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Around the "Montado" (PR4 MTL)

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m 250 200 150 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Malacate - Mines of São Domingos São Domingos Mines São Domingos Mines Minas de São Domingos church Riverside beach of Tapada Grande Reservoir of Tapada Pequena
A circular path around the Mediterranean habitat of "montado" featuring cork trees and high levels of biodiversity.
moderate
Distance 13.2 km
4:30 h
68 m
78 m
198 m
130 m
This journey will start near the beach at Tapada Grande. Follow the path around the dam through fields of cork trees and shrubs in the direction of Monte Vale Travesso. You will cross the river stream of Cabeça de Aires. During the walk you will see many bird species. Continue in direction to Monte do Guiso and from there you start the return to the Tapada Grande reservoir. Go into the village of Mina de São Domingos, which is worth a visit
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Update: July 09, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Highest point
198 m
Lowest point
130 m
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Rest stops

Restaurant/Guest House "De São Domingos"
Seppia - Alentejo Star Hotel
Casa de Pasto A Taberna

Tips and hints

Go for a swim at Tapada Grande if you are doing the path on the Summer.

Start

Praia Fluvial da Mina de São Domingos (143 m)
Coordinates:
DD
37.672507, -7.504039
DMS
37°40'21.0"N 7°30'14.5"W
UTM
29S 631927 4170532
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Destination

Praia Fluvial da Mina de São Domingos

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Getting there

Visit the village of Minas de São Domingos and can easily find the reservoir of Tapada Grande where the path begins.

Coordinates

DD
37.672507, -7.504039
DMS
37°40'21.0"N 7°30'14.5"W
UTM
29S 631927 4170532
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.2 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
68 m
Descent
78 m
Highest point
198 m
Lowest point
130 m
Circular route Scenic Family-friendly Cultural/historical interest Botanical highlights Flora and fauna

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