Best trails in Portugal

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Ready to check out the best trails in Portugal? AllTrails has 996 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 628 moderate trails in Portugal ranging from 1.4 to 654.4 km and from 0 to 1,878 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Ponta de São Lourenço
Ponta de Sao Lourenco Special Conservation Zone
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Length: 6.9 km • Est. 2 h 33 m
This is one of the better walks in Madeira. The extreme eastern tip of the island consists of a long, extensive peninsula called Ponta de São Lourenço. In the winter months this is overgrown with mossShow more
#2 - Pico do Arieiro - Pico Ruivo
Parque Natural da Madeira
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Length: 10.9 km • Est. 5 h 28 m
This trail takes place in the immense and magnificent mountains of Madeira. Along the way you can enjoy the wonderful landscapes composed by the formidable rock formations, sometimes covered by the clShow more
#3 - Seven Hanging Valleys Trail
Armação de Pêra, Algarve, Portugal
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Length: 11.9 km • Est. 3 h 51 m
A trip along the Algarve coast from Praia da Marinha in the east to Praia Vale de Centianes. The trail includes a variety of beaches and caves to explore. It can be walked from either direction and inShow more
#4 - Sintra Palace, Castle of the Moors and Pena Palace Loop
Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais
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Length: 10.9 km • Est. 3 h 48 m
This walk takes you to the beautiful historical sites of Sintra Palace, that is the best-preserved medieval royal palace in Portugal, the Castelo dos Mouros, which was established during the 9th centuShow more
#5 - PR1 FLO Trail: Ponta Delgada to Fajã Grande
Cedros, Azores, Portugal
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Length: 21.4 km • Est. 8 h 4 m
The trail starts in Ponta Delgada, next to the road to the old football field. You will walk along the tarmac road, always having the Northern coast and Corvo Island on your right. At the crossroads, Show more
#6 - Trilha PRC2SMI Praia - Lagoa do Fogo
Reserva Natural de Lagoa do Fogo
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Length: 10.9 km • Est. 4 h 1 m
This trail starts on a beaten earth track, in a zone of pastures. Walk until you reach a water tank. Then turn to the left and start ascending trough a forest of Eucalyptus, Australian Cheesewood (PitShow more
#7 - Campo Benfeito, Cotelo e Gosende
Gosende, Center Region, Portugal
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Length: 10.6 km • Est. 3 h 17 m
Campo Benfeito, Cotelo e Gosende is a 10.6 kilometer loop trail located near Gosende, Center Region, Portugal that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#8 - Central Portuguese Way
Porto, Porto and the North, Portugal
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Length: 235.6 km • Est. Multi-day
This is the Central Camino route that takes you from one historic town or city to another with plenty of beautiful scenery and tiny villages in between. There is also another longer alternative, the Show more
#9 - Lajedo a Fajã Grande via Trilho PR2 FLO
Lajedo, Azores, Portugal
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Length: 13.4 km • Est. 4 h 35 m
This walking route takes us from Lajedo to Fajã Grande through the parishes of Mosteiro and Fajãzinha. The first section takes place on an old cobbled path to the parish of Mosteiro. From the MonasterShow more
#10 - Levada do Caldeirão Verde
Faial, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 11.7 km • Est. 5 h 45 m
Note: The elevation gain for the trail is deceiving. The trail goes through several tunnels that avoid big elevation gains therefore, the elevation gain via hiking/walking the trail is much less than Show more
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