Walk location: A short walk (1.5 hrs) in woodland near to the village of Vale de Paraíso.
Max elevation: 27 m
Min elevation: 3 m
Total climbing: 80 m
The Walk: The walk is flat and sandy through open and wooded countryside. Road walking is minimal. There may be the occasional large puddle and there is a short stretch through grass and possibly mud.
Timing: The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 1.5 hrs, plus extra for coffee.
Car Meeting Point: The car park next to the market at Alfeizerão at 10:15 am.
See the Notes section below for directions.
Deg, Min, Secs: Latitude 39°30’3.40″N Longitude 9° 6’11.52″W
Decimal Deg: Latitude 39.500944° Longitude -9.103200°
We will then drive in convoy to Vale de Paraíso. If there are many cars we will car share.
Walk Start Point: The village of Vale de Paraíso about 4 km from Alfeizerão.
Deg, Min, Secs: Latitude 39°30’52.44″N Longitude 9° 6’24.29″W
Decimal Deg: Latitude 39.514566° Longitude -9.106747°
Coffee Stop: After the walk we can drink coffee in a cafe in Alfeizerão.
Notes: Directions to the market at Alfeizerão:
Coming from the motorway roundabout into Alfeizerão (A8/N8) turn right – direction Famalicão – at the centre of Alfeizerão (by the Farmácia). The entrance to the car park is about 50 metres on the right opposite the band-stand.
Coming from the São Martinho do Porto into Alfeizerão, turn left – direction Famalicão – at the centre of Alfeizerão (by the Farmácia). The entrance to the car park is about 50 metres on the right opposite the band-stand.
Coming from Famalicão you turn left into the car park opposite the band-stand.
Contacts: See the walks’ email for telephone contact or send an email from the web site.
Walk created by: John