GR22 – Great Route of the Historic Villages of Portugal
Following old Roman sidewalks, crossing rivers and streams, climbing the most challenging slopes, discovering this territory by the paths of the Great Route of the Historical Villages of Portugal (GR22) on foot or by bike is an unforgettable odyssey.” Whenever you venture into the GR22, we advise you to use GPS.
“The GR22 – Great Route of the Historical Villages of Portugal that connects the 12 Historical Villages of Portugal by stages, in a circular route of about 600 kilometers, has the seal Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe, awarded by the European Ramblers Association, a certification that highlights the best hiking destinations in Europe, through criteria such as sustainability, the level of experience provided to the user, the quality of its route, and its cultural and natural richness. It is also approved as a Great Mountain Bike Crossing by the Portuguese Cycling Federation. Along with the cultural monumentality, on the GR22 you will also visit some of the most beautiful natural parks and Portugal, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the International Douro Natural Park and Côa Valley Archaeological Park, the Tejo International Natural Park and the Serra da Estrela Natural Park. Enjoy the river beaches, tranquility and become a conqueror of unusual experiences.”
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