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Matosinhos to Povoa do Varzim

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Take a metro to Matosinhos before beginning your walk along the coast to Povoa do Varzim.
easy
Distance 26 km
4:30 h
33 m
35 m
27 m
-3 m
After breakfast, take a short metro journey to the town of Matosinhos, escaping some of the urban sprawl of Porto. From Matosinhos, start your walk along the coast visiting seaside villages such as Leca da Palmeira, Labruge and Vila do Conde before arriving at Povoa do Varzim. This beautiful city is home to the Cividade de Terrosso Fort, more than 3000 years old as well as an ancient aquaduct, and a charming old town.
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Laura Paterson
Update: May 06, 2019
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
27 m
Lowest point
-3 m

Start

Matosinhos (11 m)
Coordinates:
DD
41.186977, -8.692472
DMS
41°11'13.1"N 8°41'32.9"W
UTM
29T 525790 4559559
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Destination

Povoa do Varzim

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Coordinates

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41.186977, -8.692472
DMS
41°11'13.1"N 8°41'32.9"W
UTM
29T 525790 4559559
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Arnold and Nancy Ames
March 03, 2020 · Community
They are right the walk is not 25 to 30 km but rather longer. Made it to Villa de Conde by 6 pm with 7 km to go. Take a taxi .... no point in killing oneself! I am older and walk at 3 km/hr so a 33 km walk is not in my wheelhouse. BYW this is my 9th long ditance walk!!!
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When did you do this route? March 02, 2020
Marianne Weijner
September 03, 2019 · Community
Morning walk
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Vickie McKee
August 31, 2019 · Community
Not difficult terrain but about 33 km rather than 26, so a bit footsore by the end.
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
26 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
33 m
Descent
35 m
Highest point
27 m
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