The spectacular Paiva Walkways is perfect for nature lovers who want to see idyllic landscapes. You’ll have a carefree day from the onset with round-trip transfers provided. Avoid long visitor lines by having an entrance ticket to Paiva Walkways included. After exploring the walkways, you’ll visit Aveiro on foot, enjoy a scenic boat ride along the canals, and also visit Costa Nova fishing village.
Get out of the city and enjoy a day in the countryside during this small-group excursion from Porto. You’ll travel to local vineyards where you’ll get to sample wine and cheese, passing by gardens, lakes and picturesque homes along the way. At the Paleozoic Park of Valongo you’ll have the chance to explore ancient Roman mines dating back 2,000 years. You’ll also stop at the River Sousa, home to rock formations between 250 million and 500 million years old.
Escape the city in favor of Arouca Geopark, a natural wonderland home to the Paiva Walkways, on a full-day trip from Porto. In a small group limited to 15, you’ll follow a wooden walkway on a 5-mile (8-km) trail alongside the River Paiva. Upgrade your tour to revitalize with a Portuguese specialty in the small village of Alvarenga, sample pinguça, a local liquor and enjoy a regional lunch. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Hike into the heart of Gerês National Park and spend about an hour swimming in the natural pools. This guided day trip from Porto is ideal for nature lovers, and most hikers will find the 5-mile (8-km) round-trip trek easy on flat terrain. On rainy days during cooler months, you’ll visit Roman hot springs as an alternative. Make getting to your destination easy with hotel pickup.
This tour is for all those who wish to venture into discovering the true Port Interior.
It lasts approximately 3 hours, in addition to the breathtaking scenery and the always pleasant passages of the river (where you can take a dip if time allows). From proofs of regional delicacies such as honey and sweets to visits to traditional villages where you can see craftsmen working using the same methods 100 years ago, this tour allows you to raise a little the veil about the rich popular culture of Porto at the same time time that allows you to feel the thrill of driving a vehicle all terrain. It has a passage through an area of vineyards, gold mines Castromil and Preserved Village of Quintandona.
Take a horseback ride through the breathtaking scenery of Viana do Castelo. You will pass through fields of flowers, mountain trails and even the paradisiac beaches of Viana. The tour is supervised by an experienced teacher who will guide you and teach you how to better control your horse.
Veer from the city sites and journey to the lush Douro Valley on this full-day 4x4 adventure from Porto. See Portugal’s enthralling landscape up-close, including the terraces vineyards of its most famous wine region, which is also an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Along the way, taste the region’s world-class wines and enjoy a picnic lunch.
Indulge in the world-renowned wineries of Portugal’s Douro Valley on this guided day trip from Porto. Visit two stunning wineries nestled into the valley, each with their own sweeping views and high-end wines. Learn about the vast array of varietals grown and fermented here, including Portugal’s legendary Port wine and ‘vinho verde.’ Gain insider insight into the local cultivation practices from the winemakers themselves and enjoy a traditional 3-course lunch.
Explore the natural beauty of the National Park by paths and trails that only our local guides know. Enjoy the most this quad-bikes tour, visit villages, waterfalls, spots of unique beauty and get to know better the surrounding area of the park, followed by a traditional Portuguese lunch and the chance to dive in crystal water lagoons.
Accompanied by guide you will go through several locations in which often the only access is with this type vehicles.
Venture and immerse yourself in the hills of Porto to discover winding paths that lead you from village to village where you will be able to discover a little of the popular culture of the region. The tour has about 40 km and passes through the preserved village of Quintandona, museum of the broa and castromil mines.
We’ll drive up and down the hills of Gerês and show you what few people ever get to enjoy. A Keen Tours day trip to Gerês offers a complete experience unfolding the History, Culture and Nature on the Peneda-Gerês National Park.
Explore the mountains in a small group setting, hiking through centuries old paths that cut through luxuriant woods and reaching the best viewpoints for fantastic views.
Experience a forest included in the European Network of Biogenetic Reserves and a bit of the 318 km (198 miles) of the geira – the roman highway Via XVIII from Braga (former Bracara Augusta) to Astorga (Asturica Augusta), in Spain.
Depending on the weather, bathe in the fresh, clear waters of the mountain waterfalls or soak in the hot springs used since (at least) the romans, admire the newborn baby horses in the woods or enjoy the magnificent colour palette of the leaves falling – whatever the season, the tour is bound to amaze you.
Venture out to the countryside of Porto for an exciting off-road buggy tour. Traverse rugged terrain and admire the Portuguese landscapes during this fully private adventure. Strap on your helmet and goggles and buckle up for an adventurous day going where no other motorized vehicles can go. Hotel pick-up and drop off are also included in your tour.
Although most famous for its wine and architecture, Porto is also home to diverse species of bird life. Satisfy your love of nature during a birdwatching tour that takes you to some of the most biodiverse places in the region. Observing with a guide increases your chances of spotting rare bird species, while included lunch and round-trip hotel transfers make for a seamless experience.
Mountain Tour MD is a shorter 4-hour 4-hour trip that will take you to the Porto Mountains, in the beautiful and historic region. The path is made by absolutely stunning and unforgettable landscapes, overlooking the Douro River, and a panoramic view over the city of Porto. The program includes a tasting of regional products. We provide a memorable day between hills and valleys, plains and remote villages.
The 8 km route of the Paiva Walkways crosses what has always been one the most remote and inhospitable areas of the valley, the Paiva´s Gorge. Guardian of a singular Biodiversity, this enchanted valley still hides many stories related to its geological formation and the geographical importance that it had in the human occupation of this territory throughout the times.
