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recommended route Difficulty difficult open
Distance 554.2 km
Duration 156:08 h
Ascent 10,927 m
Descent 10,707 m

The oldest long distance route of Portugal and freshly certified as "Best of Europe" !

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from Responsible Trails Editor,   Responsible Trails
recommended route Difficulty difficult open
Distance 525 km
Duration 62:00 h
Ascent 10,296 m
Descent 10,124 m

Wild nature. Medieval castles. Places replete with legends, flavores, and traditions. Whether on foot or by bicycle, follow the Grande Rota of the ...

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from Responsible Trails Portugal,   Responsible Trails
Hiking trail · Manteigas
PR1 MTG - Inferno Well
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 2.8 km
Duration 1:10 h
Ascent 126 m
Descent 108 m

This is a small round loop in the heart of the natural park of Serra da Estrela.

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from Responsible Trails Portugal,   Responsible Trails
Hiking trail · Portugal
PR 5 SEI - Loriga valley route
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 8.5 km
Duration 2:45 h
Ascent 0 m
Descent 1,071 m

The Loriga Gorge route passes through places still used today by shepherds and their flocks of sheep’s and goats. The path is demanding, but the ...

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from Responsible Trails Portugal,   Responsible Trails
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 7.2 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 240 m
Descent 240 m

Circular route with 7.4 kilometers, beginning and ending at the Historical Village of Sortelha Castle's Entrance. The landscape and the historic ...

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from João Ruano,   Responsible Trails
Long distance cycling · Viseu
Dão cycle path
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 48.8 km
Duration 3:25 h
Ascent 203 m
Descent 482 m

The Ecopista do Dão is the longest in Portugal, and one of the most beautiful. In addition to conserving its natural environment, it is surrounded ...

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from João Ruano,   Responsible Trails
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 10.3 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 576 m
Descent 576 m

Circular route that begins and ends in the Aldeia do Xisto of Benfeita, passing through trails of rare, natural beauty and by fantastic waterfalls.

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 5.4 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 420 m
Descent 420 m

The Lousã mountain range sets the scene for this route. As you pass the castle, by the Hermitage of Nossa Senhora da Piedade and the Aldeias do ...

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
MTB Transalp · Portugal
The Wild Start [GRZ - MTB Sector 1]
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 29 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 315 m
Descent 1,233 m

Spanning 30 km, the Wild Start is the first of nine stages that make up the GRZ. It connects Covão d'Ametade to the Valhelhas rest area. 

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Long distance hiking trail · Portugal
GRZ on Foot - The Wild Start [Sector 1]
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 28.2 km
Duration 7:40 h
Ascent 506 m
Descent 1,443 m

Spanning 30 km, the Wild Start is the first of nine stages that make up the GRZ. It connects Covão d'Ametade to the Valhelhas rest area.

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 56.3 km
Duration 450:00 h
Ascent 434 m
Descent 552 m

Spanning 55.7 km, Irrigating Cova da Beira is the second sector of GRZ. It connects the Valhelhas rest area, in the municipality of Guarda, to the ...

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Long distance hiking trail · Myxisto
GRZ on Foot - Irrigating Cova da Beira [Sector 2]
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 56.2 km
Duration 14:45 h
Ascent 10,631 m
Descent 12,134 m

Spanning 55.7 km, Irrigating Cova da Beira is the second of nine sectors that make up GRZ. It connects the Valhelhas rest area, in the municipality ...

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty S2 moderate closed
Distance 23.6 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 279 m
Descent 308 m

Spanning about 22 km, Mining Territory is the third sector of the GRZ. It starts at the Barco rest area, in the municipality of Covilhã, and ends ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Long distance hiking trail · Portugal
GRZ - Mining Territory [Sector 3]
recommended route Difficulty open
Distance 23.5 km
Duration 6:48 h
Ascent 278 m
Descent 286 m

Spanning about 22 km, Mining Territory is the third sector of the GRZ. It starts at the Barco rest area, in the municipality of Covilhã, and ends ...

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 9.8 km
Duration 2:01 h
Ascent 13 m
Descent 23 m

Spanning 9.2 km, this route combines the agricultural lands bordering the banks of the Zêzere, bordered by walls separating agricultural lands, and ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto