Xisto Villages

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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
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 · Aldeias do Xisto
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
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 22.7 km
Duration 2:20 h
Ascent 276 m
Descent 345 m

Spanning 23.1 km, Meanders is the 4th sector in the Multistage Route of Zêzere. It connects Dornelas do Zêzere, in the municipality of Pampilhosa ...

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Long distance hiking trail · Portugal
GRZ on Foot - Meanders [Sector 4]
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 23 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 329 m
Descent 375 m

Spanning 23.1 km, Meanders is the 4th stage in the Multistage Route of Zêzere. It connects Dornelas do Zêzere, in the municipality of Pampilhosa da ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty
Distance 24.8 km
Duration 5:08 h
Ascent 9 m
Descent 50 m

Spanning 24.7 km, this route passes through three Aldeias do Xisto: Barroca, Janeiro de Cima and Janeiro de Baixo. 

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty
Distance 7.4 km
Duration 1:31 h
Ascent 8 m
Descent 23 m

Spanning 7.4 km, this route runs through the Naturtejo Geo-Park (UNESCO) and in one of the most beautiful landscapes of the entire GR33 GRZ - ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 62 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 1,969 m
Descent 1,909 m

Under the Sign of Cabril is the 5th sector in the Multistage Route of Zêzere. Spanning 62 km, it connects Cambas, in the municipality of Oleiros, ...

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Long distance hiking trail · Portugal
GRZ on Foot - Under the Sign of Cabril [Sector 5]
recommended route Difficulty difficult open
Distance 61.9 km
Duration 17:25 h
Ascent 1,973 m
Descent 1,910 m

Under the Sign of Cabril is the 5th sector in the Multistage Route of Zêzere. Spanning 62 km, it connects Cambas, in the municipality of Oleiros, ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto