Percurso Azul – Centro Cyclin’ Portugal da Serra do Açor

Distância:
16,7 KM
Duração:
1H00min a 1H30min

Percurso temporariamente fechado | temporarily closed

PT: O percurso percorre na fase inicial, em conjunto com o percurso verde, pelas ruas de Coja, e Ponte Romana, onde começam os pisos de terra batida, no Parque do Vale. Nesta fase o percurso segue pelo limite do perímetro urbano de Coja, passando o Aeródromo e a zona das antigas indústrias cerâmicas, onde abandona o percurso verde em direção norte (N). A partir daqui o percurso segue ao longo do vale do Rio Alva, até à ponte em Barril de Alva, invertendo aqui o sentido, próximo de Vila Cova de Alva, em direção de Coja, em terrenos a uma cota superior, com uma vista ampla sobre o vale do Alva, até à proximidade dos barreiros das antigas cerâmicas. Nesta zona o percurso inflete para sul (S) em direção a Casal de S. João, e depois em direção a Pisão, atravessando através das ruas antiga em direção aos campos agrícolas. A partir desta zona o percurso segue o sentido da Ribeira da Mata da Margaraça, até à Senhora da Ribeira, efetuando a travessia da Ribeira a vau ou através de uma ponte pedonal, reencontrando o percurso verde e seguindo o trilho agrícola até ao fim, no Parque do Prado.

 

ENG: The route’s initial stage runs along with the green route, through the streets of Coja and the Roman Bridge, where the dirt paths begin, at
the Valley’s Park. At this point, the route continues along the limit of the urban perimeter of Coja, near the airfield and the area of the old ceramic industries, where it leaves the green route towards the north (N). From this point forward, the route continues along the Valley of the Alva River, up to the bridge at Barril de Alva. Here the route reverses its direction, close to Vila Cova de Alva, towards Coja through higher grounds and with a wide view over the Valley of the Alva up to the vicinity of the old ceramics’ clay pits. In this area, the route inflects south (S) towards Casal de São João and then towards Piso, going through ancient streets towards the agricultural fields. From this point, the route follows the direction of the Margaraça Woods River, up to the Lady of the River (“Senhora da Ribeira”), crossing the river by ford or through a pedestrian bridge, finding the green route again and following the agricultural trail up to the end at Prado’s Park. The route’s initial stage runs along with the green route, through the streets of Coja and the Roman Bridge, where the dirt paths begin, at the Valley’s Park. At this point, the route continues along the limit of the urban perimeter of Coja, near the airfield and the area of the old ceramic industries, where it leaves the green route towards the north (N). From this point forward, the route continues along the Valley of the Alva River, up to the bridge at Barril de Alva. Here the route reverses its direction, close to Vila Cova de Alva,  towards Coja through higher grounds and with a wide view over the Valley of the Alva up to the vicinity of the old ceramics’ clay pits. In this area, the route inflects south (S) towards Casal de São João and then towards Piso, going through ancient streets towards the agricultural fields. From this point, the route follows the direction of the Margaraça Woods River, up to the Lady of the River (“Senhora da Ribeira”), crossing the river by ford or through a pedestrian bridge, finding the green route again and following the agricultural trail up to the end at Prado’s Park.