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GRZ on Foot - River Branches [Sector 8]

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  • River Branches - Macieira Rest Area > Penedo Furado - GRZ: Stage 9
    / River Branches - Macieira Rest Area > Penedo Furado - GRZ: Stage 9
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  • / River Branches - Macieira Rest Area > Penedo Furado - GRZ: Stage 9
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  • / River Branches - Macieira Rest Area > Penedo Furado - GRZ: Stage 9
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  • / River Branches - Trutas > Macieira Rest Area - GRZ: Stage 8
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  • / River Branches - Cabeça Gorda Rest Area > Trutas - GRZ: Stage 7
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  • / River Branches - Cabeça Gorda Rest Area > Trutas - GRZ: Stage 7
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  • / River Branches - Cabeça Gorda Rest Area > Trutas - GRZ: Stage 7
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  • / River Branches - Cabeça Gorda Rest Area > Trutas - GRZ: Stage 7
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  • / River Branches - Zaboeira > Cabeça Gorda Rest Area - GRZ: Stage 6
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  • / River Branches - Zaboeira > Cabeça Gorda Rest Area - GRZ: Stage 6
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  • / River Branches - Zaboeira > Cabeça Gorda Rest Area - GRZ: Stage 6
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  • / River Branches - Fernandaires > Zaboeira - GRZ: Stage 5
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  • / River Branches - Fernandaires > Zaboeira - GRZ: Stage 5
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  • / River Branches - Fernandaires > Zaboeira - GRZ: Stage 5
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  • / River Branches - Fernandaires > Zaboeira - GRZ: Stage 5
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  • / River Branches - Fernandaires > Zaboeira - GRZ: Stage 5
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  • / River Branches - Fernandaires > Zaboeira - GRZ: Stage 5
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  • / River Branches - Fernandaires > Zaboeira - GRZ: Stage 5
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  • / River Branches - Fernandaires > Zaboeira - GRZ: Stage 5
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  • / River Branches - Palhais > Fernandaires - GRZ: Stage 4
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  • / River Branches - Moinhos da Ribeira > Palhais - GRZ: Stage 3
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  • / River Branches - Foz da Sertã Rest Area > Moinhos da Ribeira - GRZ: Stage 2
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  • / River Branches - Foz da Sertã Rest Area > Moinhos da Ribeira - GRZ: Stage 2
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  • / River Branches - Vale Serrão Rest Area > Foz da Sertã Rest Area - GRZ: Stage 1
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  • / River Branches - Vale Serrão Rest Area > Foz da Sertã Rest Area - GRZ: Stage 1
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The eighth and penultimate sector of the GRZ spans a total of 71.4 km. It connects the Serrão Valley rest area in the municipality of Ferreira do Zêzere to Penedo Furado, in the municipality of Vila de Rei. 
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difficult
Distance 71 km
20:00 h
1,934 m
1,946 m
The eighth and penultimate sector of the Multistage Route of Zêzere spans a total of 71.4 km, and connects the Serrão Valley rest area, in the municipality of Ferreira do Zêzere, to Penedo Furado in the municipality of Vila de Rei. It passes through the Foz da Sertã rest area, Moinhos da Ribeira, in the municipality of Sertã, Fernandaires, Zaboeira, the Cabeça Gorda rest area, Trutas and the Macieira rest area in the municipality of Vila de Rei. 

This sector contains 9 walking stages 1 for mountain bike and 2 canoeing. Check the details and current conditions HERE.

 

Author’s recommendation

Enjoy some of the most scenic landscapes provided by the river Zêzere. Try the largemouth bass dishes.

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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Update: July 23, 2021
Difficulty
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Highest point
329 m
Lowest point
111 m
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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

Ferreira do Zêzere Municipal Council: (+351) 249 360 150,  

Start

Área de Descanso do Vale Serrão Lat.: 39° 46' 13.08" NLong.: 8° 14' 33.072" W (150 m)
Coordinates:
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39.770246, -8.242639
DMS
39°46'12.9"N 8°14'33.5"W
UTM
29S 564864 4402531
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Destination

"Penedo Furado Lat.: 39° 37' 33.6"" NLong.: 8° 9' 43.344"" W "

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Coordinates

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39.770246, -8.242639
DMS
39°46'12.9"N 8°14'33.5"W
UTM
29S 564864 4402531
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Distance
71 km
Duration
20:00 h
Ascent
1,934 m
Descent
1,946 m
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