If you are looking to travel in Spring/Summer of 2021, a hiking holiday might be one of the best options at the moment. Take a look at some of our suggestions from our Walking Tours in Portugal below:
Walking holidays provide an excellent way to enjoy the outdoors and get away from the crowd. Hiking is certainly one of the safest and most fulfilling ways to travel at the moment, and planning your tour with Live Love Hike offers several benefits:
👉 Book a private tour, exclusively for your group, starting at any date you prefer, for no extra cost
👉 Enjoy a free, extra night in Lisbon in Porto on all our tours starting in 2021;
👉 Clean and Safe best practices as guaranteed by the Portuguese National Tourism Board
👉 All group tours are limited to eight guests
2nd to 08th of May: Guided walking tour by the Douro wine country and historical villages
Hiker type: Intermediate
Join this Douro walking tour, fit for walkers, hikers or traill runners who want to discover the world’s first demarcated wine region and the portuguese historical villages of the Nort of Portugal. Walkby the Dour's riverside, enjoying its trademark UNESCO world heritage “socalcos” or terraced vineyards and experience the secular traditions of this region. Hike the most scenic trails of the region, vsit the wine cellars, taste some of the best port and Douro wines and discover traces of the early history of Portugal, from up to 30000 years old in the historical villages to the north of the country. Challenge yourself up to top of the most beautiful viewpoints, descend towards the Côa Valley to visit it's paleolithical engravings, visit the medieval castles and enjoy the rugged nature of the Douro International park and it's backroads.
13th to 19th June: Guided walking tour in Alentejo - Heritage and Wine Country
Hiker type: Beginner
BiJoin this one week hiking holidays in the Alentejo region, in the interior rural aras of southern Portugal, walking by the best trails in the area. In this tour, you'll hike by vineyards, natural parks, endless plains, discovering the best flavours and culture Portugal has to offer. Based in Marvão, Monsaraz and Évora, you'll hike by identified trails and climb to the top of medieval fortresses overlooking Spain, visit UNESCO world heritage sites and traditions, get to know the production methods of the best vineyards of Monsaraz, sleep in former convents and castles and enjoy several hikes in these peaceful rolling hills, discovering Alentejo.
11th to 17th of July: Guided walking tour by Lisbon, Sintra and Arrábida Natural Parks
Hiker type: Beginner
Join this one week walking tour in Lisbon and it's surroundings, fit for walkers, hikers or traill runners who want to discover both Lisbon’s seven hills and urban parks and complement their visit to Portugal’s capital by exploring the natural parks of Sintra and Arrábida, as well as the romantic architecture, vineyards, secluded beaches and oceanside trails that characterize these areas.Lisbon, is the starting point of tour adventure, where you'll join urban hike's to discover this romantic city by foot. You'll also get to hike the most scenic trails of the surrounding region, in the mystical Sintra Sierra, visiting the Pena Palace, Mourish castle, and romantic gardens of this UNESCO world heritage region and the untouched Arrábida, with it's stunning oceanic views, secluded beaches and amazing vineyards.
1st to 08th of August - Walking Tour in the Portuguese Camino - from Porto to Santiago Compostela
Hike type: Intermmediate
This is a one week long walking holiday walking by the best trails of the Portuguese Camino de Santiago. Starting from Porto, we'll walk towards Santiago de Compostela, experiencing the trails, villages, landscapes, gastronomy and culture of the Central path, discovering the best of the Minho region and Galiza, in Spain. Walking the camino is an epic journey, that started in the 9th Century with the discovery, in Galiza, of the remains of St. James. In 1325, the Portuguese queen Isabel made a pilgrimage to Santiago following a route very similar to the one that today is marked with yellow arrows, crossing the then recently built Barcelos bridge. Now it’s your time to hike the Way of St James.