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Fun and Extreme Sports

Póvoa de Lanhoso and surroundings – Fun and extreme sports Adventure Diverlanhoso Park – an adventure sports park, which includes a restaurant. Here are some of the available activities: Kayak/Canoe; rubber dinghy rides; raft descents; MTB; climbing; Rappel; Slide; Paint-Ball; Target shooting (arch, rifle, fisgas, blowpipes); Treasure hunt (on foot, BTT, 4×4); Orienteering; 4×4 Tourist […]

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Published on: 2019-03-04  -  Filed under: Region - Others

Traditional jewellery

Póvoa de Lanhoso – Traditional goldsmithery Located in the parishes of Travassos and Sobradelo da Goma, very close to the Rural Hotel Vila Joaquina, the traditional jewellery workshops are an ex-libris of Póvoa de Lanhoso. A visit to the Gold Museum in the parish of Travassos stands out and is suggested. Pieces made here can […]

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Published on: 2019-03-04  -  Filed under: Region - Others

Landscape and Nature

Póvoa de Lanhoso and surroundings – Landscape and Nature Póvoa de Lanhoso has a well-preserved natural heritage with mountain and valley situations. The flora and fauna are rich, highlighting the existence of a millenary oak, the Oak of Calvos, classified as a tree of public interest. Centro de Interpretação do Carvalho de Calvos (tree of […]

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Published on: 2019-03-04  -  Filed under: Region - Others

Shrines and Religious Temples

Póvoa de Lanhoso and surroundings – Shrines and Religious Temples Pilar Sanctuary – inspired by the church of N. Sra. do Pilar in Vila Nova de Gaia and Bom Jesus do Monte, a wealthy merchant, André da Silva Machado, a native of Póvoa de Lanhoso, had this church built in 1860. A baroque church, with […]

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Published on: 2019-03-04  -  Filed under: Region - Others

Cultural Heritage

Póvoa de Lanhoso has important testimonies of its history that is worth visiting, such as the medieval route. Made up of beautiful examples of religious, military and civil buildings, it is a route not to be missed, given that there are artistic and architectural testimonies of great importance, particularly in Romanesque and Gothic architecture. Among […]

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Published on: 2019-02-28  -  Filed under: Region - Others