Vila Velha de Ródão

Vila Velha de Ródão lies in the South of the District of Castelo Branco, between the Tagus River and the Ocresa River, its tributary, the Serra do Perdigao as backdrop. This feature causes the predominate olive groves and, therefore, is the olive oil the main product of the region, although activities such as agriculture, dairy industries, farming, among others, are part of the economic sector in the region. The archaeological remains that the Council preserves the actuality that the settlements attest to the County was previous to the Foundation of nationality. Came to be part of the Herdade da Açafa, but with the extinction of the order of the temple, came to belong to the order of Christ. Vila Velha de Ródão was losing importance that benefited by the location and, in the 19th century, was visible decay of the County, who would go on to be overcome through the new accessibility and rise of olive growing. Although small, the municipality of Vila Velha de Ródão has several types of points of interest, especially for those who may contemplate the natural beauty of the region, whether through a pedestrian or a boat trip. Fairs, festivals, architectural and archaeological heritage, cuisine and handicrafts are more some of the charms of this municipality. The cuisine preserves the flavors of yesteryear: Roast lamb in the oven, fish soups, lamprey, eel stew, soups of boda (Lamb dish) and black-eyed peas with blue salad are the most expressive. Tigeladas, nogados and slippers are the icons of the candy store.

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