Day 1: Arriving date. We will pick you up at Porto airporto , and make a 30km journey to Viana do Castelo, where you will stay the next 2 days. At night we have a dinner in to taste Portuguese food and to know the rest of the group. This is when we speak about your holidays with Ponto Cardeal.
Day 2: We will pick you up at the hotel (if that’s the case) at around 9:30, then we go to Monte Santa Luzia, for the first hike.
- Hike: 10.88km
- Elevation Time: 5 to 6 hours
- Round route:
12:30h we do a picnic (during the walk)
14h:00 continuing the hike
16:00h finish hike and return to the hotel, for refreshing, rest of the evening free
20:00h - diner in my place (relax and talk about the day, sharing emotions).
9:30 – going out from the hotel to the hike place
10:00- starting hike
Hike: Viana do Castelo to Ponte de lima via Ecovia ( river side hike)
Distance: aprox 26 km
13:00 - picnic durin the hike, time for a swimming on the river (optional)
15:00 - continue hike until Ponte de Lima
18:00 - arriving in Ponte de Lima, getting around the oldest village in Portugal
20:00 - dine in Ponte de lima
Return the hotel, packing for tomorrow.
10:00 – trip to VISEU in Beira Baixa
Trip plan: 220km by car
We will stop several times to enjoy the views
Once we arrive we will have a light lunch at my home on the balcony with view for the small village. Rest of the day off. Dinner in my place on my with typical products.
9:30 - first hike in Beira baixa
Hike: between villages
Distance: 4.28 km.
This route is to know 3 villages et can extend if we have time.
13:00 - barbecue at my place
Rest of the day we will prepare the dinner, we are going to make a cooking workshop
Workshop - Working with wood hoven, traditional food
20:00 - dinner.
9:30 - we leave for our last rout
Rout river Dão
Elevation Time: 5 hours
13:00 - picnic by the river
16:00 - return to the hotel
20:00 - last dinner in group.
Day 7: Transfer from VISEU to Porto Airport.
The value includs everything in the program except airplane ticket and travel insurance.
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