Pontal da Carrapateira Circuit

EASY 2 reviews

Pontal da Carrapateira Circuit is a 10.3 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Aljezur, Faro, Portugal that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and backpacking and is best used from September until June.

DISTANCE
10.3 km
ELEVATION GAIN
151 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

backpacking

hiking

walking

beach

views

This circular walk starts in the village of Carrapateira. Along the circuit you will see various viewpoints, escarpments, Bordeira, Amado, and also the ruins of an ancient Islamic fishermen's settlement.

22 days ago

The walk along the coast is splendid. Crazy, crashing waves and scary, jagged cliffs. Can be heavy going on the deep sand paths.

hiking
1 day ago