Hiking activities

  • Natural Park ´the Alvao´

    Text provided by the Portuguese Tourist Office In this natural park, which essentially occupies the western slope of the Alvao Mountain, the geology is the major conditioning factor in the natural land-scape. In all the upper zone, which includes Lamas de Olo and Arnal, the profusion of large granite blocks makes the landscape harsh and angular.+ ……..

  • Take a hike

        Hidden between the Minho and Trás-os-Montes,  the Serra Cabreira and her beautiful nature awaits you. The Serra is considered the gateway to hard honest mountain life and (postcard like) authentic Portugal. During the walks you will get to see a bit of everything : Unspoilt countryside with magnificent panoramic views,  impressive gorges ,  labored farmland,  centuries´worth work in stone piled borders and lots of flaura and fauna.+ ……..

  • Hiking holiday packages for groups

      PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION Below is a proposal  that might be useful when planning a hiking holiday for a group of friends, a big family or a hiking club. Mind you, this is just a suggestion.+ ……..

  • Hiking trails > from map to GPS

        Coming to camping / guesthouse Quinta Rural you came right to the center of hiker´s paradise. Over 30 trails  and the offer is still growing as tourism has just recently started discovering  and appreciating the beauty of the Serra da Cabreira mountains.+ ……..