Rota Vicentina articles

Our Rota Vicentina articles will help you plan an alternative walking holiday in the beautiful coastal region of southern Portugal. If you are looking for an alternative to the traditional Camino routes then this is a great choice. Away from the hustle and bustle of the beach resorts, there are beautiful walking routes to be discovered in this region. Southern Portugal is simply stunning, particularly with the backdrop of the ocean in your line of vision. Fishermen have used these trails to reach iconic fishing spots and ply their trade for hundreds of years. Spectacular cliffs, superb beaches and quaint fishing villages make this trail simply unmissable.

Rota Vicentina: Coastal Trail To Remember – by Jim Gallagher

Walking The Incredible Fisherman’s Trail in Portugal Rota Vicentina: Coastal Trail To Remember. It is hailed as the best-preserved coastal area in southern Europe. And after a week walking its spectacular clifftops and isolated beaches, I would go even further. The Atlantic coast of Alentejo and Algarve in SW Portugal is surely one of the …

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Following the Fishermen’s Trail in Portugal

Following the Fishermen’s Trail in Portugal The magnificent Rota Vicentina Fishermen’s Trail in South West Portugal. An authentic hidden gem, walkers on the Rota Vicentina Fishermen’s Trail follow superb coastal tracks shaped by the Atlantic Ocean in a land where the sea has been a livelihood for generations. The Fishermen’s Trail crosses an area of unspoilt and …

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In the shoes of the fisherman: a Spiritual Trek along the Rota Vicentina by Catherine Murphy

In the shoes of the fisherman: a spiritual trek along the Rota Vicentina by Catherine Murphy Catherine Murphy is a travel journalist who travelled the Rota Vicentina with CaminoWays.com.  This article was originally published by Daily Mail Ireland in March 2019. She describes below her spiritual trek along the Rota Vicentina In the distance, a …

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The Fishermen’s Trail: Walk Portugal’s answer to the Wild Atlantic Way

The Fishermen’s Trail: Walk Portugal’s answer to the Wild Atlantic Way I’m sitting on a sun-warmed boulder, applying an undercoat of factor 50 to face, neck and limbs, when the first dollops of a downpour sent me rummaging for my waterproofs. The Fishermen’s Trail: Walk Portugal. It’s late October in southern Portugal, so a drop of …

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