A Pictorial Guide,
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The Mosteiros Walk in Alentejo Portugal plus free walking notes.

Distance12 kmGradeEasy to moderate Time3.5 hoursTypeCircular walk Altitude340m - 470m

The character of the Mosteiros walk

Farmland, tiny quaint houses, charcoal kilns, cistus shrub, olive groves, cork oak, eucalyptus and pine woodland.

  • The Mosteiros Walk in Alentejo Portugal plus free walking notes. small cottage en-routeThis part of Alentejo is dotted with small single storey cottages with substantial chimneys.
  • A rural setting in Portugal's AlentejoA small farmstead in a Mosteiros rural setting.
  • The summit of Serra do Almo Feiteirona, AlentejoThe summit of Serra do Almo is not on the route but a detour up this small hill gives a very good panoramic view over the Alentejo plain.
  • Cistus Ladanifer bordered lanePart of the walk runs along tracks bordered with Cistus Ladanifer shrubs.
  • Cistus Ladanifer flower and leaves, close upCistus Ladanifer flower and leaves in mid April.
  • Cistus Ladanifer shrubs across the countrysideCistus Ladanifer shrubs across the countryside.

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