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  • near Vila Chã, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.65mi
    Elevation +
    1506f
    TrailRank
    57
    Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas do Ermelo (short version) Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas do Ermelo (short version) Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas do Ermelo (short version)

    The start of this 8.5 kms trail is at the "Miradouro das Cascatas de Fisgas de Ermelo" with a spectacular distant view of the waterfall. During the initial 200 meter climb (1.7 kms) you pass the "Miradouro da Cancela". ...

  • near Pinhão, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    4.78mi
    Elevation +
    922f
    TrailRank
    55| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofPortugal: Pinhão - São Cristóvão do Douro - Pinhão (Trilho de São Cristóvão do Douro) Photo ofPortugal: Pinhão - São Cristóvão do Douro - Pinhão (Trilho de São Cristóvão do Douro) Photo ofPortugal: Pinhão - São Cristóvão do Douro - Pinhão (Trilho de São Cristóvão do Douro)

    The trail is well-known and well frequented by travellers, since it does have only one uphill section in the beginning and leads through vineyards and the picturesque village of São Cristóvão do Douro. The route can even...

    Excelente, fui com meu bebé no gangurú junto comigo, minha filha de 4 anos e esposa. Fizemos o percurso todo com calma n...
    Stallone Costa
  • near Vila Chã, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.30mi
    Elevation +
    1558f
    TrailRank
    50| Rating 3.0
    Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas do Ermelo (short version) Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas do Ermelo (short version) Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas do Ermelo (short version)

    *ATTENTION/ATENÇÃO* Note: before you start following this trail, the trail crosses the river. Notice that it was completed in the summer, so crossing it is easy and should not be a problem. However, during the winter, t...

    O trilho é feito pela travessia do rio que é impossível de inverno
    PRibeiro 13
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  • Fafião hiking

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    near Fafião, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.67mi
    Elevation +
    1198f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofFafião hiking Photo ofFafião hiking Photo ofFafião hiking

    Fafião hiking with a stop at Taberna S. Tiago for late lunch. should not follow after 2.45 km due to difficult descent, probably better to make turn at 2.20 km to descent with clearer path down.

  • near Santa Bárbara, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.56mi
    Elevation +
    1096f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofCasa das Torres - Igreja de São Vicente - Casa das Torres Photo ofCasa das Torres - Igreja de São Vicente - Casa das Torres Photo ofCasa das Torres - Igreja de São Vicente - Casa das Torres

    Hiking through the vineyards and getting lost in the terraces is a pleasant experience. This route takes you from the Casa das Torres down though its vineyards and neighbouring plots to the river. There is only one cro...

  • Rio Cabril no Gerês

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    near Lapela, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.65mi
    Elevation +
    177f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofRio Cabril no Gerês Photo ofRio Cabril no Gerês Photo ofRio Cabril no Gerês

    The path is to follow the river. Stone after stone. No predefined path. There are places where you will need to jump to the water. Do take a water sealed bag to carry your stuff. Hike can take from 7 to 12 hours. Good to...

  • near Fervença, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.31mi
    Elevation +
    525f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofHiking in Portugal - Fisgas do Ermelo Photo ofHiking in Portugal - Fisgas do Ermelo Photo ofHiking in Portugal - Fisgas do Ermelo

    Peace, silence and harmony. This is the Alvão Natural Park, where you can find the „Fisgas do Ermelo” consecutive waterfalls. During our hike there will be several opportunities to observe this natural beauty from differ...

  • PR3 MDB Fisgas de Ermelo

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    near Ermelo, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.14mi
    Elevation +
    2362f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 4.0
    Photo ofPR3 MDB Fisgas de Ermelo Photo ofPR3 MDB Fisgas de Ermelo Photo ofPR3 MDB Fisgas de Ermelo

    The primary feature of this hike is one of Europe's largest waterfalls. The Ermelo waterfall (Fisgas de Ermelo) is located in the Alvão Natural Park (Parque Natural do Alvão). It has a height of 200 metres, but it doesn'...

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  • PR2 Levada de Piscaredo

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    near Vilar de Ferreiros, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    5.24mi
    Elevation +
    617f
    TrailRank
    40| Rating 5.0

    Distance - 8.4km Points - 348 Created - 2011-05-30 10:11:38 Max. speed - 10.5km/h Min. altitude - 221m Max. altitude - 380m

    Um dos mais belos trilhos do Norte de Portugal. Combina beleza natural, interesse histórico, e alguns detalhes de engenh...
    Os Pés do Caminho
  • Fisgas de Ermelo

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    near Ermelo, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    8.42mi
    Elevation +
    2392f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofFisgas de Ermelo Photo ofFisgas de Ermelo Photo ofFisgas de Ermelo

    Absolutely breathtaking 13km walk along well marked tracks past waterfalls, huge mountainous views & mystical forest sections. Allow 4 hours to stop for photos, lunch & swim in the water holes at the base of the waterfal...

