Rota Vicentina: Carrapateira to Vila do Bispo via Historical Way

MODERATE 1 reviews

Rota Vicentina: Carrapateira to Vila do Bispo via Historical Way is a 21.4 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
21.4 km
ELEVATION GAIN
423 m
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

hiking

walking

forest

views

city walk

historic site

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. 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.

22 days ago

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.