E-bike Tour: Peneda Gerês National Park - 2 days

E-bike Tour: Peneda Gerês National Park - 2 days

If you are looking to get to know Peneda Gerês National Park in a whole in an authentic and personalized way, this is the tour for you! It has a beautiful landscape that will surely leave anyone speechless
We take you on a ride where you get to know the main landmarks throughout the four mountains of the Park: Serra da Peneda, Serra Amarela, Serra do Gerês and Serra do Soajo. Our guides help you discover stunning places where certainly you will be enchanted by the lush green landscapes, waterfalls and natural pools with crystal clear water, mountain villages and the most diverse stories of each region.
Our mountain ebikes make this ride a pure leisure experience going further and faster with the highest level of comfort and quality.
It is a 130km ride with 3500m drop that can be done in two intense days, from the eastern part of the park, starting at Pitões da Júnias to Entre Ambos-os-Rios, in the west of the park, passing by mountains, valleys and some lovely mountain villages.

Itinerary

Day 1: Pitões da Junia - Ermida

Pass By: Pitoes das Junias, Pitoes das Junias, Vila Real District, Northern Portugal
The trail starts in the eastern part of Peneda Gerês National Park, in Pitões das Júnias, located in Trás-os-Montes. Here we find a village full of traditions and history, surrounded by mountains and waterfalls with a unique natural beauty.

Pass By: 4755 Paradela, Portugal
Surrounded by valleys and mountains, the Paradela Dam is placed in Montalegre and is located in the hydrographic basin of the Cavado River.

Pass By: Cabril, Cabril, Pampilhosa da Serra, Coimbra District, Central Portugal
Along the Cabril River are formed waterfalls and natural pools with pure and crystal water surrounded by a valley that forms an incredible landscape, ideal for those who like to be in contact with nature in its pure state. This is a popular spot for those who want to cool off in the summer, but it is a hard-to-reach place that we make possible with electric bike.

Pass By: Lagoas Naturais Fafiao/ Hostel Retiro do Geres, Rio Fafiao, Cabril 5470-017 Portugal
In this region lies one of the most fabulous watercourses of the National Park, where we can find waterfalls and lagoons of pure and crystal-clear water, and it is one of the largest tributaries of the Cavado River. This area is full of trails with a unique landscape in which your visit should be done with people who really know the area.

Pass By: Cascata Tahiti, Estrada Vilar da Veiga-Ermida, Geres Portugal
Cascata do Tahiti or Fecha das Barjas is a waterfall that is undoubtedly one of the main attractions of the Park for its natural beauty and paradisiacal landscape. Although situated in a hidden spot that can only be reached by foot, four-wheel drive or by bicycle, it is one of the waterfalls with strong demand in summer

Stop At: 4980-020 Ermida, Portugal
Ermida is a mountain village with strong rural traditions situated in Serra do Gerês. Despite the great tourist affluence, it is possible to observe the locals in their daily life, where the pastoral tradition still remains. You will spend the night in this place which, gives us the possibility to know a little more about the customs of the people who live here.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Ermida at a rural house

Day 2: Cascata do Arado - Lindoso

Pass By: Cascata do Arado, Portugal, 4845 Vilar da Veiga, Portugal
Located in the heart of Peneda Gerês National Park about 900 meters of altitude, this watercourse creates a unique succession of waterfalls along the rocks, in which the main attraction is a 22 meters waterfall where is possible to contemplate from a small gazebo

Pass By: Miradouro da Pedra Bela, Geres Portugal
The Pedra Bela viewpoint is a must-see place not to be missed on a visit to the Park. From this rocky balcony you can enjoy the Caniçada reservoir, the high mountains that surround the river or even the small houses in Gerês Village that form an unforgettable and noteworthy landscape

Pass By: Gerês, 4845-075 Terras de Bouro, Portugal
Vila do Gerês is a tourist village, integrated in the Peneda Gerês National Park, here you can find a little of everything. It is a place where tourists and locals come together to create an interesting movement and bring life to this small village.

Pass By: Albergaria Woods, 4840, Portugal
Albergaria Forest is one of the main and the most beautiful forest of Peneda Gerês National Park, has green and secular oaks that bring a mystical surrounding to this place. It is considered one of the Biogenetic Reserves of the European Continent due to the variety and
richness of this ecosystem. In order to preserve the natural beauty of the forest, a set of rules were applied for the visit of the place.

Pass By: Portela do Homem, 4840 Campo do Gerês, Portugal
It is located in the border with Spain at 822 meters of altitude. You can find here a river with several waterfalls and natural pools with pure and crystal-clear water that makes this an ideal place to cool in the summer.

Pass By: Castelo de Lindoso, Parque Nacional Da Peneda Geres Lindoso, Ponte da Barca 4980-020 Portugal
Lindoso is one of the most beautiful mountain villages of Alto Minho with about 1300 inhabitants dedicated mainly to agriculture and breeding cattle. Here we find a 13th century castle, which had the important role of defending Portugal from past conflicts with Spain. It is currently classified as a National Monument from where you have a privileged view of the Lindoso reservoir. Throughout the village we can still find sets of granaries of the XVIII and XIX centuries, which are still used today.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level"
"It's mandatory to know how to ride a bike."
"You should bring confortable clothes"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers"



Duration: 2 Days
Start location: Peneda Gerês Adventure Center by Tobogã, Rua da Cruz, nº 584, lugar de Tamente, 4980-315 Tamente, Ponte da Barca, Portugal

Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you and drop you off at the same location. You should provide us the address and we will set up the hour on the day before.


Cancellations and refunds: If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Included

  • 1x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Local qualified guides
  • Equipment: KTM Macina Kapoho 2973 2020, gloves, helmet, sunglasses
  • Personal insurance and civil liability
  • Photos and videos
  • Transfer from the meeting point until Pitões das Junias (if required);
  • Accommodation at a rural house

Not Included

  • Food and dinner
  • Sunscreen

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