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.

Calvos

Centro de Interpretação do Carvalho de Calvos (tree of public interest) – is a leisure and ecotourism park with 17,300m2 of area, in which is implanted for more than 500 years an oak of the species Quercus Robur. It has an interpretation route with information about the oak as well as support infrastructures (information post, bar, picnic park, changing rooms and a children’s playground).

Bar do Pontão

Fluvial Beaches: Praia Fluvial da Oliveira, Praia Fluvial da Rola, Praia Fluvial de Verim, Bar do Pontão (Andorinhas Dam, in Sobradelo da Goma)

Ermal

Ermal Dam. (In Vieira do Minho) Of extraordinary natural beauty, the dam deserves a visit for nature lovers.

See also Fun and Extreme Sports. There are duly marked footpaths.

More information on the site Câmara Municipal de Póvoa de Lanhoso.

Nearby:

Peneda-Gerês National Park. Only 20 km away, Gerês is the largest natural park in Portugal.

Serra da Cabreira. It is covered with snow in winter and is a place of rare beauty.

 


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