Outdoor activities

  • Kayaking

      Basto region is known by all kayakers as a winter whitewater paradise of Portugal. In summer with lowering water levels this wild river becomes accessible to inexperienced kayakers as well. We invite you to discover the calm waters of river Tamega by kayak.+ ……..

  • Outdoor adventure

    We have tried to find the best outdoor parcs & guides around and listed them here. Detailed information on the activity can be found in  Outdoor activities. 1. Canyoning, gorgewalking or kayakking with Vertical Dream 2. Climb wall, mini-slide en outdoor Cabeceiras 3. Penaaventura adventure park in Ribeira de Pena 4. Parapenting in Mondim de Basto 5. Mountainbiking 6. Paardrijden 7. GPS hiking & geocaching 8.+ ……..

  • Gorge Walking

    Gorge Walking

    Gorge walking takes you up steep sided becks, walking in the path of the water, scrambling over rocks, traversing above pools, climbing, swim across pools, jump in them and slide off rocks and waterfalls.+ ……..

  • Canyoning


    Canyoning is a journey through the riverbed with the use of various techniques including hiking, climbing, jumping, sliding (down natural tobogans), abseiling and swimming. Canyoning usually takes place in remote locations. The ideal rivers for practicing canyoning are those whose bedrock has a strong pendant, carved by crystal clear waters in a narrow canyon full of jumps.   .+ ……..