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Passadicos do Paiva

Espiunca | Geopark Arouca, Arouca, Portugal
+351 256 940 258
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Absolutely Beautiful!

One Of The Highlights On Our Journey To Arouca...Reminds A Lot Of New Braunfels In Texas...But 10... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Oh1968
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Austin, Texas
via mobile
Good but not breath taking

The walkway structure is very nice and well built. The view is good and if you like nature and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vasco_Vieira
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“the river” (18 reviews)
“half way” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Espiunca | Geopark Arouca, Arouca, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One Of The Highlights On Our Journey To Arouca...Reminds A Lot Of New Braunfels In Texas...But 10 Time's Better! Gorgeous Scenery...Flowing River...Nature...Mountain's...Fresh Air...I Could Go On...A Must When In The Arouca Area!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walkway structure is very nice and well built. The view is good and if you like nature and country side it's a nice visit and also very cheap. Nevertheless I've seen better landscapes around Portugal 🇵🇹.

Thank Vasco_Vieira
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think it is worth going there, but be prepared, especially during the summer because of dry weather. You must take lots of water.

Thank Marcelo O
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited the Passadicos do Paiva on the recommendation of the owner of the guest house where we are staying. Our SatNav struggled to find it, but an app on our phone came to the rescue. We entered from the Espiunca end. Firstly, don't give...More

4  Thank FiftyFifty5050
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

There are no words that can match the views and sights that one sees. This is a must for any traveler in Portugal.

1  Thank Matias S
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The place is beautiful. I would not call it a hike, it's more of a walk, although you climb a lot of stairs and it can get a bit frustrating for the children (ours are 8 and 11 yo and they survived). You have to...More

1  Thank zdoro
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is definitely one of the most beautiful experiences you can have in Portugal. The Paiva river has won several awards or being the less polluted river in Europe and all the surrounding landscape is astonishing. Take at least 4 hours to do the return...More

1  Thank Miguel S
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This doesn’t sound like a strenuous hike on paper but the staircases will give you a workout. Start at that end and take a cab back. It’s a beautiful hike with stunning scenery at every turn. There is a swimming area about midway and a...More

1  Thank Don S
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Excellent trekking trail, along the Paiva river. Almost the entire trail is on a wooden path, built on the mountain side. Best to avoid the summer months, as it has become very popular. The official site is very useful, look it up.

1  Thank ancoutinho
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Very nice day tour, a bit hard sometimes has there are step stairs, but nothing to regret. However you have to be fit, it took us 3 hours to do the 8 KM, we were a big group of 21 adults and 12 children, the...More

1  Thank _nuria_carpinteiro
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Eva E
25 May 2018|
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Response from FiftyFifty5050 | Reviewed this property |
Ola We had our own car with us, so really didn't look into trying to get there by public transport. We did see plenty of taxis ferrying walkers from one end to the other, but didn't notice any public transport.
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6 May 2018|
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Response from _nuria_carpinteiro | Reviewed this property |
Hi, perfectly safe. No worries. Enjoy!!
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nonunit
17 March 2017|
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Response from biotiago | Reviewed this property |
Maybe is better for you to get in touch with Arouca Tourism office or even Aveiro tourism office. I think they are the best ones to inform you
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