Barragem da Caniçada

A dome shaped dam, on the Cávado river, built in 1955 for the production of electricity. The reservoir is one of the loveliest in Portugal, located on the southern borderline of the Gerês National Park. The best panoramic view of the valley and of the reservoir is from the Pedra Bela Belvedere, to the right from the Caldas do Gerês. Sports and leisure are authorized, even though only in certain areas.


Barragem da Caniçada
4830,Cabo de Além


  • Water resources
  • car access

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