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9 Marcha dos Fortes Print E-mail
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Sunday, 29 September 2013

9th MARCHA dos FORTES® (Walk along the Lines) will take place on Saturday, 12 October 2013.

It is a great national event, a great party for Walkers in the Lisbon region who accept our challenge to roam more than 40km in 12 hours.

 walk profile

This year we will climb the Serra do Socorro ( had to be ) where Wellington installed the hub of his semaphore communications system, passing by the two Enxara Forts which we haven't previously visited, crossing to Pero Negro (where there is a farm that was Wellington's headquarters), "attack" the GR30 and get to Alqueidão in Sobral, in ways never before traveled ...

Integrated in the annual calendar of the Portuguese Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing - FPME, the event is organised by  CAAL - This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ,  AMPCTV and the Municipality of Loures, with the support of the Municipalities of Torres Vedras, Sobral and Arruda dos Vinhos, the Parish Councils of St. Quentin, Bucelas, and Santiago dos Velhos, and also the Quinta do Vale do Corvo and Itinerante Magazine .

You can find out more on the Portuguese version of this page and also the CAAL web site.

CAAL link 

 . . . and there's a view of the orchards at Quinta do Vale do Corvo near the start.

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 08 October 2014 )
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