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Electric Mountain Bike Tour In Peneda-Gerês Park: Crossing The Peneda Mountain

Get to know one of the most beautiful mountains in the Peneda Gerês National Park and explore the typical moutain villages with a local guide that will let you know all the stories abou the places you will visit. Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
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Located in the mountainous system of the Peneda Gerês National Park, with 1300 meters of altitude, Serra da Peneda is one of the mountains with beautiful landscapes. Despite of the size, our electric mountain bikes helps you enjoy the route without getting tired of pedaling in order to pay attention to the details of the mountain.

This route takes you to know the most beautiful and historic places of this mountain in a unique and unforgettable way through places that otherwise would not be possible to reach.

Along the way you will visit typical historic mountain villages, some of them abandoned, which, due to their rudimentary constructions, it looks like the famous movie Lords of the Rings. Filled with history, our guides guarantee that you will come to know the particularities of each place.

This is an 40Km course and an accumulated 1400meter-drop, mostly on dirt tracks, it was designed for anyone with a moderate technical and physical level that could be suited to the skills of each client.

- What Will You Do

1. Soajo: Soajo is a typical Portuguese village placed on one of the Serra da Peneda hillsides. Let yourself the enchanted by the fields, the local people, the animals and the houses of rock architecture that make up a fantastic landscape. This bike route is the best way to discover the beauty of the place.
2. Sra. Da Peneda Sanctuary: The Sanctuary of Sra. Da Peneda it’s located against a rounded cliff with a beautiful waterfall behind that provides an unforgettable scenery. This is one of the main stopping points for those visiting the Peneda-Gerês National Park, not only for the surrounding landscape, but also for the religious and historical environment associated here.
3. Vale dos Poldros: Situated at 1200m altitude this village has a stunning view of the Serra da Peneda. In a green scenery, you can see the houses of rudimentary granite buildings that are still preserved until today. Due to the granitic landscape, many say that this village remembers the famous Hobbits houses from the movie "Lord of the Rings".
4. Source of the Vez River: The Vez River is the most important tributary of the Lima river. In this route it is possible to know its source in a wide area of granite landscape.
5. Mezio: The village of Mezio, in Castro Daire, has a typically mountainous landscape, with winding routes and many rustic houses built from granite. This village is one of the 5 official entrance doors of Peneda Gerês National Park.

- What Is Included

- Local qualified guides
- Equipment: KTM Macina Kapoho 2973 2020, gloves, helmet, sunglasses.
- Personal insurance and civil liability
- Photos and videos;
- Transfer from the meeting point until Soajo.

- What Is Not Included

- Food
- Transfer service (extra fee)

- Know Before You Go

- Difficulty: medium. It can be done by people with some experience
- This tour requires a minimum of 4 participants. Extra fee with smaller groups
- It’s mandatory to know how to ride a bike
- It’s about 60km with 1400 meters-drop

- Transfers

- Transfer from Braga - 5€/ person
- Transfer from Guimarães - 10€/person
- Transfer from Porto - 15€/person
- Transfer from Viana do Castelo - 15€/person

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Price per person: 80.00 

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- Duration: 5 hours
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