Rota Vicentina: Zambujeira do Mar to Odeceixe via Fishermen's Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews

Rota Vicentina: Zambujeira do Mar to Odeceixe via Fishermen's Trail is a 17.9 kilometer 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.

DISTANCE
17.9 km
ELEVATION GAIN
360 m
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

hiking

walking

beach

forest

views

You will be passing Alteirinhos, Carvalhal, Machados and Amália beaches on the way to Azenha do Mar, where you will find a fishing harbour. To top it all off, you'll enjoy one of the most outstanding views in the entire territory: Odeceixe beach seen from the majestic Ponta em Branco. This is a portion of the Rota Vicentina, a multi day trip that 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.

no shade
28 days ago

That was definitely the toughest part of the trail (I started in Porto Covo and went south) - loads od ascending and descending, sometimes pretty dangerous, which may be difficult for people with fear of heights. otherwise it was super nice and I think I liked this part the most.

hiking
5 months ago