Gerês Waterfall Trek | Discover Peneda Gerês National Park

Detours Blog
May 18, 2018
In the heart of the unique National Park in the Portuguese territory – Peneda Gerês National Park (one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal) -, the Gerês Village is a must-see and the perfect tourism destination for those looking for the peace that only nature can offer. It is one of the most important natural attractions of Portugal, not only due to the unpaired beauty of its landscape, but also because of its immense variety of species of fauna and flora.     Read More

The National Park of Peneda-Gerês

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May 11, 2018
The National Park of Peneda-Gerês extends from the plateau of Castro Laboreiro to the plateau of Mourela. In its area it includes territories of the counties of Melgaço, Arcos de Valdevez, Bridge of the Barca, Terras de Bouro and Montalegre.     Read More

Gerês Waterfall Trek

Detours Blog
March 2, 2018
Enjoy a Detour with an experienced professional, traversing tracks with different characteristics in the surrounding area to the village of Campo do Gerês, Dam of Vilarinho das Furnas, Geira Romana and Pé de Cabril where the richness of the natural and the scenic beauty are undeniable. Be prepared to visit one of the most interesting […]     Read More
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Pratos de Peixe (Fish Dishes)

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February 8, 2018
There are uncountable ways of eating and cooking fish in Portugal and due to our long coastal area we have quantity, quality and variety! The country has Europe's highest fish consumption per capita and is among the top four in the world for this indicator.     Read More
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Mercado de Angeiras

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February 2, 2018
The Municipal Market of Angeiras it’s an authentic bless to fish and seafood lovers. If you get inside you will find yourself lost with so many fish species and seafood. Get ready to be surprised by the freshness, quality and variety of the products (many of them were caught in the same morning), get ready as well to be induced to buy.     Read More
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A Anémona (She Changes)

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January 6, 2018
She Changes is a famous sculpture designed by Janet Echelman, inaugurated in 2005. Located in "Praça Cidade do Salvador", between Porto and Matosinhos. It has the goal to honor the fisherman’s and the fish industry of both cities. This three-dimensional multi-layer net float over the square and it uses an entirely soft and flexible set of membranes moving fluidly in wind almost like fishing net.     Read More