Portugal is an extremely safe country, full of history, tasty gastronomy and culture, with a mild climate, all this makes this small country an authentic "paradise" for lovers of All Terrain Tourism. From the highest mountains, to the sand tracks that were part of the Dakar, passing along the slopes of the Douro Region, or the Atlantic coast ... In addition to all of this there are the best gastronomy, the most awarded wines and a dream accommodation, where you can enjoy a diving, before dinner, no doubt that will be the Perfect Itinerary."
"Traicere" is a word that comes from Latin that means "to cross".
The "Traicere Portugal 2019" will connect once again, the "Cradle" city of Guimarães, to the southernmost region of the country. During 7 days, we will cross the most different tracks (mountain, plains and sand), along villages, castles, cellars and museums, not forgetting the well-deserved accommodation where we can relax at the end of each stage.
The picnic lunches, the convivial atmosphere, the slopes and the landscapes, will make this trip unforgettable for all participants.
If you like All Terrain Tourism and the "concept" of Expedition, this Adventure is for you!
(Enrolment limited to 12 vehicles)
Day 0 (June 22): Guimarães
The city of Guimarães is considered the "cradle" of Portuguese nationality, it was here that was born the first king of Portugal and was also here that happend the most important events that led to the independence of Portugal .
This is where this great Adventure will begin.
15:00 - Opening of the Secretariat "Santa Luzia Art Hotel ****"
15: 00/19: 00h - Free use of the hotel swimming pool
17:30 - Visit to the Castle of Guimarães / Group photo / Symbolic start of Traicere Portugal 2019
20:30 - Group Dinner - Santa Luzia Art Hotel
Day 1 (June 23): Guimarães> Régua
In this first stage, we will walk through one of the most beautiful mountain ranges of Northern Portugal, the "Serra do Alvão", until reaching the "Sucalcos" that characterize the beautiful Douro Region, with breathtaking landscapes.
The city of Régua is the "Heart" of the demarcated region of the Douro, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Here, we will visit one of the references of the Porto Wine, before arriving at the Hotel Régua Douro ****.
Day 2 (June 24): Régua> Caramulo
During the 2nd stage, we will leave behind the Douro Region, until reaching the highest peaks of Serra do Caramulo, where we will be staying. Along the way, we will have several points of natural beauty, where we can stop to take some pictures or simply enjoy the scenery.
Accommodation in the Hotel Golden Tulip Caramulo ****.
Day 3 (June 25): Caramulo> Bode Castle
The 3rd stage will be marked by navigation across Serra da Lousã, villages of Xisto, breathtaking rails and, finally, the arrival at Castelo de Bode Dam. Accommodation at the Hotel Vale de Manso ****.
Day 4 (26 of June): Sertã> Évora
Along the 4th stage, gradually, we will enter the Alentejo plains and its fast tracks, leaving behind the Tejo River. We will arrive early to Évora, so that we can take a tour around the city.
Accommodation in Évora Hotel ****.
Day 5 (27 June): Évora> Santiago do Cacém
For many, the 5th is the most expected stage. Stay behind the Alentejo plains and olive groves, giving way to one of the most incredible sand tracks in Portugal, which was part of the Dakar.
At the end of the day, we can relax in the enchanted Santiago Hotel Cooking & Nature ****.
Day 6 (June 28): Santiago do Cacém> Sagres
During the last stage, we will have the Atlantic Ocean as the background, along heavenly beaches.
Arriving in Sagres, we will have a beautiful conviviality dinner and closing of this Adventure, in Pousada de Sagres ****.
Day 7 (June 29): Sagres - End of Activity
After breakfast, the return home is free, is under the individual criteria, enjoy a few days of beach in the Algarve.
Car 4x4 + 2 Participants (Double Room): 1360 €
Participant in Extra Bed: € 460
Participant in Extra Bed (3 to 11 years): 230 €
Participant in Extra Bed (0 to 2 years): Free
What is included in the registration fee:
- 7 nights accommodation in 4 *
- 7 Dinners in the respective Hotels
- Visits and Events along the course
- Participation Trophy
- Participation T-shirt
- Track Gps
- Tracking along the course
- Licenses and authorizations
What is not included in the registration fee:
- Lunch (lunch will be all in a picnic; Every morning we will have a stop for shopping)