Alentejo – Portugal’s Hidden Secret

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – have just launched their new brochure, jam-packed with new holiday ideas for late 2016 / 2017.Included is this latest holiday to Portugal.

For the first time all local transport costs in connection with the walking program in 2017 will be included in the holiday price, and no credit card charges– making them even better value for money!

Undiscovered Trails of the Alentejo– an 11 day, three center holiday in one of Portugal’s relatively undiscovered regions, north of the Algarve.

Highlights include vestiges of Roman, Arab and early Christian cultures; medieval castles; wheat fields and vineyards; a dazzling carpet of flowers in Spring; Alcacer do Sal inhabited since Neolithic times; the picturesque town of Evora, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site; the traditional village of Valverde (green valley) and finally, Portalegre – sandwiched between majestic mountains and a natural park.Great food, wines, ancient traditions and friendly people all add to some of the best walks in Portugal.

Price from £1,399 per person includes return flights, transfers, half board accommodation, entrance fees and the services of a dedicated tour leader.Departures from 31 October 2016.