Pescaria, Serra dos Mangues, Salgado, Casal Mota, Pescaria (pes17L)

Walk location:   A walk along the coast north of São Martinho do Porto.

Originator:   John

The Walk:  Plenty of climbs and descents, but excellent views along the coast and inland.  Muddy and slippery stretches in wet weather.  Good shoes and walking poles recommended.

Timing:  The walk is 13.5 km taking about 4 hours.


Car Meeting Point:  Meet at 10:00 am just 50 metres north of the windmill on the São Martinho do Porto to Nazaré road through Serra da Pescaria.  See the Notes section below for directions.

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

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

NB.  The flag on the map above shows 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.

Coffee Stop:  The local café, Padaria 33, at the end of the walk.

Notes:  Directions to Serra da Pescaria:
Head for Famalicão, on the main road between São Martinho do Porto and Nazaré. In the centre of Famalicão, turn west / uphill towards the sea, signposted to Serra da Pescaria and Praia de Salgado. Once at the top of the ridge, turn left at the cross roads and after about 100 metres you can park on the left side just before the café (called Padaria 33). The windmill is about 50 metre ahead of you to the south.

Alternatively, from São Martinho do Porto, head up the road with the market on your left, 2nd turn right after the market, signposted towards Serra dos Mangues. Follow the road until you reach the windmill on Serra da Pescaria. You can park 50 metres to the north of the windmill on the right, just after the café (called Padaria 33).

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

Last walked:   06/03/2020.

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