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Luz to Salema

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  • Salema
    Salema
    Photo: Minna Harshbarger, Macs Adventure
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Absorb the sights and sounds as you walk from Luz to Salema via Burgau, a quiet typical seaside village with a golden beach enclosed by cliffs.
Distance 12.3 km
3:45 h
196 m
232 m
62 m
1 m

As you walk along the coast today you will come across many small fishing villages and crumbling fortresses. Stop along the way and absorb the sights and sounds. See the incredible variety of seabirds' enroute, stop in a local café and sample some fresh fish while overlooking the paradise beaches.

Salema has a wide range of restaurants, in the evenings you can wander through the streets of this small village and pick where you would like to eat. Many of the restaurants will feature freshly caught fish of the day, such as sardines, mackerel, or sea bream.

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Author
Minna Harshbarger
Update: December 19, 2017
Highest point
62 m
Lowest point
1 m

Track types

Asphalt 7.87%Dirt road 17.52%Nature trail 6.78%Path 42.17%Road 12.75%Unknown 12.88%
Asphalt
1 km
Dirt road
2.2 km
Nature trail
0.8 km
Path
5.2 km
Road
1.6 km
Unknown
1.6 km
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This walk is part of the following itineraries:

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Start

Luz (46 m)
Coordinates:
DD
37.086872, -8.737122
DMS
37°05'12.7"N 8°44'13.6"W
UTM
29S 523363 4104541
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Destination

Salema

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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.

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Coordinates

DD
37.086872, -8.737122
DMS
37°05'12.7"N 8°44'13.6"W
UTM
29S 523363 4104541
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Distance
12.3 km
Duration
3:45 h
Ascent
196 m
Descent
232 m
Highest point
62 m
Lowest point
1 m

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