Local outdoors experiences

Check out our list of well curated 11 outdoors experiences ordered by regions. Spain and Portugal have so many outdoors possible activities thanks to their rich geography.

GALICIA (SPAIN)

Shell fishing collecting activity in Ria de Arousa

Perfect ocassion to put on the rubber boots to do a shellfishing activity in La Ria de Arousa. From the hand of a professional shellfish picker (“mariscadora”), we will get to know the daily life of this traditional and admired profession. You will learn different extraction methods of bivalves (clams, cockles, etc.), different arts they use, how to differentiate the various species that are traded, everything related to the production, harvesting and selling. When finished, we will have lunch at a local restaurant with typical products of the area. The top of the gastronomy experience!
MADRID (SPAIN)

Segway Downtown tour in Madrid

You don’t like to walk and you don’t like to bike but you want to know. This is your perfect tour! A different and fun way to visit the city around. The route will go to one of the oldest neighborhoods of Madrid from the Royal Palace to the Cathedral of Almudena and through the Cervantes’s house and the triangle of art (the biggest museums in Madrid, including the Prado Museum), perfect route for the art lovers.
ANDALOUSIA (SPAIN)

Climb the Highest Mountain on the Iberian Peninsula, the Mulhacen in Granada

Located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range near the Moorish city of Granada and stands at 3,479 meters. It is best climbed in summer and can be done in a day. There are several trails to reach the peak ranging in difficulty levels. The hardest way to reach the summit is via the northern face, which is really only for mountaineers, and the easiest and most popular is the southern face, which from the Mirador de Trevélez in the Alpujarras takes only around two hours.
LISBON (PORTUGAL)

Bike tour in Lisboa

Get ready to discover all the historic main attractions, a selection of traditional Portuguese tapas and superb panoramic views. This experience will focus on the most authentic neighborhoods, the perfect places to find traditional taverns and amazing cafés.
GALICIA (SPAIN)

Sail, hike and beach all in the Cies Island Paradise

Put your sailing clothes on and spend a day sailing to Cies Islands, part of the Natural Park of Islas Atlantics and voted as one of the best beaches in the world. Once in the island, hiking walk to the lighthouse followed by a seafood lunch. Time off to enjoy the beach.
CATALONIA (SPAIN)

Kayak and trekking through the wonderful Costa Brava

Escape the noisy and busy Barcelona with this fantastic trekking and kayaking trip along the picturesque coastline of the Costa Brava. Enjoy a spectacular landscape while you travel part of the Camino de Ronda, before going to the water to practice kayaking. We will also recommend you where to try the traditional Spanish paella.
ANDALOUSIA (SPAIN)

Route of Castles on 2 wheels in Huelva

The Sierra of Huelva is one of those places in Spain that seems to have been stuck in the nineteenth century. Without a doubt, one of the most charming places in Spain. The motorbike route is approximately 131 kilometres and starts in Aroche and the itinerary suggests the following stops: Encinasola, Cumbres de San Bartolome, Cumbres Mayores, Cala, Santa Olalla del Cala, Aracena, Cortegana and back to Aroche. You will find on the way declared towns of historical and cultural interest as Aroche and Aracena, Spanish Roman city founded at the time of Nero as Turóbriga, beautiful 14th century castles as in Cumbres Mayores,, Cortegada and from the medieval as Encinasola, Santa Olalla de Cala and Cumbres de San Bartolome always surrounded of the richness of its landscapes with unique fauna.
PORTO (PORTUGAL)

Six bridges tour in Oporto

During the six bridges cruise, we'll navigate along the Duero from the Arrábida bridge, the longest in the city, to the Freixo bridge, found at the far east of Porto, going under the Don Luis I bridge (constructed in the 19th century and 385m long) the Infante Dom Henrique bridge (built in 2003) María Pía bridge (designed by one of Gustave Eiffel's associates), and the São João railway bridge. During the cruise you can also enjoy the best views of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, where the most famous wineries in Porto can be found. The experience takes place on a traditional Rabelo boat, with which the barrels were transported from the vineyards of the valley to the Gaia wineries.
BASQUE COUNTRY (SPAIN)

Bike tour in Bilbao

You will see more in this tour than on foot in two days. Enjoy all the highlights and learn about the traditions and customs. Iconic buildings such as the Guggenheim Museum or the Palacio Euskalduna are waiting for you, but also those spots which you wouldn´t have found on your own and which tell a lot about the Basques.
ANDALOUSIA (SPAIN)

The 'World’s Scariest Pathway' in Malaga, Caminito del Rey

This terrifying three-feet wide pathway, located on a deep gorge more than 300 feet above the river below, was built between 1901-1905 to connect two hydroelectric plants. It was closed but on 2015 and after an extensive renovations it reopened again and today is one of the region’s star attractions. If you are an adventure lover and you not scare of heights this is your experience. This spectacularly-restored pathway runs right above the original one and goes through a lovely walk through the woodland.
GENERAL (SPAIN)

Chose from more than 77 'Vias Verdes' hiking routes in Spain

Vías Verdes (literally, "green-ways") are old disused railway lines that have been recovered and reconditioned for use by walkers and cyclists from north to south, all throughout Spain. Along the way, hikers will find old railway stations that have been converted into services such as restaurants, hotels, museums, bike rental stores and information offices. Exploring them is a different, enjoyable and environmentally friendly way of getting to know Spain, its culture and its landscapes. This is an alternative ideal for all ages that respects the environment and brings together sport and the great outdoors. Sounds good?
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FOOD

Spain has risen to the top of the world’s foodie destinations in recent years. From tasty tapas to superb seafood and traditional roasts, food in Spain is all about making the most of the best local produce.

WINE

If you had to determine a national drink for Spain, no doubt it would be wine. Spending a warm summer night drinking wine and eating tapas in a square is one of the most typical pictures of life in Spain. Used for cooking and drinking and even to throw over people on some local festivities!

CULTURE

Spain is much more than the flamenco music and dance, the bullfights and fantastic beaches and sun! Has been for thousands of years one of the cultural centers of Europe. And through these experiences you can get to know why!

WELLNESS

`We have to Spanishize Europe´, shouted the Salvador Dalí world back in the 60s. It seems that we have achieved it. Spain has placed itself in the sixth most visited country by Europeans who opt for what is known today as Health Tourism and ranks eighth worldwide.