Porto Covo <> Vila Nova de Milfontes – Fisherman path

This is the beaches section, where you will walk along the vast sand dunes area of Ilha do Pessegueiro, Aivados and Malhão beaches and discover small deserted coves that will surprise you. It is a tiring walking day though, given its extension and the constant sandy terrain.

route code type: 
number of people: maximum 20 people
difficulty: 4
distance • duration: 20km • 7h
start - end: Porto Covo: From the market square heading towards the fishing harbour. - Vila Nova de Milfontes: At the tourist office in the village, going down Rua Custódio Brás Pacheco towards the river.
altimetry: 1 - 51m
equipment: Boots or tennis with soles that adhere to any floor , Comfortable socks, Backpack with cushioned shoulder straps , Warm jacket and waterproof , Hat or cap , Comfortable pants or shorts, Clothes breathable , Canteen for water , Bat or stick for hiking , Sunglasses
Unmarked Path: Between the beaches of Queimado and Malhão, the path is not fully signposted, in order to respect the interests of the landlords and the project. Follow the broad sand track that skirts the extensive succession of dunes, of the beaches of Aivados, Galé and Malhão, following the instructions that you find on the signs. Alternatively, and only at low tide, you can walk along the beach.
A long and tiring section! Covering 20 km and with a sandy path, this section is long and tiring, especially if you are going to start your journey through Porto Covo. Prepare yourself well and bring at least 1.5 L of water.
cycling and walking
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