an optional but recommended side trail to Pego da Pias pools. The night will be spent near the Alentejo 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 eight: After breakfast depart from São Luís.

Fishing harbour

 

Options.

 

An extra night in São Luís at the end of the programme so that you can relax after your walks.

 

An extra night in the middle 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.

 

 

Rural guesthouse

 

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:

€490.00 - main programme.

€35.00 - extra night in São Luís.

€35.00 - extra night & walk at Odeceixe.

€160.00 - 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:

€530.00 - main programme

€40.00 - extra night in São Luís.

€40.00 - extra night & walk at Odeceixe.

€180.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.

 

€100.00 - solo walker supplement in any period.

 

 

Pego das Pias

 

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.

 

 

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