The Fishermen’s Trail: Porto Côvo to Vila Nova de Milfontes (20km)

After a relatively straightforward day of hiking yesterday, we were ready to tackle Day 2 of the Fishermen’s Trail. The official website describes the 20-kilometre stretch from Porto Côvo to Vila Nova de Milfontes as ‘difficult’, presumably because so much … Continued

The Fishermen’s Trail: Sines to Porto Côvo (20km)

The official start of the Fishermen’s Trail is at Praia de São Torpes, with the first day’s section ending at Porto Côvo. You can reach Praia de São Torpes (from Sines) by bus or taxi, but it means a very … Continued

The Fishermen’s Trail: walking Portugal’s west coast

We’d planned to walk Portugal’s Rota Vicentina in May 2020 … then a worldwide pandemic hit and, like millions across the world, we had to postpone our travel plans indefinitely. Two years on, we have finally walked the 240-kilometre trail … Continued