AGTC – Geopark Association of Terras de Cavaleiros


Contribute to the protection, valorization and dynamization of the natural and cultural heritage, with special emphasis on geological heritage, with a view to deepening and dissemination of scientific knowledge, promoting tourism and the sustainable development of the Geopark Terras de Cavaleiros territory.


To be recognized as an entity of excellence and reference by the local, regional, national and international community, as promoter of the sustainable economic development of the region through the management of the Geopark Terras de Cavaleiros, following the guidelines of the European Geoparks Network.


  1. Protection of the environment

  2. Sustainable development

  3. Quality of services

  4. Equity and Equal Treatment of Users

  5. Technical compete

  6. nce and professionalism

  7. Innovation

  8. Teamwork and Networking

  9. Environmental responsibility

Quality Policy

  1. Ensure compliance with the principles associated with the Geopark Concept: European Geoparks Network

  2. Growing maturity of the organization in a continuous improvement practice

  3. Ensure a coordinated organizational and management system

  4. Ensure high quality standards in the services provided

  5. Ensure user satisfaction

Legal form and corporate purpose

AGTC – Geopark Terras de Cavaleiros Association is a private non-profit association created by public deed on October 16, 2012, with the object and objectives: "Reconciling the conservation of natural, tangible and intangible heritage and development sustainable socioeconomic development of the population and of the Municipality;

Improve and manage Geopark visitor support structures; Communicate the values of the Geopark, providing information and supporting its visitation; Encourage and support innovative actions that generate employment, qualify the territory of the Geopark and contribute to the establishment and development of its population; Identify, create services and quality products as a differentiating brand of the territory; To manage the infrastructures that are assigned or created by you. "

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