The Ecovia do litoral is a 214 km cycle route which completely runs in the Algarve region, South Portugal. It connects Cabo de São Vincente, on the Atlantic Ocean, to Villa Real de Santo Antonio, on the Spanish border. Along its course (or with short diversions) you can see the main landmarks of Algarve, as for example Ponta da Piedade, Ria Formosa Natural Park, and many other wonderful beaches, castles and towns.
The Ecovia do litoral partly coincides with the EuroVelo 1 international cycle route and runs mainly on secondary roads with limited
Despite the fact that the maximum altitude of the Ecovia does not exceed 100 meters, it is not to be considered as an easy route because you will find hard uphill gradients, possible adverse wind, challenging terrain and orienteering difficulties due to lack of signs.