Away from the big cities there is an unknown Portugal. Here the rhythm is different, traditions are still what they used to be. Picture yourself walking through oak forests, listening to the water sound, taking a deep breath and relax. The idyllic Minho countryside, Peneda-Gerês National Park, Douro valley slopes and Montesinho Natural Park are some of our favorite slow travel destinations in this region. Here you'll find 365 days of amazing experiences and new places to enjoy. 

NORTHERN

PORTUGAL

MINHO

Considered one of Portugal's best kept secrets, Minho is always a surprising destination and unique. The culture, traditions and history, mixed with the intense green of natural the landscapes, which are distinguished by the harmony of its diverse ecosystems: maritime, fluvial and terrestrial. Braga, Guimarães, Viana do Castelo, Ponte de Lima are just some examples of the charming places that you can't miss. 

PENEDA GERÊS NATIONAL PARK

Unique an unforgettable, two words to describe the only Portuguese National Park. Located in the northwest of Portugal, border with Spain,  the park has an area of 702.90 km2. The mountain landscape dominated by granite, clear water streams, green and lush oak tree forest are some attributes of this protected area. 

Peneda-Gerês NP extends from Castro Laboreiro plateau to Mourela plateau, covering the mountain ranges of Peneda, Soajo, Amarela and Gerês. A great diversity that makes the Park a perfect destination for a slow walking holiday. 

ATLANTIC COAST

Between golden sand beaches, cliffs, small fishing ports, medieval villages, the charming Portugal's North coast is the perfect choice for a relaxed getaway. Ocean breeze, sunset, fishing ports, seafood and fresh fish, ingredients to make your holiday unforgettable. Viana do Castelo, old city center and Caminha village are two must visit places on this region.

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE 

Away from the big cities there is an unknown Portugal. Here the rhythm is different, traditions are still what they used to be. Picture yourself walking through oak forests, listening to the water sound, taking a deep breath and relax. The idyllic Minho countryside, Peneda-Gerês National Park, Douro valley slopes and Montesinho Natural Park are some of our favorite slow travel destinations in this region. Here you'll find 365 days of amazing experiences and new places to enjoy. 

FOZ CÔA GUIDED

DOURO VALLEY

One of the oldest demarcated wine regions and one of the most scenically impressive in the world, classified as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The amazing terraces, on the steep hillsides, were built by hand for generations

This unique terroir is home of the famous port wine as well as exquisite table wines. Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for a walking and wine holiday. 

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