Walk location: A circular walk from Alfeizerão along the river and return through Cadarroeira on the eastern ridge.
The Walk: The walk follows the river valley for 3 kilometres (muddy and standing water) with one steep climb to warm up. Then a long uphill along a quiet road to the village of Cadarroeira. From there we descend along a farmers’ track back to a quiet road with a number of blind corners. The final descent should offer fine views of the São Martinho bay and surrounding countryside.
The tracks will be muddy and slippery so bring walking poles if needed and wear waterproof footwear.
Timing: The walk is 8 km, about 3 hours.
Max elevation: 129 m
Min elevation: 12 m
Total climbing: 266 m
Car Meeting Point: The car park of the Pão do Ló café, close to the Alfeizerão A8 autoestrada exit, at 09:30 am. See the Notes section below for directions.
Deg, Min, Secs: Latitude 39°29’52.97″N Longitude 9° 5’44.25″W
Decimal Deg: Latitude 39.498047° Longitude -9.095625°
Walk Start Point: The same as the car meeting point.
NB. The flag on the map above shows the car meeting and walk start point. If you need directions, click on the flag to display the flag text and click on the itinéraire link to open Google Maps.
Coffee Stop: At the end of the walk.
Contact: See the walks’ email for contact telephone numbers or send an email from the web site.
Last walked: 05/02/2015