Perfect itinerary to discover the unique, beautiful and fascinating natural treasures Alentejo offers through the practice of different and healthy outdoor activities each day, wandering through the region to find a surprising variety of sceneries, habitats and species in this paradise of biodiversity away from the tourist traps.
DETAILS : 950€/pax 4 to 10
6 Nights Full Board in a traditional accommodation
All meals included: traditional Portuguese food
(delicious vegetarian meals can be arranged)
Check in: 3PM on Sunday
Check out: 12PM on Saturday
Day 1 : Transfer from Airport to Alentejo
Day 2 : Wild beach cost ( 10 km )
Relaxing walk from Praia da Gale along the spectacular beach coast. Visit of 'Barocal '.Picnic where the explorer Fernao Mendes Pinto was abandoned by French Pirates. Tour continues towards ' Aberta Nova beach ', passing the 'Ribeira das Fontainhas stream' along the dune overlooking the beaches. Free time to bath or relax on the beach. Passage through Pinheirao and nice promenade to' Monte do Vao, along north side of Melides Lagoon. Tour ends at beach restaurant south of the Lagoon. Enjoy the gorgeous panorama.'
Day 3 : Jeep Tour along the longest European coastline of Grandola.
Antonio will lead you for 3 hours across the Grandola mountain from "Monte Cabeço do Ouro" to the Chapel of Nossa Senhora da Penha de França. Driving through one of the traveling paths of Santiago de Compostela and through hills to the 'Lady of the Livramento', you'll enjoy incredible panoramas of villages and castles, and a superb view of the largest beach in Europe, third in the world, representing more than 15% of the Portuguese coast.
Day 4 : Boat Ride on Natural Reserve of Sado/ Dolphin observation
Experience a boat trip at a Natural reserve, where the Sado river meets the Atlantic ocean.
The cruise takes 3 hours and may be depending on the sea and weather conditions.
Day 5 : Canoeing
Canoeing at sado estuary is a must for birds and dolphin lovers! Tour starts at 10:00 a.m and has a duration of 3 hours approximately. You will have a specialized guide, provision of binoculars and personal accident insurance. In case of bad weather, the tour cancelled and reported to another day of the week.
Day 6 : Fat bike Ride (10 km) - Great Adventure by the beach
Quick drive to starting point in Troia. Then, cycle tour along the beach till Melides. Arrival in Melides where someone from the team will be waiting. Lunch snack will be served .
Medium cycle tour on the sand from Praia de Troia to the ruins of one of the largest fish salting complexes of the Roman Empire. Picnic lunch at the beautiful 'comporta village'. Time for shopping in this picturesque village. Visit to a local 'Padaria ' for a 'bica' and a 'pastel de nata '. Delicious !