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Tour “Freita: Enchanted Mountain” (Freita mountain and Arouca village) photo gallery

“This route crosses one of the most beautiful areas of this territory. In the Freita Mountain’s plateau,
located at more than 1000 m altitude, you’ll be able to observe a wide landscape, which covers a
substantial part of the north and center of the country. This route will guide you in a trip of almost 22
km by motor vehicle and 3.5 km by foot. Along the “Enchanted Mountain”, you can visit 11 geosites,
nine of them situated in the Freita Mountain’s plateau.”
Arouca Geopark
Program:
09h00 Departure from Porto
10h00 Arrival at Freita Mountain, in Arouca
Guided Tour through Geosites Route, Itinerary A: “Freita, the enchanted mountain”
Route characteristics:
Starting point: G1: Panorâmica do Detrelo da Malhada | End point: G13 e G14: Pedras Cebola
Distance:20.00 km | Maximum altitude:340 m
13h00 Expected end of the route, transfer to Espinheiro village
Lunch in a local typical restaurant
Transfer to Arouca village, with a stop at the viewpoint of Chapell of Senhora da Mó hill;
16h00 Optional: Visit to Arouca Monastery | Or to the historic inner town
Documented since the X century, in Arouca Monastery lived and rests D.Mafalda, daughter of D.Sancho
I. We call your attention to its church, the nun choir, the cloisters, the meal area and kitchen, as well as
the Museum of Sacred Art, that hosts rare pieces of sculpture, painting, tapestry and jewelry.
18h00 Expected time of arrival at Porto
End of our services
Conditions:
✓ Min. and max. nr. Of participants: 04 – 08
✓ Price: Up from € 65,00 p/person (VAT included)
✓ Availability: Monday to Sunday (except 25 December and 01 January)
Price includes:
✓ Our driver, that will accompany you all the way;
✓ Transport in a 9-seater van;
✓ All the insurances required by Portuguese law for the tourism activity;
✓ Booking of lunch service in our recommended restaurant;
✓ Booking of visit to the Arouca Monastery (optional)
Not included:
✓ Lunch service (direct payment);
✓ Optional: Entry on the Arouca Monastery
Meeting point: Torre dos Clérigos
Bring with you: comfortable clothing and shoes; camera; water.

 

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