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Arouca Geopark

Open Now: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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17 Aug 2018
“Arouca Information Center”
8 Jul 2018
“Nice Park”
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Arouca 4540, Portugal
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

The region is beautiful to visit and the Geopark Center in Arouca, very modern and informative, with enthusiastic and helpful staff. Good place to get started, since they explain the "birth-giving" stones and hand out maps of the area and of the Paiva Walkways. Definitely...More

Thank AnonymousAnonymous11
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you want to perform traking in a very nice and beautiful place it is worth going to Paçadisso do Paiva. The tracks are very good in perfect conditions to a safe walking. Be prepared in the summer with lots of wather and snacks!

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

The geoparque is nice to walk around, do trecking. Amazing contact with nature, beautiful views and lanscapes, waterfalls, cows, rivers,...

Thank _nuria_carpinteiro
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great day out for nature lovers. 8km walk - hike, on man made trails following the river. Lots of parts are under shade, but a hat is recommended on hotter summer days.

1  Thank Kisgyopar
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

So awfull to see what the fires have done to the area. Only a third of the stairs are still able to be climbed. Would have loved to see the forrest with all threes instead of a terrible dark hillside. Destroyed 😢😡🍀

Thank Fam B
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This trip was the highlight of our visit.We drove from arouca village,there are signs to all trails.The road is narrow sometimes, and you should choose parking well. At first we walked up endless wooden stairs to photograph the amazing canyon and lively acricultural fields on...More

2  Thank jasmingg
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Have a ride to the top of the radar, go see the "parideiras" and "boroas"stones and the huge Frecha da Mizarela. But you have more than 40 geopoints to see... And especially if you go in the spring the countriside is amazing, yellow and purple.

Thank MEAFaro
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Impressive experience all the way. Fantastic mountains and river flow with beutifull waterfalls. A Must visit at the North Portugal for the nature lovers.

Thank LMMMendes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

A Landscape with trail paths, small rivers, small animals, good place for photography, small museums and attractions... do it!

2  Thank Sergio A
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This was such an amazing 8 k walk. You can do the walk both ways if you like. We only had time to do the walk one way. The best part was swimming in the river half way. Great way to experience nature and have...More

Thank Natalia A
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anaisabel77
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É seguro mas talvez seja muito cansativo.
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Pegah M
30 March 2015|
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Response from marlenejuliana_84 |
The answer is very delayed but I hope that will be usefull the same way. There's a lot of places for a pleasant pic-nic with tables and WC.
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