As we travel through the Serra do Açor, at the same time that we are enchanted by the majestic and pure aspect of the landscape, curiosity invades us. Piódão insists on staying hidden to unexpectedly dazzle with its architecture. As if it were a crib, the houses are distributed around the terraces, in which the blue and the schist punctuate, between winding and narrow alleys, which in each corner hide the history of the Historical Village of Piódão.
The village of Foz D’Égua belongs to the parish of Piódão and with it shares the mystical beauty of the Serra do Açor. Characterized by its mountainous rural aspect, with the typical schist and slate houses, surrounded by an almost pure nature, it is rich in fauna and flora species that find their natural habitat over there.
After a convenient hotel pickup, follow your guide through 2 amazing Portuguese Historic villages (Piódão & foz de Égua) — with insightful commentary provided by a friendly and knowledgeable guide.
Piódão with its typical schist and slate houses, with blue painted wooden windows, gracefully descend the hillside, forming an amphitheater in this steep mountain range, being called by many the “crib village”.
Arriving in Piódão its time to recover energy tasting regional products, and to visit some more local shops.
The Historical Village of Piódão constitutes an architectural ensemble of rare beauty due to its natural setting, but also due to its antiquity, unity and state of preservation of the buildings.
You will taste delicious Portuguese food in a typical truly Portuguese restaurant and away from the tourist restaurants.
The village of Foz D’Égua belongs to the parish of Piódão and with it shares the mystical beauty of the Serra do Açor. Characterized by its mountainous rural aspect, with the typical schist and slate houses, surrounded by an almost pure nature.
In Foz D ‘Égua, in addition to the traditional houses, the natural pool stands out, there is a river beach of great beauty, the meeting point of the Piódão river and the Chãs river, which run towards the Alvoco river and whose path is blocked by a dam creating a water mirror.