The Dolmen of Arquinha da Moira is a single copy megaliths. In addition to its excellent condition, the pillars that support the mound we can still find cave paintings. Built in Neo-Chalcolithic in the III millennium BC, this dolmen apparently was only discovered in 1990. But since then, has received much attention. It is said […]
The Church of San Pedro de Tarouca located in Tarouca municipality in Portugal. Your first document dated 1163. In the structure of the church, are visible details of the Romanesque style, the transition to the Gothic.
The Cascade of Misarela is a beautiful place that the popular imagination filled with tales and legends. If you want to better observe this natural monument, the better down the county road that connects the seat of the municipality S. Joaninho and Vacalar. This waterfall is located in full rock granite and is fed by […]
The Ucanha Tower is located in Ucanha parish, Tarouca municipality, Viseu district of Portugal. It is classified by IPPAR a National Monument in 1910. Its existence has been documented in the nineteenth century. D. Afonso Henriques donated in 1163, the widow of Egas Moniz, Teresa Alfonso the couto of Algeriz, adding the territory of Ucanha. […]
The Viewpoint of Santa Helena Mountain Range is located in the foothills of the Montemuro mountains. Situated high in the Sierra, is one of the most superb sights on the Varosa Valley. As far as the eye can can be seen the houses, crops and pastures. The horizon is shown dotted with fine examples of medieval architecture […]
The Convent of St. John Tarouca is located on the slope of Leomil mountains, overlooking the valley of the river Varosa, in the parish of St. John Tarouca, Tarouca municipality in the district of Viseu, Portugal. Constitutes the first monastery of the Cistercian Order in the country, founded in 1144. In 1152, after the victory […]
The Vilharigues Tower is located in the eponymous village, Paços parish Vilharigues, Vouzela municipality, Viseu district of Portugal. Built in a dominant position on a hill in the northwest part of the Caramulo mountains, is one of the remaining medieval towers in the county. From the top you could see Vouzela and much of the […]
Póvoa do Dão is a small medieval village located 14 km from Viseu in Silgueiros parish. This village was abandoned a few years ago with only one inhabitant and the other homes in ruins. Has since recovered, rebuilt and became a tourist village where the houses, all in granite and the wooden interior, were kept […]