Portugal – Lands of the south. Country of writers, the homeland of poets, home of authors: an invitation to a journey in space and time.
Let yourself be surprised by the prose of our writers. Fall in love with our poets. Go encounter them…we propose you to explore Portugal traveling through our literary works.
Admire the landscape, the cities, towns, villages, places, streets, and heritage accompanied by the books that describe your travel. Marvel and enchant yourself with every nook and cranny. Come to know the sentimental geography of our writers, the places that inspired them, the houses where they lived, landscapes and cultures that marked them.
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Minimum Travellers: 4 (Van Tour); 1 (Self-guided)
Recommended Months: April – June; September – November
30.6 Km – Cycling or Van.
Welcoming at Lisbon airport, briefing and transfer to Portalegre. In Portalegre – author José Régio: travel with “Tostada de Portalegre”. In Castelo de Vide – Francisco Bugalho: travel with “Canções de entre Céu e Terra” and the Poetry of Cristovam Pavia. And last, but not least, in Marvão – Branquinho da Fonseca: travel with “Conspirador”.
8 Km, off-road – Cycling or Walking
Marvão – Valência de Alcântara (Spain). Walk the Route of the Smugglers from the tale “O Conspirador” of Branquinho da Fonseca.
59Km – Cycling or Van
In Avis – Mário Saa: travel with “As grandes vias da Lusitânia”. In Estremoz – Ruben A.: travel with “A torre de Barbela” and in Vila Viçosa – Florbela Espanca: travel with “Charneca em Flor
12 Km Cycling or Walking
Évora – awaits you with a vast Literary Urban Trail – Writing “Paths in Alentejo”.
Túlio Espanca: travel with “Évora, o Guia”, Saul Dias: travel with “the Essência” . Vergílio Ferreira: travel with “A Aparição”.
Reguengos de Monsaraz – Condes de Monsaraz: travel with “Musa Alentejana”. Cuba – Vila de Frades: Fialho de Almeida: travel with “O País das Uvas”.
Beja – Literary Urban Trail – From the Arabic poetry to love poetry
Almutâmide: travel with “A Poesia Árabe”. Soror Mariana de Alcoforado: travel with “As Cartas Portuguesas”. Manuel da Fonseca: travel with “A Seara de Vento” and in Serpa – Conde De Ficalho “Viajar com Dispersos”.
50 km Cycling or van
Aljustrel – Brito Camacho travel with “Quadros Alentejano”s. Santiago do Cacém – Manuel da Fonseca: travel with “Cerromaior”. Sines – Cláudia de Campos: travel with “Elle “and Al Berto: travel with “A Poesia”.
Return day. We get a little idea of the richness of the cultural richness and diversity of the Alentejo Region.
Here we will wait again to guide you to new and interesting discoveries!
4* or Boutique Hotels; Charm Rural Houses