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Vale das Amoreiras | Vale das Amoreiras, Aljezur, Portugal
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4 day trek

Sofia and her burros are a unique experience. She has some very warm and curiously funny donkeys... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Julia D
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Invercargill, New Zealand
A Pace of Donkeys

We had a memorable afternoon with Sofia and her donkeys. She 'managed' both the donkeys and the... read more

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Reviewed July 10, 2017
mcksuzy
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We provide two services: 1) Donkey walks and hikes - interaction between you & this gentle, sensitive beeing in a beautiful natural/rural surrounding 2) Arts or traditional handcrafts workshop, stimulating your own creativity We believe in simplicity, authenticity, quietness, fun and companionship.
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Oct 27, 2017
“4 day trek”
Jul 10, 2017
“A Pace of Donkeys”
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Vale das Amoreiras | Vale das Amoreiras, Aljezur, Portugal
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Sofia and her burros are a unique experience. She has some very warm and curiously funny donkeys. Her passion for these animals shine through them. The places we trek through where so natural to everyday life kept it real. The accomodation along the way was...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

We had a memorable afternoon with Sofia and her donkeys. She 'managed' both the donkeys and the kids with patience and grace. On a short trek on her property she also told us about many of the plants in the region and how the water...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Highly recommended walk with the lovely donkeys. Great surroundings! and very nice woman taking care of the monkeys.

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Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We did a one week trekking with a 6 years old kid and it was amazing. 10 to 20 km per day, slowly walking with the donkey. Staying at local guesthouse along the way. It was greatly organized, the route through the gr11 and the...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2015

Sofia took us on a great and memorable tour with two donkeys for our two boys. We went on an amazing walk through a preserve down to the beach where she laid out a delicious lunch overlooking the sea. Truly memorable. Sofia is also a...More

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Sofia E, Gerente at Burros and Artes, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2015

Thank you so much for your enthusiasm. We, donkeys and me, also enjoyed much your company. Feel always welcome again. Kind regards

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Reviewed July 27, 2015

A pleasant walk with Sofia and her donkeys who are such characters, beautiful countryside and amazing views. A great way to spend a few hours.

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Sofia E, Owner at Burros and Artes, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2015

The donkeys and I enjoyed your company. Hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed October 30, 2013

Our kids loved meeting Sofia and the donkeys and it was a priveledge to walk into the beutiful local hills with these gentle animals with heaps of personality. I would really recommend to families with kids.

1  Thank anne m
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Reviewed August 16, 2013

A wonderful experience with our 3 children. Agnes was lovely and very knowledgable. A fabulous walk in the hills seeing a special side of Portugal. Can not recommend highly enough. Thank you.

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Reviewed July 24, 2011

If, like us you've a young family (4 and 6 year old daughters) and are searching for something a little different from the usual pool and beach this is an ideal venue. Sofia runs a donkey sanctuary and the donkeys are employed to take visitors...More

5  Thank northwesttraveller6
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