The Peneda-Gerês National Park is an extraordinary spot, with picturesque scenery that is incomparable. Aside from the exceptional landscapes, interesting fauna and flora, the numerous wild rivers which formed some of the most beautiful and coolest waterfalls in Portugal; it also has a rich culture and historical heritage. Monuments that will give you a glimpse of the ancient times, villages with distinct culture and traditions, where villagers still live as their ancestors did. We believe that the Peneda-Gerês National Park must be seen and visited as a whole. Let us be your local guides in Gerês, We would be glad to give you an unforgettable experience!
Samuel Costa - Founder - Guide
Samuel has a great passion for Nature. Peneda-Gerês National Park has been his second home. It is a place where he is at peace with nature. He has been a travel consultant and tour guide for over 10 years now. He is also connected to several travel agencies which mainly focus on nature exploration and outdoor adventure. He was born in Gerês, where he lives with his family. His five-year-old son already accompanies him on many of his walks! He knows the place too well, extremely knowledgeable about cultural and historical heritage. He can certainly answer all your queries. He is also into sports. He started mountain biking since 1998 and stroll along the hidden spots of Gerês. He loves meeting new people and mostly, sharing his love for the region where he grew up, he’s always in a good mood. He can communicate well in English, French, and Spanish and can even sing a song in Japanese.
Carlos Silva - Tour Manager - Guide
Carlos also is very passionate with nature. We like to think that it's mandatory for this kind of job. He has been a tour guide and has been working with Samuel since 2018. He is always curious about anything that moves or grows, that's why he is a biologist. Although he lives away from Gerês, but not far, he doesn't miss a chance to answer the mountains' call. He likes to take his time in the mountains and he knows he might find something new or very interesting each time he goes hiking. Gerês is full of surprises, even for those who knows it well. He was born in France so if you also speak French, he won't have any difficulties understanding you. Please, ask him anything about gerês, he will be delighted to answer.