GUIDED TOUR TO WILD DOURO INTERNATIONAL NATURAL PARK
This tour present to you to the natural and cultural heritage around the Douro International Natural Park in the Municipalities of Figueira Castelo rodrigo and Freixo de Espada à Cinta.
The Santa Maria de Aguiar lake is an ideal place to observe waterbird species and to relax with its beautiful water mirror with the Serra Marofa on the horizon. We follow an agroforest landscape where you can easily see some prey such as the Milhafres, some species of Eagles or Vultures that hovering over the vast plateau try to locate the next meal.
The viewpoint of Alto da Sapinha is a place of obligatory view point to admire the landscape and the cliffs where some Griffins and Egyptian Vulture are nesting. The Alto Douro Vinhateiro reveals itself in the curved lines that mark the landscape and we head towards Barca d’Alva for a stop along the river.
At the end of this tour we will discover one of the most emblematic sites of the Douro International Natural Park, the Ribeira do Mosteiro, with a breathtaking landscape. Is a tributary of the Douro River, in the Municipality of Freixo de Espada à Cinta and is a place where the geological monumentality the immense natural and cultural heritage will leave you amazed.
Enter this adventure to discover the wild Douro!
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Medium
Group Size Medium Group
Total distance by car : ± 80 Km
Schedule: Winter 1st visit 9h| 1st visit Summer 8h30
Meeting point: Figueira Castelo Rodrigo or place to combine
- Certified guide
- Tour on 4 wheels
- Pictures and videos
- Walking in Nature
- Binoculars and Telescope
It is recommended to use insect repellent on some summer nights