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Northern Portugal Mountain Paths

4.8 (4)
days 8 days nights 7 nights
Portugal
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Upscale
Weight limit
85 kg / 187 lb

Our adventure tour in northern Portugal offers a truly unique experience for nature lovers. Explore the rugged beauty of Peneda-Gerês National Park, home to the rare Garrano horses. Embark on a journey through the picturesque valley of Vez, surrounded by stunning mountain landscapes and charming villages. Join us for an unforgettable encounter with these majestic creatures and immerse yourself in the wild open spaces of this breathtaking region.

The price displayed is for a group of 6 people. 4 people: 1265€ pp, 2 people: 1335€ pp, 1 person: 1585€ pp.

from US$ 1 331
per tourist for 8 days
Tour starts
Viana do Castelo, Arcos de Valdevez
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 6 tourists over 14 years old
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Photo Carlos R.
Carlos R. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
On our Quinta we have a range of activities for you, such as: accommodation, horse riding and riding lessons.

The tour guides you'll probably meet as well

Photo  Carlos
Carlos
Carlos is the expert who will lead all the trails. With extensive knowledge of the area, he is fluent in both English and Spanish, making him the ideal companion for horseback adventures in northern Portugal. A native of the region, he has resided there for over 36 years and is skilled in blacksmith work during the trips.
Photo Luis
Luis
Luis, an experienced guide with extensive knowledge of the region, will lead all the trails. Fluent in both English and Spanish, he is the ideal companion for horseback adventures in northern Portugal. A local resident of over 36 years, Luis is also skilled in blacksmith work, making him a versatile and valuable asset during the journeys.

Tour highlights

Wilderness Ride
We will ride in the Peneda-Gerês National Park and Corno do Bico Protected Landscape
Watch Wild Horses
Garrano horses can be easily found and observed in these lands
Comfortable Stay
You'll be accommodated in our quinta with a large pool

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be greeted and transported by car or minibus from either Porto (Portugal) or Vigo (Spain) to the Equestrian Center in Arcos de Valdevez. Once at the center, you will have the opportunity to tour the stables and meet the horses. After settling into your cozy accommodations, we will decide on a time for dinner.

Day 2
To the Border of the Park
Day 3
Penêda-Geres National Park
Day 4
Arcos de Valdevez
Day 5
Corno de Bico
Day 6
Natural Reserve at Corno de Bico
Day 7
Enchanted Forest of Miranda
Day 8
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

Tack: English

Breed: Cruzado

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Accommodation

Comfort
Upscale
Hotel
7 nights

Shared accommodation. 

Single supplement is 210.00€ pp. 

5 nights
Our Quinta

The Quinta is situated in the heart of Alto Minho near Arcos de Valdevez. This is a stunning villa with three floors that can accommodate up to 15 guests. With seven cozy bedrooms, eight bathrooms, an outdoor pool, BBQ area, fully equipped kitchen, tennis court, private parking and spacious lawns, this villa offers a luxurious stay.

The dining room, with a table for 18 people, opens onto a stone terrace overlooking the pool and valley, perfect for traditional dinners. The ground floor features a living room with comfortable seating and satellite TV, opening to a balcony with beautiful valley views. Additionally, there is a double room with a private bathroom and outdoor patio.

On the first floor, there are two double bedrooms and one twin bedroom, each with a private bathroom and hot tub. The bedrooms are equipped with heating, TV and radio. Guests can also access the living room, breakfast room and meeting room. For larger events, there is a convention hall that can accommodate 200 people, complete with a bar and kitchen service.

2 nights
Ancient Manor

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Viana do Castelo, Arcos de Valdevez
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Tour conditions

Included

  • horse riding (5-6 days);
  • Arcos de Valdevez tour;
  • breakfasts, lunches and dinners;
  • accommodation.

Extras

  • flights;
  • airport transfers;
  • tips and personal expenses.

Group size

up to 6 tourists

Duration

8 days
7 nights

It's important to know

What languages does your team speak?

We speak Portuguese, English and Spanish.

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Tour reviews

4.8
Based on 4 reviews
  • IM
    Iria Maria
    29 Oct, 2023
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    Hospedeiros muito amigáveis, local tranquilo com uma excelente piscina, a casa estava muito limpa e com todos os equipamentos necessários. Amei. Vou repetir.
    29 Oct, 2023
  • S
    Sancho
    4 Jun, 2023
    about provider
    Fantástica....
    4 Jun, 2023
  • M
    mike
    2 May, 2023
    about provider
    Un site très agréable et plein de charme.
    2 May, 2023

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