PR2 - Nature trail: between the Atlantic and Cávado

River and Wind Path

Location: The trail starts on the left bank of the Cávado River, rolling up the North Coast Natural Park in Fão parish.

Starting Point: Club Náutico de Fao

Path Type: Small circular route

Scope: Environmental, cultural, sports and landscape

Distance: 5,7 Km

Difficulty level: Easy

Best Season: All year

Cartography: Military Map of Portugal, paragraph 68, the Army Geographic Institute on the scale of 1/25000.

Points of Interest: he estuary of Cávado river and species of flora and fauna that dwell therein; dune system that extends throughout the coastline; the Ofir pine forest; Chapel and Facho da Bonança; Necrópole Medieval das Barreiras; agro-maritime activities (artisanal fishing and gathering of Sargasso); the windmills of Apulia; the Apulia Lagoon.

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