The municipality of Sátão is part of the District of Viseu and is composed of 12 parishes. Crossed by the Raja of Sátão, its landscape is essentially rural, marked by the presence of dams, the Sierra de San Matias, the vast religious heritage and archaeological remains. In Sátão is also the largest tree of Portugal-the eucalyptus Contige. The trademark gastronomy the region, thanks to the Lamb, veal, baked beans with cabbage and pork, which should be accompanied by bread cooked in the oven, as happens with the typical fish of the river. The conventual sweets gather the candy and chips, cavacas typical: sweet rice, fries and olive oil cake are some of them, linking well with traditional liqueurs. For most of the year occur several parties parishes that comprise Sátão, notably, in August. A souvenir of this Council include the palhoças (rain shelters made of reeds), articles in wood, basketry and stone work that even today find themselves.
What to do in Sátão
Miradouro de São Matias da Serra
Located on th top of a hill, it has magnificent views of the parish of Ferreira de Aves an of a large portion of the parish of Sátão. There are some tables and benches and a landmark.
Igreja do Antigo Convento de Nossa Senhora da Oliva
This church under the mannerist style has its main point of interest on the inside. With one only nave and the roof in wood, the main chapel stands out for its roof ornate with polychrome coffers and the altar is …
Torre de Ferreira de Aves
Currently consists of a medieval tower, with twinned Windows and by later constructions. The entrance to the tower is through a door decorated with semi-spheres.
Casa Grande de Casfreires
This former Manor House located in the Centre of the village, more precisely in the main square, offers comfortable accommodation stay and decorated with masterpiece. The initial construction of the main house dates back to the 13th and 14th centuries. …
Solar dos Albuquerques / Biblioteca Municipal de Sátão
The Manor of Arms dating back to the 18th century. Endowed with gates of the 19th century, the Italian Bigaglia. Obeys the general lines of the style of the 17th and 18th centuries. Fourteenth and fifteenth and consists of ground …
Jardim do Santuário do Nosso Senhor dos Caminhos
This space has trees and flowerbds, stone tables and benches and a small lake. It surrounds a small square that has a statue with the fugures of the Evangelists (Saint John, Saint Mathew, Saint Like and Saint Mark).
A simple restaurant with an effective service and fine regional cuisine. It has a rather traditional decor with several agricultural artefacts and photographs of the most important local monuments.
Antigos Paços do Concelho de Rio de Moinhos
Building in good condition. It has two floors, an arched structure and is crossed by the street. On the first floor enhances the inner access door and bow to the heart on the street, being the second most rectangular fenestrations, …
Where to eat in Sátão
Espaço tradicional e rústico, o restaurante A Parreira situa-se em Lamas, Sátão. É aqui que serve a…
A simple restaurant with an effective service and fine regional cuisine. It has a rather traditiona…
Restaurante simples, O Reis situa-se no centro da vila de Sátão. Aqui encontra uma cozinha simples …
A friendly restaurant that has two larg rooms where Italian specialities are served.
Where to sleep in Sátão
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