Long – Fórnea to Livramento and Alcaria (sec23L)

Walk location:  Walk in the hills near to Porto do Mós – the northern Gateway to the Serra dos Candeeiros.

Originator:  John

The Walk:  The first 2,5 km is downhill along a stream valley . We cross the main road near to Porto do Mós and make quite a steep climb out of  the valley, followed by an undulating track then uphill to Alcaria.  We walk through Alcaria on quiet roads, mostly downhill, back to the walk start point.

Timing:  The walk is about 11km and is expected to take about 4 hrs


Car Meeting Point:   We meet at the Intermarché supermarket on the edge of Porto do Mós at 09:15 am. There is a 15 minute drive to the walk start point.

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude 39°35’56.54″N Longitude 8°49’27.00″W
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Walk Start Point:  A lay-by on the right side opposite a left turn to Alcaria.
From Porto do Mós take the road signposted Mira d’Aire and after 5.25 km you will see a parking space on the right with a sign board indicating the start point for walk PR6.

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude 39°34’7.67″N Longitude 8°47’39.29″W
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NB.  The one or 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:  There is a restaurant in Alcaria and a bar at the finish point.

Notes:  Directions to Porto do Mós – Intermarché supermarket From the IC2/N1 follow signs to Porto do Mós (you will see the castle). As you enter the town from the south side you will see an Intermarché supermarket on the RHS, next to a roundabout.

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

Last Walked:  28/07/2019

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