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Rota Vicentina

Passeio Quinta da Estrela, 3, 7630-130, Portugal
+351 965 858 973
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One of my favorite walks in Europe.

Last year I already walked some parts of the Rota Vicentina. This year I walked different parts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NoeB1
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Antwerp, Belgium
A wonderful trip

My husband and I did the Fisherman's Walk and carried on down to the Algarve with the Historical... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clareno7
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Rota Vicentina is a network of walking trails in Sw Portugal. Comprising the Historical Way, the Fishermen's Trail, and several Circular Routes, totals 400 km to walk, between the city of Santiago do Cacém and the Cape St. Vincent, the south westernmost point in Europe.
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Passeio Quinta da Estrela, 3, 7630-130, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year I already walked some parts of the Rota Vicentina. This year I walked different parts like the one that is going till Cabo de Sao Vicente. I am stil a big fan of these trails. The views are stunning, the nature is so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Fisherman's Walk and carried on down to the Algarve with the Historical trail. I won't go into too much detail as previous reviewers have done an outstanding job but in essence we had wonderful views, fantastic photos (the storks...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible hike with REI. We were greeted with sunny and warm weather which is a blessing in late March. I'm so glad I chose to do this!

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Well signed....impossible to lose your way . Beautiful scenery along wild coastline . Baggage transfer by Vincentina Baggage Transfer worked very well.Jose was a wealth of knowledge and dedicated to the maintenance and promotion of the trail. Wonderful experience overall.

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Just back from a week long hike along the Rota Vicentina and it was wonderful. I was a lone woman hiking and had decided to book through one of the tour operators listed on the official Rota Vicentina website (normally I like to organise my...More

23  Thank alpbabe
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

We trekked the 100 or so km from Porto Covo to Odeceixe over five days in November 2017 and were bowled over by the sheer rugged beauty of this coastal area. We’d pre-booked accommodation en route so were clear about where we were heading to...More

3  Thank Gakeitse
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

A good idea is to mix the sections between "Fisherman'sTrail" and the "Historic Trail", the contrast between the wild coast and the soft landscape is stunning! No problem to switch from one to the other by taxi if both are not related.

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Reviewed October 18, 2017

I did a two-week hiking on Rota Vicentina combining the Fishermen's trail and the Historical Way (going south from Vila Nova Milfontes). It was one of the best holidays I've ever had!!! I bought the map on the R.V. website and booked most of the...More

4  Thank DannaDv
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

We walked from Porto Covo to the Cabo São Vicente in a total of 11 stages. The first days we walked along the Fisherman's trail. The tracks are often sandy which is tiring. The landscape is very inspiring, quite rough and very rewarding. In the...More

Thank ahbon3k
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Having previously walked various one-week sections of the Camino de Santiago, this Autumn we took on the Fisherman's Trail after hearing good reports from friends. Starting in Porto Covo, we walked to Odeceixe over four days and did a combination of the Odeceixe Beach circuit...More

5  Thank Liam E
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January 25, 2018|
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Response from GoOnHol | Reviewed this property |
Walked north to south in late September. Sun wasn’t a problem. It’s easy to get public transport from Faro to Porto Covo - morning train from Faro to Lagos, time for lunch before the afternoon bus to Porto Covo. Very easy... More
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Laurel M
December 26, 2017|
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Response from Rota V | Property representative |
Hello Laurel, Spring is definitely the busiest hiking season, but fortunately the route is not crowded. What you have to keep in mind is that accommodations have low capacity, as the majority are small family runned... More
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Laurel M
December 18, 2017|
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Hello Laurel, We always recommend to plan in advance and book ahead in order to avoid surprises and getting stranded, especially in the busy period of April to June. Contact our accommodation partners directly, you’ll be... More
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