Article published by : Alexis Alvear on Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Category : Travel & Leisure

Adventurous Destinations to Explore in Portugal

With its diverse & spectacular landscapes, Portugal is idea for those who’re looking for adventure in the outdoors. There’re no scarcities of fascinating spots to pick from, but there are some chosen destinations of the nation which are the ideal playground for any adventure enthusiasts. Let’s have a look at them:

Serra da Estrella:

Serra da Estrella’s mountains and National Parks of are asylums for skiers & boarders in winter and hikers in summer. In fact, this is Portugal’s only ski resort ideal for starters. Serra da Estrella is also an ideal destination for walkers and mountaineers, who enjoy climbing the rocky peak and discovering the 357 kilometres of trails all through the Serra da Estrella Nature Park. Another popular pastime activity here is rock climbing. Adventure lovers can also enjoy climbing stiff and rocky mountains available here. Inside the nature park tourist can even enjoy kayaking on magnificent rivers & lakes.


This massive province of Portugal holds 3 nature parks. Its untouched farmland, villages and vineyards are little visited by travellers. If you are one of those travellers then you’re missing out so many things. Most importantly they’re missing out on an enjoyable adventure off the beaten path. You can hike or bike across this province, on the seashore and inland and feel the real adventure. Alternatively, you could go for a kayaking or rafting adventure on the rivers or coast.

Arrabida Nature Park, close to Lisbon:

This nature park is placed just one hour drive south of Lisbon on a craggy stretch of shoreline where the Sado Rivers meets the uncultivated Atlantics. There’re remarkable cliffs of more than 300 meters, caves & landscapes conquered by untouched limestone hills mounting high above the shoreline which are capped with a hotchpotch of farm fields, wineries and ancient clean land. Here travellers can trek through this untouched landscape, or attempt something a little more daring such as mountain biking.


This region is a true vacation destination for people looking for private tours Portugal. The splendid beaches are mainly somewhat spoiled by the over-development and the visitors in summer. You’ll find a lot of people in this province who come here just for the sun, sand and surf. At the same time, you’ll also come across people who’re drawn here to try a variety of activities and dynamic adventures in this temperate and sun-blessed region. Here travellers can take part in just about every kind of outdoor and adrenaline pumping activities possible.


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By: Alexis Alvear

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