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Fantastic family outing!

Sofia and Elsa made us all feel so welcome and taught us about donkeys and pottery. We took a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
kelleyr23
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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 27 October 2017
Julia D
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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11 Aug 2018
“Fantastic family outing!”
27 Oct 2017
“4 day trek”
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Advance booking! Two great things to do: 1) Donkey walks and hikes - interaction between you & this gentle, sensitive beeing in a beautiful natural/rural surrounding 2) Pottery workshops, stimulating your own creativity. Simple, authentic, relaxing...more
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Vale das Amoreiras | Vale das Amoreiras, Aljezur, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Sofia and Elsa made us all feel so welcome and taught us about donkeys and pottery. We took a relaxing stroll through the lovely nearby countryside, my husband and I leading the children on the donkeys. Afterwards Elsa patiently helped us each make a bowl...More

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BURROSeARTES M, Owner at Burros and Artes, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and for your kind words. We are really glad you enjoyed your day with us! Warm wishes. Donkey Team

Reviewed 27 October 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

1  Thank Julia D
Reviewed 11 July 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 10 July 2017

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

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Reviewed 7 May 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

4  Thank FlorentParis
Reviewed 28 August 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 10 October 2015

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

Reviewed 27 July 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 2 August 2015

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

Reviewed 30 October 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
Reviewed 16 August 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.

3  Thank rainbow2012
Reviewed 24 July 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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