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São Brás de Alportel

Level 1

Nestled between the uplands and the sea, São Brás de Alportel offers a very pleasant easy route through beautiful natural scenery. Start by riding eastwards past the Fonte da Mesquita (Mesquita Fountain) and then downhill towards Bengado in the eastern part of the municipality.

Riding uphill through the Mealha Valley you will find yourself to the north of the town. Continue through Alportel, then on to São Romão in the eastern part of the municipality of São Brás de Alportel. On the way back, you will also pass through the village of Vilarinhos.

Level 1 (Easy)
Location: São Brás de Alportel
Start and finish of the route: São Brás de Alportel (Largo de São Sebastião)
GPS Coordinates: 37.1525, -7.88877
Distance: 26 km
Time needed: 2h00 (at an average of 12 km/h)
Climb: 305 m
Descent: 307 m