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Reviewed 30 May 2018

We didn't see the wolves but they are elusive! Fantastically beautiful scenery and the colours of the plants in flower are superb. I'm so glad that it was before the flowers finished as the summer heat increased.

Thank ChampagneTruffle
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were heading to Chaves on motorcycles but took a detour to visit the national park. Some nice curvy roads to get there and beautiful scenery to enjoy. In the park, we enjoyed some lovely views, including a nice waterfall on the Rio Homen, where...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Had lovely guided hike through forests, to waterfalls, past pastures. Great views. Not overly difficult terrain to pass for those of us irregular hikers! Beautiful views and nice restaurants in nearby town for lunch! We drove out of Porto, about 1 1/2 hours.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were lucky enough to stay at a bed and breakfast for 4 days very close to Peneda-Geres National Park in Northern Portugal in Amares. The area is beautiful and natural. We were in Braga for the day and saw a flash wildfire break out...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 23 October 2017

For those who love nature this is where to go. The sublime nature in this park is a must explore area

Thank AlexINyoga
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Our guide Carlos picked us up at Porto. He told us interesting things about nacional park and Portugal in general. He was very nice and full of advices. Nacional park is wonderful and full of great view points. Also, we ate the best lunch. Food...More

Thank dodac1987
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The roads twist and turn so, if you are driving, take , lots of care. Hairpin turns are plentiful. The views are spectacular and the abundance of bird life so take some binoculars. Can get very hot so take all the precautions necessary. Cameras at...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We visited in hopes of seeing wildlife but only longhorn cows showed up. The tour of the park takes 3 hrs by car and there are some nice local restaurants in Geres. Avoid weekends and Sundays in the summer as all locals flock there for...More

Thank HDS-522
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful country. Picturesque small villages in and around. Careful of some of the walks as fires in recent times have burned out the markets in some places so check with the folk at the gates before you kick off. Very few people around on the...More

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 14 June 2017

You can do a lot of hiking - in the wilderness or via ancient roman routes. The area is really amazingly beautiful and you can experience everything from tranquil forests, open mountain tops with wild horses to waterfalls. But plan your trip ahead. Contact Tourist...More

1  Thank Kirsten D
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