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Picoto da Melriça viewpoint

Picoto da Melriça viewpoint
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The Picoto da Melriça viewpoint is located at the Portugal Geodesic Centre, 3 km north of Vila de Rei, next to the EN2. 
- Altitude: 580 m

- Type: Formal

- Angle of view: 360º

- Landscape reader: North: Serra da Lousã (Trevim, Santo António da Neve and Penedos de Góis); Serra do Açor (Cebola); Serra da Estrela | NE: Serra de Alvelos | E: Strait. Serra das Talhadas (Gavião de Ródão); Chapel of Santo António (Cardigos) | SE: Serra da Amêndoa (Almond and Mação) e Serra do Bando | S: Thermoelectric power plant of Pego | SO: Abrantes | O: Serra de Aire and Candeeiros | NO: Serra de Alvaiázere e Figueiró dos Vinhos.

With geodesic landmark of 1st order. Picnic park. Museum of Geodesy.

  • how to arrive

    Coordinates

    GD: 39.694167 -8.13
    DMS: 39°41′39.0″N 8°7′48.0″W
    UTM: 29S 574593 4394175

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