Foz do Arelho

Stone quarries – Nadadouro (foz01S)

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Date & Time

Wednesday 12/06 10:00

The Walk

Stone quarries – Nadadouro

Starting in Rua de Lareira we cross Avenida Atlantica for a 5 km walk, mostly sandy roads, past 2 quarries and through pine and eucaliptus forest.

Timing

The walk is about 5 km and is expected to take about 2 hours

Car meeting and start point

PlaceCoordinates
Near Restaurant Lareira Park in Rua de Lareira, at the end of the street when coming from N360 or beginning when coming from Avenida Atlantica 1
Consider car pooling, space is limited
39.426, -9.1687
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Map

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

Coffee Stop

None but we are near Restaurant Lareira where you can enjoye a nice lunch

Notes

  • Walk leader: Georges Hoenterickx
  • georges@silvercoastwalks.com
  • +32 477516370
  1. Coming via the N360 (Caldas da Rainha – Foz do Arelho , take left coming from Foz do Arelho or right coming from Caldas when you the signs for the restaurant Lareira. Coming via the Avenida Atlantic (direction from Caldas) take the second round about after Restaurant Lisboa, and turn the first left and follow signs for restaurant Lareira. If you come from Salir, then first round about and first street right, follow signs for restaurant Lareira. ↩︎

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Foz do Arelho and Serra do Bouro (foz07S)

Foz do Arelho and Serra do Bouro (foz07S)

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Date & Time

Wednesday 8 May 2024 10:00

The Walk

A walk through woodland and hills from Foz do Arelho

The walk follows tracks through the countryside between Foz do Arelho and Serra do Bouro. We cross the main Foz do Arelho road two times, but there is no other road walking. The walk follows earthen tracks which may be muddy. There is a fairly long climb into the the hills of Serra do Bouro with good views of the countryside. The final part of the walk is through woodland.

Timing

The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 2 hrs

Car meeting and start point

PlaceCoordinates
Cemetery at Foz do Arelho*39.435872, -9.207676
Click on coordinates to open Google Maps

Map

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

Coffee Stop

No coffee stops on the walk, but plenty of cafés in the town

Notes

  • * Directions: From Caldas da Rainha, take the minor road which takes you to the centre of Foz do Arelho. As you enter the town you will cross a speed bump. Continue for two hundred metres and you will come to a cross roads where you turn right. On the right hand corner you will see a sign to the Cemitério; opposite, on the left hand side you will see some recycling boxes. After the turn the cemetery wall can be seen straight ahead. Coming from the centre of Foz do Arelho you will see a sign on the left hand side as you leave the centre. Turn left as indicated by the sign.
  • Walk leader: Denise Gray 911581248
  • mike@silvercoastwalks.com

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Foz do Arelho to Nadadouro (foz05S)

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Date & Time

Wednesday November 29, 10:30

The Walk

Nice walk through the countryside

The walk follows tracks and quiet roads through the countryside between Foz do Arelho and Nadadouro. The tracks underfoot should be firm and there are a few gentle slopes

Timing

The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 1,5 hours

Car meeting and start point

PlaceCoordinates
Parking at the cemetry in Foz do Arelho*39.435872, -9.207676
Click on coordinates to open Google Maps

Map

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

Coffee Stop

No coffee stops on the walk, but plenty of cafés in the town

Notes

  • Walk leader: Georges Hoeterickx
  • georges@silvercoastwalks.com
  • * Starting point: From Caldas da Rainha, take the minor road which takes you to the centre of Foz do Arelho. As you enter the town you will cross a speed bump. Continue for two hundred metres and you will come to a cross roads where you turn right. On the right hand corner you will see a sign to the Cemitério; opposite, on the left hand side you will see some recycling boxes. After the turn the cemetery wall can be seen straight ahead. Coming from the centre of Foz do Arelho you will see a sign on the left hand side as you leave the centre. Turn left as indicated by the sign.

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Óbidos Lagoon (foz01L)

Óbidos Lagoon (foz01L)

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Date & Time

Friday November 17, 2023 10:00

The Walk

Along the lagoon with spectacular views

The first part of the walk follows the road by the side of the lagoon towards the Sailing Club. You return by the same road and walk through Foz do Arelho climbing up to the sea ridge on the north side.  The walk descends to the beach along a coastal board walk with spectacular views of the lagoon and coast to the south.  The final part follows the beach back to the return point.

Timing

The walk is about 10 km and is expected to take about 2.5 hrs

Car meeting and start point

PlaceCoordinates
Take the road from Foz do Arelho to Nadadouro which follows the side of the lagoon   After about 1 km park at a parking area on the lagoon side of the road.39.424875, -9.210346
Click on coordinates to open Google Maps

Map

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

Coffee Stop

There is plenty of opportunity to stop for refreshment on the last part of the walk.

Notes

  • Walk leader: Chris Coell
  • chris@silvercoastwalks.com

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Foz do Arelho and Serra do Bouro (foz07S)

Foz do Arelho and Serra do Bouro (foz07S)

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Date & Time

Wednesday 14 June 2023 10:00

The Walk

A walk through woodland and hills from Foz do Arelho

The walk follows tracks through the countryside between Foz do Arelho and Serra do Bouro. We cross the main Foz do Arelho road two times, but there is no other road walking. The walk follows earthen tracks which may be muddy. There is a fairly long climb into the the hills of Serra do Bouro with good views of the countryside. The final part of the walk is through woodland.

