New from 2017.
Self-guided trail running along the length of the Historical Way of the Rota Vicentina in south west Portugal..
The route covers a distance of 245 km with accumulated ascents of 3300 metres.
The package includes 7 nights bed and breakfast accommodation in good quality hotels and guest houses, all of which have swimming pools.
Available mid February until end June and from mid September until late November. For further information contact us direct.
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The best periods to undertake this tour are in the autumn from late September until November and in the spring from March until the middle of June.
This package includes: 7 nights bed and breakfast, baggage transfers during tour, emergency support phone line, emergency support vehicle, run information pack with maps and directions to each night's accommodation, obligatory personal accident insurance.
We also provide detailed information about public transport to the region from Faro and Lisbon or a taxi/minibus transfer from either Faro or Lisbon airports can be arranged.
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.
Day one: Arrival in the Alentejo. Overnighting in the town of Santiago do Cacém at a small hotel with outdoor swimming pool near the centre of the town.
Day two: After breakfast, following a brief introdutory meeting, you will set off on a 41 km run (431m accumulated ascents, 537m accumuilated descents) to the sleepy Alento town of Cercal do Alentejo where you will spend the night at a small hotel with outdoor swimming pool near the centre of the town (NB pool ue for completion June 2017) .
Day three: A 46 km run (741m accumulated ascents, 901m accumuilated descents), first through the serra and then the "Alentejo montado from Cercal to Odemira, where you will spend the night at a rural guest house, with outdoor swimming pool, just outside the town.
Day four: A 40 km run (695m accumulated ascents, 579m accumuilated descents) from Odemira to Odeceixe on the Atlantic coast, where you will spend the night in a rural guesthouse with outdoor swimming pool to the south of the town.
Day five: A 32 km run (306m accumulated ascents, 200m accumuilated descents) from Odeceixe to Aljezur, taking in two complementary coastal circuits which do involve some sandy trails. You will spend the night at a hotel with outdoor swimming pool, near the edge of town.
Day six: A 45 km run (767m accumulated ascents, 790m accumuilated descents) from Aljezur to Aldeia da Pedralva, where you will spend the night at the tourist village, which has an outdoor swimming pool.
Day seven: A 41 km run (360m accumulated ascents, 257m accumuilated descents) from Pedralva to Cape St. Vincent and then back to Vila do Bispo on another trail You will spend your last night in a small hotel with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sauna and spa facilities.
Day eight: After breakfast depart from Vila do Bispo.