WALK OR CYCLE THROUGH THE OLDEST BORDER IN EUROPE, WHERE THE HISTORY OF THE FORMATION AND DEFENSE OF PORTUGAL LIES.
In the harsh territories of the Interior, along the most ancient European frontier, lies the history of the formation and defence of Portugal as a nation. Exploring the history and traditions of this territory is like reviving the historical adventures and can only be completed with regional food and wine tastings sessions. Find your own rhythm in discovering these ancient lands by walking or biking on lone roads and natural trails. Here we propose you one of the multiple trips available on this same theme, designed to tour between the two major Portuguese rivers – the Tagus and the Douro – where the ancient castles, fortifications and villages exist side by side with Natural Parks & Reserves, Megalithic heritage, pre-historic sites and vast geological phenomenon. Day 1 – Transfer to Marvão Additional activities and experiences. Day 2 – Marvão/Castelo de Vide/Póvoa e Meadas/Vila Velha de Ródão (55 km) Check-in at Hotel and dinner. Day 3 – Vila Velha de Ródão – Castelo Branco – Monsanto (80 km) Check-in at Hotel and dinner. Day 4 – Monsanto – Penamacor – Sabugal (70 km) Check-in at Hotel and dinner. Day 5 – Sabugal – Castelo Mendo – Castelo Bom – Almeida (60 km) Check-in at Hotel and dinner. Day 6 – Almeida – Pinhel – Castelo Rodrigo (40 km) Check-in at Hotel and dinner. Day 7 – Castelo Rodrigo – Almendra – Vila Nova de Foz Côa (40 km) Check-in at Guesthouse and dinner. Alternatively you could head to Barca d’Alva (25 km) and get a river boat tour or express to Porto (not included). Day 8 – Day of departure… Hotel check-out and end of activities.
EVERYTHING NOT MENTIONED AS INCLUDED
Meals included: 7 dinners
Optional / extra: single room, solo trip, bike rental, transfer in/out, guide, alternatively multi-activity or walking trip, additional activities and experiences.
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