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Arcos to Barcelos

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The Camino takes you through eucalyptus and pine woods to the lively village of Barcelos with its attractive market square.
easy
Distance 20.8 km
5:00 h
195 m
185 m
154 m
11 m
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Author
Minna Harshbarger
Update: May 20, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
154 m
Lowest point
11 m

Tips and hints

This walk is part of the following itineraries:

WPSCPFULL

WPSCP4

WPSCP4&5

Start

Arcos (35 m)
Coordinates:
DD
41.394356, -8.665782
DMS
41°23'39.7"N 8°39'56.8"W
UTM
29T 527940 4582589
w3w 
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Destination

Barcelos

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
41.394356, -8.665782
DMS
41°23'39.7"N 8°39'56.8"W
UTM
29T 527940 4582589
w3w 
///placid.dribbling.striper
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

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)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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.

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Rating

4.0
(1)
Barbara Dunstan
September 09, 2019 · Community
Very warm, long walk
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Beautiful walk,
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Beautiful walk,

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
20.8 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
195 m
Descent
185 m
Highest point
154 m
Lowest point
11 m

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