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Alentejo Holidays

Walking holidays, road trips & tailormade tours to Alentejo

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From the Spanish border to the clear blue ocean, Alentejo is a place of Mediterranean forest, olive groves and hilltop villages in which traditional lifestyles survive, far from the tourist trail.

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Sweeping across Portugal, from the hills of the Spanish border to the cliffs which greet the Atlantic ocean out west, the Alentejo has a climate to reflect the diversity of its landscapes. Even so, what follows should help steer you and narrow down your options. Of course, there’s always the telephone if you’d rather do it the old fashioned way.


Month Av °C Av rain (mm) Conditions Highlights
January 9.6 87 Ok
February 10.4 86 Ok
March 12 57 Good Start of walking season
April 13.6 57 Great Nesting storks; spring blooms
May 16.6 41 Great Nesting storks; spring blooms
June 20.3 27 Great Nesting storks; spring blooms
July 23.1 5 Good Too hot inland; cooler on coast
August 23.4 4 Good Too hot inland; cooler on coast
September 21.8 26 Great Walking season resumes
October 17.5 72 Good Autumn colours
November 12.9 83 Good Autumn colours; End of walking season
December 10.1 84 Ok

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