Hiking in the Peneda-Gerês Natural Park: "Alto da Pedrada"

As good explorers, sometimes we also participate in events organized by other entities, such as the association "Lirio do Xurés" with its initiative “8 Miles do Xurés”. This time we have visited Portugal in order to hike to the "Alto da Pedrada", a difficult route of almost 27 km guided by Soajo Nomadis and aimed at mountain lovers.

This...

May 12, 2018 General
Ribeira Sacra Hiking Festival 2018

In Verdant Experiences, we are always interested on all initiatives that help promoting the amazing places that we have in Galicia in particular, and in the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula in general. That’s why when the Tourism Consortium of Ribeira Sacra invited us to collaborate on a Hiking festival that they were planning, we didn’t think twice before saying...

Ribeiro Wine Fair 2018 (Feria del Vino del Ribeiro 2018)

On April 28, 29, 30 and May 1, the 55th edition of the Ribeiro Wine Fair (Feira do Viño do Ribeiro) was held in Ribadavia. And as in previous editions has been a success despite the rains of the first two days.

This fair is celebrated in the epicenter of the Ribeiro region, in Ribadavia, specifically in the “Alameda” of...

The Nautical Park of Castrelo de Miño

On the way to Vigo along the Rías Baixas highway and shortly before reaching the village of Ribadavia, there is a beautiful place in the Ribeiro.  A place where you can switch off any day of the year, although is especially recommended on the hottest and sunny days of summer. We talk about the "Parque Náutico de Castrelo de Miño"...

The culture of water, the natural path of the Barbantiño River

Just 20 minutes from the city of Ourense there is a spectacular circular hiking trail, which combines water, meadows, oak groves and various ethnographic resources related to the culture of water. We are talking about the natural path that runs along both banks of the Barbantiño river.

This oficial path that runs through the municipalities of Punxín, Amoeiro and...

Wineries from Ribeira Sacra: Adega Vella

Today we are going to talk about other of our favorite wineries of the Ribeira Sacra region: Adega Vella.

We can’t hide it… We are big fans of small wineries. Big wineries are certainly impressive, with their modern design buildings and their vineyards that extend for miles; but small wineries have something special, some kind of magnetic attraction that you...