There are four courses with different levels of difficulty, totaling more than 123 kilometres, opening the way to the exploration of the municipality of Baião through MTB (Mountain Bike).
The project is already implemented in the field, under the application "Routes, Routes and Millenary Landscapes". Besides Baião, this initiative involved the Municipalities of Amarante, Celorico de Basto and Marco de Canaveses, organized in the Association of Municipalities of Baixo Tâmega, as well as Dolmen - Cooperative for Training, Education and Development of Baixo Tâmega, CRL.
From the Centro Hípico de Baião, the routes depart in different directions, towards the mountains of Aboboreira, Castelo de Matos and Marão, in a total of 123.7 kilometres.
The mountain bike routes show a high interest in tourism and leisure, allowing the discovery of an interesting and wide geographical area of Baião, in an integrative and harmonious way with nature, which allows to contemplate and appreciate all its beauty.
The design of the network of the four routes covers a wide range of points of interest in the region, thus allowing various links and combinations between all the routes. Therefore, each user can define his own itinerary and choose based on the indications available, on his physical level and time availability, to carry out a certain route or a combination of several routes in safe conditions.
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|p11 Green >
Linear path with beginning and end in MTB Center. It is the easiest route in the Center. Accessible to all practitioners of the sport. The course starts in Baião, passes in Almofrela and goes to Abobreira, here it returns by the same way to Baião.
Distance: 9,74 km
Time: 1h to 1h30
Climbing: 193 m
|p12 Blue >
Circular route with beginning and end at the MTB Center. This is a moderate circular route, excellent for those who are starting in the MTB mode. This route goes through Serra da Serrinha, heading towards Senhora da Guia, Chão de Parada, then down the Xadeiro valley passing through Penaventoso and arriving again at the Mountain Bike Center.
Distance: 17,74 km
Time: 1h30 to 2h00
Climbing: 499 m
|p13 Red >
Circular route with beginning and end at the MTB Center. Difficult ride in circular route. This trail passes in Almofrela, Abobreira, Chão e Parada, Loivos do Monte, Vilares, crosses the Ovil river and passes in Tapadas.
Distance: 34,4 km
Time: 2h30 to 3h00
Climbing: 958 m
|p14 Black >
Circular route, starts and ends at the Mountain Bike Center. A very difficult route, in circular format, is recommended a good technical pre-setting for its realization. This route passes in Almofrela, Abobreira, Chão e Parada, Loivos do Monte, goes up to Penedo Ruivo, Vilares, then descends until it crosses the Teixeira river, following by Águas Mortas and Vilares.
Distance: 63,6 km
Time: 4h00 to 5h00
Climbing: 2439 m