Circular Routes

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24 Circular Routes in a total of 263 km.

These are short and medium routes that start and finish in the same place, so that it becomes even easier to discover the pleasure of walking in the Southwest of Portugal, without transfers, nor complications.

Your choice now has 24 Circular Routes, between Santiago do Cacém and Lagos, which complement and enrich the classics of the custom: Historical Way and Fishermen’s Trail.

24 Circular Routes are available in a total of 263 km.

Intuitive signage to make the entire journey in autonomy, both ways.

24 half-day Circular Routes with a maximum of 16 km.

Accommodation and other services along the entire route. Study the interactive map.

If you’re a cyclist please check our netowork of cycling trails, and always pay attention to hikers.

Avoid doing interior routes by bike or jeep. Study alternatives.

The movement of vehicles in the dunes is prohibited.

Difficulty level: see each course.

Download the GPS tracks on the individual trail pages.

See the Help Guide for more information.

Signposting of the Circular Routes

Get to know the signposting of the Circular Routes and follow the right way!

Right way
Wrong way
Turn left
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Find your trail

24 routes spread between the coast and the interior, to be walked independently and safely between the months of September and June.

Everything you need to stay one step ahead!

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Programmes and activities

Walking programmes and activities, with or without a guide. So that the only concern is to enjoy the journey!

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Map and Guide Book

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