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Complexo Metamórfico da Foz do Douro

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Avenida do Brasil
4150, Porto

Porto

The rocks of the Coastline from Oporto are the oldest which outcrop in Portugal and constitute a geological heritage of high scientific interest-didactic, the Metamorphic Complex of Foz do Douro, classified as Municipal Natural Heritage. In April 2005 was created a thematic route for dissemination of this designated heritage by "Geological Tour of Foz do Douro", signaled with nine panels of information addressed to the general public. For more detailed information about this and other mining and geological points of interest in Portugal, visit < a href = http:\/\/www.roteirodeminas.pt target = "_blank" > www.roteirodeminas.pt <\/a>.

Parque Natural do Douro Internacional

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Rua de Santa Marinha, 4
5200-241, Mogadouro

Mogadouro

Comprising the municipalities of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Freixo de Espada-à-Cinta, Miranda do Douro and Mogadouro, the Natural Park of the International Douro includes the 122 km of the Douro river's borderline and continues to the south, until the Águeda river valley. From a rather deep valley and two plains (mostly composed of granite), one to the north with altitides that go from 700 to 800 metres and another to the south with altitudes that go from 600 to 700 metres. The canyons, carved by the Douro and Águeda rivers, are extremely deep (sometimes over 200 metres) and quite beautiful. …

Barragem de Miranda do Douro

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Miranda do Douro
5210, Miranda do Douro

Miranda do Douro

A dam located in the international Douro, where the river starts its rather deep descent from the mesa. The access of boats to the water is quite difficult. The most common fish species are the barbel and the nase. Recreational activities are permitted, albeit with some restrictions.

Foz do Rio Douro

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Avenida do Brasil
4150, Porto

Porto

This is a binding stopping-place: the spot where the river meets the sea! The people of Porto come here for a walk and the fisher men, day or night, come to catch something.

Reserva Natural Local do Estuário do Douro

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Rua do Cabedelo
4400, Canidelo

Vila Nova de Gaia

A local natural reservation that includes the area and the Cabedelo beach and ends by the road and the bicycle tracks. It is the first local natural reservation in th country.

Barragem de Fonte Longa

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Fonte Longa
5140, Carrazeda de Ansiães

Carrazeda de Ansiães

A dam on the Douro river basin, on the Reborda brook. It has magnificent panoramic views of the Douro Valley.

Barragem da Dama

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Barragem da Dama
3630, Beselga

Penedono

A dam that belongs to the Douro river basin.

Foz do Rio Tua

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Fiolhal
5140, Carrazeda de Ansiães

Carrazeda de Ansiães

The Tua River is a tributary of the right bank of the Douro River and a result of the junction of the Rabaçal and Tuela rivers. It is 57 km long and flows to the Douro.

Barragem de Vila Chã

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Barragem de Vila Chã
5070, Vila Chã

Alijó

A dam located on a rocky high plain, on the Chã Brook, on the Douro river basin.

Barragem do Torrão

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Barragem do Torrão
4575, Torrão

Marco de Canaveses

A dam on the Tâmega river, 3.5 km away from where the Tâmega meets the Douro.

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