Cela

Cela Velha to Casal Mota (fam04L)

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Date & Time

Friday 26/07 10:00

The Walk

Cela Velha, across the valley, up the ridge to Casal Mota

The starting point is Cela Velha in front of the railway station. The first part is on quiet roads across the valley through agricultural fields and then a climb up the coastal ridge to Casal Mota. After a short break the route descends by road to the valley near to the river Alcoa followed by a flat walk on quiet roads across the valley fields.

Timing

The walk is about 11 km and is expected to take about 3 hrs

Car meeting and start point

PlaceCoordinates
The railway station in Cela Velha (see notes)39.55310766618746, -9.054858268521956
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Map

NB.  The flag on the map above shows the car meeting and walk start point.

Coffee Stop

In Cela Velha at end of walk

Notes

  • Walk leader: Chris Coell
  • chris@silvercoastwalks.com
  • From São Martinho do Porto and Alfeizerão take the road to Nazaré. Pass through Famalicão and after about 3 to 4 km turn right to Cela Velha. You will cross the railway line after about 1km. Continue on the main road which turns to the left; after about 0,5 km you come to an open area with a modernist sculpture; turn left and you will see the station 50 metres in front.
  • From Cela Nova go downhill (in a westerly direction) to Cela Velha which is at the bottom of the ridge. In the centre of the village you will see an open area with a modernist sculpture and you will see the station 50 metres in front. The main road turns left at this point.

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Cela – Casal da Maceda (cel01S)

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Date & Time

Wednesday January 24, 10:30

The Walk

Quite roads and forest walk

The walk departs from Cela’s via via a quite road towards Casal da Maceda, then we descend through wooded areas to the A8, which we follow for +/- 1 km. Then we return through the forest to the start point.

Some parts of the walk are on forest land and the use of walk sticks is recommended.

Especially during the first part of the walk, it is strongly recommended to keep the dog(s) on a leash (we pass through inhabited areas with many four-legged friends of your dog).

Timing

The walk is about 7,2 km and is expected to take about 2 hrs.

Car meeting and start point

PlaceCoordinates
The parking left from the Centro Escolar da Cela – Rua Gen. Humberto Delgado in Cela.
Please park your car besides the school, there is a new parking lot and don’t occupy the parking in front of the school.
39.535297335328494, -9.043813122930425
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Map

NB.  The flag on the map above shows the car meeting and walk start point.

Coffee Stop

None

Notes

  • Walk leader: Georges Hoeterickx
  • georges@silvercoastwalks.com

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Cela Nova to Cela Velha (fam12S)

Walk location:  A linear walk from Cela Nova down the ridge to Cela Velha.

Originator:  John

The Walk:  We follow a side road through Cela heading for Bárrio before taking a small path which descends through woodland and scrub with lovely views across the valley to Nazaré. We pass the Quinta da Cela Velha before we cross the motorway and return to the start point. The descent is steep in places – bring your poles, otherwise the route is mostly level.

Timing: The walk is 7 km and is expected to take about 2hrs, plus extra for coffee.

 

 

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Long – Celha Velha to Cela Nova (fam02L)

Walk location: From Cela Velha (between Alfeizerão and Nazaré) up the ridge to Cela Nova and return.

Originator:  John

The Walk:  The starting point is Cela Velha in front of the railway station. We walk along a small road to Casais do Espero. In this hamlet, half hidden under the motorway, we go to the other side of the A8 and walk to the Fonte Santa hidden in a small valley. We start climbing the ridge by a dirt road, pass through an apple orchard at the top and follow a path towards Cela Nova. For the last part of this village we follow the road. From Cela we head for Bárrio where we cross the road to Cela Velha, taking a small path through the woods with lovely views. We pass Quinta da Cela Velha before we cross the motorway and return to the start point.

Timing: The walk is 11 km and is expected to take about 3hrs, plus extra for coffee.

 

Car Meeting Point:  The railway station in Cela Velha at 09:30 am. See the Notes section below.

Deg, Min, Secs:    Latitude  39°33’10.89″N  Longitude  9° 3’17.53″W
Decimal Deg:       Latitude  39.553025°       Longitude  -9.054869°

NB.  The flag on the map above shows the car meeting and walk start point.  If you need directions, click on the flag to display the flag text and click on the itinéraire link to open Google Maps.

Walk Start Point:  The same as the car meeting point.

Coffee Stop: Half way through the walk we can stop in Cela Nova.

Notes:  From São Martinho do Porto and Alfeizerão take the road to Nazaré. Pass through Famalicão and after about 3 to 4 km turn right to Cela Velha. You will cross the railway line after about 1km. Continue on the main road which turns to the left; after about 0.5 km you come to an open area with a modernist sculpture; turn left and you will see the station 50 metres in front.

From Cela Nova go downhill (in a westerly direction) to Cela Velha which is at the bottom of the ridge. In the centre of the village you will see an open area with a modernist sculpture and you will see the station 50 metres in front. The main road turns left at this point.

Contact:  See the walks’ email for contact telephone numbers or send an email from the web site.

Last walked: 21/09/18

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