3 unforgettable experiences in the nature: E-bike, Canyoning and Stand Up Paddle in Gerês

Summer is considered one of the best times for moments of leisure in outdoor spaces and for that reason, the Peneda Gerês National Park becomes the area of choice for those looking for unforgettable experiences in contact with nature.

Its breathtaking landscapes and the diversity of outdoor activities, such as e-bike tours, canyoning and stand up paddle, Gerês offers exciting adventures for all nature lovers. In this article, you will get to know all the details of these activities and understand why you really shouldn't miss them.

Canyoning: Immerse yourself in the aquatic adventure

Canyoning is a nature and adventure experience that combines trekking, swimming and climbing as you descend a riverbed between mountain valleys.

For lovers of emotion and adrenaline, canyoning is an unmissable experience in Gerês. Going down some of the best-known waterfalls, swimming in the cool waters and jumping into natural pools of crystal and clear water are small pleasurable challenges that you have when practicing canyoning.

With the guidance of specialized guides, the group have the possibility to venture into different levels of difficulty, adapted to their level of skills. Get ready to marvel at the beauty of the water landscapes of Gerês while experiencing a true aquatic adventure.

Get to know the sport with Tobogã – Portugal Adventure Tours, a company with almost 20 years in the market, with guides certified and specialized by the International Canyoning Academy (ICA). Learn more here: https://portal.toboga.pt/en/canyoning.html

E-Bike Tours: Discover Gerês with ease and fun

One of the best ways to explore Gerês is on an E-bike tour. The winding trails and steep and challenging climbs of the Peneda Gerês National Park may seem intimidating to some. However, with the help of electric mountain bikes, it is possible to enjoy a pleasant and exciting experience, without getting too tired to condition your experience. E-bikes are equipped with an electric motor that offers pedal assistance, making it easier to climb steep climbs and extend your ability to explore even further.

You have the possibility to follow one of our pre-designed trails for a safer experience, as the route is recognized by specialized guides, or you can just place an electric bike and venture into a unique experience in which you discover the trails for yourself in Gerês. In addition to these options, you can discover the true essence of the park accompanied by a guide who will help you and show you everything there is to discover and discover in the park.

You can find out more about our guided or self-guided routes here:



Stand Up Paddle: Explore the peaceful waters of Gerês

If you prefer a more peaceful and relaxing experience, stand up paddle is a perfect option for you. In addition, it is the perfect activity to be done with the family in the summer.

Sail through the calm waters of the lakes and rivers of Gerês, enjoying the quietness around you. Stand up paddle boarding offers the opportunity to explore the local wildlife, while gliding smoothly through the water. It is a relaxing and invigorating activity that allows you to connect with nature in a unique way.


Tobogã has a wide range of boards, of various sizes suitable for different types of groups. You can choose individual boards for a couple experience, or four-person boards for groups of friends or even an 8-person board ideal for families with children, as they provide more stability.

Learn more here: https://portal.toboga.pt/en/sup.html


The Peneda-Gerês National Park is the ideal destination for those looking for unforgettable experiences in nature. With activities such as E-bike, canyoning and stand up paddle, you can explore the stunning landscapes of Gerês and enjoy exciting adventures. Whether you are looking for adrenaline or someone who likes to relax and enjoy nature, Gerês has something for everyone.

Don't miss the opportunity to experience these unique experiences and create lasting memories in this natural paradise. Book your Gerês adventure today and let yourself be enchanted by the beauty and excitement that awaits you. More information here: https://portal.toboga.pt/en/

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Peneda-Gerês Adventure Center
Lugar da Igreja - Junta de Freguesia
4980-312 Entre Ambos Os Rios,
Viana Do Castelo

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