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Esposende to Viana do Castelo

· 2 reviews · Hiking trail · Portugal
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Map / Esposende to Viana do Castelo
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Walk along coastal plains, sandy beaches and dunes to the historic centre of Viana do Castelo.

easy
25.3 km
6:00 h
284 m
276 m

Continue along the coastal plains, crossing expansive sandy beaches and dunes, the town of Marinhas, and Church of San Bartolome do Mar. Arriving at the mouth of the Neiva River, head inland briefly before returning to the coast and then walking along a forest path to the small port of Cabedelo. Cross the Eiffel Bridge into one of the most beautiful and best preserved historical centres in Portugal, Viana do Castelo.

Here you can visit the Church of Our Lady of Conception, the Castle of Mino, the stunning cathedral and a traditional goldsmith’s museum.

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Author
Laura Paterson
Updated: August 01, 2018

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
137 m
Lowest point
-1 m

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This walk is part of the following itineraries:

WPSCPCW

WPSCPCW1

Start

Esposende (5 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
41.532921, -8.781421
UTM
29T 518233 4597942

Destination

Viana do Castelo

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.

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Reviews

4.5
(2)
Vickie McKee
August 31, 2019 · Community
Followed the Camino signs and the map in this app - hence no beaches. The mismatch is a bit annoying but the walk was great
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Donna Watson
August 27, 2019 · Community
Walk was tough for me, blisters on half my toes despite good boots... hard cobblestones are a new experience. Laranjeira hotel was lovely, great staff and nice breakfast
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Reviews
Difficulty
easy
Distance
25.3 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
284 m
Descent
276 m
Scenic Cultural/historical value

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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