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Photo of PR2 Birch trail (Rota das Bétulas) Photo of PR1 - Vila de Muros - Rota da Água e da Pedra Photo of PR 7 The Poldras route - Fataunços
  • near Coelheira, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.61mi
    Elevation +
    1483f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo of PR2 Birch trail (Rota das Bétulas) Photo of PR2 Birch trail (Rota das Bétulas) Photo of PR2 Birch trail (Rota das Bétulas)

    PR2 Rota das Bétulas (Birch trail). The municipality of São Pedro do Sul prepared this amazing trail through the mountains of Freita and Arada. It starts in the Camping Site of Retiro da Fraguinha, headed towards Póvoa...

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  • near Vila de Muros, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.59mi
    Elevation +
    899f
    TrailRank
    58| Rating 5.0
    Photo of PR1 - Vila de Muros - Rota da Água e da Pedra Photo of PR1 - Vila de Muros - Rota da Água e da Pedra Photo of PR1 - Vila de Muros - Rota da Água e da Pedra

    A pretty trail of 7.39 kms providing a lot of shade in areas, and in other parts views overlooking the valley below. Starts in Vila de Muros close to the "Capela do Senhor da Agonia" and after passing the cemetery drops ...

    Very nice trail with beautiful nature along the river.
    Rico12
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  • near Fataunços, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    8.32mi
    Elevation +
    1391f
    TrailRank
    55
    Photo of PR 7 The Poldras route - Fataunços Photo of PR 7 The Poldras route - Fataunços Photo of PR 7 The Poldras route - Fataunços

    The Poldras route has been designed by the municipality of Vouzela. The Poldras are a small part of the route while crossing the small river. The poldras are a set of stones placed sequentially in order for pedestrians ...

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  • near Cambres, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.75mi
    Elevation +
    1053f
    TrailRank
    47| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Six Senses trail - Samodães (Douro Valley) Photo of Six Senses trail - Samodães (Douro Valley) Photo of Six Senses trail - Samodães (Douro Valley)

    A pleasant walk giving a great view of the river Douro and the vines. Not difficult but classed as moderate because of the climb. Started the walk away from the Six Senses Hotel due to limited parking available. R...

    Great route and amazing views
    Marclores
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  • near Quinhão, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    7.05mi
    Elevation +
    1427f
    TrailRank
    44
    Photo of PR3 Vale de Aveloso (Tendais - Aveloso - Tendais) Photo of PR3 Vale de Aveloso (Tendais - Aveloso - Tendais) Photo of PR3 Vale de Aveloso (Tendais - Aveloso - Tendais)

    We started this trail at the "Igreja Paroquial de Trndais" because it provided us with easier access by car, and then followed the trail direction to Merdaos. After leaving Aveloso we sat in a field for a picnic with a ...

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  • near Coelheira, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.44mi
    Elevation +
    2336f
    TrailRank
    44
    Photo of PR2 Birch + Inca trail (Bétulas + Incas route Photo of PR2 Birch + Inca trail (Bétulas + Incas route Photo of PR2 Birch + Inca trail (Bétulas + Incas route

    This route is a partial PR2 Birch trail (7km) combined with a detour through a very interesting path, known as the Inca route (8km) The PR2 Birch Trail does not need any presentation, it’s actually presented twice in my...

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  • near Fiais da Telha, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    8.91mi
    Elevation +
    1033f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of PR2 Rota dos Narcissus - Carregal do Sal Photo of PR2 Rota dos Narcissus - Carregal do Sal Photo of PR2 Rota dos Narcissus - Carregal do Sal

    This trail was 14.35 kms and the direction taken was good, leaving us with the 3 kms walk up in two stages. The first half of the trail is the best with open views, fantastic rock formations and interesting Dolmens. Th...

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  • near Arca, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.88mi
    Elevation +
    1145f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of PR4 - Route of the Caminhos com Alma - Caramulo Photo of PR4 - Route of the Caminhos com Alma - Caramulo Photo of PR4 - Route of the Caminhos com Alma - Caramulo

    Municipality created route - PR4. It’s official kick start is in Covelo de Arca, but this path opted for finishing uphill, meaning start right from the Anta de Arca (megalitic monument) Since this route is circular it b...

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  • Quinta De S. Bernardo

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    near Bernardo, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.53mi
    Elevation +
    1496f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Quinta De S. Bernardo Photo of Quinta De S. Bernardo Photo of Quinta De S. Bernardo

    If you are staying at Quinta De S. Bernardo this is a great hike to see local area. It starts through the vineyard of the Quinta and then up to Mesão Frio town. From there it climbs to a viewing point that gives fantasti...

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  • PR1 trilho das levadas e do rio

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    near Porcelhe, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    7.91mi
    Elevation +
    1220f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of PR1 trilho das levadas e do rio Photo of PR1 trilho das levadas e do rio Photo of PR1 trilho das levadas e do rio

    PR1 trilho das levadas e do rio: A beautiful trail nearly always close to rivers, or the sound of running water. With a lot of the trail in the shade or under trees, it would be great even on a very hot sunny day. A...

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  • Inca’s Route

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    near Coelheira, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.72mi
    Elevation +
    1201f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo of Inca’s Route Photo of Inca’s Route Photo of Inca’s Route

    Starting next to Fraguinha camping, and taking the PR2 towards Póvoa das Leiras (anti-clockwise direction), we go down following a watering channel. Down the path we find a small chapel and 150 meters down the road we ta...

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  • Inca Trail from Povoa das Leiras

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    near Candal, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.80mi
    Elevation +
    1168f
    TrailRank
    42| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Inca Trail from Povoa das Leiras Photo of Inca Trail from Povoa das Leiras Photo of Inca Trail from Povoa das Leiras

    Loop from Povoa das Leiras, including the Inca Trail Whilst not in the same calibre as the famed Peruvian Inca Trail that leads to Machu Picchu, Portugal has its own mountainside hiking trail that has been nicknamed t...

