Ermelo

A vilage at the Alvão Natural Park, near the Olo river, still faithful to its origins, with its rural granit houses and slate rooftops.It was awarded a charter by Dom Sancho I, in 1196, and was the siege of the parish from 1514 to the 19th century. Of those days, the pillory and the old Town Hall still remain. The natural resources include the Fisgas do Ermelo, one of the biggest waterfalls in Portugal, falling from an altitude of 100 metres.

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Ermelo
4880-132,Ermelo

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Barreiro


A village with old features and houses in a typical rural environment.

Fervença


A typical village with rural stone houses. It is surrounded by wide swamps. It belongs to the Alvão Natural Park.

Pardelhas


Typical rural granite houses. They belong to the Alvão Natural Park.

Travassos


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Varzigueto


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