Hiking tracks into the sun drenched mountains start right outside the gates of Cabo Vila, putting you directly in the heart of nature. Within a radius of 25km there are lakes, a centuries old monastery/ cathedral, a 9 holes golf course, karting, canoeing, tennis, bowling and good restaurants. The beach is 70km away and the old city of Porto, with its fantastic Port Wine and many other attractions is at 85km distance. Portugals most famous natural park Peneda-Gerês is 60km away.

Guimarães, once the capital and the birth place of Portugal has been nominated “ Cultural Capital of Europe” (for 2012) and is only 30 minutes driving away – it’s castle is more than 1000 years old.

Barragem de Queimadela Barragem de Queimadela Bom Jesus Braga Cabeceiras de Basto Cabeceiras de Basto square Hoopoo bird Castle Guimaraes Porto Porto Porto Cathedral Surrounding Mountains in the Winter Ribeirado Porto
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