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Rota Vicentina: Vila Nova de Milfontes to Almograve via Fishermen's Trail

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Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park

Rota Vicentina: Vila Nova de Milfontes to Almograve via Fishermen's Trail is a 9.4 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Odemira, Alentejo, Portugal that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and backpacking and is best used from September until June.

Length 9.4 mi Elevation gain 656 ft Route type Point to Point

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Beach

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This portion of the Rota Vicentina provides overwhelming views of The Princess of Alentejo. You will also see where the Mira River meets the Atlantic Ocean. This a shorter day of the multi-day hike. The route can be hiked via a variety of routes. We have compiled a list of the sections here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/rota-vicentina. Following that link you will find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading.

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Katsia M
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On the 2nd day of hike we appreciated the shorter route, varied scenery, and oh the paths so well marked. Thank you, to everyone who makes Rota Vicentina happen

Stephen Powell
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Over grown

Beautiful hike. Relatively easy, although somewhat overgrown in parts, and some soft sand. Villa Millafontes is a nice small town. Almograve is not up to much.

Catherine Baldwin
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lovely trail. very well marked. some deep soft sand that kicked my butt.

Justin Whyte
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Hiking

Dec 11 50f strong wind. Nice hike. Took a taxi from VNDM to start in Almograve and walk backward to VNDM. Not as scenic as the PCovo walk. Someone had cleared the overgrown portion which helped but still needs cleaning up. Well marked but this App with terrain downloaded is perfect. We did this hike in 4 hours plus an hour lunch at the end at the Oasis restaurant on the river. Also portions of sandy tracks but mostly easy walking.

Mark Frisby
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HikingOver grown

Nice hike, fantastic scenery, small section of soft sand towards the end but nothing too strenuous. some of the pathways were overgrown leading to confusion until the right way was clear. The AllTrails map was correct all the way and was a great help.

Anne Barthet
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Hiking

il faut compter 4h, en marchant vite si vous souhaitez voir les paysages. le sentier cotier ne donne pas directement vue sur la mer il faut donc faire pas mal de petits aller retours sur les dunes pour admirer le paysage. ll y a tres peu d ombre donc bien penser à crémer. C essentiellement un sol sablonneux donc a eviter pour les genoux aux tendinites faciles.

Bob Snowden
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Hiking

A great trail with great views. Some sandy portions but also some great walking on top of the cliffs and along fields. Thanks for making this trail such a quality experience.

Lara Mangravite
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Hiking

Another gorgeous section of the Rota. This one is not so difficult as the one from Porto Covo but also not quite as spectacular. Mixes coast with farm fields. The last 4.5 km are all sand dune and so slow to walk. We found a rope ladder down to the beach and enjoyed walking down there for about a mile before finding another rope ladder back up. The ability to walk the beach is tide dependent.

Monika Solan
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pretty easy most of the time, loads of sandy paths for the last 2-3 km

M S
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Laurent Spring
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Medeea Bunea
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Lily McLean
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Heather H
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Lea Falkenstrøm
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Olivier Blazy
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Helder Carvalho
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Darina Byrne
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Jean-Francois Gratton
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Darrell Doughty
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Steve Daltrey
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Jean Lam
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Luca De Santis
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Paul Mollet
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Malou Scheller
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David Medine
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Filipe Queimada
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David Northup
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