Famalicão, Rebolo & Raposos (fam08S)

Walk location:  Famalicão to Rebolo then Raposos on the slopes of the Vale de Cela.

Originator:  John

The Walk:  The walk is along beaten-earth tracks and rough ground which may be wet or muddy and possibly overgrown in places. We make a fairly steep climb towards Raposos followed by a short steep descent back to the valley. There is a short section of quiet road walking. Bring your walking poles and sturdy footwear.

Timing:  The walk is about 6 km and is expected to take about 2 hrs

Only the meeting point is shown on the map below:



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  39.533936°     Longitude   -9.083311°

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.

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

Last Walked:  12/05/2010

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