Trekking Trails in Gerês

Trekking program (7days/6nights) – Medium-low difficulty level 

Discover one of the unexplored treasures in Europe with its wildlife, gorgeous nature and breathtaking landscapes.
We’ll take you on guided trekking trails that allows you a deeper contact with the history and biodiversity that makes the Gerês National Park, one of the most interesting tourist spots in Portugal. Caves and cracks carved in the rocks by the nature over thousands of years, waterfalls, lagoons and protected species are some of the strengths that add value to this activity.

Read more: About the National Park Peneda-Gerês and watch the video.   More Photos

Stay away from the mass tourism & Come with us and meet real people and a real country.

Prices:
From 648€ p/ person in Bungalow
From 712€ p/ person in 4* Hotel
Discounts for large groups

Included:
– Pickup & Drop off at your accommodation in Porto, Braga, Guimarães, Barcelos or other city as well airport, train or bus station.
– 6 nights in a double room w/ breakfast
– 5 days of guided hikes
– Transfer from/to the accommodation to/from the starting/ending point of the trail
– Entrance at the National Parke Gate: Campo do Gerês
– Magic and breathtaking landscape spots in Gerês Nacional Park
– Discount voucher for other activities
– Insurance
Support vehicle

Not included:                                                                                                   Extra services:
– Lunch / dinner                                                                                                 – Picnic lunch / dinner
– Personal expenses not mentioned or not included in the program                 – Extra night in Porto
– Any kind of worries


Program
DAY 1: Pick up & Check-in
Pick up at the combined location, with passage for a visit through the city of Guimarães.

Check-in Accommodation in Bungalow or 4* Hotel.

DAY 2: Moinhos trail 14 km (Circular)
After breakfast, transfer from the accommodation to the starting point.
The purpose of this trail is to visit the structures that are part of the bread cycle: watermills, granaries, threshing-floors, corn and rye terraces and the traditional irrigation system. Also, you’ll pass through oak woods and streams, carved in a mountainous and country landscape, granting to this trail a rural value of true excellence.
Transfer back to the accommodation.

DAY 3: Calcedónia Trail 11,5 Km (circular)
After breakfast, transfer from the accommodation to the starting point.
This trail takes place in the parishes of Covide and Campo do Gerês, which represent an important cultural history, thanks to its community traditions and archaeological sites. This circular trail will reach the mythical archaeological site named “Fraga da Cidade”, which some old scholars have immortalized it with the name of Calcedónia.
Transfer back to the accommodation.

DAY 4: Pé de Cabril Trail 9 Km (linear)
After breakfast, transfer from the accommodation to the starting point.
This trail starts in the ancient Forest Ranger’s House of Junceda, at the heart of Gerês. Pé de Cabril it`s a mountain top in Gerês, in the county of Terras do Bouro. This peak is one of the most visible and easily recognized by whoever observes Gerês’ mountain by far.
Transfer back to the accommodation.

DAY 5: Geira Trail 20 Km (Linear)
After breakfast, transfer from the accommodation to the starting point.
The Geira trail follows the Roman road that used to connect Braga to Astorga and it was measured in Roman miles. An amazing engineering accomplishment built two thousand years ago, that still follows the traces through the same level curve, which makes it easier for the traveler. In lots of sections, the oak trees, the mosses and the paving slabs create a scenery of excellence.
Transfer back to the accommodation.

DAY 6: Albergaria trail 11Km (Linear)
After breakfast, transfer from the accommodations to start the journey.
The Mata de Albergaria is one of the most important forests of the Peneda-Gerês National Park. Constituted predominantly by secular oak trees, includes characteristic species of the fauna and flora of Gerês. It has also a section of the Roman road – Geira – with the ruins of its bridges and a significant set of milestones.
Transfer back to the accommodation.

DAY 7: Check-out, transfer and drop off to the combined location.

This program has a minimum of 4 participants.
Prices may vary depending on the time of year and type of accommodation selected.

After your reservation, we will contact you with more information and details about the activity.

Is your pickup location different than the ones mentioned?
We can also pick you up. Ask us! info@trekportugal.pt

You are less than 4 people ?
Don’t worry! We will have the best solution for you.
Ask us! info@trekportugal.pt

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