Road Cycling Route, over 30,7 kilometers long and with 408 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.
Distance 30.3 km
Circular route of accessible skill level that extends to the village of "Esperança", and then passes "Nave Fria" and "Mosteiros". It starts on the road at the entrance to the Cycling Center, which has some traffic, but soon from "Esperança", it goes on secondary roads. From here the roads are narrow, with a medium pavement and without any pronounced unevenness. The main crossing point is "Aldeia da Esperança" where you can find various support services such as cafes, water points and toilets. The landscape is dominated by the cork oak and holm oak, with also extensive grazing area, both for cows and sheep. 80% of this route also coincides with other routes of this Cycling Center, with different distances and degrees of difficulty, allowing you to choose to extend or shorten the circuit to be followed by a different route during the activity.
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Responsible Trails Criteria:
(last audit carried out in 07/04/2022)
Waymarks: 3 — It’s missing signs in at least one crossroad that can compromise the navigation without a map or GPS
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: 4 — Well maintained and with interest
Complementary boards: 4 — Well maintained and with interest
Safety and suport structures: 4 — Well-maintained essential structures
Local Community integration: 3 — Interaction / occasional contacts with the community
Landscape intergration: 4 — Well integrated into the landscape and with points of interest
General Safety: 4 — Has occasional low-risk situations