Pedras Parideiras

A unique phenomenon in Portugal, quite rare in the world, that consists of rocks that grow and set free from the "mother-rock", hence the name of "pedras parideiras".

    Characteristics


  • Natural elements
  • car access

    opening hours


  • monday: 09:30-12:30, 14:00-17:00
  • tuesday: 09:30-12:30, 14:00-17:00
  • wednesday: 09:30-12:30, 14:00-17:00
  • thursday: 09:30-12:30, 14:00-17:00
  • friday: 09:30-12:30, 14:00-17:00
  • saturday: 09:30-12:30, 14:00-17:00
  • sunday: 09:30-12:30, 14:00-17:00

Natural Resources near Pedras Parideiras

Frecha da Mizarela


A well known waterfall that falls, at an altitude of 60 metres, from the top of the Freita Hill. It is located between Vale de Cambra and Arouca.

Arouca Geopark


The Arouca Geopark covers the administrative area of Arouca municipality, which has been stated by his exceptionally located geological heritage of internation…

Rio Paiva


It has its spring on the Nave hill, at Moimenta da Beira, and its mouth on the Douro river, near Castelo de Paiva.

Rio Urtigosa


It has its spring on the Freita hill, in Urrô, and its mouth on the Arda river, in Rossas.

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