Walk location:  From Famalicão, on sandy tracks towards Macarca and return.

Originator:  John

The Walk:  The walk is along sandy tracks, with loose sand in places, but expect some muddy spots. The walking is on flat ground, goes through pine and eucalyptus woodland and open fields to Marcarca where we cross the road to return to Famalicão. There is some quiet road walking.

Timing: The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 1.75 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. You may see the cemetery as you enter Famalicão about 100 metres back from the main road.

Deg, Min, Secs:  Latitude 39°32’3.37″N  Longitude  09° 4’59.45″W
Decimal Deg:     Latitude 39.534269°     Longitude   -9.083181°

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

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:  Coffee can be obtained at the end of the walk in Famalicão.

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

Last Walked:  10/09/2014

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