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Cyclin' Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João

Cyclin' Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João
active nature
From this centre, there are 5 routes at your disposal with increasing levels of difficulty.
MTB Centers, implemented in Portugal for the first time by Aldeias do Xisto, are permanent sports infrastructures, consisting of networks of trails for the practice of mountain biking and reception areas with equipment dedicated exclusively to leisure MTB practitioners. These places are equipped with parking, changing rooms, service station for bicycles (washing, air and mini-workshop) on a self-service basis. The Centers offer CrossCountry, DownHill or FreeRide trails, with specific markings, adopted internationally, with four levels of difficulty (green, blue, red and black) suitable for all types of users, from those who want to start up to the most demanding. Currently, 50 routes are avalailable and more than 1500 km. 

From this centre, there are four routes at your disposal with increasing levels of difficulty, and a fifth, long distance route connecting to the trails of Gondramaz and Lousã, which always return to Ferraria de São João.

This Centre has a mountain bike support shed with a service and wash station (0.50 euro or 1 euro coins), air and a self-service mini workshop available 24-hours a day. There are also toilets and hot showers (50 cent coins) available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • how to arrive

    Coordinates

    GD: 39.973972 -8.327667
    DMS: 39°58′26.3″N 8°19′39.6″W
    UTM: 29S 557412 4425084

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Varanda do Casal
Varanda do Casal
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Vale do Ninho Nature Houses
Vale do Ninho Nature Houses
Ferraria de São João
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Casa do Zé Sapateiro
Casa do Zé Sapateiro
Ferraria de São João
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Casas do Favacal
Favacal
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Quinta do Sobral
Quinta do Sobral
Figueiró dos Vinhos
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Casa Amarela
Casa Amarela
Casal de São Simão, Figueiró dos Vinhos
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Hotel Rota Malhoa**
Figueiró dos Vinhos
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Casa do Olival
Casa do Olival
Figueiró dos Vinhos
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PR 1 PNL - Ferraria de São João Schist Walking Trail - The herd trail
PR 1 PNL - Ferraria de São João Schist Walking Trail - The herd trail
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Cyclin' Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P3 - Red)
Cyclin' Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P3 - Red)
tour
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P4 - Black)
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P4 - Black)
tour
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P1 - Green)
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P1 - Green)
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Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P15 - Red)
Cyclin'Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P15 - Red)
Vale do Ninho Nature Houses
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Cyclin' Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P2 - Blue)
Cyclin' Portugal Centre of Ferraria de São João (P2 - Blue)
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Ferraria de São João
Ferraria de São João
offer
Escapadinha nas Aldeias do Xisto
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Ferraria de São João Homeowner’s Association
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Aldeias Do Xisto - Guided Cultural Tour
Aldeias Do Xisto - Guided Cultural Tour
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PR 1 FVN - Casal de S. Simão Schist Trail - Among the cliffs of S. Simão
PR 1 FVN - Casal de S. Simão Schist Trail - Among the cliffs of S. Simão
village
Casal de São Simão
Casal de São Simão
associations
Refúgios de Pedra
Refúgios de Pedra
Casal de S. Simão, Figueiró dos Vinhos
institutional
Junta de Freguesia de Aguda
Junta de Freguesia de Aguda
Aguda, Figueiró dos Vinhos
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Penela Castle and Church of São Miguel
Penela Castle and Church of São Miguel
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Câmara Municipal de Penela
Câmara Municipal de Penela
Penela
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Câmara Municipal de Figueiró dos Vinhos
Câmara Municipal de Figueiró dos Vinhos
Figueiró dos Vinhos
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Junta de Freguesia de Vila Facaia
Junta de Freguesia de Vila Facaia
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