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Costa Vicentina Portugal

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:03 am
by ErikGustav2
This story is from a one day tour in ALgarve Portugal.
From Albufeira to Costa Vicentina and back.

The Costa Vicentina is the Western coast of the Algarve
https://www.myguidealgarve.com/regio...osta-vicentina

The area is a national park
https://www.walkalgarve.com/best-in-...t-natural-park


This was the plan
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And this is how it went
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I did not go to the the most far corner. Sagres. And Lighthouse of Cabo de São Vicente
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lighthous ... ão_Vicente
That was a separate trip.
(Maybe another post)
Also Silves on the way back is worth a separate visit.

The trip was 300 km.

Bordeira

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:16 am
by ErikGustav2
The road from Albufeira to Vila do Bispo is not muck to say about.
Mainly boring N125.
From Vila do Bispo,it is close to Sagres and the Lighthouse of Cabo de São Vicente.
But that will be another post.
I turned north on N268 towards Bordeira.
With it's beatiful coast.

Bordeira Camping

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:18 am
by ErikGustav2
Someone used this beautiful place for wild camping.

Stunning view :)

Praia de Monte Clerigo

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:21 am
by ErikGustav2
I continued N268 North to Aljezur.
Where I turned to Praia de Monte Clerigo.

Praia de Monte Clerigo: Village and beached

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:36 am
by ErikGustav2
There were a small village and beautiful beaches

Praia de Monte Clerigo: Coast

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:38 am
by ErikGustav2
Stunning views over the coast

Praia de Monte Clerigo: Coffe time

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:42 am
by ErikGustav2
Time for a coffee break.
Absolutely free from Corona virus risk

Boiled coffee in a thermos.
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With stunning views
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Praia de Monte Clerigo: More

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:51 am
by ErikGustav2
Surfers enjoying the waves
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There is a Coastal trail called
FIshermen's trail passing here.

https://rotavicentina.com/en/walking/fishermens-trail/

This is how the signs marking that trail look like
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Some campers in motorhomes
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Costa Vicentina Portugal Lunch

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:01 am
by ErikGustav2
The tour continued north towards Odeceixe.
Where is was time for a lunch break

Lunch was easy prepared.
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And served Corona proof.
Not so nice views as at the coast. But a good place to stay.

Good distancing

Mantenha distância !!!
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Re: Costa Vicentina Portugal

Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:09 am
by ErikGustav2
To get some nice driving, I continued North on N120 to Odemira.
From there to Monchique are nice and twisty roads.

N123
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and N266