Nazaré Route  Day [ 2 ]

In the heart of the Aire and Candeeiros mountain ranges

[Pedreiras - Alvados]
15 km
Earth & Asphalt
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On this second day, you leave behind the sea and the plains and head for the mountainous inland area, on a route of about 15 km of medium difficulty.

The walk takes place amid amazing scenery of great beauty through the Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park, in the middle of the Estremadura Limestone Massif, the most important karst region in the country. The fauna is varied, with bats, rooks and different species of eagle. The flora is rich in wild and endemic species. It is also a territory with an abundant network of underground watercourses and great speleological wealth (caves). The path runs through the municipality of Porto de Mós, through the parishes of Pedreiras, Porto de Mós, Alvados and Alcaria. In terms of built heritage, highlights include the Castle and the Churches of São João and São Pedro in Porto de Mós and the Church of Our Lady of Consolation in Alvados. The route ends in the village of Alvados, a harmonious settlement in a valley. The well-preserved houses are distributed along old paths framed by stone walls, which run through the fields and the mountains, fully integrated with the topography and the natural setting. In small restaurants, genuine delicacies of the local gastronomy can be found, such as cheese, charcuterie and sweets.

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