GRZ: Terra Mineira

Mining Territory [GRZ - Sector 3]

Spanning about 22 km, Mining Territory is the third sector of the GRZ. It starts at the Barco rest area, in the municipality of Covilhã, and ends in Dornelas do Zêzere, in the municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra. As the name implies, the route passes through the mining landscape of Cabeço do Pião and the Aldeia do Xisto of Barroca.

This sector contains 3 walking stages 1 for mountain bike and 1 for canoeing.

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recommended route Difficulty S2 moderate closed
Distance 23.6 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 279 m
Descent 308 m

Spanning about 22 km, Mining Territory is the third sector of the GRZ. It starts at the Barco rest area, in the municipality of Covilhã, and ends ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
Long distance hiking trail · Portugal
GRZ on Foot - Mining Territory - Stage 1
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 13.8 km
Duration 3:25 h
Ascent 78 m
Descent 125 m

Departing from Barco Rest Area, the almost 14km route, approaching the Zêzere river, takes you to the Cabeço do Pião bridge, in the neighboring ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 3.2 km
Duration 0:45 h
Ascent 32 m
Descent 25 m

Flanked by the imposing mounds of the Panasqueira Mines, this 3.4 km route takes you towards the prehistorical rock engravings in the Aldeia do ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 4.7 km
Duration 1:15 h
Ascent 105 m
Descent 145 m

Connecting the Aldeia do Xisto of Barroca, in the municipality of Fundão, to Dornelas do Zêzere, in the municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra, this ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 1.9 km
Duration 0:29 h
Ascent 7 m
Descent 32 m

Este percurso faz a ligação à Estação Intermodal de Silvares.

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 9.8 km
Duration 2:01 h
Ascent 13 m
Descent 23 m

Spanning 9.2 km, this route combines the agricultural lands bordering the banks of the Zêzere, bordered by walls separating agricultural lands, and ...

from Aldeias do Xisto,   Aldeias do Xisto