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Rota Vincentina

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160.2 mile 257.8 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 10,994' 3,351 m
Descent: -11,474' -3,497 m
High: 895' 273 m
Low: 1' 0 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 28% (16°)

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This is a series of trails (equal to 450 km) along the coastal towns of Southwestern Portugal.

Steve A

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This takes about 10-12 days to hike the whole thing.

Description

Rota Vicentina is a network of trails in Southwest Portugal, totaling 450 km, along the most beautiful and best preserved coastline of Southern Europe. Comprising the Historical Way, the Fishermen’s Trail, and several Circular Routes, this route proposes a unique experience of two worlds, between a living and authentic rural culture and a surprisingly wild coastline–fully within Southwest Alentejo and Vicentina Coast Natural Park.

The route is fully marked in both directions, and can be travelled independently and in total security, preferably from September through June. The sections are mere suggestions and can be shortened or extended according to your preferences or the location of your accommodation.

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Sep 10, 2019
Ines Leukefeld
From Santiago do Cacém to Vale Seco. Nice hike. Don't forget water and sun screen! — 6h 01m
Feb 25, 2019
Pedro Alves
Rota vicentina

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