Activities

Book your favorite activity at Peneda-Gerês National Park and explore its wonders.

Hiking trails, horseback rides, cycling, jeep tours and many more!

 

Gerês Holidays 1 Day Hikes

1 Day Hikes

Choose a healthier way to explore nature and walk through it! Over millenniums, granitic rocks have been sculpted giving origin to astonishing waterfalls, caves and huge crevices, which makes of Gerês one of the most magical places to visit in Portugal. Hiking will allow you to dive into Gerês’ biodiversity and ancient history, increasing your chances to spot our protected wildlife.  Discover nature, history and culture of an unique Biosphere Reserve. Duration: 6 to 7 hours.

Gerês Holidays 1 day horse ride - Villages' Trail

1 day horse ride - Villages' Trail

Let your horse take you in an unique journey along places of incredible beauty! Through the top of the mountain, by dirt paths and ancient trails, you’ll pass from village to village, travelling to the past, where the only transport used was the horse. Lunch included in a traditional restaurant.  

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Gerês Holidays 1 day Horse Riding - Castel’s Trail

1 day Horse Riding - Castel’s Trail

Horse Riding in Peneda-Gerês National Park is going to be the highlight of your vacations! Our professionals are thrill to share our history and adventurous experiences, leading you through natural wonders such as the Castelo’s Mount and to see Garranos, a wild pony that freely grazes in the mountain. Lunch included in a traditional restaurant.  

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Gerês Holidays 1 day Horse Riding - Waterfall's Trail

1 day Horse Riding - Waterfall's Trail

Explore the hearth of Gerês – Mata da Albergaria – with an incredible biodiversity! You’ll have the chance to contemplate an amazing secular oak forest, crystal clear blue waters and breathtaking waterfalls.  Lunch included.  

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Gerês Holidays 1h Horse Riding

1h Horse Riding

Horse ride through the National Park for people with or without experience. Man’s friendship with horses dates back to ancient times and there’s nothing better to explore Gerês’ beautiful landscapes than through this man-animal companionship. 

FromEUR 23
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Gerês Holidays 2h Horse Riding

2h Horse Riding

Horse ride through the National Park for people with or without experience. Man’s friendship with horses dates back to ancient times and there’s nothing better to explore Gerês’ beautiful landscapes than through this man-animal companionship. 

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Gerês Holidays 30min Horse Riding

30min Horse Riding

Ideal for a first experience with horses and for a family activity. Duration: 30 minutes

FromEUR 18
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Gerês Holidays Adventure Camp

Adventure Camp

Rope bridges and Mini Slide. Venture yourself into heights overcoming rope bridges with several difficulty levels. Undertake all your flexibility, skills, focus, dexterity and agility in a circuit of 20 bridges designed to exceed your limits. Since this is a modality where obstacles must be surpassed, we put at your disposal the most modern equipment and specialized monitors to ensure safety at all times. At the end of the challenge there’s a slide of 30m.   Minimum 2 participants.

FromEUR 13
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Gerês Holidays Archery

Archery

Focus on the target and forget everything else! Test your precision skills and enjoy this moment to relieve some stress without great physical effort. Archery is an activity that demands calm, concentration and serenity. Using a bow and multiple arrows, hit the target to score as many points as possible.

FromEUR 10
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Gerês Holidays Baptism in Horse Riding

Baptism in Horse Riding

Ideal for children and for a first contact with horses. Duration: 15 minutes  

FromEUR 8
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Gerês Holidays Bike rental - 1 day

Bike rental - 1 day

It’s also part of our wide range of activities to carry out tours on two wheels. In an eco-friendly way, we try to join adventure and discovery, without disturbing nature’s peace. We propose to our clients a pleasant mountain bike ride along irregular paths, hidden by nature and its density. Give yourself the chance to explore Gerês in a different, fun and healthy way, knowing every corner of the mountain and invigorating body & mind. Electric bicycles available.

FromEUR 20
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Gerês Holidays Bike rental 1h

Bike rental 1h

In an eco-friendly way, we try to join adventure and discovery, without disturbing nature’s peace. We propose to our clients a pleasant mountain bike ride along irregular paths, hidden by nature and its density. Give yourself the chance to explore Gerês in a different, fun and healthy way, knowing every corner of the mountain and invigorating body & mind. Electric bicycles available.

FromEUR 8
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Gerês Holidays Bike rental 4h

Bike rental 4h

In an eco-friendly way, we try to join adventure and discovery, without disturbing nature’s peace. We propose to our clients a pleasant mountain bike ride along irregular paths, hidden by nature and its density. Give yourself the chance to explore Gerês in a different, fun and healthy way, knowing every corner of the mountain and invigorating body & mind. Electric bicycles available.

