Wild Côa Network

Wild Côa Network

TOURISTIC OPERATORS

Wildlife Portugal

WILDLIFE PORTUGAL is the brand created by Fernando Romão, responsible for nature tourism and wildlife photography activities in the Greater Côa Valley. This touristic operator organizes specific programs for the observation and interpretation of nature (bird watching, for example), hiking, photographic tours and wildlife photography – in particular through photo-hides. 

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Dreamoverland

Dreamoverland is a touristic operator focusing on 4×4 expeditions in the Greater Côa Valley. With their trips you can contribute to the social cohesion and economic sustainability of local communities, and experience the knowledge and promotion of their traditions, handicrafts, heritage and local produce. Their offer is based on a personalised service with tailor-made trips meeting the personal interests of their guests.

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Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking

Powered by their passion for travel, Portugal A2Z Walking & Biking was born to offer authentic experiences in the most exclusive places in Portugal, taking you to the most historic and wild landscapes in the country. They offer a wealth of guided and self-guided tours – all of which are fully customizable according to your preferences and needs.

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Ambieduca

AMBIEDUCA is the company created by Marco Ferraz (Certified Nature Guide and Guide to the Archaeological Park of the Côa Valley) with the aim of sharing the joy of being in contact with wild nature and enjoying the cultural and archaeological heritage of the Douro Region & Côa. AMBIEDUCA invites you to visit this very rich region in the company of those who feel and vibrate each experience as unique and special!

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Beir’Aja

Tourism and experience company created by Samuel and Marta, with the aim of discovering the countryside: their countryside and the paths of the beautiful region that is “Beira Interior”. A project based in Penamacor, which provides well-being experiences (individual or group training to maintain a healthy life), agricultural and gastronomic experiences (with a strong link to local traditions), adventure and even corporate events throughout the region.

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Just Go

A tour operator specialized in tourist activities in the region of Beira Interior. Located in the heart of the city of Guarda, they have programs that make each experience unique and unforgettable. Everything is thought out with professionalism and responsibility. Among what you can do with Just Go, there are: gastronomic tastings, wine tastings, itineraries through the Zêzere Glacier Valley and the Côa Valley, mornings with the shepherd or hiking trails on an electric bike, among others.

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Portugal Green Walks

A tour operator working in the region, with the aim of helping you discover the hidden treasures of our Portuguese way of living and being, providing a total, authentic, cultural and educational immersion experience. It offers various activities and tourist experiences in contact with nature, has partnerships with accommodation and restaurants, ensures transfers and works with several local guides.

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Malcata Eco Experience

Based in Terras do Lince – Penamacor, Malcata Eco Experience emerges in the wake of slow tourism, awareness-raising and sustainable tourism for those looking for harmonious beauty, vibrant color palette and luxuriant silence of nature. You have several experiences at your disposal: Stand Up Paddle, nature baths, historical and cultural circuits, nature walks, team building and much more!

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Caminhos da Natureza

Caminhos da Natureza intends to make each adventure a unique experience for its customers, working hard to turn their active dream trips into reality. It is our goal that, on foot or by bike, in an easy crossing or even in the challenge of your life, explore the world, side by side with nature, without worries! All places and routes have been carefully selected, emphasizing the beauty and experience they propose. Discover the most extraordinary places while enjoying the best local cuisine, feeling the adventure and culture that surrounds you. Dare!

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SóPraSi

Virginia and Emeline share the same passion for multicultural human relations and the natural and scenic diversity of our planet. Throughout their international careers, they had the great chance to encounter men and women passionate and passioned by their arts, to discover fascinating lands, to experience different cultures, to live intense and incredible emotions. They want to offer the opportunity to enjoy and “live” unique and private moments to all their clients during their stay in Portugal. They want them to live every moment intensely and at their rhythm, depending on their desires and passions.

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Motclube Falcões da Estrada

A much cherished association in the municipality of Pinhel, with 26 years of history and very dynamic and active in the social and cultural life of the municipality. A partner with several hundred members, who promote many activities and attract many new visitors to Pinhel linked to the world of motorcycling, and therefore very important to continue our outreach work with the communities that surround us.

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Liv+

Liv+ is a responsible tourism agency and DMC operating in the interior of the Centre of Portugal and Serra da Estrela. Its motto is to “elevate travel, empower communities”. This company designs authentic trips and experiences that involve local communities. Liv+’s programmes are tailor-made with the aim of bringing tourists closer to the people, particularly by promoting local legends, economic activities or arts and crafts. All programmes are centred on three main pillars: authenticity, safety and comfort.

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VISITATION

Vale Carapito rewilding area (Vilar Maior, Sabugal)

Vale Carapito is a key area for landscape connectivity in the Greater Côa Valley. Here, Rewilding Portugal is implementing ecological restoration actions to make the Greater Côa Valley a place where natural processes and complete food chains play fundamental roles in the landscape.

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Ermo das Águias rewilding area (Vale de Madeira, Pinhel)

Ermo das Águias is a key area for landscape connectivity in the Greater Côa Valley. Here, Rewilding Portugal is implementing ecological restoration actions to make the Greater Côa Valley a place where natural processes and complete food chains play fundamental roles in the landscape.

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Solar de São João museum (Almeida)

A Historic House to visit in Almeida. Built in the historic center of the village and fortress of Almeida, it was built in 1726 by Infantry Colonel José Delgado Freire, married to D. Maria de Azevedo, one of the most important families of Riba Côa. Here you can make day and night guided tours, walk visits to Almeida and the surrounding historic villages, ride in a 1942 jeep, taste regional products and even buy them in the store inside the building.

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Hereditas 

An association that organises historical tours, day and night, throughout the Côa Valley region, guided by Daniel Martins. The tours can also be staged with the presence of various actors who bring the region’s history to life.

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Côa Museum

The Côa Museum, which opened in 2010, was designed by Camilo Rebelo and Tiago Pimentel. The building’s conception is based on the idea that “Palaeolithic art in the Côa Valley is perhaps the first manifestation of Land Art”. The Côa Museum’s mission is to safeguard, conserve, research and disseminate Côa Art and other heritage sites in the Côa Valley, combining science, attractiveness and public visits to rock art through cultural projects, promoting the integrated development of the region, highlighting the importance of culture as an element of identity and social promotion, combining cultural heritage with the economy, leisure, knowledge, research and tourism, helping to renew life in the region.

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Muralhas de Vilar Maior Association

The mission of the Muralhas de Vilar Maior Association is to pursue the best interests of Vilar Maior, contributing to its development and preserving its tangible and intangible heritage.

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