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Rota Vicentina: Arrifana to Carrapateira via Historical Way

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Southwest Alentejo and Vicentine Coast Natural Park

Rota Vicentina: Arrifana to Carrapateira via Historical Way is a 14.8 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Aljezur, Algarve, Portugal that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and backpacking and is best used from September until June.

Length 14.8 mi Elevation gain 1,778 ft Route type Point to Point
Backpacking Hiking Walking Beach Forest Views
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This is a portion of the Rota Vicentina, a multi day trip that can be hiked via a variety of routes. A compiled list of the sections is located here: https://www.alltrails.com/lists/rota-vicentina. Following that link you will find day hike sections of the trail for easy downloading. This section of Rota Vicentina stretches from Arrifana to Carrapateira via the Historical Way. You will see a beautiful view of Bordeira's sand dunes and the river meeting the ocean, a view that repeats itself over and over along the Vicentina Coast.

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Mark Frisby
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Tough first and last sections with steep ascents and descents on gravel paths. The middle two thirds were easy hiking and very beautiful, rural/farmland/forest paths. A long hike, over 5 1/2 hours of trekking but worth it.

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Olivier Blazy
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Julien Townsend
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Jean-Francois Gratton
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Luca De Santis
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Carol Van Dyke
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Rachel English
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