Timing

The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 2 hrs

Car meeting and start point

PlaceCoordinates
Cemetery at Foz do Arelho*39.435872, -9.207676
Click on coordinates to open Google Maps

Map

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

Coffee Stop

No coffee stops on the walk, but plenty of cafés in the town

Notes

  • * Directions: From Caldas da Rainha, take the minor road which takes you to the centre of Foz do Arelho. As you enter the town you will cross a speed bump. Continue for two hundred metres and you will come to a cross roads where you turn right. On the right hand corner you will see a sign to the Cemitério; opposite, on the left hand side you will see some recycling boxes. After the turn the cemetery wall can be seen straight ahead. Coming from the centre of Foz do Arelho you will see a sign on the left hand side as you leave the centre. Turn left as indicated by the sign.
  • Walk leader: Mike Gray
  • mike@silvercoastwalks.com

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Vila de Foz do Arelho (foz/gh 03S)

Walk location:  Foz do Arelho.

Originator:  Georges.

The Walk:  The first part of the walk is along the edge of the lagoon and returns via a road on the ridge which runs next to the lagoon.  The walk is mostly on quiet roads

Timing:  The walk is about 5 km and is expected to take about 1.5 hrs.

Car Meeting Point:  10:30 am at Foz do Arelho post office – there is parking at the Junta da Freguesia.

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude 39°25’57.45″N  Longitude   9°12’59.99″W
Decimal Deg:     Latitude 39.432626°       Longitude  -9.216664°

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

Coffee Stop:  At the end of the walk.

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

Last Walked:  New walk.

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Long – Lagoon walk at Foz do Arelho (foz07L)

Walk location:  Óbidos lagoon at Foz do Arelho

Originator:  Chris Coell

The Walk:  The first part of the walk follows the road by the side of the lagoon towards the Sailing Club.  You return by the same road and walk through Foz do Arelho climbing up to the sea ridge on the north side.  The walk descends to the beach along a coastal board walk with spectacular views of the lagoon and coast to the south.  The final part follows the beach back to the return point.

Timing:  The walk is about 10 km and is expected to take about 2.5 hrs.

Car Meeting Point:  Meet at 10:30 am .  Take the road from Foz do Arelho to Nadadouro which follows the side of the lagoon   After about 1 km park at a parking area on the lagoon side of the road.

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude  39°25’29.55″N    Longitude   9°12’37.25″W
Decimal Deg:     Latitude  39.424875°         Longitude  -9.210346°

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

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.

Coffee Stop:  There is plenty of opportunity to stop for refreshment on the last part of the walk.

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

Last Walked:  04/11/2022

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Woodland walk at Foz do Arelho

Walk location:  A walk through woodland near to Foz do Arelho

Originator:  Tina

The Walk:  The walk follows tracks and quiet roads through the countryside between Foz do Arelho and Nadadouro. The tracks underfoot should be firm and there are a few gentle slopes.

Timing:  The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 1.5 hrs.

Car Meeting Point: Cemetery at Foz do Arelho at 10:30 am. 

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude 39°26’9.14″N     Longitude   9°12’27.63″W
Decimal Deg:      Latitude 39.435872°       Longitude  -9.207676°

Walk Start Point:  The same as the walk start point

Coffee Stop:  No coffee stops on the walk, but plenty of cafés in the town.

Notes:  Directions to the cemetery:

From Caldas da Rainha, take the minor road which takes you to the centre of Foz do Arelho. As you enter the town you will cross a speed bump. Continue for two hundred metres and you will come to a cross roads where you turn right. On the right hand corner you will see a sign to the Cemitério; opposite, on the left hand side you will see some recycling boxes. After the turn the cemetery wall can be seen straight ahead.

Coming from the centre of Foz do Arelho you will see a sign on the left hand side as you leave the centre. Turn left as indicated by the sign.

Contacts: Please send an email from the web site.

Last Walked:  New Walk

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Woods at Foz do Arelho (foz05S)

Walk location: A walk through woodland near to Foz do Arelho.

The walk may not follow the above route exactly.

Car Meeting Point: Cemetery at Foz do Arelho at 10:00 am.

Deg, Min, Secs: Latitude  39°26’9.14″N  Longitude   9°12’27.63″W
Decimal Deg: Latitude     39.435872°     Longitude  -9.207676°

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 walk start point

The Walk: The walk follows tracks and quiet roads through the countryside between Foz do Arelho and Nadadouro. The tracks underfoot should be firm and there are a few gentle slopes.

Coffee Stop: No coffee stops on the walk, but plenty of cafés in the town.

Timing: The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 1.5 hrs.

Notes: Directions to the cemetery:

From Caldas da Rainha, take the minor road which takes you to the centre of Foz do Arelho. As you enter the town you will cross a speed bump. Continue for two hundred metres and you will come to a cross roads where you turn right. On the right hand corner you will see a sign to the Cemitério; opposite, on the left hand side you will see some recycling boxes. After the turn the cemetery wall can be seen straight ahead.

Coming from the centre of Foz do Arelho you will see a sign on the left hand side as you leave the centre. Turn left as indicated by the sign.

Contacts: Please see this week’s walks’ email for the contact telephone number or send an email from the web site.

Last walked:  26/12/2018

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