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Long distance hiking trail

Rota Vicentina - Historical way

Long distance hiking trail · Portugal · open
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Comprised mainly of rural trails, this is a classic Grand Route (GR), with stretches of cork tree forests, mountain ranges, valleys, rivers and creeks, in a true journey through time, local culture and nature trails.

In February 2016, the Historical Way of the Rota Vicentina was certified by the European wide label “Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe”, a certification from ERA – European Ramblers Association – joining the exclusive group of the best walking destinations in Europe. The Sabóia » Odemira section is not included in this certification.

It comprises a total of 13 sections and 263 km.

 

Know more in the official website of this route.

open
difficult
210.7 km
56:32 h
2588 m
2795 m

Author’s recommendation

Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit realized at 03/10/2018)

 

Direcional signing - 5 (It’s perfectly signed and fulfilling the national requirements)

Path conditions - 5 (In a good overall status of conservation and with no increase of difficulty or risks)

General conservation (enviroment) - 5 (Surrounding environment perfectly preserved)

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

Other boards informations - 5 (Very well maintained and with superior quality)

Safety structures - 5 (All recommended structures well maintained)

Interaction with local comunitiy - 3 (Interaction / occasional contacts with the community)

Landscape integration - 5 (Perfectly integrated into the landscape, exploring relevant points of interest)

General Safety - 5 (The environment allways as some risk)

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Updated: June 25, 2020

Difficulty
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Highest point
306 m
Lowest point
1 m
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Coordinates

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38.013914, -8.697461
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38°00'50.1"N 8°41'50.9"W
UTM
29S 526557 4207402
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Status
open
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
210.7 km
Duration
56:32h
Ascent
2588 m
Descent
2795 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical value

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