MTB XC Route, over 34,4 kilometers long and with 775 m of positive accumulated height. Beginning and ending at the "Polo A - S. Mamede do Centro de Cyclin' de Castelo Vide/Marvão", located in Beirã.
Route of high skill level, that crosses the Natural Park of Serra de São Mamede, by municipal roads, rural hills, some of them walled on both sides, and trails. With a landscape predominantly characterized by the cork oak, holm oak and cattle grazing areas, it also has a quartzite crest, at 850 meters above sea level, where the village of Marvão is located. Here you can take a small detour to visit the village of Marvão and the Castle, the Roman bridge at Portagem and the trail next to the Sever River. This route is partially coincides with routes 01 and 02 of the Castelo de Vide / Marvão Cycling Center (BTT XC).
Responsible Trails ® ensures that an annual technical audit is carried out in which the main points of the code of ethics are evaluated. Here you find the result of the last audit.
Before starting your adventure, be sure to check the “Current Information” tab reported.
Responsible Trails Criteria:
(last audit carried out on 10/11/2020)
Waymarks - Not applicable
Conservation of the path - 4 (In a good overall status of conservation with some isolated situations.)
General Conservation - 4 (There aren’t any specific degraded areas identified.)
Information boards and signs - 5 (Very well maintained and with superior quality.)
Complementary boards - Not applicable
Safety and suport structures - 5 (All recommended structures well maintained.)
Local community integration - 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 always as some risk.)