FromEUR 15
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Gerês Holidays Canoeing Caniçada

Canoeing Caniçada

Fun for all! Gerês Equi’Desafios uses recreational canoes, transforming canoeing in a leisure activity.  Therefore, our tours, either along the dam reservoir or on river descent, are suitable for everyone, including the more inexperienced adventurers. This activity aims to combine a healthy sport with a relaxing scenario within nature, proving itself as a perfect match to gaze the best views of the National Park. With the guidance of experienced monitors, the duration and difficulty level are variable. 

Gerês Holidays Canyoning

Canyoning

Venture yourself and test your limits in a river descent through amazing waterfalls, gorges and canyons, following several progression techniques. You will surpass grand cascades, swim in crystal blue water lagoons and dive in natural pools, always surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. Get to know untouched places where nature shows its grandiosity and magic, combining the splendour of water with the beauty of the mountain.  

FromEUR 60
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Gerês Holidays carriage tour

carriage tour

From the heights of a chariot pulled by Garranos (wild pony), enjoy a ride through characteristic landscapes that have as much versatility as beauty. This race’s strength and longevity will provide you an unforgettable experience with your family and friends, where you’ll be able to see some of the most peculiar spots in the area: the purity of forest density and a typical Portuguese village with a rooted history. The religious monuments and the community village of Vilarinho das Furnas aren’t neglected and, more than visual pleasure, gives you an educational way to enjoy a group activity.

FromEUR 40
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Gerês Holidays E-Tuk Tour

E-Tuk Tour

Tour 30min - Tour 1h - Tour 3h Enjoy a ride in a 100% electric vehicle to get to know every place of the National Park and the Mountain Villages. It’s a non-polluting vehicle that allows the access to some of the most remote places within the park and to have a 360º view over the surroundings. Completely silent, it will let you enjoy the wonderful sounds of nature and a totally ravishing experience. Vehicle suitable for people with reduced mobility.

FromEUR 7
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Gerês Holidays Half-day Hikes

Half-day Hikes

Choose a healthier way to explore nature and walk through it! Over millenniums, granitic rocks have been sculpted giving origin to astonishing waterfalls, caves and huge crevices, which makes of Gerês one of the most magical places to visit in Portugal. Hiking will allow you to dive into Gerês’ biodiversity and ancient history, increasing your chances to spot our protected wildlife.  Discover nature, history and culture of an unique Biosphere Reserve. Duration: 3 to 4 hours.

Gerês Holidays Outdoor orientation

Outdoor orientation

Don’t get lost anymore and become an orientation expert! Orientation offers an opportunity to face new challenges and to learn new skills. To get the most out of it you must work cooperatively. The participants will have to find the best trajectory with the support of a map and a compass, surpassing natural obstacles that might appear. Along the way, compulsory passages will have a marker (prism) with a plier to mark the player’s card as a proof of its passage. Prior experience is not necessary, just a desire to explore the great outdoors. It can be performed at night.

FromEUR 10
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Gerês Holidays Paintball

Paintball

Paintball is a strategy game in which specific guns are used to shoot paintballs, eliminating the players of the opposing team that are struck by them. This war game will count with the participation of two teams that will confront each other on the field. The rules are established at the beginning of each game, as well as its goal. The purpose of the "confrontation" can be to eliminate the opposing team, to conquer the flag, ambush, among others, depending on the imagination of the participants.

FromEUR 23
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Gerês Holidays Rappel

Rappel

If you don’t like to climb up – go down! The activity will proceed according to the experience of the participants, using natural granitic rock walls with different difficulty levels. Since this is a modality where obstacles must be surpassed, we put at your disposal the most modern equipment and specialized monitors to ensure safety at all times. Challenge your limits.   

FromEUR 15
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Gerês Holidays Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Enter the game of body contact with Gerês’ massive granitic rocks and take your flexibility, focus, dexterity and agility to the limit. The natural environment is your ally on the ascent to the top. The climb is tailored to the participant's experience, using walls with different difficulty levels. Since this is a modality where obstacles must be surpassed, we put at your disposal the most modern equipment and specialized monitors to ensure safety at all times.

FromEUR 15
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Gerês Holidays Zip-line

Zip-line

Go wild and feel Gerês’ fresh air in a high speed descent! The zip-line was designed to enable the participant to slide through an inclined cable by the use of gravity, boosting a sense of adrenaline. From the top to the bottom, a freely moving pulley will take you on a fun ride, with a beautiful scenery on the background. At your disposal is the most modern equipment and our specialized monitors to ensure safety at all times.

FromEUR 18
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