Percurso Pedestre "Chã dos Navegantes PR 1 - SSB" - Sesimbra, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tmob
N 38° 25.400 W 009° 11.835
29S E 482781 N 4252804
Quick Description: This route - Short Route - has 5 km long and circular in shape, begins and ends in Cape Espichel area, between km 1 and 2 of EN 379.
Location: Setúbal, Portugal
Date Posted: 3/5/2011 4:19:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMAWVP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
Views: 12

Long Description:
This can be read in the plaque at the beginning of the trail:

Throughout the way, this trail temporarily follows the route of GRII E9 - "Rota do Cabo" Sesimbra - Almada, part of the "Caminho do Atlântico". This route has a steep slope so that, with adverse weather conditions, may present some difficulty. It is advised that a minimum of physical preparation and supply of liquids. Taking as its starting point plateau Cabo Espichel, the walker begins the descent to a flattened area, located in the extensive southern cliffs, which calls for geomorphologically "rechã", which by its geographical location and type of relief, offers unique landscapes. Along the way, hikers can see evidence of local history, as the Fort St. Domingos da Baralha, in close harmony with the natural landscape, including the various elements of geology, flora and bird site.

Name: Percurso da Chã dos Navegantes (Chã dos Navegantes Route)
Location: Municipality of Sesimbra, Parish of Castelo
Type of route: Route interpretive
Under this route: Plateau, coastal cliffs and formations
Distance traveled: About 5 km
Degree of difficulty: Medium, steeply sloping
Elevation Minimum / Maximum: 0 m / 140 m
Parking: Not Listed

Trailhead/trail website: Not listed

Trail allowances or restrictions: Not listed

Trail type: Not listed

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