GERÊS SHORT BREAK 

WALKING BREAK AT PENEDA GERÊS NATIONAL PARK

4 DAYS | SELF-GUIDED | MODERATE | PRICE ON REQUEST

An escape to the mountains of Northern Portugal. The northeastern end of Peneda Gerês national park is the ideal place for a few days of disconnection, hiking among woods, streams and small mountain villages, where tradition is still what it was. Here you  breathe tranquility, exploring the trails at your own rhythm

ITINERARY 

DAY 1 PITÕES DAS JÚNIAS

Chill out morning. Afternoon transfer. This stage is between Outeiro and Pitões das Júnias is along granite paths and trails, passing through the Beredo valley and its amazing oak forest, having as a  Gerês mountains as background.

Overnight Pitões das Júnias

DAY 2 OAK FOREST AND MOUNTAIN HIKE

The last stage will take you to the remote village of Tourém, crossing the Spanish border for a few kms. The landscape change is amazing and the perfect closure for this hiking holiday at Peneda -Gerês National Park. 

Overnight Pitões das Júnias

DAY 3 GERÊS - XURÊS TRANSBOUNDARY PARK 

DAY 4 DEPARTURE 

*Want to explore more of Northern Portugal or Galicia? Talk with us!

This holiday is available for solo travelers

 

How does this trip benefit the destination?

This tour was designed by our local guides, Isabel and Marina. The accommodations and restaurants that we use are a small scale and usually family-run businesses. All transfers are operated by a local company.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tailormade Route Notes

  • GPS tracks, topographic map

  • B&B, country cottages 

  • 24/7 phone support

  • Transfers

  • Luggage transfer

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Granite mountain landscapes

  • Unique rural heritage

  • Cultural diversity

  • Iberian Wolf territory

  • Wild rivers

  • Waterfalls 

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