7 days & 6 nights

From the extreme Northwest to the extreme Northeast, there is an incredible culture and landscape to discover. Starting in the heart of the transhumance to the old stories of the contraband routes, this journey through the Peneda-Gerês National Park will be full of adventure and new discoveries. From millenary oak tree forests, lakes, border castles, wolf footprints, old monasteries there is a lot waiting for you to explore.


Rural heritage, local life, peregrines footpaths, wolf associated heritage, watermills, religious heritage, granite granaries, XII century monastery, local traditions, gastronomy, mountain landscape, national park.


Day 1 | Porto Airport transfer to Castro Laboreiro

Day 2 | Laboreiro Valley

Day 3 | Peneda Mountain, the stone giants

Day 4 | Millenary Forest, Gerês Charms

Day 5 | Life at the Border

Day 6 | Pilgrims footsteps, Pitões das Júnias.

Day 7 | Transfer to Porto*

*extension: Porto city tours available on request

GRADING: Moderate day walks
JOIN US: From March to October



Tour Leader

Accommodation / 6 nights (B&B)

6 Dinners / drinks not included

5 Packed lunches

All transfers


Other info:

  • Passport: Yes for non-EU citizens
  • Essential Equipment: Walking shoes, warm jacket or sweater in May and October, sunhat, suncream, daypack to carry your belongings on walks, waterproof jacket, water bottle: while mineral water is available at the hotel and shops, it’s safe to drink the local tap water, so remember to bring refillable water bottles and keep hydrated during the day.