Definition

The Geopark Terras de Macedo is a well defined geographic area, coincident with the administrative boundaries of the county of Macedo de Cavaleiros, with an important geological patrimony which adds to a great patrimony of biodiversity, notorious historical and cultural patrimony, local products, to a rich gastronomy and the art of well receiving others by its people.

The singular Geological patrimony gives the opportunity of going trough millions of years in the history of the land, awakening the interest of geologists form all around the world. The Natural patrimony is differential, with marvelous and well preserved landscapes, which keeps the people’s identity alive, which conserves the secret of taking care of the land, the mastery of dishes well made and the affection with which it welcomes those who visit it.

The Geopark Terras de Cavaleiros assumes a proactive roll in the sense of encouraging the tourist to live gratifying experiences, which will make him become an active protagonist and not a mere observer of the landscapes. That contributes to make it a Geo-touristic place of excellency, that provides scientific experiences,  educational and cultural, where all of the strands of this approach contribute to the sustainable development of the land, keeping intact all its natural characteristics and the authenticity of its people;

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