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GR22 - Historical Villages of Portugal - Long Distance Route

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The oldest long distance route of Portugal and freshly certified as "Best of Europe" !
open
difficult
554.2 km
156:08 h
10927 m
10707 m
The "Grande Rota" of the Historic Villages of Portugal (GR22) favors old rural passages away from the chaos, furnishing serenity, silence, and security. Approved nationally by the Portuguese Camping and Mountaineering Federation (FCMP) and internationally by the European Ramblers Association (ERA) with the Leading Quality Trails Best of Europe seal, it is the perfect trail for those who like challenges and to travel independently in total, intimate contact with the region. Venture out on the breathtaking landscapes of the GR22!

Author’s recommendation

Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit by LQT at 24/10/2019)

 

Direcional signing - 4- it has all the needed marks and signs to navigate without support

Path conditions - 4- In a good overall status of conservation with some isolated situations.

General conservation (enviroment) - 3- some place present some degradation but with no negative impacts on the experience.

Head boards and aditional signs - 5- Very well maintained and with superior quality

Other boards informations - 4- Well maintained and with interest

Safety structures - 4- Well-maintained essential structures

Interaction with local comunitiy - 5- Strong connection to the community in which it operates and stimulate interaction

Landscape integration - 4- Well integrated into the landscape and with points of interest

General Safety - 4- Has occasional low-risk situations

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Updated: June 25, 2020

Difficulty
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Highest point
1591 m
Lowest point
262 m
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Safety information

This is a long distance signed trail that crosses a variety of landscapes and enviroments. Prepare your adventure carefully, follow the oficial recomendations.

 

Vá pelo Seguro (the official safety campaign of the portuguese goverment) - Brochure

Tips, hints and links

Find out more in the oficial website

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all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

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40.359904, -7.348201
DMS
40°21'35.7"N 7°20'53.5"W
UTM
29T 640257 4469013
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Status
open
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
554.2 km
Duration
156:08h
Ascent
10927 m
Descent
10707 m
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