On this tour from Coimbra, you'll walk along the wooden Paiva Walkways, the most famous trails in Northern Portugal. Ready for this incredible adventure in nature?
Paiva Walkways Tour
At the agreed time, we'll pick you up from your hotel in Coimbra and head to the river beach of Areinho, located on the banks of the Paiva River.
Once there, we'll give you some brief directions, and then we'll be ready to start our hike through the Paiva Walkways. We'll be hiking 8 kilometers (5 miles), which will take us about two and a half hours.
While we walk along the wooden walkways over the Paiva River, called passadiços in Portuguese, we'll learn about the geology of this beautiful natural site in Northern Portugal. We'll also talk about the local fauna and flora, and we'll find out why this place is very interesting for archaeology as well.
Halfway, we'll make a brief stop to rest at Praia do Vau. There we'll tell you how exactly these wooden walkways were rebuilt. The plan was so creative and innovative that in 2016 the World Travel Awards even presented Portugal with the Leading Tourism Development Project in Europe award.
From Praia do Vau, we'll resume our hike through the Paiva Walkways all the way to Espiunca river beach. We'll then hit the road and head back to your hotel in Coimbra, where we'll arrive four and a half hours after the pick-up time.
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|Tour in English||
Tour in English
Children under 7US$ 51.70
Children under 2not permitted
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Tours or activities will not consist of more than 5 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 30% of their maximum capacity.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Alcoholic drinks are not available.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
Transport by minibus.
English speaking guide.
Access fees for the Paiva Walkways.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.