MTB XC Route, over 96.3 kilometers long and with 1810 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.
Distance 95.6 km
High skill level route, that crosses part of the Serra de São Mamede Natural Park, by municipal roads, rural paths, some of them walled on both sides and trails. With a landscape predominantly characterized by the cork oak, holm oak and grazing areas and adjacent to the dam of Póvoa e Meadas. It is a physically demanding route that has almost 100 km, and whose main crossing points are Marvão, Portagem, Serra de Porto Espada, Albufeira da Barragem da Apartadura, Careers, Castelo de Vida, Póvoa e Meadas Dam, Póvoa e Meadas, Menir da Meada, among other places. This route also coincides with other routes from the entrance to Beirã of the Cycling Center of Castelo de Vide / Marvão, as well as routes from the entrance to Castelo de Vide and the Póvoa e Meadas Dam.
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.
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Responsible Trails Criteria:
(last audit carried out on 10/03/2022)
Waymarks: NA - This path was designed without waymarking (GPS or mobile app needed)
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: NA - This path was designed without complementary boards
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 - No risks worthy of mention were identified