Walk location:  A short walk (1.5 hrs) in woodland near to the village of Macarca.

Originator:  John.

The Walk: The walk is flat and sandy through open and wooded countryside. There are 3 short stretches of road walking.
There will be the occasional large puddle.
If the weather is bad the walk can be shortened.

Timing: The walk is about 6.4 km and is expected to take about 1.5 hrs.  

Total distance: 6405 m
Max elevation: 44 m
Min elevation: 8 m
Total climbing: 94 m
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NB.  The two flags on the map above show the car meeting and walk start points.  If you need directions, click on the flag to display the flag text and click on the itinéraire link to open Google Maps.  You may need to zoom out to see the second flag.

Car Meeting Point:  The car park next to the market at Alfeizerão at 10:15 am.
We will then drive in convoy to Macarca. If there are many cars we will car share.

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude  39°30’3.40″N   Longitude   9° 6’11.52″W
Decimal Deg:     Latitude  39.500944°      Longitude  -9.103200°

Walk Start Point:  

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude  39°31’3.87″N   Longitude  9° 5’20.43″W
Decimal Deg:     Latitude  39.517742°      Longitude  -9.089008°

Coffee Stop:  In Alfeizerão or Famalicão-

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.

Contact:   See the walks’ email for contact telephone numbers or send an email from the web site.

Last walked:  17/02/16