The Rota do Vento is a circular route with a total of 14 km, including a derivation, with about 8 km. The trail starts at the central garden in front of the Igreja Matriz de São Lucas, in Freiria.

From here, hikers can choose to take the total route towards Chãos or towards the mountains of Romã and Romeirão. The derivation takes place in the center of Freiria, next to Largo do Jardim, where there is an information panel and where you can choose the total route - 14 km - or part of it - 8 km or 6 km. Heading to Chãos and passing the building of the Junta de Freguesia de Freiria, you should turn left and cross the urban border area of ​​Freiria in Concelhos. From then on, an agricultural landscape predominates, namely, vineyards and vegetable greenhouses. The route takes place on dirt to Chãos. It then continues on to Fernandinho, a place to stop and sit by the chapel, observe and listen to the peaceful country life. Walking towards Freiria, about 2 km, you will find the indication that will take you to the restart of the route - next to the Church of São Lucas - and where you can choose to continue until the mountains of Romã and Romeirão.


Course name: Rota do Vento
County: Torres Vedras
Parish: Freiria
Access: From the A8 motorway, exit at Malveira and follow the signs for Torres Vedras along the Estrada Nacional 8. After passing the town of Freixofeira, turn right towards Colaria / Freiria and take the Municipal Road 554 until Freiria
Type of route: Circular
Start and end point: Largo da Igreja de São Lucas
Total distance to cover: 14 km
Accumulated gaps: + 259m, -271m
Altitude: Maximum: 194 m Minimum: 43 m
Duration: 4 hours
Degree of difficulty: Medium
Recommended season: All year
Cartography: Military Card of Portugal, on the scale 1/25 000, series M 888, pages 374 and 388, from the Army Geographic Institute

Taking into account the permanent possibility of vandalism on the pedestrian route signaling, guidance is recommended through complementary means (flyer or gps).

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