There are trails in the northern part of the country, in the province of Minho with its national park Peneda-Geres. There are also trails in the area close to LisbonEstoril, Sintra, Cascais and in the Algarve area. There exist guidebooks in English and German with maps. Try to buy them in bookstores in your home country.

The mountains on Madeira are equipped with attractive trails that are described in guidebooks in English and German.

Maps at a scale of 1:50 000 are available from the Instituto Geografico.

ERA members:

Federação de Campismo e Montanhismo de Portugal
Av. Coronel Eduardo Galhado, 24D
P-1199-007 Lisboa
T: +351 218126890
F: +351 218126918

Clube de Actividades de Ar Livre
Centro Associativo do Calhau   
Parque Florestal de Monsanto
P-1500-045  Lisboa        
T: +351 21 77 88 372
F: +351 21 77 88 367

Federacao Portuguesa de Montanhismo e Escalada (FPME)     
Nave Desportiva           
Apartado 226   
P-4501-910  Espinho      
T: +351 227 310 161
F: +351 253 000 490