Alentejo Historical Villages — Self-Guided Tour

  • 7 days (6 nights)
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Upscale
Premium
Group size
up to 12 tourists
from US$ 1 184
per tourist for 7 days
Tour starts
Lisbon

Overview

The beauty of Portuguese nature and diversity of historical monuments await you in this hiking tour. You will see wonderfully preserved castles, medieval towns and villages, megalithic sites along the way, walk through picturesque forests and golden hills of Alentejo.

Explore the local lifestyle, feel the atmosphere of the region and enjoy incredible traditional gastronomy!

Taste local cuisine
Try Alentejo dishes with delicious flavors, while drinking a wonderful red wine
Touch the history
Visit cultural and historical sights to learn more about Portuguese heritage
Admire the sceneries
See woods of oak, chestnut, cork and surrounding landscapes from rolling hills

Route details

Day 1
Welcome to Portugal

Our guide will pick you up at the airport. Make yourself comfortable in the car while we drive you to your first hotel. 

If you have some free time on the first day, take a stroll around the village!

Transfer from Lisbon: 2:30 h.

Day 2
Hike Castelo de Vide Loop
Day 3
Hike from Meada to Castelo de Vide
Day 4
Hike from Castelo de Vide to Marvão
Day 5
Hike from Galegos to Marvão
Day 6
Hike Marvão Loop
Day 7
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

These tours are for regular hikers and demand a better standard of fitness and ability, usually gained through regular exercise hiking. Expect some long days with climbs (3-6 hours per day).

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Accommodation

Comfort
Upscale
Premium
Hotel
6 nights

We will stay in hotels for 6 nights in standard double / twin room.

Price per person per tour:

DatesAccommodation in double/twin roomSingle supplement

Low season:

  • 04.01-02.04
  • 10.04-26.04
  • 27.09-15.12
€1 100€220

High season:

  • 03.04-09.04
  • 27.04-26.09
€1 150€250
3 nights
Casa Amarela Hotel
3 nights
Dom Dinis Hotel

Tour conditions

Included

  • personalized assistance throughout the booking;
  • pre-departure Information Pack (checklist, general travel information);
  • tour Information (description of daily stages and profiles);
  • liability and personal accident insurance;
  • 6 Nights in standard double / twin room (if any accommodation isn’t available, we will propose an alternative solution);
  • breakfast daily;
  • private bathroom in all accommodations;
  • transfer on the day of arrival from Lisbon Airport to the first hotel;
  • transfer from the last hotel to Lisbon Airport;
  • transfers during the tour as mentioned in the daily description;
  • luggage transfers from hotel to hotel;
  • welcome briefing in English;
  • digital Information Book delivered before the tour;
  • Smartphone App and GPS Tracks;
  • Local Support Number (free to call us 24 h/day).

Payable separately

  • GPS Device (Garmin Oregon): on request;
  • Extra Days and Nights (add them along the way): on request;
  • different arrival and departure transfers: on request.

Travel recommendations

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It's important to know

What kind of surface is there on the tour route?

Dirt and rocky trails, old cobbled stone surfaces, little paved roads.

What is daily distance in the tour?
Cancellation of booking