For some golf is a religion. For others nothing could be further from the truth. The Pilgrims Way is that part of the Camino de Santiago an ancient pilgrims route which in fact is made up of many routes passing through Spain France and Portugal to Santiago de Compostela. The Portuguese route starts in Porto on to Braga, through Ponte de Lima to the Spanish border and then on to Santiago de Compostela. On this tour you will experience a one day walk along the Pilgrims Walk from Ponte de Lima to Rubiaes. And to vary the walking you also have two rounds of golf on the lovely Ponte de Lima golf course. And for sustenance dinners at three of the best restaurants Ponte de Lima has to offer.
Nine days of unforgettable physical activity. Of all types. Not too much to wear you out. But just enough to justify all the eating and drinking. Accommodation in two charming boutique hotels, golf at Ponte de Lima and Montebelo both beautiful mountain courses, walk along the Pilgrims Way, visit two National Parks and some typical Portuguese hot springs.
This tour takes you over nine days from the most sumptuous palace hotel in the north of Portugal to charming boutique accommodation near the village of Parada de Gonta. You will have time for golf, to revitalise your body and spirit with spa treatments, enjoy the countryside and towns of the Douro and the Dao Valleys, their wine and food and their hospitality.
Enjoy eight days of spa and wellness treatment, golf in the mountains, exploring Portugal’s north and learning about the wine and food of the famous Douro and Dao Rivers.
Are you looking to combine golf with exploring. Eating and drinking but staying healthy. Beautiful countryside. Lovely people. Two enjoyable golf courses where you can walk off happy. Vidago with it’s beautiful raised stone tees and vistas on the back nine not to forget will do the trick. As will Montebelo with as one reviewer noted a unique atmosphere with incomparable views over the Serra do Caramulo and Serra da Estrela. Eight nights in wonderful accommodation.
Jack Nicklaus designed Monte de Rei. Ranked 28th in Europe by Golf World magazine in 2011 this course will delight you. Away from the madding crowd you can enjoy the solitude of the surroundings and when not golfing delight in the beauty of Tavira and its coastline. Seven days with four games of golf including two at Monte de Rei and games at Portugal’s seventh and fourteenth ranked courses. And for your accommodation you will stay in the beautiful Pousada do Convento da Graca located in what was the St Augustinho Convent founded in the sixteenth century.