Souto Escuro Route

Altitude Routes / Hiking

In this 6 km walk, in a circular route, starting and arriving in the village of Bobadela (next to the TVAPIC), you will be able to get to know the most important rock carvings of Boticas, the Souto Escuro 1 rock carvings, which impress with the monumental scale and art.

On this route you can also get to know the Souto Escuro 2 rock carvings, the Brejo Lagoon, resulting from an old mining operation, some ‘open pit’ cuts and several water mills.


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Type of route Circular
Modality Pedestrian
Point of departure and arrival Village of Bobadela
Distance 6 km / In stone and dirt
Approximate duration 2h
Difficulty Low
Recommended age Older than 12
Elevation gain 233 m


The suggested route is not signalized so it is recommended to use a GPS navigation system or guide.

The data for GPS navigation will be available at the Visit Boticas Shop in the near future.