Aljubarrota & Cadoiço (alc12S)

Aljubarrota & Cadoiço (alc12S)


Date & Time

Wednesday 9th August 2023 at 10:00

The Walk

A circular walk around Aljubarrota & Cadoiço

From the village of Aljubarrota and then the outskirts of the village of Cadoico.

This walks begins with the significance of Aljubarotta to the birth of Portugal as a nation. Aljubarotta is famous for the battle of 14 August 1385 when Portugal first established independence from the Castilian Kingdom. Hence the significance of the timing of this walk. It’s a combination of country and village roads and bush tracks.


The walk is about 8.6 km / approx. 2 hours

Car meeting and start point

The meeting/start point is just off the first roundabout on the N8 coming from Alcobaca. You’ll see a garden centre on the right just past the roundabout heading north through Aljubarotta.
There is plenty of car parking on the lower or south side of the Garden Centre (Teciplante – Viveiros de Plantas).

39.564208, -8.9335675
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Coffee Stop

For those who wish to take refreshments after the walk, we will covene at The Coffee ” TORCATO ” in Aljubarrota


  • The walk is rated easy, but there are parts where the terrain is rough – so walking poles are recommended
  • The weather is expected to be fine – so please bring a hat, sun cream & water
  • Dogs ( on a leash ) are welcome
  • Walk leader:

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