In the morning we leave the city of Porto towards Ponte da Barca, this ancient and traditional Portuguese village takes the name of its famous bridge of St. John Ponte da Barca that has replaced the old boatmen in connection to the two banks of the River Lima, the city is also noted for being a place of passage of the pilgrims who follow the path to Santiago de Compostela.
then we went to the heart of the Geres National Park which was the first protected area in Portugal, here one can find several species being noted for example the wolf, the golden eagle, and mole-of-water, various reptiles and amphibians, trout and trout or salmon trout salmon.
Following the course of the river Lima we enter in the hilly landscape until the town of Soajo where we will visit a unique set of 24 granaries which make up the Community floor, whose oldest dates back to 1782. In this village there are still private life forms Community as the “soft” system and “invernias”, this little village is famous for its gastronomy where barrosã meat or even Cachena (local beef) have special attention.
We continue our tour towards the Lindoso to visit the castle Medieval (1278) which was the place of defense of ancient times and then a raid Spain will village Fontedevila – Lobios to visit this small village Xerez Galician reentering in Portugal by frontier of human Portela located 822 meters above sea level where we have seen breathtaking, follow the old Roman road that was the connection between Braga and Astorga.
Last but not least visit the São Bento de Porta Aberta Sanctuary where its chapel tile panels – carved altarpiece covered in gold are worth visiting this place of devotion to São Bento.
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note: The places to visit on this tour are suggestive and can be changed.
Porto – Hotel – Porto – Ponte da Barca – Soajo historic center – 24 Granaries – Lindoso – Historical Center – Dam Lindoso – Fontedevilla (Spain) – Human Portela – Roman Road (linking Braga to heather) – St. Benedict of the Open Door – Shrine of St. Benedict’s Open Door – Porto – Hotel
|Start of the Tour from your Hotel/Apartment|
|Tour adapted at your own rhythm|
|Costumized service from our driver/tour guide|
|24/7 customer service|
|Time and visit all the sites advertised in tour|
|Excellent buying tips and the best traditional restaurants|
|Bottled water on board|
|Civil liability insurance for all passengers|
|Number of passengers||Low Season||High Season|
|Total price for 1 person||275 €||285 €|
|Total price for 2 persons||285 €||295 €|
|Total price for 3 persons||295 €||300 €|
|Total price for 4 persons||300 €||325 €|
|Total price for 5 persons||325 €||335 €|
|Total price for 6 persons||335 €||345 €|
|Total price for 7 persons||345 €||360 €|
|Total price for 8 persons||350 €||359 €|