THIS PROJECT IS YOURS, KNOW IT BETTER!
Rota Vicentina is a private project with an associative and community-based nature. It has many people and entities that have come together to contribute daily to the realization of this dream, which has now become a beautiful reality.
The local community includes those who have this land close to their hearts and have its best intentions in mind. Our ambition is to help those who are already involved, to enable them to improve and contribute to the best of their abilities! Whatever your role, you are an important part of Rota Vicentina. This project is yours!
Take on the spirit of travel in your very own home, because the truth is that you live in one of the best regions of the world and there is always more to discover!
Living the region and the Vicentina Route in its essence is what we propose, and we want it to be an unforgettable and above all constructive experience. Check out our tips for responsible tourism and set off on an adventure without reservations!
Working in partnership is at the heart of Rota Vicentina and there are numerous public and private entities that help us actively build this project. Subscribing to our institutional newsletter can be the first step in initiating or strengthening a cooperative process.
In addition, all entities that identify with the mission of Rota Vicentina may participate as effective members of the Association.
Rota Vicentina has a network of over 200 companies, national and foreign, from various activity sectors that form a unique platform of joint working and a network of service offers to those who both reside in and visit the region.
The Rota Vicentina seal stands for quality, responsibility and sustainability. Learn how to be part of this network and prefer partner companies.
There are thousands of owners and tenants of the lands in which Rota Vicentina passes through. We cannot thank them enough for the generous way they have welcomed not only the trails but the hikers who travel them!
Leave us your contact to become a part of the network of owners participating and Rota Vicentina will provide you with all the support you need to participate.
There are over one thousand kilometers of Rota Vicentina trails for hikers or mountain bikers, all maintained with the help of a vast network of volunteers. Your help is invaluable so that we may continue to be proud of the quality of these trails, certified and praised throughout the world.
If you want to contribute, be a volunteer or become godparent of a stage of Rota Vicentina, please reach out! But simply subscribing to our Volunteer Newsletter to follow our calendar is are already doing a lot!
Routes, landscape, biodiversity, products, culture and local identity … Rota Vicentina is a result of those who built it and build it daily with their hands, their hearts, and their creativity.
We have some indications to the challenges we face in order to do more and do better, but we truly count on your opinions and input on the work of this project, because it also belongs to you.
As we aim to reconcile economy with local identity, innovation and environmental awareness, young people are essential for the evolution of the project in the coming years.
Therefore, we have several projects supporting entrepreneurship as well as cultural and environmental awareness in multiple schools in the region.
Local newspapers and radios are essential partners to speak on the results and challenges pertaining to Rota Vicentina and we want these entities to be an active part of this process.
We have an area dedicated to the press and a newsletter specifically for the local press.
Rota Vicentina – Association for the Promotion of Nature Tourism on the Costa Alentejana and Vicentina is a non-profit association created in 2013 to manage this project, which has gone on to become an ambitious work of great responsibility.