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Largo do Salgueiro, 3
5470-370, Pitões das Júnias
A restaurant famed for the fine preparation of thee regional Portuguese cuisine. The atmosphere is familiar, quite friendly and humble. Great views of the Gerês Mountain.
This bridge above Rabagão River has mediaeval origins. Its citizens called it “Well’s Bridge” or “Devil’s Bridge” due to its amazing physiognomy, granted by the steep ground. The bridge was probably used by General Soult troops to run away from national territory.
Pitões das Júnias
5470, Pitões das Júnias
The cascade of Pitões das Júnias in Peneda-Gerês National Park, is fueled by the crystal clear waters that pass near the monastery of Santa Maria das Júnias. Has a first drop of about 30 meters, followed by several others that allow a refreshing dip during the summer. This whole scenario is surrounded by a beautiful Oakwood centenary.
Terreiro do Açougue, 11
The Ecomuseum of Barroso is assumed as anchor element of the strategy of sustainable and integrated development of the territory cachena cattle. Integrates functions of research, documentation and interpretation of cultural and natural values of the region. The headquarters functions as interpretive center in the region, with a great creativity and ability to motivate visitors to meet the thematic poles scattered throughout the County. Is situated in the area surrounding the castle of Montalegre, being an integral part of its line of wall. It is intended that the public space offer the visitor experience of the senses that can enjoy …
Terreiro do Açougue
The Castle Church is one of the two churches of the medieval area of the village. This church-which was the matrix before the construction of the new Church – is actually very close to the Castle. Surround on many leafy trees, and that give you a serene and peaceful environment of much recognition. Although it is of medieval origin, the moth present must remount to the 17th century. In the bell tower that, as in many churches in the region, is separated from the main body of the temple, which is the border, having own access from the outside. It …
Those who enter in jump and follows to the central zone of the town, is not indifferent to the imposing church image located at the top of the Rua Padre Manuel José Jorge, granitic in parallel. This is the ancient parish church, maybe the main icon of this village. It is a building of moth romantic, which was suffering some structural renovations over time. In the North and South walls of the nave you can see sections of perfection with which stones were superposed in the construction of the building. Shifted to the back of the Church, lined up in …
This fortified village preserves a part of three lines of ramparts and a moat that surrounds it partially. Is strategically deployed at a bend in the River, Rabagão being championed by this. In the intermediate wall still observes a door of access to the town. Everything indicates that the castro has developed especially in the upper platforms, within the limits of the second wall, because they are there visible ruins of Castro apparatus. The village surrounds the cabeço, except for an extension of outer wall for a natural rechã where if you identify some constructs. A distinction is made, on …
Rua do Paço
Complex of great historical value consisting of solar and hospital, botica, chapel with cruise along the Camino de Santiago. Is one of the few, if not only, Estate in Portugal that is known to have been instructed by commandery pontificates. The origin of this Palace is closely linked to Santiago of Compostela, as the initial creation of the botica and hospital aimed to support this pilgrims. The hospital would have capacity for 9 to 12 individuals and, it seems, was relatively well equipped, seen the letter of institution determine offer an olive oil broth, lamb and chicken broth. In fact, …
Albufeira do Alto Rabagão
Dam of mixed type, a part of the kind of gravity and another of type arc, Rabagão River-fueled, in the hydrographic basin of the Cávado. Was completed in 1964, featuring 94 meters high and 1897 meters long of Coronation, with a maximum discharge capacity of 500 m3\/s is the second largest Dam in Portugal, the Alqueva dam, being highly sought after by fishermen. The barbel, boga and climb (a.k.a. Rama) are the most common fish species. Is still allowed to practice other sports and recreational activities, such as surfing, motorboats, etc.
The old Christian Borralha miner limited to the parishes of jump and Venda Nova and the parish of Fields, in the municipality of Vieira do Minho, being composed of 36 leases, totaling about 1788 hectares of territory. Of these, 28 were concessions of tungsten and Tin Tin 10 and two of tungsten, copper, silver. These mines employed thousands of people, transformed and streamlined the location, giving you visibility nationally and internationally.