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Mora, an eternal love

Code: MOR PR1
Geographical location: Mora
Type: Circular walk
Main themes: Rurality, Megalithic Period
Distance: 18 km
Approximate duration: 4 to 5 hours
Type of surface: Country and forest paths
Ascent/descent: 351 m
Minimum altitude: 51 m
Maximum altitude: 164 m
Level of difficulty: Medium
Accessibility: Not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Certifications: Approved by the FCMP (Portuguese Camping and Mountaineering Federation)
Start and finish: Terreiro da Misericórdia
Geographical coordinates: N38º56'39"" W08º09'55''
Geographical coordinates: 38.944328º -8.165551º
Where to park: Parking available in the immediate vicinity, within the built-up area.

Useful Contacts:

Mora Tourist Office
Telephone: +351 266 439 079

Here you will find a water-filled Alentejo all year round, a transitional space between the mountainous areas to the east and the floodplains to the west. The oak groves are vitally important not only because of cork production but also because they ensure very biodiverse ecosystems, enriched by fabulous megalithic remains. It is a constantly-changing landscape with horizons stretching to infinity, deep valleys and the possibility of walking along what was once an important regional railway line.

We are in the heart of the oak groves for a route that takes you through wide open spaces. No special effort is required and you will always be walking along well-marked country paths. Coming upon a fabulous megalithic cromlech brings an added thrill to your outing, which you can complete by visiting the famous Fluviário de Mora and by walking along an old railway line.