Walk location:   Near Alcobertas

Originator:  John

The Walk:  The first part is based on a walk documented in the Guia Percursos Pedestres for the Parque Natural das Serras de Aire e Candeeiras (PNSAC) as walk PR2 – Rio Maior.It involves a long (350m) climb – steep and uneven in places – almost to the ridge where the wind turbines are placed.  Good boots and poles are recommended.

The next 2 km is a flat walk on the top of the ridge followed by a steep, rocky, descent to Chãos.  On the way we pass an entrance to a cave.

From Chãos there is a short stretch of road then a gentle descent down a path back to the start.

Timing:  The walk is about 11.5 km and is expected to take about 4 hrs.

Total distance: 11518 m
Max elevation: 485 m
Min elevation: 136 m
Total climbing: 417 m
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Car Meeting Point:  At Olho de Agua, just outside Alcobertas, at 09:15 am.

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude 39°25’34.97″N  Longitude   8°54’20.38″W
Decimal Deg:     Latitude  39.426381°      Longitude   -8.905661°

Walk Start Point:  The same as the car meeting 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:   In Chãos near the end of the walk.

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

Last Walked:  14/06/2019