Serra Pescaria to Famalicâo (fam10S)

Walk location:  A linear walk from Serra Pescaria to Famalicão on the shrubby slopes of Serra da Pescaria.

Originator:  John

The Walk:  The walk is along beaten-earth tracks and a stretch of quiet road.The countryside is hilly, with a couple of uphill sections, but mostly downhill. The countryside is open with good views, low shrubs and some pine and eucalyptus trees.

Timing:  The walk is about 6.5 km and is expected to take about 1.5 hrs, plus extra for coffee.


Car Meeting Point:  At 10:30 am at the big parking place next to the cemetery which lies just behind the farmácia. Coming from São Martinho or Alfeizerão the farmácia is on the right hand side at the beginning of the village of Famalicão; the turn into the parking area is about 50 metres before the farmácia. You may see the cemetery as you enter Famalicão about 100 metres back from the main road.

Deg, Min, Secs:    Latitude  39°32’2.17″N  Longitude   9° 4’59.92″W
Decimal Deg:       Latitude  39.533936°     Longitude  -9.083311°

Walk Start Point: We will car-share to Serra da Pescaria to a roadside parking place just north of a café; it’s about 100 metres south of the cross-roads in Serra Pescaria.

Deg, Min, Secs: Latitude 39°32’56.33″N  Longitude 9° 5’45.04″W
Decimal Deg:    Latitude 39.548981°       Longitude -9.095844°

NB.  The two flags on the map above show the car meeting and walk start points.  If you need directions, click on the flag to display the flag text and click on the itinéraire link to open Google Maps.  You may need to zoom out to see the second flag.

Coffee Stop:  Coffee can be obtained at the end of the walk in Serra Pescaria or  Famalicão.

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

Last walked:  03/10/18


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