What to visit?

Natural and Landscape Heritage

  • Protected Landscape of Azibo's Albufeira
  • Monte de Morais (Natura 2000 Network)
  • Serra da Nogueira (Natura 2000 Network)
  • Serra de Bornes
  • Valleys of the Sabor and Apples Rivers (Natura 2000 Network)

Approximately one fifth of the municipality is part of the Natura 2000 network (24.4%). Of note are the 12,878 ha of Sítio de Morais, which is one of the largest continuous units of serpentinites in Portugal, with great geological and floristic interest, and the 4.987 ha of the Protected Landscape area of the Azibo (PPAA), important for conservation nature and wildlife biodiversity, with emphasis on the presence of several species of water birds and the important role of the PPAA as a place of rest and retemper of forces for migratory birds.

Museum Route

Click here to download the "Museum Guide" brochure.

Religious Heritage (Churches)

  • Bornes (property of public interest)
  • Castelãos
  • Convent of Balsamão (Chacim)
  • Grijó
  • Lagoa
  • Lamalonga (property of public interest candidate for world heritage)
  • Macedo de Cavaleiros
  • Morais
  • Podence (public property)
  • Salselas
  • Sanctuary Nossa Sra do Campo (Lamas)
  • Vale Benfeito
  • Vale da Porca
  • Vilarinho de Agrochão (property of public interest)
  • Vinhas (property of public interest)

Pillories

  • Chacim (property of public interest)
  • Pinhovelo (property of public interest)
  • Nozelos (property of public interest)
  • Vale de Prados (property of public interest)

Civil Architecture

  • Casa Falcão - Macedo de Cavaleiros
  • Solar of the Family Figueiredo - Vilar do Monte
  • Solar of the Arches (property of public interest)
  • Solar of Chacim - Chacim
  • Solar of Figueiredo Sarmento - Limos
  • Solar of Vale Pradinhos
  • Solar of Vilarinho de Agrochão
  • Solar of Visconde da Paradinha - Castelões
  • Solar Lemos Costa and Solar of the Family Sarmento - Cortiços
  • Solar Moura Pegado and Solar Sousa Barroso - Travanca

Archaeological Heritage

  • Fornos da Telha and Cal - Vale da Porca and Salselas
  • Mamoa de Santo Ambrósio - Vale da Porca
  • Village of Fraga dos Corvos - Vilar do Monte
  • Pinhovelo Terronha - Almond TreeVia Romana XVII - Braga / Astorga (section Macedo de Cavaleiros) - Vila Nova da Rainha, Lamalonga and Argana

 

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