Small Route

By crossing most of the parish of Moldes, surprise yourself with the green fields, in terraces, and with the water clarity running in many fountains. Also, the stream cascades of Rocas will leave no one indifferent, as well as the Bustelo, Adaúfe, Espinheiro and Fuste villages. The departure and arrival point of PR3 – Paths of the rising sun is the Moldes Main Church.

Departure and arrival: Moldes Main Church

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

Distance to go: 13 000 m (circular)

Duration: About 5h

Level of difficulty: Medium

Altitudes: Moldes (450 m)> Bustelo (625 m)> Espinheiro (730 m)> Estradão (770 m)> Fuste (570 m)> Póvoa (400 m)

Advised season: All the year, especially in summer, since 70% of the trail is done in the shade.

Geosites: None

Other points of interest: Moldes Main Church, Bustelo, Adaúfe, Espinheiro and Fuste villages.

  • Starting point:Igreja Matriz de Moldes
  • End point:Igreja Matriz de Moldes
  • Distance:13.00 km
  • Duration:5.00 h
  • Maximum altitude:770 m
  • Minimum altitude:400 m