Algarve Historical Way

The Algarve Historical Way - 7 days - 5 walks.

Self-guided walking on the Rota Vicentina from Odeceixe to Cape St. Vincent.



Day one: Arrival in the Algarve village of Odeceixe to stay one night in a guest house close to the river.

Day two: Welcome meeting after breakfast at your hotel before the first 19 km (6 hours) walk from Odeceixe  to Aljezur, where you will spend two nights in a hotel close to the centre.

Day three: After breakfast you will be transferred to Monte dos Cairos for a 20 km (6 -6½ hours) easy walk on the Historical Way back to Aljezur.

Day four: After breakfast you will be transferred to Monte dos Cairos for a 21 km (6 -6½ hours) walk via Carrapateira to Aldeia da Pedralva, where you will stay in a house in the tourist village.

Day five: A short 12km (3 hours) walk from Aldeia da Pedralva to Vila do Bispo, where you will stay in a small hotel opposite the village church.

Day six: A 14km (4-5 hours) walk,  along the Historical Way (with option to take the parallel Telheiro beach circuit) to Cape St. Vincent. Then a short bus ride or a 5km walk to Sagres, where you will spend the night in a hotel overlooking the ocean.

Day seven: Departure after breakfast by complimentary taxi to Lagos.

Village street


Free days for relaxation or other activities can be scheduled into the programme.

Spend one or more nights in Lagos at the end of the programme.

From €60.00 per person per night B&B based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double marina view room.

Combine this programme with any of our Alentejo programmes which end in Odeceixe. Discounts available for combined packages.

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


Prices 2021.

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

From 1 February to 20 May (except Easter holiday period) and from 1 October to 15 November:

€555.00 - main programme.

€160.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.

21 May to 30 June, 12 - 30 September and Easter holiday period 26 March  to 7 April:

€630.00 - main programme

€200.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.

€120.00 - solo walker supplement in any period.

Irrigation canal

What's included.

The standard package includes: 6 nights bed and breakfast in twin/double room with en suite facilities, 5 simple packed lunches + 1.5 l of water each walk day, baggage transfers during tour, specified 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.

* Covid-19 Portugal travel insurance available for foreign visitors.

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