The hill of Our Lady of Graça stands out from the other hills in the Alvãi/Marão mountain range for being steep (known for the famous arrivals of the Tour of Portugal) and because it is isolated and clearly visible from the centre of Mondim de Basto. It has excellent views from its peak at an altitude of 940 metres, a shrine and a restaurant.
On the road from Bilhó to Cavernelhe, roughly in the middle of the route, you will find this beautiful waterfall in lush green environment in the waters of the river Motherfucker if crash by a low slope inclination in bedrock. Alternatively, you can also access the rear of the waterfall through the village of Pioledo.
Ending at Minhéu, on the north, and on the Padrões de Teixeira, on the south, along 50 km, this park comprises the municipalities of Mondim de Basto and Vila Real and the Alvão and Marão hills. Those are separated by the Alto do Velão (Velão peak), at an altitude of 914 metres. In fact, the park is always above an altitude of 900 metres and constitutes a barrier between the shore and the inlands, together with the Gerês mountain. On the eastern limits, at an altitude of 1339 metres, the Alto de Caravelas stands as the highest point of the …
In a landscape of huge cliffs one finds the "Olo river gorge", a wtaerfall that is about 100 metres high, in the Alvão Natural Park. It is acceded from the village of Ermelo. From the Alto do Fojo (Fojo Heights), there is a lovely views of the Fisgas de Ermelo (waterfalls), from where the Olo river falls.