Monumental cliffs, ravines covered with native vegetation, ancient rock formations and a memorable arrival to Cape St. Vincent by fishermen trails. Finish your journey along Sw Portugal on an unforgettable way.
route code type:
number of people:
maximum 20 people
distance • duration: 6km • 2h50h
start - end: Ponta Ruiva (north): By the intersection which goes to the beach of Ponta Ruiva, around km 6 of the Vila do Bispo » Cabo de S. Vicente section. - Cape S. Vincent (south): Close to Cape St. Vincent, 1 km from the lighthouse.
altimetry: 34 - 97m
equipment: Boots or tennis with soles that adhere to any floor ,
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 ,
Ravine of Quebradas: On the passage of the ravine of Quebradas, as you arrive in the beach of Telheiro, you’ll have to go down a wooden ladder. Go slowly and carefully.
Alternative route marking and hard terrain: After passing the Telheiro beach ravine, the route is marked with cairns. Walk with the utmost attention, in order to follow the correct, single and recommended trail. If you can, put back fallen stones and rebuild the cairns. On the last 500 m, before joining the Historical Way, the trail follows on hard and stony ground.
Refreshments along the way: With the exception of the final part where you reach the lighthouse, you will not find any refreshment points along the way. You should carry water (1.5 L minimum) and sufficient supplies.
cycling and walking
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