Nascente do Rio Âncora Walk

Have you ever had the chance to see a river source? What if that river is the Âncora River?

This place is as beautiful as it is magical. The path takes us through the bowels of the mountains, high altitude points, but also through the most incredible cultural points.

Along the way you will have the opportunity to get to know the natural heritage during the workshops of:

- Sailmaking Techniques

- Water Purification Techniques

- Anchor Valley Traditions

We will also stop for a coffee.

15.00 €

Date: by appointment.

  • Morning: 9am or 10am

Please contact us to make your appointment.

(Minimum 2 people for the walk to take place).

Duration: 6 hours.

Starting point: Arga de Baixo, Serra d'Arga.

(We will send you the coordinates after booking).

Age of participants: Over 14 years old.

Physical Condition: Walking for active people without physical mobility.

Material: walking shoes, comfortable clothes, hat, sunscreen, water, waterproof (in case of rain).

  • Each participant is in charge of bringing their lunch.

Degree of difficulty

Find out more about the degrees of difficulty here.

Nascente do Rio Âncora Walk

By appointment, all year round, subject to availability

Arga de Baixo, Serra d'Arga

> 14 years, minimum 2 people


Sailmaking Techniques

The rope is one of the best friends of anyone who loves the mountains. Learning how to tie basic knots can mean whether or not you can climb a wall, build a table in the forest or not, carry gear or not.

With us you will learn how to distinguish knots from lashings and how to make various types of them so that you can use them every day.

Water Purification Techniques

Water is one of the crucial elements for the planet and for human beings and, increasingly, there is a need to raise awareness about saving it.

Did you know that there are several water purification techniques? Have you ever thought about collecting water, applying these techniques and then being able to drink it?

Can you imagine what will come out of this?

Anchor Valley Traditions

Walking in Serra d'Arga is like walking in a special place on the globe, with many secrets. One of them is the source of the Âncora River, located in one of the highest points of the mountain.

Are you curious to know the place?

Would you like to understand how special this mountain is where a river is born that flows into the sea in Vila Praia de Âncora?

We will show you and tell you the story.

The Guides

Daniela Amorim is an Environmental Engineer, a Girl Scout for over 20 years and a mountaineering practitioner. She loves nature and knows all the necessary techniques to develop a mountain activity. She will be the guide of the mountain techniques workshops and the guide of the whole trail. She will be joined by a guest to talk about the natural heritage of Serra d'Arga. Believing that nature is our true home, she will convey to you everything that the path allows. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about nature photography with her, take your camera.

Ângela Fernandes, a certified walking guide, will be the group guide for this route. Completely passionate about nature, especially flora, she brings with her all the knowledge of botany and medicinal plants that add value to our days.

She does not dispense a good walk, and a good adventure, as such, it is a natural enthusiasm to hear her speak during these group moments.

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