Santiago do Cacém <> Vale Seco – Historical path

This long distance path along Sw Portugal begins at the emblematic Santiago do Cacém Church, a city with a strong connection to the pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela. Since the Middle Ages pilgrims pass here coming from the Promontorium Sacrum, the mythical destination of this historic journey now recovered through Rota Vicentina.

route code type: Great Route
Right Way
Right Way
Go Left
Go Left
Go Right
Go Right
Wrong Way
Wrong Way
Small Route goes in Great Route
Small Route goes in Great Route
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number of people: N/D
difficulty: 2
distance • duration (cycling): 18km • 1h30h
distance • duration (walking): 18km • 6h
start - end: Santiago do Cacém: At the Church of Santiago do Cacém, descending towards the Parque Urbano of the Rio da Figueira. - Vale Seco: On the N120 between Cercal and Santiago, on the road to the Campilhas reservoir. 1st crossroads on the dirt track.
altimetry: 119 - 281m
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
If you are making this journey by mountain bike, you should start at the exit of the Park, since cycling is not permitted inside the Parque Urbano of the Rio da Figueira, and the Church access to the Park passes through several flights of stairs and a fairly steep descent.
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