The River Park, Valada

Just 3 km away, an easy walk or cycle, this beach resort on the river bank offers a sandy beach with a restaurant and bar, swimming and water sports. www.riverpark.pt

Boat Tours from Valada

Also, just 3km away at the river jetty you can take a boat trip with Ollem Tours or Promartur for birdwatching, photography or to visit the ancient Avieira fishing villages and the Lusitano horses which graze by the river. Fishing trips can also be arranged. www.ollem-turismo.com www.promartur.pt 

Golf Courses

We can recommend some local courses within 20 minutes’ drive, or within an hour lie the famous courses of the West Coast- Praia D’el Rey, Bom Sucesso, Botado, Campo Real and The Royal Obidos. www.visitportugal.com

Food and Wine and more

The area has many fine vineyards. www.winesoftejo.com Casa Cadaval is an important vineyard in walking or cycling distance, just across the river. www.casacadaval.pt. A bit further lies Quinta da Alorna producing good wines and olive oil. www.alorna.pt

The region also offers many opportunities to try typical Portuguese food. We can give you our list of  favourite places, from small cafes nearby to bigger restaurants like www.quinzena.com which is highly recommended.

Discover more about the region at www.visitportugal.com and www.visitribatejo.pt

Local Walking and Cycling Trips from Marchanta

Choose your guided trip from the list below:

Porto de Muge     5km Walk or Cycle         

Muge                    8km Walk or Cycle         

Valada                  6km Walk or Cycle           

Palhota                10km Cycle          

Escaroupim         12km Cycle