Walk location:  The headland above Salir do Porto

Originator:  John

The Walk:  The first part is through woodland and shrubs and may be overgrown in places.  We then follow the cliff in a northerly direction and reach a viewpoint with magnificent views along the coast and inland before passing across valley – a walking pole may be needed here.  Then we head inland with views of the lagoon at São Martinho do Porto.

Timing:  The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 2 hrs

Total distance: 5842 m
Max elevation: 110 m
Min elevation: 44 m
Total climbing: 130 m
Download file: spo20S - Short - Salir do Porto Headland.gpx


Car Meeting Point:  The roadside parking adjacent to the roundabout in Salir do Porto for 10:15 am. The roundabout is on the main road from São Martinho do Porto to Foz do Arelho. Park on the road leading to the railway station and Nascer do Sol restaurant.  We drive to the walk start point.

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude 39°29’41.59″N  Longitude  9° 9’3.40″W
Decimal Deg:     Latitude 39.494887°       Longitude -9.150945°

Walk Start Point: The meeting point is along a side road on the south side of Salir do Porto. From Salir do Porto drive uphill towards Foz do Arelho and at the top of the hill turn right onto a side road. There is a row of modern holiday houses on the left. Drive for 150 metres to an open area where there is parking. 

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude 39°29’29.53″N  Longitude  9° 9’43.45″W
Decimal Deg:     Latitude 39.491537°       Longitude -9.162070°

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.

Coffee Stop:  In Salir do Porto 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:  New walk.