Rota Vicentina: Arrifana to Carrapateira via Historical Way is a 23.8 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Aljezur, Faro, 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
23.8 km
ELEVATION GAIN
542 m
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

hiking

walking

beach

forest

views

This section of Rota Vicentina stretches from Arrifana to Carrapateira via the Historical Way. You will see a beautiful view of Bordeira's sand dunes and the river meeting the ocean, a view that repeats itself over and over along the Vicentina Coast. 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.