Hills of Carrapateira – Circular paths

The successive panoramic views that you get from the top of the hills, of the beaches of Amado and Bordeira, the villages of Carrapateira and Vilarinha, as well as all the surrounding area as far as the top of Monchique mountains, make this a spectacular route for those who appreciate great views.

route code type: Small Route
Turn Right
Turn Right
Turn Left
Turn Left
Right Way
Right Way
Wrong Way
Wrong Way
Short Pedestrian(PR) running, temporarily,<br />
by tracing of a Great Route (GR)
Short Pedestrian(PR) running, temporarily,
by tracing of a Great Route (GR)
features
number of people: N/D
difficulty: 3
distance • duration (cycling): 135km • 1h
distance • duration (walking): 135km • 4h
start - end: In the Town square of Carrapateira, following the main road to Vila do Bispo and entering on the right, in the direction of the beach of Amado. - In the Town square of Carrapateira, following the main road to Vila do Bispo and entering on the right, in the direction of the beach of Amado.
altimetry: 9 - 131m
equipment (cycling): Off road bike, Helmet, Gloves, Shorts, Antifriction cream, Multi-tools with chain breaker and dismantling, Two air chambers, Air pump and oil
equipment (walking): Boots or tennis with soles that adhere to any floor , Comfortable socks, Backpack with cushioned shoulder straps , Warm jacket and waterproof , Hat or cap , Comfortable pants or shorts, Clothes breathable , Canteen for water , Bat or stick for hiking , Sunglasses
alerts
Route Marking: The Circular Routes are marked with the colours yellow and red. When the route coincides with the Historical Way, the sign posts of the “right way” change to three colours - white, yellow and red – whilst sign posts for change of direction keep the colours of the Historical Way - white and red.
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