In this tour, we propose a true "journey" in time and in the surrounding landscape. Our local guides, with adequate training, will make you understand the landscape that surrounds you in terms of Biodiversity, Geodiversity, Archeology, Historical-Cultural Aspects and White Water Sports.
Since your comfort is important to us, our Walking Tour on the Paiva Walkways includes a picnic with local products, water, juices and a hot drink on cooler days.
Essa a atividade é única porque vamos a um lugar maravilhoso que poucas pessoas conhecem , um lugar cheio de verde e água , podendo respirar ar puro e estar em contato com a natureza , se deliciando de um banho nas águas geladas de 3 Cachoeiras e depois relaxando nas águas quentes das termas De Lobios na Espanha
Explore Portugal’s only national park on this full-day trek of Peneda-Geres National Park, departing from Porto. Venture into the unknown on a thrilling 4x4 ride, as your cruise into the countryside. Admire Portugal’s natural beauty, including green mountains and photo-worthy waterfalls and learn about the region from your knowledgeable guide. Savor a picnic lunch while you take in the sites.
Connect with the region and experience secret places like a local.
If you want a time off from the city, come meet Viana like a local. Joins us for sunset & dinner!
We’ll pick you up at an arranged location and drive to the amazing Serra D’Arga for a wonderful and totally emerged in the natural landscape trekking route that goes along the river course, ending up in a breathtaking waterfall.
If you’re visiting us in the Summer there will be time for a refreshing dive in this pure waters, a hidden gem of Viana do Castelo.
After trekking is time to enjoy a treat!
Hard to find, harder to leave: the restaurant we’re taking you to is a super traditional “portuguese tapas” restaurant in the middle of the mountain and the top place to go if you want to try real authentic Portuguese cuisine.
Join us to watch the most wonderful sunset, with a Portuguese beer in your hand and a table full of Minho’s best traditional food waiting for you to dig in.
The Gerês National Park is home to some of northern Portugal’s most spectacular natural scenery and this tour lets you explore areas only accessible with a guide. Accompanied by an expert instructor, enjoy a thrilling full-day canyoning adventure—zip-line and rappel through the canyons, jump from the top of waterfalls, slide down natural slides, and swim in natural pools.
Come with us and get to experience all the diversity the park has to offer in one single day! This tour is for water lovers and nature addicts!
Kayak in the Caniçada reservoir and start your day surrounded by stunning mountain landscapes. The kayaking trip is very easy! The idea is to provide you with a completely different perspective of Gerês!
Taste a delicious traditional Portuguese food and wine in a local restaurant with a panoramic view to Cavado River.
You will be able to explore and swim in some of the most beautiful hidden waterfalls and lagoons in Gerês National Park. And walking to an old village, learning more about Portugal far away from the cites.
To be able to absorb all the sounds, smells, and natural beauty of Gerês during your day, you should be able to open your heart and clear your mind.
Therefore, our price has everything included so you don’t have to worry!
You will discover the forest and nature at the "Serras do Porto" park. Leave the noise and stress of the city behind and enter in a natural park where you can hike in the mountains, just beside river, cross suspended bridges and visit ancient villages inhabited by only 5 people.
In this perfect bucolic landscapes we will stop for a picnic with traditional products, cheese, fruit, and beverage, including local wine if desired.
During the walk it's usual to see the shepherd and his sheep.
Feel embraced by the nature, this peaceful place where you only hear the relaxing sound of the river and the birds!
Don't forget to bring your camera as you will take amazing photos.
This tour starts in Regoufe. A remote village in the Arada montain range that during the two World Wars of the last century had a singular importance. From its subsoil, and from the mountains around it were extracted and exported tons of wolfram for the manufacturing of war material for Allied forces. The ruins and the stories of that time are there to be discovered...
Going down the mountain, always with the beautiful valley of the Paivô river alongside us, the walk keeps on going until we see Drave. Surrounded by high hills, Drave is indeed a magical place. A mythical, uninhabited village, apparently lost on the Mountain, which can only be reached on foot, along this route. Crossed by the Palhais creek, it offers us dream scenarios that will stay in our memory for a long time.
An incursion into the imaginary and history of the rural man of the past centuries.
Experience Portugal’s wild side on this adventurous canyoning tour with an expert guide, departing from Porto. Join a small group of like-minded thrill seekers as you set out for the lush countryside. Learn the ropes of canyoning as you descend into serene passageways, climbing past gorges, waterfalls and more. Depending on the weather, you’ll go to either Peneda-Gerês National Park or Arouca Geopark. Swim between narrow cliffs, then reward yourself with a picnic lunch. Along the way, learn about the area from your local guide.
Follow us on this tour that will give you a breathtaking view over the villages and fields of the Cabreira Mountain Range.
It is a journey that combines the pleasure of hiking with beautiful scenery. The steepest and most technical areas will be avoided. We will wander along rural paths lined with green vegetation that carry us to times gone by.
The landscape is composed of small villages and agricultural areas. We will climb until the top of Malhadouro at 754 meters high were we can enjoy a panoramic view of the region. In this area, it is common to sightsee wild horses that roam the mountain range, as well as cattle and goats characteristic of the region.
Following our course we will soon arrive at the village of Pedraído and from there we will go by rails to our starting point.
The route does not allow meals in catering units so we advise the participants to carry food and drink necessary for the entire journey.