In a territory surrounded by shale and granite sierras we find Serra da Freita, famed for its Mizarela rock and the magic of the Parideiras Rocks, a unique geological phenomenon in the world. Going down the mountain we will continue to the village of Arouca famous for its conventual sweets and distinguished with its majestic Monastery and the tomb of Queen D. Mafalda. Places to visit: • Arouca Geopark • Interpretive Center of the Rocks Parideiras, Lugar da Castanheira • Boron stones • Frecha da Mizarela • Monastery of Arouca and Museum of Sacred Art • Arouca Convent sweets competition
Arouca Geopark guided tour
Entrance in the house of parietal stones
Entrance to the Arouca Convent and Museum of Sacred Art
Region of Cellars and Wineries, Bairrada invites to awaken the smell and the palate, letting itself be carried away by the smell of the earth, the clay and wrapped in the aromas of the wines and sparkling wines produced here. Nature has palaces, stories of conquests, legends and romanticism that will dazzle you.
Region of Cellars and Wineries, Bairrada invites to awaken the smell and the palate, letting itself be carried away by the smell of the earth, the clay and wrapped in the aromas of the wines and sparkling wines produced here. Nature has palaces, stories of conquests, legends and romanticism that will dazzle you. The places to visit are as follows:
Coimbra is, by far, considered the city of students. The university and the academic life, more than 700 years old, have here traditions that still remain alive. To visit Coimbra is to embark on a trip in the world of Art and Culture that is reflected in every corner of this beautiful city. Places to Visit: • University of Coimbra • Botanical Garden • Santa Clara a Nova Monastery • Church of Santa Cruz and Baixa da Cidade, free visit • Fado show of Coimbra live
The Sea is a living reality in the geography, history and culture of Ílhavo and the Ria de Aveiro its companion. We want to take you to know the memories of this community who had adventured in the fishing and drought of Cod. A visit to the Vista Alegre Porcelain Factory will delight you with the delicacy of painting by hand and the manufacture of ceramics, a tradition of this factory. In this tour you will visit the following places: Museu Marítimo de Ílhavo, fishing for cod to the line; Bacalhaus Aquarium; Ship Museum Santo André, old ship bacalhoeiro; Beach and Palheiros da Costa Nova; Visit to the Vista Alegre Factory; Vista Alegre Museum and Nª Srª da Penha Chapel.
Guided tour along the trip;
Entrance to the Maritime Museum of Ílhavo and Ship Museum Santo André
Entry into the Vista Alegre Factory
Pick up and drop off at the place of accommodation or site to combine
The Ria de Aveiro is an inescapable beauty of this region. Get to know your landscapes and communities full of stories and cultural riches. Taste the local gastronomy and learn about the activities that have been established in the region. On this tour, visit:
- Tiles of Ovar, pedestrian visit and workshop of painting of tiles;
- Taste the Sponge Cake of Ovar, a traditional sweet;
- Museum of the Monte Branco Shipyard, construction and recovery of boats typical of the Ria de Aveiro [Torreira];
- Fishermen's neighborhood and S. Jacinto beach;
- Comur Municipal Museum, former cannery.
Along with the unmistakable historical and natural heritage of these stops, the gastronomy and the crafts show unique flavors of this region of strong traditions. Here, the mountain range meets the coastline and mixes in a unique natural environment established by the life of the river Vouga that we want you to experience. Places to visit: • Pileira de Fermentelos • Águeda • Workshops and rural experiences appropriate to the season * • Ribeiradio Dam • Community Eira dos Amiaias, Couto de Esteves • Cabreia Waterfall.
Enjoy this amazing opportunity to know Porto during your business trip. We will pick up at Ovar, and we will show you Porto, where we will include a Porto wine cellars visit with a glass of Porto wine tasting. After, we will include an excelent dinner with a great quality (food, drinks) near to the sea with a panoramic view. We will drop off you at Ovar.