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Safety informationThe terrain along this route changes with the weather conditions, so pay special attention to the slippery ground in the winter and on rainy days. In summer, temperatures can rise considerably, so always wear a hat and bring water.
SOS Emergência: 112
SOS Floresta: 117
GNR (police) Pampilhosa da Serra: (+351) 235 590 100
ADXTUR - Aldeias do Xisto Network - 275 647 700 | 960 101 873
Tips and hintsPessegueiro is a village full of history and rural traditions, it has a beautiful river beach where its visitors can enjoy some good quality time. There are several places to visit:Pessegueiro Olive Press – The Pessegueiro Olive Press was rebuilt in 2003 by its Parish Council. It was property of many people from the council and from near by villages.The last person to run the Pessegueiro Olive Press was António Francisco from Pessegueiro de Baixo (down), that worked there for 24 years.Parish Church - There is no sure about the precise year that the church was built, but due to the engravings found on holy water sink with 1724 on it, Virgílio Ferreira was able to retrace it for the end of 17th Century or begining of the 18th Century. The image of the patron S. Simão is made of stone and it's from the 17th century.Chapel of the lady of Lurdes - This Chapel is located on the hill between the Pessegueiro de Baixo (down) and Pessegueiro de Cima (up) and it was inaugurated on September 10th of 1966. The image of the lady of Lurdes was transfer for this new Church.Water mill – The locals still use this water mill to grain their cereals using the water from the stream to rotate the traditional millstones.Parish Museum – Located on the Village of Carvoeiro, this museum shows the way the local people used to live.
- Maranho (Goat stomach filled with goat meat mixture)
- Chanfana (Goat stewed in red wine)
- Tigelada (Baked custard pudding - eggs, sugar, wheat flour, milk and cinnamon)
- Arroz Doce (Sweet rice pudding)
Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.