The Peneda-Gerês National Park is a natural jewel of outstanding beauty.
Come and discover these wonderful natural surroundings and unique species including wild ponies, golden eagles and the Castro Laboreiro dog breed.
Discover the local traditions and customs in the villages Lindoso and Soajo. Visit their castles for breathtaking views out over the hills.
Man and Nature have achieved a fine, harmonious balance in the Montesinho, Alvão and Douro International Natural Parks. They include village communities that have done much to retain the traditions of rural life.
There is a range of itineraries to help you structure your visit.
The dams and reservoirs provide further leisure and recreational opportunities. Canoeing, bicycle and horse riding or hill walking are all excellent means of exploring while relaxing.
Be sure to keep the bathing costume handy. There are many rivers and streams to be discovered on your journey and some great spots for swimming in the natural freshness of these waters.