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Portugal | Shooting Holidays

Portugal is one of the highest respected shooting destinations in Europe for its variety of quarry which includes the well-established Red-Legged Partridge of which inspires as much devotion as we afford our Greys. There are also Fallow and Red deer, Mouflon hunting and opportunities to venture out for Wild Boar. Portugal has an ever inviting aura about itself. Including many alluring and majestic sightseeing opportunities amongst its resplendent and vibrant landscapes. Cities steeped in history, military architecture, medieval structures and the city of Elvas which is considered the biggest fortified city in Europe. With these warmer climates, it’s is easy to become naturally more relaxed enabling you to thoroughly unwind and become fully submerged in Portugal’s culture and what it has to offer.

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Located in the South of Portugal in the Alentejo region lies the prestigious Herdade Vale do Manantio estate. Steeped in history dating back to the eighteenth century, the Bravo family has strong connections with the hunting estate and its repopulation of species and its dedication to nature and hunting. Herdade Vale do Manantio is considered the best hunting estate in Portugal by the safari club Lusitania Chapter. João won “Best Outfitter” award for excellent conditions he presents in the quality of his Red-Legged Partridge programmes.

Could I bring a non-shooter to Vale do Manantio estate?

We will ensure your trip to Portugal will be nothing but memorable with the infrastructure and hassle-free flights which can be exploited by hunters in search of wilder birds, more relaxed days and that rugged yet beautiful landscape. A wonderful advantage to this destination is the additional activities such as guided tours, spa treatments, horse riding, helicopter rides, wakeboarding, clay shooting, wine tasting, balloon rides, shopping and many more. There really is something for everyone.

What’s the accommodation like at Vale do Manantio estate?

Accommodation is of the highest quality 5-star lodgings, complete with superior attention to detail and the friendliest staff where all consideration has been given to the guns comfort and enjoyment. You will be more than overjoyed with the luxury of the lodge and its surroundings with views over the Spanish boarders, stunning sunsets and wonderful shoot lunches with exceptional produce which is locally sourced.

What is the staff like at Vale do Manantio estate?

You will have an enjoyable time shooting in Portugal at the estate where the staff will be on hand to make sure your stay is of utmost comfort and satisfaction. From the minute you arrive to the time you reluctantly leave you will be treated like royalty and they will have made sure that you have made memories to last a lifetime.

How does a stay at the Vale do Manantio estate work?

You will be treated to 2 days exciting Partridge shooting in Portugal with 3 nights stay. Single and half teams of guns are welcome and a bag number of 50 birds per person with the opportunity to shoot more at a price of 29 euros per bird over the 100 bird overage. Which equates to 400 bird days in a team of 8 guns. With over 2000 acres of hunting areas and 10 drives to add variety to your shooting days, it makes for a great getaway. Experience the wonderful fresh produce from around the region when hospitality bends over backwards to give you the best al fresco dining, totally exceeding your expectations.

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For those of you who want to get a look into the action that can be expected from one of our world-class shooting holidays, take a look at the dedicated shooting playlist that can be found on our Youtube channel here. You can also view all of our shooting destinations here on our website.

If you have any questions on the Partridge shooting trips we offer then contact us in the office, our experienced team will be happy to help you with any queries you have. Additionally, you can request a free brochure.


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