Plan a route here Copy route
Hiking routerecommended route

Porto to Vilar do Pinheiro

Hiking route · Portugal
LogoMacs Adventure
Responsible for this content
Macs Adventure Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • /
    Photo: Iain Douglas, Macs Adventure
m 120 100 80 60 40 20 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km
Follow the maze out of Porrto and head to the quieter section onward to Vilar do Pin Heiro.
easy
Distance 16.6 km
4:00 h
132 m
127 m
116 m
31 m

Pay careful attention to your route notes today as you follow the maze out of Porto. The route gets quieter from Maia onwards. On arriving in Vilar do Pinheiro, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Arcos.

It is possible to take an alternative coastal route out of Porto before returning to the main “Caminho Central” at the end of the first day on this stage if you prefer to avoid some of the urban sprawl. However, for Camino “purists” it should be highlighted that this is not the historical Camino route which most people follow

Profile picture of Minna Harshbarger
Author
Minna Harshbarger
Update: May 20, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
116 m
Lowest point
31 m

Tips and hints

This walk is part of the following itineraries:

WPSCPFULL

WPSCP4

WPSCP4&5

Start

Porto (68 m)
Coordinates:
DD
41.144543, -8.614198
DMS
41°08'40.4"N 8°36'51.1"W
UTM
29T 532375 4554874
w3w 
///about.potato.announce

Destination

Vilar do Pinheiro

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
41.144543, -8.614198
DMS
41°08'40.4"N 8°36'51.1"W
UTM
29T 532375 4554874
w3w 
///about.potato.announce
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Questions and answers

Ask the first question

Would you like to the ask the author a question?


Rating

Write your first review

Help others by being the first to add a review.


Photos from others


Difficulty
easy
Distance
16.6 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
132 m
Descent
127 m
Highest point
116 m
Lowest point
31 m

Statistics

  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
2D 3D
Maps and trails
Distance  km
Duration : h
Ascent  m
Descent  m
Highest point  m
Lowest point  m
Push the arrows to change the view