GR 28 – THROUGH HILLS AND VALLEYS OF AROUCA


GR - Grande Rota

This is the Long Distance Route of the Arouca Geopark. You can take about 4 days to complete it, crossing the valley of Arouca, the Freita and Arada Mountains and the valleys of the Paivô and Paiva rivers. Throughout of about 90 kilometers, that connect a great number of Geosites, the extraordinary landscapes, the villages of the mountain, the watercourses, everything will appear in a surprising way. More than describing it, it is imperative to walk through this GR (Long distance route).


Departure and arrival: Arouca (Municipal Museum)

Type of route: Long distance route by rural, traditional and mountain paths

Distance to go: 90 000 m (circular)

Duration: About 4 days

Level of difficulty: Medium

Gaps: Moderately accented

Advised season: All the year

Other points of interest: Merujal villages, Picnic park of Vale da Raíz.

  • Starting point:Museu Municipal de Arouca
  • End point:Museu Municipal de Arouca
  • Distance:90.00 km
  • Degree difficulty:Médio
  • Duration:96.00 h