Travel in your own pace, driving inn to inn and having the change to do a short and easy walk every day to discover the secret nature spots of south of Alentejo. In each spot you will be surprised by different points of interest including bird watching opportunities. The local gastronomy will be one the highlights of your trip together with cultural and historical sites.
Day 1. Arrival - Travel from Lisbon or Faro.Overnight in hotel (Villa Aljustrel)
Day 2. Aljustrel - Aljustrel walking loop (12km). Mining gallery visit. Visit Messejana museum.Travel to Ourique.Overnight in Rural Tourism House (Monte do Alento)
Day 3. Ourique - Visit Castro da Cola historical site. Walking loop (13,5km). Visit Mesas do Castelinho Historical site.Overnight in Rural Tourism House (Monte de Góis)
Day 4. Almodovar - Walking loop (9,2km). Visit local weaver’s workshop and monuments on the way.Overnight in Rural Tourism House (Monte da Eirinha)
Day 5.Alcoutim /Mertola - Walk next to Vascão River (2,5km). Visit Alcoutim.Overnight in Mertola (Hotel Museu or Rural Tourism House Qta.Vau)
Day 6 Mertola - Visit Mertola old town. Walk next to the Guadiana River (10 km)Overnight in Mertola (Hotel Museu or Rural Tourism House Qta.Vau)
Day 7 Castro Verde - Walk (8,6km) to visit the Aracelis church and birdwatching spot.Overnight in Castro Verde (Esteva Hotel or Rural Tourism House Mte.Ameixa)