Granfondo Serra da Estrela - Walking Trail
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General information

As in previous editions, this year we will have the Walking Tour interpreted by guides from the Associação Geopark Estrela, aimed at all residents and those accompanying athletes participating in the 10th anniversary of Granfondo Serra da Estrela.

This walk will begin and end at Parque Municipal de Seia, departing at 9 am, shortly after the departure of Granfondo and Mediofondo participants which takes place at 8:30 am.


Interpretive walk:

Sunday, June 30th, at 9am

Meeting point: Seia City Hall

Distance: 8.5 km

Expected Duration: 3h30

Difficulty: Moderate/difficult

Minimum Age: 10 years old (minors must present themselves at the match with an adult and a Term of Responsibility)


Recommended Material:

Comfortable shoes, boots or sneakers for walking;
1 hat or cap - 1 bottle of water;
Sunscreen.

The Granfondo Serra da Estrela Organization, as in previous editions, will make gift kits available to all those registered for the Walk, which will be delivered to those registered by the Geopark Estrela Association guides 15 minutes before and until the start of the Walk, at the departure location – in front of Seia City Hall (those registered for the Walk will not have to go to the secretariat).

Technical information

Walk interpreted by Estrela Geopark, discovering geological, biological and cultural heritage, combined with sports in a natural environment.

This will begin and end at Parque Municipal de Seia, crossing some of the streams on the west/northwest side of Serra da Estrela and passing through the “Cabeça da Velha” geosite, which represents the cultural appropriation of our geological heritage.


Distance: 8.5 km

Level difference: 410m D+

Difficulty level: moderate/difficult

Type: circular

Duration: 3h30

Departure time: 9 am

Meeting point: Seia, City Hall | 40°25'15.5"N 7°42'15.8"W

Points of interest: Ribeiro do Barbil - Cabeça da Velha - Ribeiro do Formigo - Ribeiro do Valverde

Registration

Registration:

  • Registration takes place exclusively via the Stop&Go platform until 24:00 on June 23, 2024;
    €7.00 per registrant (fully goes to Associação Geopark Estrela).