Camino Portugués: Stage 12
Albergaria a Velha – Oliveira de Azeméis (19,7 km)
You will find again an easy stage. You will walk through the medieval road and also go through Rua Albergaría a Nova and also Rua Bemposta streets before crossing the Ponte do Sr. da Pedra bridge that gets to Oliveira de Azeméis. Once you get there you can visit its church and also the local market and Casa dos Monteiros.
You will continue the twelfth stage crossing all the Avenida Máximo Albuquerque avenue taking the street that starts at the left in the roundabout. Going through the Rua Gonçalo Eriz street you will cross a church and then you will have to turn left through the rua Alexandre de Albuquerque to the end of the village and the Santuario da Senhora do Socorro sanctuary.
Just a few metres after you will take the road that will lead you to Oliveira de Azeméis, then you will have to turn right through the Rua Velha street and then turning right through the N-10 crossing Escusa, Outerinho, Coche, Curval and the last village will be Pinheiro da Bemposta. Once you get there, through the Rua dos Soares street you will cross the train rails to get to Largo do Cruzeiro. You will have to turn left through the Rua Dr. José Pereira Tavares street and then through Largo de Cruceirinho and Largo das Vendas towards the IC2 and getting to Bemposta.
Then you will have to go through the medieval road, through Besteiros, next to Póvoa’s train rails to get to Ponte do Sr. da Ponte bridge. Once you get here you will have to go to Silvares and getting at the end to Oliveira through Almeu and Portela streets, where you will cross the N-10 and you will continue through Cruzeiro, António Alegría and Bento Carqueja streets, in the last street you will find the local church.
What to see
We recommend you the best place to taste the typical gastronomy.
What to eat
- Typical bread (UI bread)
- Papas de São Miguel
- Zamacóis (typical pastries mainly made with flour, sugar, butter and eggs)
- Beijinhos de Azeméis (typical pastries)
- Arroz de Ossos de Suã rice
Bear in mind
Oliveira de Azeméis has a great offer of accommodation so you won’t have any problem to find a place to stay the night. This is an easy stage for everyone.What to see
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