Gateway To The Golden Alentejo

Exploring the unique northern Alentejo region of Portugal


  • Portugal

  • 7 nights

  • 3rd Oct 2021 – 10th Oct 2021

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 26300

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Last Modified: 22nd February 2021

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • Explore the city of Évora, a beautifully preserved medieval town and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visit the Portalegre region and explore a cluster of northern Alentejan towns, each with their own unique history.
  • Hike along the beautiful valley of the Rio Valverde.
  • Admire the spectacular views of Márvao, built on the top of the granite crag of the Sao Mámede Mountains, famous for its imposing castle, Neolithic and Roman remains and its Roman bridge.

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 4

Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain.

Most of these holidays have an element of sightseeing as well.

Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m.