Alcoutim is located in the eastern Algarve, Portugal and is perfect for anyone interested in history, traditions and outdoor activities. Alcoutim really does have something to suit every taste!
Alcoutim is a pretty village on the banks of the Guadiana River, about 40km north of Vila Real de Santo António. Alcoutim is a hillside town of cobbled streets, small squares and a paved promenade along the river front which is overlooked by a handful of cafes and restaurants. Alcoutim is the ideal destination for those looking to enjoy the perfect holiday. Furthermore Mont Gordo, the beautiful seaside resort is about a 45 minute car drive away.
Relax and unwind in Alcoutim
For those looking for history and culture on their holiday, this is the perfect place with its array of churches, the river museum offering fascinating insight into the River Guadiana and the castle which overlooks the river. You can also discover the rivers many delights by hiring a boat that can be taken up or down the Guadiana. Upstream from Alcoutim watch out for the curious Rocha dos Livros, a rock that looks like a shelf carved from stone. Downstream you will find gentle curves dotted with white houses of riverside villages.
Whilst in Alcoutim there are also many places to be explored nearby. South of Alcoutim is the historically important town of Castro Marim where you will discover the ruins of its Moorish castle and 17th century fort. Just a few kilometres south you can find Vila Real de Santo, which sits at the mouth of the river Guadiana where the golden, sandy beaches of the Algarve begin. So for those looking to bask in the sun on their holiday this is the best place to head, where you can relax, unwind and soak up the sunshine.
When the sun goes down in Alcoutim, the atmosphere becomes relaxed and peaceful. Although through the day Alcoutim has its array of historic features, at night there are just a number of small restaurants and bars to enjoy. Restaurants offer a range of dishes and cuisines to suit all tastes and budgets. So enjoy a relaxing evening meal in one of many of Alcoutim’s restaurants.
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