Porto Covo, 7520, Portugal

Duration: 6 days
Group size: 1 - 16
Porto Covo, 7520, Portugal

Duration: 6 days
Group size: 1 - 16

About this trip

Best coastal views of Rota Vicentina on the SW Coast of Portugal marked trail with support and luggage transfer. Stress-free holidays. Self-guided hiking holiday.


 Stunning Coastal landscapes with cliffs, rivers, valleys, and the great Atlantic

 In small towns and villages, the biggest one has close to 5000 people.

 Great local gastronomy from Alentejo & Algarve Regions

 Walks along the sandy paths of Rota Vicentina

 Desert beaches along the everyday walk (except July and August).


 This is a Magical coastal program using marked trails along the fishermen´s paths of Rota Vicentina in the Alentejo SW Atlantic Coast Region. The landscape is undulating and presents a great diversity, every day will offer a new challenge. Locals are humble and friendly, and gastronomy is outstanding, especially the fish, shellfish, and black pork.

This experience offers tranquility and a lot of distance walking by yourself, allowing you to explore the feeling of discovery in nature. This fishermen´s trail is unique in Europe and a great achievement to get to your best memories. The average distance per day is 20 km/12.5 miles, which makes it a 5-6h gentle walk. If you don´t like sand or dirt tracks, this is not your kind of program.

Self-guided hiking is an adventure without any stress.

You travel where you want, with who you want, and when you want without having to worry about the organization or the logistics.

We live and run our programs in the most beautiful part of Portugal where Rota Vicentina exists.


By booking with a local company you are contributing to a sustainable way of traveling.

What’s included

  • Briefing
    20 minutes talk with us at the first hotel
  • 5 nights B&B
    5 nights using small hotels along the way, always with private bathroom and breakfast included.
  • MAP
    1x Official Map 1:55 000 from the all Rota Vicentina
  • Info Package
    1x package with 1 booklet a day explaing everything you need to know to walk safely during the tour.
  • Restaurant list
    Every day you inform you about the best tradicitonal restaurants
  • Luggage transfer
    Luggage transfer eevery hiking day, form hotel to hotel.
  • Local support
    from 9am to 6pm, let us know your doubts.
  • Arrival Transport
    Travel to the start of your walk;
  • Departure Transport
    Travel form the end of your walking holiday
  • Insurance
    Being self-guided trip you should make your own Travel insurance
  • Meals
    Meals other than breakfast

Available Packages

Available until 15 days before departure

Price per person based on double occupancy using a matrimonial or twin beds according to client request.

Deposit: €120
Available until 30 days before departure

Price per person is based on single occupancy when traveling at least one more participant (ex: 2 people using 2 single rooms).

Deposit: €174
Available until 30 days before departure

For those who want to hike alone. We are able to assure a hiking holiday just for one person.

Deposit: €180

Available options


ITINERARY: Arrival to Porto Côvo

After the Check-in a Vicentina Travel member will provide the briefing to clarify everything related to the tour, after that everything will sound much clearer. All the trails are fully marked, being part of Rota Vicentina’s Historical Way and Fishermen’s Trail.

The best way to reach the starting point is to travel by BUS using Rede Expressos BUS Service, however, we also have private transfers available on request.

Overnight: Porto Côvo

Your Organizer

Vicentina Travel
We are experts on hiking and cycling holidays in the SW of Portugal, along the Rota Vicentina for INDIVIDUALS and SMALL GROUPS. We are founders of this route and based in the area of Vila Nova de Milfontes. Proudly working from the earth of the SW Coast of Portugal. Book locally contributing to a circular economy. 95% of our programs are self-guided, however, we also provide guided (FRENCH, GERMAN, and ENGLISH) and tailor-made programs in this area. Feel free to get in touch! We are proud to share our little SW corner of Europe.