6D/5N Tour 4x4 - Protected Areas of Alto Minho

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Ref 122: Protected Areas of Alto Minho in a 4x4 vehicle 6Days/5Nights - 690


Includes:

5 Nights in a 4*Hotel w/ breakfast

4 Lunches and 3 dinners

Transfer from/to Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO)

All Terrain vehicle with a specialized driver

Guided tours

Wine tasting and regional products

Personal accident and liability insurance

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Day 1: Arrival day

Pick up at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO).

Transfer to the city of Caminha, with a stop in the Mount of Sta Luzia - Viana do Castelo, a city full of history and tradition.

Dinner and overnight in a 4*Hotel in Caminha.

Day 2: Protected Landscapes Tour

Morning:

Stop in Rubiães, part of S. Tiago’s Trail.

Visit to the Protected Landscape of Corno de Bico. Paredes de Coura is a quiet village full of history but its natural heritage is the highlight of this region. Hills, valleys, waterfalls, cliffs and the crystal clear waters of Coura’s river are surrounded by a luxuriant vegetation.

Lunch in Paredes de Coura.

Afternoon:

Visit to the Protected Landscape of ​​ Bertiandos and S. Pedro d’Arcos, an important area of nature and biodiversity conservancy. With an approximate area of ​​346 hectares, this landscape of continental wetland includes habitats and species of priority conservation.

Dinner and overnight in Arcos de Valdevez.

Day 3 – “Portuguese Little Tibet” and Ecovia do Vez

Morning:

Hiking trail in the Ecovia do Vez (Sistelo - Vilela – about 10km). The "Portuguese Little Tibet" is located in the typical village of Sistelo, where you’ll be able to see waterfalls, to walk on wooden walkways and observe the existent fauna and flora.
Lunch in Arcos de Valdevez.

Afternoon:

Visit to a Vinho Verde winery with a guided tour to know the entire producing process of this nectar from the Gods. From the maturing of the grape, to the bottling, ending with a wine tasting.

Free Dinner.
Overnight in a 4*Hotel in Arcos de Valdevez.

Day 4 – National Park Tour: Peneda & Soajo

Jeep tour in the most emblematic places of Arcos de Valdevez. After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, Soajo and Peneda mountains await you. In an all-terrain vehicle, you will get to know places with panoramic views of a beauty you won’t forget. You’ll be in full harmony with nature.

Lunch in Soajo.

Overnight in a 4*Hotel in Arcos de Valdevez.

Day 5 – National Park Tour: Gerês

Morning:

Relaxing morning at Lobios’ hotsprings in Spain.
Lunch in Gerês.

Afternoon:

Hiking trail along the roman road (Geira), within the heart of the National Park. This hike will transport you to a past full of history and to enjoy an unique natural surrounding.
Dinner and overnight in Gerês.

Day 6 – Departure
Drop off at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO).

Minimum of 4 pax.

Highlights

Peneda-Gerês National Park

Bertiandos and S. Pedro d´Arcos Protected Landscape

Corno de Bico Protected Landscape

Portuguese Tibet 

Ecovia do Vez 

Roman Road

Route

  1. Campo do Gerês (PT)