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Além Rio

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Beautiful view of Mértola from a former fishing village.

In the past, Além Rio was known by the fisherman community who worked in the river waters of the Guadiana. Today it is a place where you may get a good (photo) perspective over Mértola. This area has lots of quaint places to stay and to eat, and from there you may explore the East bank of Guadiana. You can get there by boat or crossing the bridge.

Coordinates

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37.635952, -7.662419
DMS
37°38'09.4"N 7°39'44.7"W
UTM
29S 618017 4166265
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Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
6.2 km
2:00 h
91 m
91 m
60.9 km
4:50 h
705 m
705 m
73.5 km
5:28 h
622 m
427 m
73.9 km
5:23 h
486 m
725 m
413 km
31:37 h
3847 m
3847 m
601.4 km
42:03 h
5962 m
5962 m
386.7 km
26:00 h
3101 m
3101 m
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easy
6.2 km
2:00 h
91 m
91 m
A path along the river Guadiana, with the castle of Mértola, preserved habitats, bird-watching spots and ancient watermills.
from Portugal Wildscapes,   Portugal Wildscapes
Long distance cycling · Portugal
Off the Road - Into the Wildscapes [Stage 5]
Stage 5
60.9 km
4:50 h
705 m
705 m
Loop from Mértola along the East bank of the river Guadiana, cycling through the Natural Park and the mining heritage of São Domingos.
from Manuel Franco,   Portugal Wildscapes
Long distance cycling · Portugal
Off the Road - Into the Wildscapes [Stage 6]
Stage 6
73.5 km
5:28 h
622 m
427 m
Travel from Mértola to Castro Verde, closing a 400 km route, which crosses the lands of the Iberian lynx and the fields of Alentejo where an epic ...
from Manuel Franco,   Portugal Wildscapes
Long distance cycling · Portugal
Off the Road - Into the Wildscapes [Stage 4]
Stage 4
73.9 km
5:23 h
486 m
725 m
Journey through the hills and valleys, from Almodôvar to Mértola, to find the Guadiana, the grand southern river.
from Manuel Franco,   Portugal Wildscapes
Long distance cycling · Portugal
On the Road - Cycling Route
413 km
31:37 h
3847 m
3847 m
A 400 km cycling adventure that is divided in 5 journeys, along some of the most scenic and quiet roads of Lower Alentejo. You will cycle through ...
from Portugal Wildscapes,   Portugal Wildscapes
601.4 km
42:03 h
5962 m
5962 m
One of the best ways to explore the quiet roads, villages, nature and heritage of Portugal Wildscapes is by taking one of our recommended routes.
from Portugal Wildscapes,   Portugal Wildscapes
difficult Multistage route
386.7 km
26:00 h
3101 m
3101 m
This 400 km cycling adventure is divided into 6 journeys, along very scenic gravel paths and quiet roads of Lower Alentejo. It brings you through ...
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from Portugal Wildscapes,   Portugal Wildscapes
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