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Hikes in Portugal that shouldn't be missed

By hiking, you can discover the best-kept secrets of Portugal that has been blessed with an enormous diversity of landscapes. A trail further north or further south? There are trails for all tastes in Portugal. Guerin has put together some of the most beautiful hikes in Portugal trails so that you can set off on your adventure. Rent your car from Guerin, pack your suitcase and get to know the nooks and crannies of a country that has so much to offer.  

Trails Portugal: the 5 best trails  

Piódão to Foz d'Égua Trail  

Before setting off on your discovery of hikes in Portugal, rent a car from Guerin and explore the streets of the renowned village of Piódão and its schist houses. It's a great vacation destination to recharge your batteries and get away from reality for a few days. After seeing the village from one end to the other, venture out on the PR2 ARG trail "Os Povos das Ribeiras de Piodam", which connects the villages of Piódão, Chãs d'Égua and Foz d'Égua. It's 10 km between green terraces and the chirping of birds, but in truth, you won't even notice the time passing.  

Passadiços do Paiva  

Take an 8 km walk surrounded by landscapes of unparalleled beauty. The Passadiços do Paiva, in the municipality of Arouca, stretch between the river beaches of Areinho and Espiunca. It's a trail where you'll be able to get up close and personal with endangered species in Europe and see quartz crystals, one of the best hikes in Portugal. Any nature lover will want to repeat this unique experience, which now also includes a suspension bridge.  

Poço Azul Trail 

Heading to one of the most beautiful wells in the Peneda-Gerês National Park, in the best company, Guerin, the Poço Azul Trail is sure to make you want to return to this place. The wild streams and leafy forests are joined by an indescribable view. Enjoy a peaceful experience and take advantage of the good weather to get your feet wet or, if you dare, take an invigorating dip.  

Fisgas de Ermelo Trail 

It is with the green landscape of the Serra do Alvão and the waterfalls of the Fisgas de Ermelo as background noise that you walk the Fisgas de Ermelo trail (PR3). It is in the village of Ermelo that this magnificent trail begins, taking you to discover the soul of Alvão. If you go in the summer, take your bathing suit and go for a swim in the Fisgas de Ermelo. Cover 12 km of trail in the blink of an eye and don't forget to capture the most beautiful landscapes to remember later.

Sete Vales Suspensos Trail

The cliffs of the municipality of Lagoa, Algarve, are the protagonists of the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail (PR1 LGA). However, there is much more to discover. There is fauna and flora, coves and cliffs, viewpoints and lighthouses, unparalleled beauty and so much to contemplate. Take refuge in nature's charms on a 12 km cliff walk and escape the noise and pollution of the city.  

Discover the best trails with Guerin 

Whatever your adventure, Guerin is the right company.  Choose the rental car that best suits your trip and don't wait any longer. Bags packed and car rented? Now just explore Portugal with Guerin.

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