Meandros do Rio Zêzere

Meanders [GRZ - Sector 4]

Spanning 23.1 km, Meanders is the 4th sector in the Multistage Route of Zêzere. It connects Dornelas do Zêzere, in the municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra, to Cambas, in the municipality of Oleiros. 

This sector contains 6 walking stages, 1 for mountain bike and 2 for canoeing.

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MTB Transalp · Portugal
Meanders [GRZ - MTB sector 4]
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 22.7 km
Duration 2:20 h
Ascent 276 m
Descent 345 m

Spanning 23.1 km, Meanders is the 4th sector in the Multistage Route of Zêzere. It connects Dornelas do Zêzere, in the municipality of Pampilhosa ...

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from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.5 km
Duration 2:50 h
Ascent 345 m
Descent 340 m

With just over 10km, this section connects Dornelas to the Aldeia do Xisto of Janeiro de Cima, along secular paths. 

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 0.7 km
Duration 0:10 h
Ascent 25 m
Descent 15 m

With about 700 meters, this short section connects the Janeiro de Cima Schist Village to the Rest Area of ​​the same locality. 

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 3.5 km
Duration 0:50 h
Ascent 70 m
Descent 100 m

In this 3.5km course, which connects Janeiro de Cima e Janeiro de Baixo, the River Zêzere reaches all its splendour through the famous "curves" – ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Long distance hiking trail · Portugal
Meanders - GRZ on Foot: Stage 6.2
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 1.9 km
Duration 0:30 h
Ascent 28 m
Descent 43 m

Percurso alternativo à travessia do rio no Açude de Janeiro de Cima.

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 1.3 km
Duration 0:25 h
Ascent 85 m
Descent 15 m

At 1.3km, this trail follows flat terrain towards the quartzite throat that the Zêzere has carved. 

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 2.5 km
Duration 0:40 h
Ascent 35 m
Descent 110 m

With about 2.5km, this section goes through one of the most beautiful landscapes of all GRZ: Serra do Machialinho and the meanderings of the Zêzere. 

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Long distance hiking trail · Portugal
Meanders - Admoço > Cambas - GRZ on Foot: Stage 6
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 4.6 km
Duration 1:00 h
Ascent 30 m
Descent 40 m

Under the influence of the Serra do Muradal, in this 4.6 km stretch, the Zêzere bottleneck stands out, one in the Naturtejo Geopark geomonuments ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Difficulty
Distance 24.8 km
Duration 5:08 h
Ascent 9 m
Descent 50 m

Spanning 24.7 km, this route passes through three Aldeias do Xisto: Barroca, Janeiro de Cima and Janeiro de Baixo. 

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Difficulty
Distance 7.4 km
Duration 1:31 h
Ascent 8 m
Descent 23 m

Spanning 7.4 km, this route runs through the Naturtejo Geo-Park (UNESCO) and in one of the most beautiful landscapes of the entire GR33 GRZ - ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto