Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês

It covers a total of 22 parishes, distributed by the counties of Arcos de Valdevez, Melgaço, Montalegre, Ponte da Barca and Terras de Bouro. National Park and Protected Area since 1971, extends from the plateau of the Castro Laboreiro to the one of Mourela, with a vast fauna and flora, being a favorite stage for outdoor activities. Usually accessible by car, it is known for the rugged relief and steep slopes, being a mainly granite region. You can take several routes, on foot or by car, and enjoy the scenery that offers a true journey through nature, past and adventure.


Lugar do Castelo


  • Easy external parking
  • Protected areas

Natural Resources near Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês

Albufeira do Lindoso

A dam on the Lima river, by the border, between the Soajo and the Amarela (Yellow) hills. The most common fish species are the trout, the barbel and the nase. …

Cascata de Fervença

It belongs to a set of small waterfalls and ends at the Fervença waterfall, with an altitude of 15 to 20 metres. It is acceded by the EM (Nogueira/Portela do V…

Rio Castro Laboreiro

The crystal clear waters of the Laboreiro river jump out of the limits of the Melgaço parish and reach the Lima river, down the hill, with truly edenic corners.

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