  • near Vila Nova, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.72mi
    Elevation +
    1499f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofIgreja Paroquial de Campeã - 10.8 kms circular trail Photo ofIgreja Paroquial de Campeã - 10.8 kms circular trail Photo ofIgreja Paroquial de Campeã - 10.8 kms circular trail

    A simple circular trail of 10.81 kms, starting / finishing at the Igreja Paroquial de Campeã. The first half of the trail takes you generally up (300 metres) through pretty woodland. When we made this trail there w...

  • Fafião

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    near Fafião, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.06mi
    Elevation +
    2175f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofFafião Photo ofFafião Photo ofFafião

    Amazing trail! must see! Crossing 2 waterfalls. First part hard, but track is well marked apart from last 4-5 km we had to find our own way.

  • near Barreiro, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    11.51mi
    Elevation +
    1916f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofSERRA DO ALVÃO (BARRAGEM) 29-30.9.20 Photo ofSERRA DO ALVÃO (BARRAGEM) 29-30.9.20 Photo ofSERRA DO ALVÃO (BARRAGEM) 29-30.9.20

    A major advantage of this trail at the Alvão Mountain Range Natural Park is the total absence of the eucalyptus tree. You see some scattered pines and birches and mostly a nice low and middle low scrub, but not a single ...

  • GERÊS (PITOES S-W) 20-22.7.18

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    near Parada, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    21.34mi
    Elevation +
    4016f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofGERÊS (PITOES S-W) 20-22.7.18 Photo ofGERÊS (PITOES S-W) 20-22.7.18 Photo ofGERÊS (PITOES S-W) 20-22.7.18

    This was a lonesome 3 day hike on the amazing Peneda-Gerês National Park throughout marked and unmarked trails, with distances set for each day around 12 km. Nothing really out of the ordinary if you feel fit, of course....

  • Xertelo - 7 Lagoas / 7 lagoons

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    near Xertelo, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.02mi
    Elevation +
    453f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofXertelo - 7 Lagoas / 7 lagoons Photo ofXertelo - 7 Lagoas / 7 lagoons Photo ofXertelo - 7 Lagoas / 7 lagoons

    Trail with very well signposted. At the end you can bathe in one of the seven lagoons. The water color is green / blue, the access is on a pedestrian path. Clean water and space. Magnificent sightseeing.

  • The 7 Rock Pools

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    near Xertelo, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    6.81mi
    Elevation +
    1378f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofThe 7 Rock Pools Photo ofThe 7 Rock Pools Photo ofThe 7 Rock Pools

    Amazing hike with rock pools for swimming, the climb at the end is very difficult, 20 minutes steep climb.

  • Fiães do Rio

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    near Fiães do Rio, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    16.27mi
    Elevation +
    2215f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofFiães do Rio Photo ofFiães do Rio Photo ofFiães do Rio

    It felt good to finally be back out on the trails again. During the many months of Covid lockdown, two of the things that I missed the most were hiking and taking long motorcycle rides. When the restrictions were lifted ...

  • Pitões das Júnias

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    near Pitões das Júnias, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    3.10mi
    Elevation +
    968f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofPitões das Júnias Photo ofPitões das Júnias Photo ofPitões das Júnias

    Excellent, straight forward walk with good signs and a lot of spectacular views. The ruined monastery is quite something. The waterfalls less so but nonetheless worth the walk down and up. The only bugbear I have is the ...

  • near Fafião, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.63mi
    Elevation +
    3107f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofGeres 15.51 Pretty beautiful route. Photo ofGeres 15.51 Pretty beautiful route. Photo ofGeres 15.51 Pretty beautiful route.

    It is actually a very beautiful route. The first part of the route to the dam is a traverse. If you start at 09.00 in the morning, the sun will shine on your back. And you will manage this part of the route very easily...

  • near Ermelo, Vila Real (Portugal)
    Distance
    9.00mi
    Elevation +
    3281f
    TrailRank
    99| Rating 4.69
    Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas de Ermelo- Parque Natural do Alvão Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas de Ermelo- Parque Natural do Alvão Photo ofPR3 MDB - Fisgas de Ermelo- Parque Natural do Alvão

    O percurso tem início no Largo da igreja da Aldeia de Ermelo, preparamos os acessórios para o percurso Sinalizado e designado por PR3 MDB Fisgas de Ermelo, aqui cruza com outro Percurso Pedestre designado por PR7 MDB Cam...

    Um dos trilhos mais espetaculares que fiz, mas que deveria ter sido realizado numa altura do ano menos quente. Subidas í...
    vgduarte
    Minha primeira PR, o início é bastante cansativo para quem tem pouca preparação, mas as paisagens valem o esforço. Recom...
    tiagosjanuario
    Vários pontos de vista para a cascata, vale a pena o esforço. Tem muitas subidas com pouca sombra, requer alguma prepara...
    Bzzu Riboira

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