Road biking

Route 45 Arronches (Cycling Road Level 3 - Red)

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Road Cycling Route, over 37,2 kilometers long and with 490 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.
open
moderate
Distance 37.2 km
1:55 h
346 m
335 m
Circular route with Red Difficulty Level. This is the second longest route in the network, it extends to several parishes and has as main crossing points the "Aldeia da Esperança" and "Aldeia dos Mosteiros" where you can find various services from cafes, post office, toilets and water points. The landscape is dominated by the cork oak and holm oak, but there is also extensive grazing fields, both for cows and sheep. This route coincides with other routes in this Cycling Center, that have different distances and degrees of difficulty, allowing you to choose to follow, for example, the black route in the Monasteries or shorten into other routes in other places. Upon arrival at Arronches, the route takes a small detour to pass the riverside area, where the picnic area and the motorhome park are located.

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Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit carried out in 14/08/2020)

 

 

Waymark - Doesn't apply 

Conservations 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 - Doesn't apply 

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

Local Community integration - 3 (Interaction / occasional contacts with the community)

Landscape intergration - 3 (Well integrated into the landscape but without relevant points of interest)

General Safety - 3 (Presents several low risk situations)

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Update: September 23, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
459 m
Lowest point
256 m

Start

Arronches, Portalegra (279 m)
Coordinates:
DD
39.126420, -7.276222
DMS
39°07'35.1"N 7°16'34.4"W
UTM
29S 649003 4332220
w3w 
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Destination

Arronches, Portalegre

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Coordinates

DD
39.126420, -7.276222
DMS
39°07'35.1"N 7°16'34.4"W
UTM
29S 649003 4332220
w3w 
///fantastic.mend.confinement
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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
37.2 km
Duration
1:55 h
Ascent
346 m
Descent
335 m

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