An adventurous weekend to remember in Gerês
The Peneda-Gerês National Park is a true natural treasure in Portugal, full of stunning landscapes, challenging trails and exciting adventures. If you're looking for an adrenaline-filled weekend, look no further. We have the solution for you.
We prepared an unmissable guide of activities for a weekend of adventure in Gerês, where you can explore the region in a unique way through e-bike tours, canyoning and stand-up paddle.
Get ready to be enchanted by nature and take your dose of adrenaline to a new level!
Day 1: Explore the trails on an E-bike.
Upon your arrival in Gerês, prepare to be greeted by the beauty of the mountains, lakes and lush forests. Stay in one of the cozy inns in the region to recharge your batteries for the adventure-filled weekend ahead.
If you are looking for some local accommodation, we advise you to read this article where you will find several options close to our center of activities in Serra Amarela.
Morning: Electric bike tour through the mountains
Once settled in, venture out on an exciting electric bike tour along the winding trails of Gerês. Electric bikes provide the perfect combination of exploration and comfort, allowing you to climb steep hills with ease. Stroll along paths surrounded by untouched nature, crossing crystal-clear streams and enjoying breathtaking views.
You have the option of renting an E-bike on our website and following one of our pre-designed trails for a safer experience, as the route is recognized by specialized guides.
Or if you prefer, 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.
Afternoon: Tranquility with stand up paddle
In the late afternoon, it's time to relax a little as you set off on a more serene adventure along the Lima River.
Grab a paddle board and glide across the calm water, surrounded by mountains and lush vegetation. This is the perfect time to soak up the tranquility of the surroundings and take incredible sunset photos to remember your trip.
If you go on a group or family weekend, we have boards that promise to bring a lot of fun to this experience. You can rent at Peneda Gerês Adventure Center, boards for groups of up to 4 or 8 people for experiences together.
Believe that you will create memories that you will want to remember. Find out more here!
Day 2: Canyoning Tour
Morning: Canyoning in the Gerês waterfalls
Get ready for a morning full of adrenaline with an exciting canyoning session in the Gerês waterfalls.
Equip yourself with quality material that guarantees complete safety and follow the specialized guides as you descend along the most beautiful waterfalls, jump into natural pools and slide down natural slides carved by the water over the years. This is a unique experience to get in direct contact with places that are difficult to access and with the wild beauty of the park.
With the guidance of specialized guides, practitioners 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 tobogganing – Portugal Adventure Tour, a tourist entertainment 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/pt/canyoning.html
Bonus - Day 3: Farewell with Panoramic Views
If you want to extend your stay for one more night, take the opportunity to discover the trails and viewpoints in the park and the typical small mountain villages along the park.
Find in these two articles the most beautiful viewpoints and trails that you can discover on a walk or with the help of the electric bike.
This is a perfect way to end your adventure on a high note.
A weekend of adventure in Gerês is an experience that will be etched in your memory forever.
With e-bike, canyoning and Stand Up Paddle tours, you will have the opportunity to explore the national park in a unique and exciting way. From the most exciting trails to challenging waterfalls and the serenity of the Lima River, this unmissable weekend offers a perfect balance between adrenaline and contemplation of nature. Get ready for an adventure that will feed your soul and leave you craving for more!
Always remember to prioritize safety during your adventures. If you want more information about this type of tour, talk to us and book your adventure now.