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Freita Mountains: UNESCO Geopark

Freita Mountains: UNESCO Geopark

Duration:9 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks, Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English and Portuguese
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I have been a geologist for over 15 years, working in different research groups, public institutes and in the oil & gas industry. I recently funded the "OUTCROP", a small business dedicated to geotourism and geoscience consulting. I lived and worked in different countries and different cities in Portugal. I currently live in Aveiro and whenever possible I try to develop outdoor activities, always…
Gil
Gil
Gil
Gil

What we’ll do

During this tour we will start by driving 55 km (1 hour), between Aveiro and the mountains. While we are full of energy, we will start by taking a circular walk (4-5 hours, 10 km), passing amazing waterfalls, crossing shales and granites, feeling the living Earth through the rocks deformation. See rare rock nodules, ancestral practices and traces of ancient people, know typical villages and how…

What else you should know

The day and time of departure can be adjusted to your availability of travelers. Departure and arrival from Aveiro, however, there may be some adjustment at travelers request.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Fruits
Drinks
Extra water
Transportation
transport
Equipment
Personnal accident and liability insurances

What to bring

Comfortable clothing and footwear appropriate to the weather
hat
water
Any snacks you might need
bag for trash
sunscreen, namely during the spring/summer period

Where you'll be

We will walk through the granites and shales of the Freita montains, between the villages of Albergaria da Serra, Candal, Manhouce and Castanheira and the Caima river springs, always around the 1000 m altitude. We will see magnificent panoramic views, imposing waterfalls, rare rock nodules, redoubled folds and typical villages, where geology is the vehicle to understand the whole landscape.

Upcoming availability

Sat, 20th Jul    From 13:00 to 22:00.
€65 per person
4 of 4 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

The day and time of departure can be adjusted to your availability of travelers. Departure and arrival from Aveiro, however, there may be some adjustment at travelers request.
Gil
nature walk
Freita Mountains: UNESCO Geopark
New experience
From €65/person
New experience
From €65/person