Exploring the Banks of the Febros River: A Journey Through History
The "Exploration to the Banks of the Febros River" is a scenic and historic journey along the tranquil waters of the Febros River. Starting in the heart of Porto and crossing the Ponte do Infante, you'll head down the distinguished Avenida da República in Gaia. Traveling along the N222, you will arrive in Avintes, following local streets, such as Rua 5 de Outubro and Rua Primeiro de Maio, which will welcome you with the authenticity of the land. On the Febros River trail, the surrounding tranquility, provided by crossing rural areas, in communion with nature, will create a serene retreat before reaching the memorable Pedestrian Crossing of Ponte D. Luís, marking the spectacular end of this journey that unites water and history.
Commence your adventure from the heart of Porto, where your cycling journey along the Rio Febros begins.
Avenida da República ¦ Gaia (Km 4,7):
Explore Avenida da República in Gaia, immersing yourself in the lively local scene as you pedal along.
Rua 5 de Outubro ¦ Avintes (Km 11,3):
Enter Avintes and traverse Rua 5 de Outubro, where you'll experience the authentic charm of the town.
Rua Santo Tirso (Km 26,8):
As you cycle along Rua Santo Tirso, you'll find yourself further immersed in the unique character of the region.
Rua do Esteiro | Café do Cais (Km 30,3):
Arrive at Rua do Esteiro and take a moment to recharge at Café do Cais, enjoying a delightful blend of local flavors.
Ponte do Infante (Km 1,3):
Cross the iconic Ponte do Infante and take in the stunning views of the river before continuing your route.
N222 (Km 5,3):
Follow the N222 road, known for its picturesque route, which leads you through scenic landscapes and charming villages.
Rua Primeiro de Maio
Pedal through Rua Primeiro de Maio, absorbing the local ambiance as you continue your journey.
Trilha do Rio Febros (Km 27, 0):
Embark on the enchanting Trilha do Rio Febros, a trail that leads you along the serene banks of the river, surrounded by lush nature.
Travessia Pedonal da Ponte D. Luís I (Km 35,5):
Your journey concludes with the exhilarating Travessia Pedonal da Ponte D. Luís, as you cross this iconic bridge, taking in the breathtaking views of the city as you reach your final destination.