Typical houses in the Ribeira district, PORTO

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PARQUE NATURAL DE MONTESINHO
What to Do
CYCLING
Mountain bikes may be hired when booking accommodation in the Montesinho and Moimenta mountain shelters. (273 994 141. Abrigo de Montanha da Sr.ª da Hera, Cova da Lua)
HORSE RIDING
Explore the rural landscape by trekking through the park. Hire a horse from the Centro Hípico de França. (273 911 410. Bairro Salvador Nunes Teixeira Lote 5 Parque Natural de Montesinho; Wed-Sat. 9.30 am – 6 pm)
TOURING MONTESINHO BY CAR
Leave Bragança on the EN103-7, passing França and Portelo and ascend to Montesinho. At the top of the mountains, turn right and take the forest road to the plains, where there are highland grazing areas. Here, at an altitude of around 1350 to 1400 metres, the brilliant sunlight and pure air emerges, making it an excellent place to rest and enjoy the snow in winter months. Return along the western side of the mountains, passing Porto de Sabor, Canteira and Prado Novo. On this road and during the descent to Prado Novo you will have a fine view of the mountain, flanked by the River Sabor.
WALKS, JEEP TRIPS OR MOUNTAIN BIKING
Discover the beauty of the park, accompanied by a guide. Available for groups of 6 or more people.
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