7 Notable local Tourism Pinhel

7 Notable local Tourism Pinhel

The county Pinhel, in addition to its beautiful scenery, especially in the spring they have a heritage that deserve your must-visit. Pinhel has arredado status of tourist routes, and it is the fault of all, but perhaps the main cause … (Read more)

Historic Centre of Pinhel (*)- Why is the Portuguese do not know you exist?

Historic Centre of Pinhel (*)- Why is the Portuguese do not know you exist?

In late spring 2002 first visited the historic city of Pinhel and isolated and we were surprised by its monumentality. Quickly we understand the importance of this small town, serene and abandoned their luck and barely knew that we … (Read more)

Historic village of Linhares da Beira (Celorico da Beira) (***)

Historic village of Linhares da Beira (Celorico da Beira) (***)

Knew Linhares da Beira located on the face Northwest Natural Park of Serra da Estrela (****), It is one of the most beautiful historical villages of Portugal? Place names Linhares da Beira owes its name to Linen, it was widely grown in this region. … (Read more)

Panels Tile Path Station Iron Vilar Formoso (Almeida) (*)

Tile panels of Vilar Formoso Railway Track Station Almeida municipality has many tourist attractions that here previously exposed: -Fortaleza de Almeida (Historical Village of Portugal) -Historical Village of Castelo Mendo (**) -village … (Read more)

MENDO CASTLE (***) (Almeida), I have visited this fantastic historical village?

MENDO CASTLE (***) (Almeida), I have visited this fantastic historical village?

The description made by José Saramago in "Journey to Portugal" in 1981 Mendo Castle is very faithful: "The first stop of the day is in Castelo Mendo. Side view is a fortress, village completely enclosed by walls, with two … (Read more)

Sheet set of Vilar Maior (Sambucus) (**)

Sheet set of Vilar Maior (Sambucus) (**)

Vilar Maior (Sambucus). Vilar Maior Castle. Probably not many Portuguese who know the village of Vilar Maior Sabugal in the county and yet is one of the most beautiful of Beira Interior. Learn why! Do not judge the reader (or … (Read more)

Sheet set and Spa Longroiva (Mêda) (*)-Miraculous waters Templar territory

Sheet set and Spa Longroiva (Mêda) (*)-Miraculous waters Templar territory

In my penultimate visit to Longroiva, in the county of Mêda, in 2008, I like cicerone the pastor Anthony Lover, much knowledge and patience to visitor as Interrogator, pass away in 2010, for him wish a beneficent rest. Longroiva is a … (Read more)

Historical Village of Marialva (Mêda) (***)-It is one of the most beautiful villages of Europe

Historical Village of Marialva (Mêda) (***)-It is one of the most beautiful villages of Europe

“August 19 - Departure of Cancelos to Marialva. We passed the village of Meda, rather crowded and does not offer the decay appearance of other settlements. Marialva way to rocky terrain and variously injured. Distance from Meda a league. Appearance … (Read more)

Coa Valley Archaeological Park (*****)-A new life

Coa Valley Archaeological Park (*****)-A new life

The Archaeological Park of the Coa Valley (*****), it seems to resurface, with science to point new data for the joint occupation of modern man sapiens sapiens and Neanderthal man. And yet the news of the renewal of the car fleet … (Read more)

Historical Village of Castelo Rodrigo (**)- Christopher de Moura hero or traitor?

Historical Village of Castelo Rodrigo (**)- Christopher de Moura hero or traitor?

At dusk, the historic village of Castelo Rodrigo, Vista do topo da serra to Marofa, It is beautifully highlighted a hill boleado, with its defensive fence and circular towers to reflect dolphinfish tones, Red, brown and yellow; and around the, fields … (Read more)

Viewpoint of the High sapinha (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)-One of the most beautiful places to watch Almond Blossom

Viewpoint of the High sapinha (Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo) (*)-One of the most beautiful places to watch Almond Blossom

In National Highway 221, between Escalhão and Alva Barca found the remarkable Alto viewpoint of Sapinha. Here we observe the cease of the inhospitable plateau Spanish, to give the valley of the River Douro and its tributary Águeda; here forms a plain … (Read more)

Castle Sabugal

Castle Sabugal

Castle Sabugal. The donjon of the five machines is unique in Portugal. The Castle of Sabugal is a rugged fortress built in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The keep of unusual height, elegance and format - the Tower … (Read more)

Historical Village of Sortelha (Sambucus) (***)

Historical Village of Sortelha (Sambucus) (***)

Sortelha. Historical Village of Portugal. A 760 meters of altitude, Sortelha is one of the most beautiful villages of Portugal Surpassed to Port Vila, to which the people call entry, travel in time and we are reflecting in a small village of Medieval. … (Read more)

Gazebo Fragão Raven (Butters) (***)-It takes time and silence to drink this landscape

Gazebo Fragão Raven (Butters) (***)-It takes time and silence to drink this landscape

The Fragão Raven, seen from afar, It looks like a Chinese painting. Rounded boulders mixed with white flower heather and broom in clumps also rounded by wind. On top, the human hand has left a ball-point in March. Well marked … (Read more)

Covão of Ametade (Serra da Estrela Natural Park) (Butters) (***): The inverted viewpoint

Covão of Ametade (Serra da Estrela Natural Park) (Butters) (***): The inverted viewpoint

Before we read the beautiful Margaret Paes text on the Covão of Ametade in the Public Journal trails liked to give some geomorphological notes about this amazing place. What is Covão of Ametade? The Covão of Ametade makes … (Read more)

Almeida strong: Soothing views of the scenery (*)

Almeida strong: Soothing views of the scenery (*)

Almeida strong: Soothing views of the scenery (*) Viewpoints in Portugal-Series Leaks, Number 2 "The contrast is striking between the sawmills, the north, bar the near horizon and the plateau to which they do not see the end: about … (Read more)

Stronghold of Almeida (Historical Village of Portugal) (***)

Stronghold of Almeida (Historical Village of Portugal) (***)

Did you know that ... Almeida Fortress is a lesson in the baroque military architecture stone is also an immense historical evocation of space and one of 12 historic villages of Portugal? This fort is one of the most monumental squares arms … (Read more)