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Açor Mountain MTB Centre

Açor Mountain MTB Centre
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At the Serra do Açor MTB Center there are four routes with different levels of difficulty.
Located in Coja, Arganil, from this Cyclin' Portugal Centre you can discover the natural heritage of Serra do Açor, the fifth highest mountain in mainland Portugal, which constitutes the northern quadrant of the territory of the Schist Villages, ensuring the continuity of the Central Cordillera, starting from Serra da Estrela. It is the mountain formation in schist that reaches the highest altitude in the Portuguese mainland: the Cebola, at 1438 m. the Serra do Açor is a concentrate of natural beauty, it is a mountain cracked by dozens of limpid water streams and small and beautiful villages that deserve to be discovered, as the Schist Villages of Benfeita and Vila Cova de Alva are examples. In this area it is also possible to find one of the relics of the native Portuguese forest, the Margaraça Forest, which integrates the Protected Landscape of the Serra do Açor and the Natura 2000 Network.
  • how to arrive

    Coordinates

    GD: 40.267009 -7.987577
    DMS: 40°16′1.23″N 7°59′15.28″W
    UTM: 29T 586083 4457884

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lodging
Casa da Moenda
Casa da Moenda
Benfeita
lodging
Arganil Municipal Camping Park
Arganil Municipal Camping Park
Sarzedo
tour
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Açor Mountain - Coja (P31 - Green)
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Açor Mountain - Coja (P31 - Green)
tour
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Açor Mountain - Coja (P32 - Blue)
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Açor Mountain - Coja (P32 - Blue)
institutional
União de Freguesias Vila Cova de Alva e Anceriz
União de Freguesias Vila Cova de Alva e Anceriz
Vila Cova de Alva, Arganil
village
Vila Cova de Alva
Vila Cova de Alva
tour
Panoramic Road: Benfeita - Piódão
Panoramic Road: Benfeita - Piódão
heritage
Peace Tower
Peace Tower
institutional
Junta de Freguesia de Benfeita
Junta de Freguesia de Benfeita
Benfeita, Arganil
village
Benfeita
Benfeita
tour
Schist Walking Trail of Avô - Around the Alva
Schist Walking Trail of Avô - Around the Alva
Hotel Rural Quinta da Geia
institutional
Câmara Municipal de Arganil
Câmara Municipal de Arganil
Arganil