8 days
Duration
All year
Month
Alentejo
Location

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 themwe 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. 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Lisbon
DURATION

8 days

INCLUDED
7-nights double room with breakfast  Trip information / Exclusive Road-Book 
Transfers during the program  Luggage transfer during program 
NOT INCLUDED
Meals, except otherwise referred  Please request more information in case of extras
OPTIONS / EXTRAS
Supplement for individual room Alternative 3-day tour around Fátima 
Solo trips   Alternatively Walk or Cycle trips; 
Additional activities & Experiences  Extension days 

Minimum Travellers: (Van Tour); 1 (Self-guided)

Recommended Months: April – June; September – November 

Day 1

30.6 Km –  Cycling or Van. 

Welcoming at Lisbon airport, briefing and transfer to PortalegreIn Portalegre  author José Régio: travel with Tostada de PortalegreIn Castelo de Vide – Francisco Bugalho: travel with Canções de entre Céu e Terra and the Poetry of  Cristovam Pavia. And lastbut not least, in Marvão – Branquinho da Fonseca: travel with Conspirador. 

Day 2

8 Km, off-road  Cycling or Walking 

Marvão – Valência de Alcântara (Spain). Walk the Route of the Smugglers from the tale Conspirador  of Branquinho da Fonseca. 

Day 3

59Km – Cycling or Van 

In Avis – Mário Saatravel with As grandes vias da LusitâniaIn Estremoz – Ruben A.: travel with  A torre de Barbela” and in Vila Viçosa – Florbela Espancatravel with Charneca em Flor

Day 4

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. 

Day 5

75Km Van 

Reguengos de Monsaraz – Condes de Monsaraz: travel with  Musa AlentejanaCuba – Vila de FradesFialho de Almeida: travel with O País das Uvas.

Day 6

28Km Cycling 

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 

Day 7

50 km Cycling or van 

Aljustrel – Brito Camacho travel with Quadros AlentejanosSantiago do Cacém – Manuel da Fonsecatravel with CerromaiorSines  Cláudia de Campostravel with  Elle and Al Bertotravel with A Poesia. 

Day 8

Departure day 

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! 

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