Walk location: A walk through woodland and hills from Foz do Arelho.
The Walk: The walk follows tracks through the countryside between Foz do Arelho and Serra do Bouro. We cross the main Foz do Arelho road two times, but there is no other road walking. The walk follows earthen tracks which may be muddy. There is a fairly long climb into the the hills of Serra do Bouro with good views of the countryside. The final part of the walk is through woodland.
Timing: The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 2 hrs.
Max elevation: 154 m
Min elevation: 30 m
Total climbing: 158 m
Car Meeting Point: Cemetery at Foz do Arelho at 10:30 am.
Deg, Min, Secs: Latitude 39°26’9.14″N Longitude 9°12’27.63″W
Decimal Deg: Latitude 39.435872° Longitude -9.207676°
Walk Start Point: The same as the walk start point
NB. The flag on the map above shows 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.
Coffee Stop: No coffee stops on the walk, but plenty of cafés in the town.
Notes: Directions to the cemetery:
From Caldas da Rainha, take the minor road which takes you to the centre of Foz do Arelho. As you enter the town you will cross a speed bump. Continue for two hundred metres and you will come to a cross roads where you turn right. On the right hand corner you will see a sign to the Cemitério; opposite, on the left hand side you will see some recycling boxes. After the turn the cemetery wall can be seen straight ahead.
Coming from the centre of Foz do Arelho you will see a sign on the left hand side as you leave the centre. Turn left as indicated by the sign.
Contacts: Please see this week’s walks’ email for the contact telephone number or send an email from the web site.
Last walked: 17/10/18