Rota do Azeite (Tour of the Olive oil)


  • 44 km

    Distance

  • 243 m

    Min height

  • 439 m

    Max height

  • 195 m

    Δ height

  • Road

  • Equip

  • Skill

  • Effort

Track Description


The tour is part of the activities related to the market of"Fumeiro e Azeite" (smoked pork sausages ("chouriço" and related products) and olive oil). It starts at Proença-a-Velha in themunicipality of Idanha-a-Nova. The track follows a very diverse and beautifullandscape and has great single-tracks. One of the highlights is the magnificentlake of the large dam of Marshal Carmona where the Boom festival is held every second year. In this area there are many wellpreserved medieval towns, including some of the Portuguese historical villages(Monsanto, Idanha-a-Velha and Castelo Novo). 
Historical Villageshttp://www.aldeiashistoricasdeportugal.com/Places to stay:http://microsites.juventude.gov.pt/Portal/pt/PousadasRegiao/natureza/PIdanha_a_Nova.htmClosest train station: Castelo Branco: 35 kmhttp://www.cp.pt/cp/displayPage.do?vgnextoid=87cbd5abe2a74010VgnVCM1000007b01a8c0RCRD

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