Vila Nova de Foz Côa

Vila Nova de Foz Coa integrates in the demarcated Douro region, a fertile valley on the shores of the rivers Douro and Coa. This privileged location made this a region coveted by ancient peoples and human presence since the Paleolithic era proved, since, in the 20TH century 90, met several rock carvings. Your set also-known as the Archaeological Park of the Coa-is the biggest attraction of the region, in the case of the biggest outdoor archaeological museum. Here you can find, spread over multiple cores, traces of the Paleolithic periods, Neolithic, CHALCOLITHIC, Bronze age and iron age. Also known as the Capital of Almond, Foz Coa has the largest quantity and density of almond trees: approximately 38000 acres trees 106000. The spectacle of almond trees in blossom, which normally takes place between the second week of February and the first few days of March, is a beauty of this elegant and natural way, which certainly deserves a visit to this lovely city! The regional gastronomy revolves around local products, such as almonds, figs, olive oil, honey and wine. Be sure to taste the sour salad, cold water ball, the ball of oil and almond cookies.

What to do in Vila Nova de Foz Côa

Where to eat in Vila Nova de Foz Côa

Where to sleep in Vila Nova de Foz Côa

Casa do Rio
Casa do Rio

4 star

O silêncio que tudo domina, entrecortado apenas pelos melódicos sons da natureza, é imagem de marca desta Casa do Rio, implantada numa das quintas da Quinta do…

Bairro do Casal
Bairro do Casal

“Bairro do Casal” is located in the village of Murça, on a beautiful slope near the Douro river, 15 km away from Vila Nova de Foz Côa in the Oporto Wine region.

Hotel Vale do Côa
Hotel Vale do Côa

2 star

Cosy House, located in the city centre, offering 22 well-appointed rooms and the well-known restaurant route of Engravings, serve good homemade dishes from the…

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