Lonely Planet Writer

Novel shepherding skills tour hits the road in Spain

Tourist can get the authentic shepherding experience in Soria, Spain.
Tourist can get the authentic shepherding experience in Soria, Spain. Image by Arbutus / CC BY 2.0

Spanish travel company Soria Vacaciones has kicked its third season of shepherding tours for tourists. The package tour, which costs €175, gives people an insight into traditional herding methods and includes food, transport, accommodation and a diploma in shepherding. The three-day trek culminates in the town of Los Campos where participants can join in the festivities of the Fiesta de la Trashumancia. Read more: thelocal.es