Lagoon circular near Arelho (lag14S)


Date & Time

Wednesday 21 February 10:30

The Walk

A short  walk along part of the south side of the Óbidos lagoon

We follow a track along the edge of the lagoon through mud flats and turn inland to pass an airfield.  After a short stretch of road a footpath takes us back to the lagoon edge and we retrace our steps back to the start point.

The tracks are completely firm and flat apart from a short ascent to a picnic spot near the end of the walk.

Ensure you have protection from mosquitoes if needed.
Bring your binoculars if you want to observe any birds.


The walk is about 7 km and is expected to take about 2.25 hrs, plus extra for coffee.

Car meeting and start point

100m along a track which joins the road on the lagoon side of Arelho.39.392359, -9.193294


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

Coffee Stop

At the end of the walk


  • Walk leader: Denise Gray
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