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GRZ - Mining Territory [Sector 3]

Long distance hiking trail · Portugal · open
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  • Mining Territory - Barroca > Dornelas do Zêzere - GRZ: Stage 3
    / Mining Territory - Barroca > Dornelas do Zêzere - GRZ: Stage 3
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barroca > Dornelas do Zêzere - GRZ: Stage 3
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Cabeço do Pião > Barroca - GRZ: Stage 2
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Cabeço do Pião > Barroca - GRZ: Stage 2
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
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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.
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23.5 km
6:48 h
278 m
286 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 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 canoeing. Check the detail and the current conditions HERE.

Author’s recommendation

The agricultural land and mining landscape are the elements that mark this section.

Book your acommodation, experience or meal in Book in Xisto.

 

Responsible Trails Criteria:

This route as the auditing in progress at this date.

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Updated: August 21, 2020

Highest point
451 m
Lowest point
352 m

Rest Stop

Lameirinhos Casa de Campo
Casa do Silvério
Solar Vicente

Safety information

Take the necessary precautions for high temperatures in summer and slippery terrain in the winter. The levels of difficulty and times given are only indicative. They were calculated on a physical effort basis and do not include stops. Make your estimate by analising the technical data of path to be taken.

 

Contact information

SOS Emergency: 112

SOS Forest: 117

Start

Área de Descanso do Barco Lat.: 40° 10' 22.44" NLong.: 7° 37' 30.972" W (401 m)
Coordinates:
DD
40.173153, -7.614213
DMS
40°10'23.4"N 7°36'51.2"W
UTM
29T 617993 4447896
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Destination

Dornelas do Zêzere Lat.: 40° 6' 6.84" NLong.: 7° 44' 45.852" W

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Coordinates

DD
40.173153, -7.614213
DMS
40°10'23.4"N 7°36'51.2"W
UTM
29T 617993 4447896
w3w 
///sagging.ripest.symmetries
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Status
open
Distance
23.5 km
Duration
6:48h
Ascent
278 m
Descent
286 m
Multi-stage route

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