Ferraria de São João MTB Centre

Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João

From this centre, there are four routes at your disposal with increasing levels of difficulty, and a fifth, long distance route connecting to the trails of Gondramaz and Lousã, which always return to Ferraria de São João.

 This Centre has a mountain bike support shed with a service and wash station (0.50 euro or 1 euro coins), air and a self-service mini workshop available 24-hours a day. There are also toilets and hot showers (50 cent coins) available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Viewing format
Difficulty easy
Distance 3.8 km
Duration 1:00 h
Ascent 90 m
Descent 90 m

It's a simple and accessible route with a panoramic view of the Aldeia do Xisto of Ferraria de S. João.

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Difficulty easy
Distance 19.6 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 725 m
Descent 725 m

The route is a figure of "eight" passing through various villages and places of outstanding natural beauty.

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Difficulty moderate
Distance 29.2 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 1,135 m
Descent 1,135 m

Ride up and down constantly, with different points of interest such as the passage. Ends with a spur section of technical rocky single track downhill.

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Difficulty moderate
Distance 47.5 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 1,925 m
Descent 1,925 m

It is a demanding course, at altitudes between 800 and 900 meters, with slopes up to 30%.

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 74.8 km
Duration 8:00 h
Ascent 2,775 m
Descent 2,775 m

Difficult route that starts in the Schist Village of Ferraria de São João and takes you to the Schist Villages of Gondramaz and Casal de São Simão.

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto