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Smuggling Paths

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48,00€

Let’s make Bread

1 Day

2 Days

3 Days

Frequency: February 24 and April 28

 

Duration: Full day

 

Price per person: 48,00 €

We are going to show you, the experiences and stories of a people who saw in the illegal trade, (smuggling), a way of subsisting.

 

Come to discover and  feel how to be a Smuggler, in his daily epics of crossing the border, the escapes to the Civil and  the Fiscal Guardians, the difficulty of carrying bales of coffee, tobacco, olive oil, among other products, and crossing the litle river, as well as to prepare and  load  the donkeys, to leads them through the smuggling ´s tracks , which could be changed any time.

 

Come and enjoy this experience in a natural environment surrounded by beautiful landscapes, and know stories and legends linked to the activity of  smuggling told by some former participants.

Program

Single day

Departure to Vilarelho da Raia - Chaves.

09h00 Meeting with the smugglers who lead us to a secret place . On the spot, the donkeys will be equiped and load with goods to transport.

Beginning  the smuggling journey, by winding paths.

Finishing the activity, return to the village - interpretation of the landscape and the surroundings.

13h00 Lunch / smuggling snack.

Visit to the Ethnographic Vilarelho Museum.

Departure to Chaves - free time to visit the historic center.

  • Services

    Includes:

    Organization of the Roadmap

    1 Meals

    Smuggling Path

    Visit to the Ethnographic Museum of Vilarelho da Raia

    Travel insurance

     

    Not Included:

    Transportation, lodging and other meals.

     

    Minimum Number of Participants:

    2 Adults

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  • Prices

    Price:

    48,00 € per person (VAT included)

     

    Children:

    Children from 4 to 11 years: Discount 50%

    Children up to 3 years old: Free

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Responsibility of the program -  Available & Incredible, Lda - RNAVT: 6738

Frequency: 24 to 25 February and 28 to 29 April

 

Duration: 2 days

 

Price per person: From 93,00 €

We are going to show you, the experiences and stories of a people who saw in the illegal trade, (smuggling), a way of subsisting.

 

Come to discover and  feel how to be a Smuggler, in his daily epics of crossing the border, the escapes to the Civil and  the Fiscal Guardians, the difficulty of carrying bales of coffee, tobacco, olive oil, among other products, and crossing the litle river, as well as to prepare and  load  the donkeys, to leads them through the smuggling ´s tracks , which could be changed any time.

 

Come and enjoy this experience in a natural environment surrounded by beautiful landscapes, and know stories and legends linked to the activity of  smuggling told by some former participants.

Program

1st day

Departure to Vilarelho da Raia - Chaves.

09h00 Meeting with the smugglers who lead us to a secret place . On the spot, the donkeys will be equiped and load with goods to transport.

Beginning  the smuggling journey, by winding paths.

Finishing the activity, return to the village - interpretation of the landscape and the surroundings.

13h00 Lunch / smuggling snack.

Visit to the Ethnographic Vilarelho Museum.

Departure to Chaves – free time to visit the historic center, and check-in at hotel.

20h00 dinner with Desfile de Tapas.

Accommodation.

 

2nd day

Check-out.

Visit the historic center of Chaves or visit Verin and Monterrey Castle (suggestion).

  • Services

    Includes:

    Organization of the Roadmap

    Accommodation in referenced units

    2 Meals

    Smuggling Path

    Visit to the Ethnographic Museum of Vilarelho da Raia

    Travel insurance

     

    Not Included:

    Transportation and other meals

     

    Minimum Number of Participants:

    2 adults

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  • Prices with accommodation in Portugal

    Hotel Casino de Chaves  ****

    RNET 295

    30 March to 13 July and 4 September to 31 October

    Double room per person:  148,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 57,00 € (VAT included)

    3 January to 29 March and 1 November to 27 December

    Double room per person:  138,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 49,00 € (VAT included)

     

    Hotel Forte de São Francisco ****

    January to June and from October to 27 December

    Double room per person:  110,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 19,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Quinta de Santa Isabel– Turismo Rural

    Double room per person:  99,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 25,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Hotel Kátia **

    Double room per person:  94,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 21,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Ester Guest House

    Double room per person:  93,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 15,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Hotel Albergaria Borges***

    Double room per person:  97,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 12,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Primavera Perfume Hotel***

    31 May to 13 July

    Double room per person:  108,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 24,00 € (IVA incluído)

    Rest of the year

    Double room per person:  105,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 21,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Children:

    Children from 4 to 11 years: Discount 50%

    Children up to 3 years old: Free

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  • Prices with accommodation in Spain

    A Morada do Cigarrón

    Double room per person:  96,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 11,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    O Retiro do Conde

    Double room per person:  118,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 41,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Aldea Rural A Cortiña

    Double room per person:  113,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 22,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Children:

    Children from 4 to 11 years: Discount 50%

    Children up to 3 years old: Free

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Responsibility of the program -  Available & Incredible, Lda - RNAVT: 6738

Frequency: 23 to 25 February and 27 to 29 April

 

Duration: 3 days

 

Price per person: From 116,00 €

We are going to show you, the experiences and stories of a people who saw in the illegal trade, (smuggling), a way of subsisting.

 

Come to discover and  feel how to be a Smuggler, in his daily epics of crossing the border, the escapes to the Civil and  the Fiscal Guardians, the difficulty of carrying bales of coffee, tobacco, olive oil, among other products, and crossing the litle river, as well as to prepare and  load  the donkeys, to leads them through the smuggling ´s tracks , which could be changed any time.

 

Come and enjoy this experience in a natural environment surrounded by beautiful landscapes, and know stories and legends linked to the activity of  smuggling told by some former participants.

Program

1st day

Departure to Chaves.

20h00 Dinner.

Check-in at the hotel, and accommodation.

 

2nd day

Departure to Vilarelho da Raia - Chaves.

09h00 Meeting with the smugglers who lead us to a secret place . On the spot, the donkeys will be equiped and load with goods to transport.

Beginning  the smuggling journey, by winding paths.

Finishing the activity, return to the village - interpretation of the landscape and the surroundings.

13h00 Lunch / smuggling snack.

Visit to the Ethnographic Vilarelho Museum.

Departure to Chaves - free time to visit the historic center.

20h00 Dinner with Desfile de Tapas.

Accommodation.

 

3rd day

Check-out.

Visit the historic center of Chaves or visit Verin and Monterrey Castle (suggestion).

  • Services

    Includes:

    Organization of the Roadmap

    Accommodation in referenced units

    2 Meals

    Smuggling Path

    Visit to the Ethnographic Museum of Vilarelho da Raia

    Travel insurance

     

    Not Included:

    Transportation and other meals

     

    Minimum Number of Participants:

    2 adults

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  • Prices with accommodation in Portugal

    Hotel Casino de Chaves  ****

    RNET 295

    30 March to 13 July and 4 September to 31 October

    Double room per person:  217,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 104,00 € (VAT included)

    3 January to 29 March and 1 November to 27 December

    Double room per person:  196,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 89,00 € (VAT included)

     

    Hotel Forte de São Francisco ****

    January to June and from October to 27 December

    Double room per person:  151,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 37,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Quinta de Santa Isabel– Turismo Rural

    Double room per person:  128,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 50,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Hotel Kátia **

    Double room per person:  119,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 42,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Ester Guest House

    Double room per person:  116,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 35,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Hotel Albergaria Borges***

    Double room per person:  125,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 24,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Primavera Perfume Hotel***

    31 de Maio a 13 de Julho

    Double room per person:  147,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 47,00 € (VAT included)

    Resto do Ano

    Double room per person:  141,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 43,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Children:

    Children from 4 to 11 years: Discount 50%

    Children up to 3 years old: Free

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  • Prices with accommodation in Spain

    A Morada do Cigarrón

    Double room per person:  123,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 23,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    O Retiro do Conde

    Double room per person:  167,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 83,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Aldea Rural A Cortiña

    Double room per person:  157,00 € (VAT included)

    Single room supplement: 44,00 € (VAT included)

     

     

    Children:

    Children from 4 to 11 years: Discount 50%

    Children up to 3 years old: Free

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Responsibility of the program -  Available & Incredible, Lda - RNAVT: 6738

Smuggling Paths

Wines, Vineyards & Ca

Turismo

Cultura

Portugal

Porto

Douro

Rural

Available & Incredible Unipessoal, Lda - RNAVT: 6738

Rua Cidade de Espinho, n.º3, R/C - 5000 - 611 Vila Real - Portugal

Telf.: (+351) 259 347 340 - Fax: (+351) 259 347 342

douro.travel@gmail.com - www.dourowellcome.com

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