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

Cascata do Rio da Escada em Lindoso, Serra Amarela

Cascata do Rio da Escada em Lindoso

On the Serra Amarela (Yellow Hill), right on the Peneda-Gerês National Park, one finds this waterfall. There are numerous woods and a rich human and natural he…

Rio Castro Laboreiro, Lindoso

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.

Barragem do Lindoso, Lindoso

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. …

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