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Rota Vicentina: Carrapateira to Vila do Bispo via Historical Way

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Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park

Rota Vicentina: Carrapateira to Vila do Bispo via Historical Way is a 13.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Aljezur, Algarve, 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 13.3 mi Elevation gain 1,387 ft Route type Point to Point
Backpacking Hiking Walking Forest Views City walk Historic site
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This portion of the Rota Vicentina includes magnificent views over Bordeira Beach, beautiful pristine valleys, the picturesque villages of Vilarinha and Pedralva. The Rota Vicentina is a multi day trip that can be hiked via a variety of routes. Here is a compiled list of the sections: 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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James Davis
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This section of the fisherman’s/inland hike is pretty unremarkable. There are NO great views until you actually hit the coast. It’s solitary, open terrain walking. Claims of forest are untrue, the best you see are commercially farmed trees.

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Mark Frisby
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Carol Van Dyke
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