Portugal Historic Village Hiking
Picturesque Trails from Lisbon to the Central Massif
The Iberian Peninsula's best-kept secret, Portugal's countryside is dotted with medieval castles and hilltop villages - a land characterized by old-world charm and welcoming people. Journey from one picturesque village to another, learning about Portugal's citizens, culture, and rich history. Hear tales of Roman rule and successive invasions by Visigoths and Moors, and take in the haunting sounds of fado singers on a walking tour of Lisbon's old quarter. Feel the soul of Portugal as expert local guides bring the past and present to life.
- Marvel at stunning views from a mountaintop castle overlooking "the most Portuguese village in Portugal"
- Enjoy hikes through the Serra da Estrela National Park in the mountainous central massif
- Take a walking tour of Lisbon, with its Gothic cathedrals, majestic monasteries, and narrow lanes
Price: from $4,495
Walks average about 6 miles per day, with approximately 1200 feet of elevation gain per day on average. The walks go from village to village, taking you on old Roman roads, walking paths, through forests and up some steep rocky slopes. There are some stairs and cobblestones in the villages as well, so be prepared for a variety of terrain.
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