Activities in Gerês


Tour: Hotsprings 4h

Don’t forget your towel! Diurnal or nocturnal half-day tour (4h) to visit the Spanish natural hot springs. Here you can relax and enjoy the thermal common baths outdoors. The sensation of entering in those warm waters and savor the view is unspeakable. To discover all these marvels, nothing better than to choose our local guides, who will pass to you their passion about this hidden paradise.

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Tour: Castles and Granaries 1 Day

One day tour to visit the Reserva Transfronteiriça Gerês-Xurês. Lunch included. The cross-border Biosphere Reserve of Gerês-Xurés was declared by UNESCO in 2009 and it encompasses two protected areas (Portugal and Spain) - apart by a borderline, but united by its natural morphology and culture. This park’s marriage forms a natural unity with a very high biodiversity level and cultural heritage. Tour through Gerês, Amarela, Soajo, Peneda and Xurês mountains, visiting its main attractions. Our local guides will add a special insight to your tour, telling you stories about this unique place.

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Tour: Gerês Nature 1 Day

One day tour to visit Peneda-Gerês National Park, classified as Biosphere Reserve. Lunch included. Peneda-Gerês National Park was the first protected area to be created in Portugal and it’s the only national park within the country due to the richness of its natural and cultural heritage, where ecosystems are kept untouched, with reduced human intervention. The Mata da Albergaria and all the Gerês’ mountain itself, have a biome that is unique in Portugal. Furthermore, you’ll have the chance to visit typical mountain villages, where life has its own rhythm.   

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Tour: Gerês – Pitões das Júnias 1 Day

One day tour to get to know Planalto da Mourela in Montalegre. Lunch included. In this tour you’ll see typical Portuguese mountain villages where time passes by slowly in the farming fields. We’ll visit Alto Barroso, a place known by its lovely people, its Friday 13 celebrations and its traditional chouriço (smoked sausage).  Our local guides will help you to discover this peculiar region and its cultural traditions.

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1 day Horseback Ride - Waterfall's Trail

Explore the hearth of Gerês – Mata da Albergaria – with an incredible biodiversity! You’ll have the chance to contemplate an amazing secular oak forest, crystal clear blue waters and breathtaking waterfalls.  Picnic lunch included.  

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Archery @ Gerês

Focus on the target and forget everything else! Test your precision skills and enjoy this moment to relieve some stress without great physical effort. Archery is an activity that demands calm, concentration and serenity. Using a bow and multiple arrows, hit the target to score as many points as possible.

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If you don’t like to climb up – go down! The activity will proceed according to the experience of the participants, using natural granitic rock walls with different difficulty levels. Since this is a modality where obstacles must be surpassed, we put at your disposal the most modern equipment and specialized monitors to ensure safety at all times. Challenge your limits.   


Go wild and feel Gerês’ fresh air in a high speed descent! The zip-line was designed to enable the participant to slide through an inclined cable by the use of gravity, boosting a sense of adrenaline. From the top to the bottom, a freely moving pulley will take you on a fun ride, with a beautiful scenery on the background. At your disposal is the most modern equipment and our specialized monitors to ensure safety at all times.

1 day Horseback Ride - Villages' Trail

Let your horse take you in an unique journey along places of incredible beauty! Through the top of the mountain, by dirt paths and ancient trails, you’ll pass from village to village, travelling to the past, where the only transport used was the horse. Lunch included in a traditional restaurant.  

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Bike ride Castro Laboreiro

We have a wide range of routes for all tastes and ages. Come and explore this beautiful region with a bike ride. Mostly made on off-road paths or trails, this is the best way to feel the challenge of nature. Guided or autonomous, these tours combine landscape and culture, crossing pastures, mountains and places of great beauty and interest. Cycling allows you to travel off the asphalt, up and down hills, crossing streams and passing through the rural world where peace and quiet prevails.  

1 Day Hikes - Gerês

Choose a healthier way to explore nature and walk through it! Over millenniums, granitic rocks have been sculpted giving origin to astonishing waterfalls, caves and huge crevices, which makes of Gerês one of the most magical places to visit in Portugal. Hiking will allow you to dive into Gerês’ biodiversity and ancient history, increasing your chances to spot our protected wildlife.  Discover nature, history and culture of an unique Biosphere Reserve. Duration: 6 to 7 hours.

Tour: Waterfalls 4h

Half-day tour (4h) to visit the hearth of Peneda-Gerês National Park. The route was idealized to encompass the major points of interest of Gerês mountain, combining breathtaking views with unique waterfalls and lagoons shaped by time.  Includes short walks.

Pack Climbing/ Slide/ Rappel

Venture yourself in a 3 in 1: rock climbing, slide and rappel. Initiation to rock climbing and rappel, with a 150m slide descent. All these activities are suitable for beginners and always accompanied by monitors.

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