Vila Nova de Gaia Nature & adventure

Our most recommended Vila Nova de Gaia Nature & adventure

Porto: City to the Ocean Tuk-Tuk Tour

1. Porto: City to the Ocean Tuk-Tuk Tour

Start off with a pickup service from your address in Porto or meet your guide at the convenient starting point. Then, begin your eco-friendly tuk-tuk tour by passing under the concrete bridge, Ponte da Arrábida. Take its expansive length of 615 meters and 27-meter width. Learn about its significance for the whole of Portugal and how it connects the south of the country to the north. Next, visit the fishing village of São Pedro da Afurada. Discover its traditions and hear stories about its festival in honor of São Pedro (St. Peter), patron saint of fishermen, that takes place at the end of June each year. Following that, you will visit the Marina do Douro, a marina with 300 moorings for boats. Take in views of the natural reserve of the estuary of the Douro and the Lavadores beach, Bandeira Azul.

From Porto: Serras do Porto Natural Park Quad Bike Tour

2. From Porto: Serras do Porto Natural Park Quad Bike Tour

Get some all-terrain action in Serras do Porto Natural Park and conquer its rugged terrain on an ATV on a day trip from Porto with hotel transfers included. Follow a guide on your ATV along a diverse route where waterfalls, mountain peaks, and sweeping views abound. After a pickup from your hotel or apartment in Porto, be driven to Baltar for the start of the activity. Receive a safety briefing before your quad bike adventure. Get familiar with your vehicle before you head out. Explore the terrain of the Serra do Porto Natural Park, absorbing the natural scenery that surrounds you. Stop to capture the landscape with your camera. At the end of the ride, return to the facility and be taken back to Porto.

Serra da Estrela Private Tour

3. Serra da Estrela Private Tour

After being picked up in a minivan from your hotel in Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia, begin your tour to one of the biggest mountains in continental Portugal. Enjoy the magnificent views, valleys, rivers, and lagoons. Discover the region which is also rich in tradition, history, culture, and gastronomy. Visit the Serra da Estrela cheese factory which produces a creamy scented cheese that is appreciated across the country. Enjoy a tour of the factory and taste some cheese for yourself. Make a stop at the Bread Museum and learn about the traditional bread of the region called Seia bread. Learn about bread making tradition and try some samples. After this, enjoy free time to explore the mountains, ride the chairlift, and participate in snow activities in the winter.

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What people are saying about Vila Nova de Gaia

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Superb experience! We joined the van Calçada de Vandoma street, very well organized. Arrival there, everything explained to us and the 3 hours pass much too quickly! If I have the chance I will come back

It was great! To do it again, it's sure, the sensations in quad are impressive, you have to hang on but the landscapes and the atmospheres are magnificent

John was a very informative guide and went out of his way to ensure that we enjoyed our tour. We would highly recommend John and this tour. Thank you!

The tour is exactly as it’s being described The experience is unique, I couldn’t recommend it highly enough :)

Just incredible experience to do, well worth its price!