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Paiva Walkways

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Full Day Private Tour (All Ages)

Hike the Paiva Walkways in Portugal!

The Project has almost nine kilometers of paths of dirt and wooden staircases

Paiva Walkways are located on the left bank of the Paiva River, in Arouca municipality, Aveiro, Portugal. They are 8 km that provide a walk “untouched”, surrounded by unique beauty of landscapes, in an authentic natural sanctuary along the brave waters downhills, quartz crystals and endangered species in Europe. The route extends from the river beaches of Areinho and Espiunca, lying between them, the Vau beach. A journey through biology, geology and archeology that will remain, of course, in heart, soul and in mind of any nature lover.

Departure: Areinho / Espiunca
Distance to Cover: 8700m (linear)
Average Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Difficulty Level: Hard
Unevenness: Steep
Type of Route: Small Route
Scope: Sports, Culture, Environment and Landscape
Advised Season: All the Year

Passage through Geosites: Garganta do Paiva (G36); Cascata das Aguieiras (G35); Praia Fluvial do Vau (G30); Gola do Salto(G31); Falha de Espiunca (G32)
Management and Maintenance: Municipality of Arouca

  • Walk-in group
  • Walk on the walkway between sunrise and sunset
  • Walk always in the walkway
  • Wear appropriate clothing and footwear
  • Observe the fauna from the distance and do not damage the flora
  • Do not leave trash in


Full Day Private Tour Price per Person
1 Person €630
2 People €320
3 People €217
4 People €165
5 People €135
6 People €115
7 People €100
8 People €88
9 People €150
10 People €135
11 People €125
12 People €115
13 People €108
14 People €100
15 People €94