Carefree self-guided walking and geocaching holidays with a personal touch.
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 individual needs.
Self-guided walking on the Historical Way of the Rota Vicentina from Santiago do Cacém Castle to Cape St Vincent.
This programme covers all of the Historical Way stages in the Alentejo and Algarve. At times, during the eleven days in the serra, you will be tempted by the views of the Atlantic, as the trail meanders through the forests, river valleys and over the serras, home to wild boar and mongooses, whilst passing sleepy inland Alentejano villages where life continues at an almost sedentary pace. Once in the western Algarve, the pace of life is much the same. On the final walk you will reach Portugal's land's end.
The trail itself is an incredible sensory experience, with abundant animal and plant life with a multitude of colours, shades and fragrances and varied geological phenomenon. The forests display the changing colours of the cork oak trees, vast arrays of white cistus flowers and the flowers and fruits of the strawberry tree, the fruit of which is used to make the local firewater, Aguardente de Medronho or the sweet less potent Licor de Medronho.
Walking. Varied walking tour only requiring a good basic fitness level. You walk on well maintained marked walking trails and partly on forest paths. Daily walking times are max. 8 hours.
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:
€1,010.00 - main programme.
€290.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.
21 May to 30 June, 12 - 30 September and Easter holiday period 26 March to 7 April:
€1,140.00 - main programme
€360.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.
€220.00 - solo walker supplement in any period.
An extra night at Santiago do Cacém, before the start of the main walking programme, is recommended. This will give you the opportunity to visit the town's castle and stroll around the historic centre at leisure, as well as take a circular walk to the ruins of the Roman town of Mirobriga.
€40.00 lower season or €50.00 higher season, per person based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double room.
Rest days can be arranged at any location.
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.
Private transfers from regional airports can be arranged. Prices available on request.
The standard package includes: 12 nights bed and breakfast in twin/double room with en suite facilities, 1 evening meal (excluding alcohol) on day two, 11 simple packed lunches + 1.5 l of water each 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*, other 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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