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Crossing Peneda-Gerês National Park (E-Bike Touring) - Stage 1


    Tour Operator: Keen Tours     11 hours     Travel method: Bicycle     Region: North (Braga)

Tourém - Cabril


Rates

Person: 230€


Duration

11 hours


About

Tour the peaceful roads of Barroso, starting in Tourém, on the banks of the Salas lake and facing Spain. You will be able to explore the Mourela Plateau and Pitões das Júnias, a picturesque village on the heart of the plateau overlooking the mountains. Discover the Limia meadows, a FAO’s Globally Important Agriculture Heritage System, on the banks of Cávado river and enter the mountains by the Paradela lake.

Enjoy the secrets of mountain villages like Lapela (which is claimed to be the hometown of João Rodrigues Cabrilho/Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, the sailor that explored the United States West Coast on behalf of the Spanish crown), and Xertelo, and discover the impressive constructions of its rural landscape.


Specifics

  • 54.2 km (33.68 mi) long hike
  • 1286 m (4219 ft) highest elevation
  • 1338 m (4390 ft) of elevation gain
  • 16% of maximum incline
  • 100% paved roads
  • 0% dirt roads
  • Suitable for ages from 12 to 75 years old
  • Duration: full day – 9:00 to 20:00
  • For groups of 3 or more people, please call or e-mail to book

Pick-up & Drop-off

At accommodation in Braga or in a convenient location in the Park


Recommendations

  • Wear weather and hiking appropriate clothes and shoes
  • Bring sunscreen (if relevant)

Includes

  • Pick-up and Drop-off at accommodation (Braga/ Gerês)
  • SUV with all seats facing forward
  • Toddler/child car seats available (9 to 36 kg)
  • Lunch, snacks and water
  • Photos and videos
  • Specialized local guide with first aid training and carrying a first aid kit
  • A second guide handling all the logistics
  • A 2,00 € contribution for a conservation project
  • All equipment necessary for the activities
  • Insurance, both personal and liability



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Important information

Recommendations:



  • Wear weather and Biking appropriate clothes and shoes

  • Bring swimwear – to dress up and take off on location (to avoid returning wet) –, a towel (you can rent one for 2€) and flip-flops (not essential)

  • Bring sunscreen (if relevant)


The tour/activity includes:



  • Pick-up and Drop-off at accommodation

  • Ride in a SUV with all seats facing forward

  • Toddler/child car seats available (9 to 36 kg)

  • Lunch, snacks and water

  • Disposable masks (and extra PPE, if required)

  • Photos

  • Specialized local guide with first aid training and carrying a first aid kit

  • A 2,00 € contribution for a conservation project

  • Private tour

  • All equipment necessary for the activities

  • Insurance, both personal and liability


The tour does not include:



  • Personal expenses

  • Gratuities

  • Swimwear

  • Towels (you can rent one for 2€)


Meeting point:



  • At your accommodation


The day before you will receive an e-mail with pick-up schedule, weather forecast and your guide's details.



  Meeting Point Information

Pick-up and Drop-off at accommodation (Braga/ Gerês)

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