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Route 42 Arronches [Road Cycling Route Level 1-Green]

Road biking · Arronches
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Road Cycling Route, over 20,5 kilometers long and with 242 m of positive accumulated height. Beginning and ending at the "Polo A - São Mamede do Centro de Cyclin' de Arronches", located in the village of Arronches.
easy
Distance 20.5 km
1:05 h
190 m
196 m
Low skill route with a tennis racket shape. The route goes, for the most part, through a busy road until you reach "Esperança", following then secondary roads and roads with a lower volume of traffic. Apart from the road where the route starts and ends, the roads are narrow, with good pavement and without any pronounced unevenness. The main crossing point is the "Aldeia da Esperança", where there are support services such as cafes, water points and toilets. At the entrance to the village, there is a dirt road that leads to "Hortas de Baixo", passing the Rock Art, which are found south of the parish. This route also coincides with other routes of this Cycling Center, with different distances and degrees of difficulty, allowing you to choose to extend the circuit to follow a different path during the activity.

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Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit carried out in 16/09/2020)

 

Waymark - 5 (It’s perfectly signed and fulfilling the national requirements.)

Conservations of the path - 5 (In a good overall status of conservation and with no increase of difficulty or risks.)

General Conservation - 5 (Surrounding environment perfectly preserved.)

Information boards and signs - 5 (Very well maintained and with superior quality.)

Complementary boards - Doesn't apply

Safety and suport structures - 5 ( All recommended structures well maintained.)

Local Community integration - 4 (Encourages integration / contacts with the community.)

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

General Safety - 5 (The environment always as some risk.)

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Author
João Ruano
Update: September 23, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Highest point
384 m
Lowest point
274 m
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Coordinates:
DD
39.126417, -7.276207
DMS
39°07'35.1"N 7°16'34.3"W
UTM
29S 649005 4332220
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Coordinates

DD
39.126417, -7.276207
DMS
39°07'35.1"N 7°16'34.3"W
UTM
29S 649005 4332220
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
20.5 km
Duration
1:05 h
Ascent
190 m
Descent
196 m
Circular route Family-friendly

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