Fishermen's Trail Combo

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

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

Walking holiday Portugal

Fishermen's Trail Combo.

This programme offers a mix of both the Historical Way and the Fishermen's Trail. At times, during the first two days in the serra, you will be tempted by the views of the Atlantic as the trail meanders through the forests, before experiencing the whole of the Fishermen's Trail in the south west Alentejo, which for the most part follows paths that have been used by local fishermen for generations to reach the best spots for line fishing from the cliffs.

After the sleepy inland Alentejano villages, the route passes through several seaside villages which are bustling resorts in the hot summer months, offering a number of "Blue Flag" beaches and a host of nautical activiites.

The trail itself  is an incredible sensory  experience, from the sounds of the birds and the  vast Atlantic Ocean crashing against the rocks, abundant 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 and  the flowers and fruits of the strawberry tree.


Walking. Varied walking tour only requiring a good basic fitness level. You walk on well maintained marked walking trails and partly on forest paths.  On the coastal trails there is a considerable amount of dune walking. Daily walking times are max. 7 hours.

Fishermen's Trail Portugal

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:

€520.00 - main programme.

€165.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.

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

€560.00 - main programme

€195.00 - single room supplement for main programme only.

€105.00 - solo walker supplement in any period.

SW Alentejo coast


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

€35.00 lower season or €45.00 higher season, per person based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double room.

An extra night at the end of the programme in Odeceixe where you can take a 15km circular walk from the village via the award winning beach.

€45.00 lower season or €50.00 higher season, per person based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double room.

Rest days at any location can also be arranged.

Combine this programme with one of our Algarve programmes. Discounts available!

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

Rota Vicentina Historical Way

What's included.

The standard 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.

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

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