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Fri, 05 Jul


Arcos de Valdevez

Multi-Activity Weekend in Alto Minho

Book a few days, from the 7th to the 11th of September, to venture out with Quimera this long weekend with various hikes, gastronomic discoveries and other sport activities, in the area of Arcos de Valdevez and Serra de Arga.

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Multi-Activity Weekend in Alto Minho
Multi-Activity Weekend in Alto Minho

Horário e local

05 Jul 2024, 18:00 – 08 Jul 2024, 12:00

Arcos de Valdevez, 4970 Arcos de Valdevez, Portugal

Sobre o evento



Thursday, September 7th:

Individual arrival at Arcos de Valdevez

(There are direct express buses from Gare do Oriente)

Dinner at the restaurant "O Barriguinhas" in Arcos de Valdevez (not included)

Transfer to the hotel in Ponte da Barca


Friday, September 8th:

Eco-via do Vez route (15 - 20 km) / easy / linear (round trip)

Stand Up Paddle activity on the River Vez with an instructor on the River Beach of Seixal (1h)

Visit to Sistelo

Dinner at the restaurant "O Cantinho do Abade" (not included)

Transportation to the hotel


Saturday, September 9:

Pedestrian trail "Trilho da Lombadinha"

On this route, in the western side of the mountain complex of the Peneda and Soajo, you will experience the life of the mountain communities still present in the territory of Valdevez.

7 km / easy / circular

Visit to a centuries-old farm to taste the famous "vinhão". At Quinta da Aguiã there is an old late-medieval tower (classified as a Property of Public Interest in 1978). Owned by the same family since the 16th century. XIII and always linked to the most influential noble families in the region, it contributed to the refinement of the successive transformations operated over time.

Commented tasting of wines and regional products at "Espaço Vinhos & Sabores" in Arcos de Valdevez, with tasting of "cacharolete" (wine cocktail), sparkling wine, white wine and tapas, such as "Sopa à Lavrador", "Bolo do Tacho" with Goat Cheese, "Moira Enchanted" and Ice Cream from "Vinhão".

Transport to the hotel

Free afternoon, where you can enjoy the hotel's SPA Circuit (indoor pool, sauna and turkish bath) for 1 hour (booking required).


Sunday, September 10th:

Cornbread Workshop - Montaria

In a typically rural house, with a wood oven, fireplace, smokehouse, you'll get your hands dirty and actively participate in all stages of making cornbread.

While the bread is baking in the oven, we take a circular walk to discover the Serra de Arga (maximum 5 km), we visit the inside of a working water mill, we walk along a "levada" and pass by some natural lakes and forest.

After the walk, we return to Casa da Dona Carmen for a picnic with cornbread, local products and drinks (water, orange juice and red and white green wine).

After the Picnic, we propose a walk in the Serra de Arga, passing by the beautiful Cascata do Pincho, where we can take a dip.

Pincho Trail - 10 km - easy - circular

Return to Ponte da Barca

Dinner at the restaurant "O Moinho", in Ponte da Barca

(not included)


Monday, September 11th:

Check-out at the hotel and transfer to Arcos de Valdevez



Price and conditions


Price:€400.00 per person


What's included:

- Transfers to activities and hotel (those who prefer to come by express, can count on all the transfers mentioned in the program)

- Overnight - 4 nights at Tempus Hotel & Spa - in Ponte da Barca (breakfast included)

- 3 guided hikes

- Stand Up Paddle activity on the Vez river with instructor

- Visit to Quinta da Aguião with wine tasting

- Tasting of Wines and Regional Products at the "Vinhos e Sabores" Space in Arcos de Valdevez, with commented tasting

- Cornbread Workshop with regional picnic

- Mandatory insurance


What is not included:

- Transport to Arcos de Valdevez and return

- Dinners and other meals

- Other extras of a personal nature



- Single supplement: 145€


Available vacancies:8


Registration fee: €100


Other payments:

1st installment: €100.00 until April 30, 2023

2nd installment: €100.00 until July 30, 2023

3rd installment: €100.00 until August 30, 2023

Single supplement: €145 until August 30, 2023


Registrations are valid after completing the form and sending payment of the registration fee.


Quimera Travel Experiences

RNAAT 628/2015

RNVAT 8466


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