leisure spot picture

 Percurso Preto 44


Circular trail, starting and finishing in Nespereira. Very difficult route, a good physical and technical preparation is advised.

This trail runs along old mountain paths, gravel roads of the windmill parks and a short distance on tarmac roads.

It starts with a more urban environment until the village of Lourosa, until then it has a long climb to the old mines of Fraga da Venda up on the mountains. From there the trail continues to N. Sra. Do Castelo.
A rock formation, which looks like a castle.

There's a little chapel and here you can enjoy a spectacular view of the entire region. You can even see the ocean on clear days. From this point, the route goes down to Nespereira.

NOTE: The Portuguese Cycling Federation confused the names of the Black Course 44 and Black Course 45. Therefore, we give the Alltrails link to the map of the Black Course 45.


type of trail:



23,8 km


± 3 hours



Nespereira (Cinfães)

GPS: 41.00171, -8.16284

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