    Good views
    rcoelho
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  • SERRA DA FREITA (CANDAL) 17.12.19

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    near Candal, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.02mi
    Elevation +
    2064f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of SERRA DA FREITA (CANDAL) 17.12.19 Photo of SERRA DA FREITA (CANDAL) 17.12.19 Photo of SERRA DA FREITA (CANDAL) 17.12.19

    It's the 17 December. The day is chilly, the air feels fresh, and you can hear water streams running all over. It has been raining a lot but not today. Today is just fine with the sun venturing out. It is the perfect day...

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  • Orange tree route (PR8 partial)

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    near Valadares, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.49mi
    Elevation +
    1549f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo of Orange tree route (PR8 partial) Photo of Orange tree route (PR8 partial) Photo of Orange tree route (PR8 partial)

    Orange tree Route or Rota da Laranja was established by São Pedro do Sul Municipality. The orange trees are abundant in this area and the fruit is particularly tasty here. The abundance of water and the great exposure ...

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  • PR4 Rota dos Caminhos com Alma

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    near Covelo, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.72mi
    Elevation +
    1073f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of PR4 Rota dos Caminhos com Alma Photo of PR4 Rota dos Caminhos com Alma Photo of PR4 Rota dos Caminhos com Alma

    The trails on this route pass through some gorgeous areas, offering up views of the beautiful surrounding countryside along the way. Parts of the trail also meander through old villages with their traditional granite bui...

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  • PR2 River Gaia route

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    near Arcozelo das Maias, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.85mi
    Elevation +
    699f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of PR2 River Gaia route Photo of PR2 River Gaia route Photo of PR2 River Gaia route

    This circular route takes place in the village of Arcozelo das Maias. It all revolves around river Gaia, a mountain river that has its spring somewhere in a little mountain called Ladario and goes all the way down the h...

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  • near Ferreiros, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.28mi
    Elevation +
    558f
    TrailRank
    35| Rating 4.67
    Photo of REFRESH 1 - Oak Tree - São Pedro Sul Photo of REFRESH 1 - Oak Tree - São Pedro Sul Photo of REFRESH 1 - Oak Tree - São Pedro Sul

    Amazing circular path leaving directly from the Oak Tree House, through the ecopista and back by the Roman path next to the Vouga river

    Lindo a paisagem e diversidade de percurso . O fim deve ser adaptado porque termina em propriedade privada
    TÉTÉ MORE
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  • near Fataunços, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    7.76mi
    Elevation +
    1286f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of PR7 VZL - Percurso das Poldras - Fatauncos Photo of PR7 VZL - Percurso das Poldras - Fatauncos Photo of PR7 VZL - Percurso das Poldras - Fatauncos

    A very well marked trail of 12.49 kms. Ideal for the hot weather as a fair amount of shade, but best not to do during the rainy season due to difficult river crossings ... one crossing would be a problem but a proper bri...

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  • near Cambra, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.38mi
    Elevation +
    745f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of PR6 VZL Medieval Trail from Cambra Photo of PR6 VZL Medieval Trail from Cambra Photo of PR6 VZL Medieval Trail from Cambra

    On Monday, Bev and I were joined by Angela and Paul to walk the PR6 VZL Medieval Trail, from the village of Cambra. This well marked 8km loop is an established hiking trail, that encompasses a mixture of villages and cou...

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  • near Viseu, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    11.01mi
    Elevation +
    761f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Caminho Interior Etappe Viseu - Almargem Photo of Caminho Interior Etappe Viseu - Almargem Photo of Caminho Interior Etappe Viseu - Almargem

    Following the officially marked Camino Interior from Viseu to Almargem. Starting at the Cathedral in the old city of Viseu, via the suburbs through the woods and vineyards.

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  • near Coelheira, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.41mi
    Elevation +
    1493f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of PR2 Birch Trail (Rota das Bétulas) Photo of PR2 Birch Trail (Rota das Bétulas) Photo of PR2 Birch Trail (Rota das Bétulas)

    PR2 Rota das Bétulas (Birch trail). The municipality of São Pedro do Sul prepared this amazing trail through the mountains of Freita and Arada. It starts in the Camping Site of Retiro da Fraguinha, headed towards Póvoa...

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  • PR1 Rota dos Rios e Lavadas

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    near Virela, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    8.68mi
    Elevation +
    1319f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of PR1 Rota dos Rios e Lavadas Photo of PR1 Rota dos Rios e Lavadas Photo of PR1 Rota dos Rios e Lavadas

    An incredibly beautiful hike alongside rivers that flow through forested areas. Called the Route of Rivers and Levadas (traditional irrigation channels or aqueducts), this section of the PR1 hiking route is seldom far...

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  • near Bustelo, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.86mi
    Elevation +
    1886f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of SERRA DE MONTEMURO (ALHOES) 16.2.19 Photo of SERRA DE MONTEMURO (ALHOES) 16.2.19 Photo of SERRA DE MONTEMURO (ALHOES) 16.2.19

    Marked as moderate, this trail progresses very often through some adventurous unmarked terrain. Compared with my other moderate trails, this one would perhaps be better classified as moderate-difficult. Good hiking boots...

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  • Trilho do Vinho

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    near Samodães, Viseu (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.06mi
    Elevation +
    1253f
    TrailRank
    32| Rating 3.67
    Photo of Trilho do Vinho Photo of Trilho do Vinho Photo of Trilho do Vinho

    Beautiful trail from the village of Samodães, through the wine terraces to the riverside of Douro and back up.

    Belle boucle avec montagne et fleuve.
    Lilinha
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