A Pictorial Guide,
Alentejo on Show

Esperanca Walk Alentejo Portugal plus free walking leaflet.

Distance16 KmGradeEasy Time4.5 hoursTypeCircular walk Altitude310m - 420m

The character of the Esperanca walk

A fairly level walk through open countryside and montados cork oak forest next to the border with Spain. This is where the Sao Mamede range dissappears beneath the plains and birds of prey are often seen. The route passes the cave paintings of Lapa dos Gaivoes.

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  • Church of Our Lady of Hope, Esperanca, AlentejoChurch of Our Lady of Hope in the centre of the village of Esperanca, Alentejo.
  • Alentejo blue border paintAlentejo blue border paint decorating houses. Was this the inspiration for the name of the book Alentejo Blue?

Free Parque leaflet for the Esperanca walk.