Vieira do Minho

Flanked by the mountains of Cabreira and Gerês and composed of 21 parishes, the municipality of Vieira do Minho is characterised by its rurality. The rivers Cávado and Rabagão, North, involve the landscape and to the South lies the albufeira of Ermal. Of ancient origin, it is possible to find archaeological remains and several Roman bridges, besides having been the scene of some episodes of the French Revolution, the Liberal wars and birthplace of the popular movement that became known as "Maria da Fonte". The gastronomy of the municipality is one of the main points of attraction. Barrosã veal, goat, cabbage and beans, the cozido à Portuguesa, cod and, above all, Fireworks and the papas de Sarrabulho make the delights of who around here. The slopes of the Serra da Cabreira comes the cheese cured sheep. In addition to basketry made in Bouro parade, is in this county that are made in copper, in particular, the replicas of the stills, and blankets made of coarse woollen cloth. The feasts of Senhora da Fé, on the first Sunday in June, are the most significant, but July and August are also time of pilgrimages.

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Pousada Gerês-Caniçada

Vieira do Minho

Pousada da Caniçada, St. Benedict, in the middle of the serra do Gerês, between the green of the trees and the crystal clear waters of the river Cávado, is one of the most beautiful hostels in Nature. The 38 rooms, recently refurbished, are very comfortable.

Teleski do Ermal

Vieira do Minho

Metallic structure, unique in the country, where the practitioners are pulled, allowing the practice of skiing on water, in the middle of the albufeira of Ermal. Provides a bar-restaurant visitor support.

Praia Fluvial do Ermal

Vieira do Minho

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Parque Florestal da Serra da Cabreira

Vieira do Minho

The mountains, the appealing dams and the crystal clear water streams are the best riches of Vieira do Minho. The Forest Park aims to preserve the nature of the Cabreira Mountain.

Barco Turístico de Vieira do Minho

Vieira do Minho

A 45 minutes trip along the Cávado river on the Brancelhe boat. It can take up to 47 people at the price of 4 € each, along the magnificent mountain landscapes of the parishes of Vieira do Minho, Terras de ...

Quedas de Água de Louredo

Vieira do Minho

A geological formation from the water, on a rock. Of great natural beauty, it is the ideal spot for taking some photographs.

Quinta da Veiga

Vieira do Minho

Quinta da Veiga is situated on the slope left of the Caniçada dam, seven kilometres from Vila do Gerês and 20 from the border with Spain. The property offers a countryside and forests on the mountains Merouço, Cabreira and Gerês ...

Agra

Vieira do Minho

A strongly rural village, surrounded by rather lovely landscapes. The inhabitants are mostly farmers and shepherds. The granite houses lend it a traditional atmosphere. Agra is known as the brithplace o the traditional "mantas de burel". It has a horse ...

Quinta do Negral

Vieira do Minho

Pyrenean's farm, in, it is surrounded by green Woods everywhere, the idyllic Peneda-Gerês National Park. Private property with about one hectare, which are willing to House the Penedo, the winery, orange blossom, Drama Queen and Nogueira, five small mountain houses, ...

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