- Is Arouca worth a visit?
- How do I get to the Arouca 516?
- How difficult is the walk from Espiunca to areinho?
- Will Viator Arouca sell out?
- What is the Arouca Geopark?
- How to get access to the wooden staircases of Arouca?
- Where is the Arouca bridge located?
- How to get to Paiva walkways in areinho?
- How long is the walk from Paiva to Espiunca?
Is Arouca worth a visit?
The whole region, is a mountainous area and very worthwhile to visit if you enjoy hiking and rugged beauty. Wonderful walks and very interesting museums about the Geopark Arouca. The passadicos do Paiva is a boardwalk built along a river and you can do part... More.
How do I get to the Arouca 516?
Highly recommend the walk through the Paiva walkways. Start in Espiunca if you want an uphill wall. Start in Areinho if you want an initial uphill (20 mins), and the the balance downhill. If you want to access the Arouca 516 FROM the Paiva walkway, then purchase a ticket from Canela.
How difficult is the walk from Espiunca to areinho?
The walk from Espiunca to Areinho is considered to be the more difficult of the two, as it climbs uphill, against the flow of the river. So, those wanting the easier route will begin at Areinho.
Will Viator Arouca sell out?
*Likely to sell out: Based on Viator’s booking data and information from the provider from the past 30 days, it seems likely this experience will sell out through Viator, a Tripadvisor company. What are the top attractions to visit in Arouca?
What is the Arouca Geopark?
Highlights of the Arouca Geopark, which was recognised by UNESCO in 2009, are the Castanheira Nodular Granite (Pedras Parideiras), the Canelas Giant Trilobites and the Vale do Paiva Ichnofossils.
How do I get to areinho?
Visitors can start the walk at either end of the trail – at Espiunca or Areinho. The walk from Espiunca to Areinho is considered to be the more difficult of the two, as it climbs uphill, against the flow of the river. So, those wanting the easier route will begin at Areinho.
How far is the walk from Espiunca to areinho?
It is about 9km from Espiunca to the other end Areinho and the estimated journey time is 2 - 2 1/2 hours. As we were in our own car, we decided to walk about 4km along from Espiunca and then turn around. However, we understand that it is easy to get a taxi from one end to the other, if you only wish to do the walk one way.
How to get to Paiva walkways in areinho?
A - To get to the Paiva Walkways you should follow these directions: Coming from the North (via A1): Exit Santa Maria da Feira > São João da Madeira > Vale de Cambra > Arouca > Areinho. Estimated travel time: 60 minutes.
How long is the walk from Paiva to Espiunca?
The Paiva Walkways extends for a total 8km, from Areeinho to Espiunca and nearest town is Arouca, at about a 20-min drive. The walk is medium difficulty, but can be made easier if you follow some of these tips.