Walk Wonderful Portugal

The six day hike *Wonderful Portugal* begins in the rural Quinta no Pinhal  with greenery and a lovely swimming pool and ends in the ancient university city of Coimbra. 

From € 355 p.p.

You will walk 10 to 15 kms per day mainly on unpaved trails in a green and hilly environment.


  • 5x overnight stay including breakfast 
  • 3x lunchpackage
  • route descriptions with personal information
  • route maps and GPS tracks
  • transport from start to finish

bergdorpen wandelvakamtie portugalIn the meantime you will experience an adventure that will bring you through and along schist villages, ancient old windmills, streams and springs. After all the overwhelming nature you can relax in the ancient city of Coimbra.

Day 1

Zwembad met overdekte  buitenruimte QNPYou will be welcomed at Quinta no Pinhal where you will stay overnight.

Day 2

IMG_0560aYou will be taken to the ancient mills of Gavinhos. On foot you will pass 14 restored mills and via the cosy monastic village of Lorvão you will end up at the panoramic point of Penedo de Castro. A beautiful view over the river Mondego. You spend the night in Quinta no Pinhal.

Day 3

Dag6_IMG_3299Theme Schist villages. You make a trip along the Aldeias de Xisto (slate villages) in Góis. Overnight stay: Casa Santo Antonio.

Day 4

Olijvenperserij wandelvakantie PortugalThe starting point is the olive press in Cabreira, which is powered by a water mill. You head towards the source of the river Ceira. The walk follows the river Ceira for a while and ends at the river beach in Goís. If you want to make the walk shorter you can also start in Folgosa. You will spend the night at Hotel Casa Santo Antonio, located in the charming village of Goís.

Day 5

COIMBRA aquaductYou go by bus or taxi to Coimbra and take a walk through this ancient university town (UNESCO World Heritage) and for those who want to visit a fado concert at À Capella. Overnight stay: Hotel Astoria

Day 6

After breakfast your walking holiday Wonderful Portugal will end.

You can choose to book a guide for 2 days during this trip.. 

Extra days

You can book an extra night at every Quinta. An extra day in Vila Nova de Poiares gives you the opportunity to go canoeing on the Mondego River. You can also book a guided hike in the hills of the Serra de Lousã.


In this region, called the Pinhal Interior, because of the great number of pine trees, also exist a lot of olive orchards, eucalyptus and citrus trees but also cork oaks and of course the big amount of "vinhas" vineyards. In spring the mimosa with it´s typical yellow sweet smelling flowers decorates this region. Often you will meet the peasant cart with the dunkey. A lot of the portugese people here live of agriculture. In the summer there are a lot of markets and festivals with music and dancing to honour the saint.


NIF:PT506832074; A mansão no pinhal Lda, Rua da Paz 37, 3350-094, Vila Nova de Poiares, Portugal; 00351-960082018; info@qnpportugal.eu