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Articles in Category: Historic Villages

Cerdeira

Cerdeira

Coimbra

Walking through the village is a physical and sensory experience. At every step there is a nook, a blind alley, something that one does not know whether it was put there by man or by nature.

Fajão

Fajão

Pampilhosa da Serra

Fajão nestles peacefully between the quartzite cliffs of the Penedos de Fajão and the River Ceira. And a certain Monsignor immortalized it in stories and woodcuts.

Pedrógão Pequeno

Pedrógão Pequeno

Castelo Branco

A white village, in granite, amid the sea of brown schist surrounding it. It stands beside the Zêzere, at the heart of the Schist Villages Network, with everything conveniently to hand.

Porto e Norte - Ponte de Lima - medieval bridge

Porto e Norte - Ponte de Lima - medieval bridge

(EN) The Roman bridge that crosses the Lima River at this location gave rise to the name of this ancient village. The first charter was granted in 1125 by D. Teresa, the mother of the first King of Portugal, before the foundation of the kingdom. In the centre of a rich agricultural region, where the famous Vinho Verde is produced, its heritage includes a large number of manor houses and grooved houses.

(PT) A ponte romana que atravessa o Rio Lima neste local deu origem ao nome desta antiga vila. O primeiro foral foi-lhe concedido em 1125 por D. Teresa, a mãe do primeiro Rei de Portugal, antes ainda da fundação do reino. No centro de uma região agrícola rica, onde é produzido o famoso Vinho Verde, o seu património integra um grande número de solares e casas apalaçadas.

Talasnal

Talasnal

Lousã

Explore this village deep in the magical world of Lousã Mountain, hidden among lush vegetation where deer, roebuck, wild boar and many other species lurk.