Best partially paved trails in Portugal

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Explore the most popular partially paved trails in Portugal with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of partially paved trails in Portugal
Top trails (243)
#1 - Sintra Palace, Castle of the Moors and Pena Palace Loop
Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais
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Length: 6.8 mi • 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 century and the Pena Palace with its 19th century Romanticism style of architecture and stunning vistas.Show more
#2 - Campo Benfeito, Cotelo e Gosende
Gosende, Center Region, Portugal
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
#3 - Central Portuguese Way
Porto, Porto and the North, Portugal
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Length: 146.4 mi • 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 Coastal Camino route, which can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/portugal/lisbon/camino-portugues-coastal-lisbon-to-santiago-del-compostela?u=iShow more
#4 - Portuguese Coastal Path: Porto to Santiago de Compostela
Porto, Porto and the North, Portugal
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Length: 165.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is the shorter coastal route of the Camino Português. It starts in the city of Porto, this route, first traveled by Queen Isabel of Portugal in the 12th century, heads north following the Atlantic coast of Portugal and Spain. You can find the longer coastal route starting in the city of Lisbon here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/portugal/lisbon/camino-portugues-coastal-lisbon-to-santiago-del-compostela This route also goes through smaller towns, and as it is on the coast the weather is more moderate than the inland route, you can find the central route here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/portugal/porto/the-portuguese-way-of-saint-james-central-routeShow more
#5 - Monte to Camacha via Levada dos Tornos
Monte, Madeira, Portugal
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 6 h 10 m
This route first tours the botanic gardens in Monte and they journeys along the Levada dos Tornos to Camacha.Show more
#6 - PR 29 SMI Caldeiras Ribeira Grande to Salto do Cabrito Waterfall
Vila Franca do Campo, Azores, Portugal
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
This trail begins next to the Pico Vermelho Geothermal Power Station, passes the Salto do Cabrito Hydroelectric Power Station and ends at the Ribeira Grande Caldeiras (hot springs). The trail starts just by the “Lagoa do Fogo” restaurant. A little further on, take a left turn along a dirt path, which goes past a wood of Victorian box, acacia, Japanese red cedar and eucalyptus trees. You can see the Ribeira Grande valley to your right from various points along this path. After walking for approximately 1 km, you will come to the Salto do Cabrito Hydroelectric Power Station; here you can turn off the main path and near the stream you can see the impressive waterfall which gives its name to the power station. Return to the main path, climb the steps there, and cross the walkway above the water pipes until you reach the Fajã do Redondo Hydroelectric Power Station, which is no longer in operation. Continue along the trail until you reach a dirt road, where you should turn right, and then continue ahead for about 500 metres. At the end you will come to an asphalt road where, if you turn left, you will come to the Ribeira Grande Caldeiras, where the trail ends. There are a number of hot springs in this area, and you can enjoy typical dishes at the traditional restaurant there.Show more
#7 - Forjães e Rio Neiva
Forjães, Porto and the North, Portugal
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 4 m
#8 - Central Portuguese Way: Rubiães to Tui
Rubiães, Porto and the North, Portugal
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Length: 11.7 mi • Est. 5 h 34 m
This route is part of a multi week long hike, along The Camino Português Central or The Portuguese Way of Saint James Central Route, that can be done at a variety of paces and starting points. The Portuguese Way of Saint James Central full route can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/portugal/porto-and-the-north/the-portuguese-way-of-saint-james-central-route?u=i A list of individual trails can be found here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/camino-portugues-central Following this link, you'll find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading.Show more
#9 - Caminho Português da Costa: Lisboa a Santiago de Compostela
Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
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Length: 406.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is the longer coastal route of the Camino Português, which is the second most popular route, good for wine lovers, as it passes through many wineries. It starts in the city of Lisbon, this route, first traveled by Queen Isabel of Portugal in the 12th century, heads north following the Atlantic coast of Portugal and Spain. You can find the shorter coastal route starting in the city of Porto here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/portugal/porto-and-the-north/camino-portugues-coastal-porto-to-santiago-del-compostela?u=i This route also goes through smaller towns, and as it is on the coast the weather is more moderate than the inland route, which you can find here: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/portugal/porto/the-portuguese-way-of-saint-james-central-route?u=iShow more
#10 - Terra Nostra Botanical Garden
Furnas, Azores, Portugal
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 46 m
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