NATURAL LIFE

On the slopes that connect the peak of Marão to the river Douro, marked by valleys "mightlly dug", where some water courses such as those of the Ovil, Valadares, Zêzere, and Teixeira, lies one of the greenest counties of the region…

Mata da Reixela is considered by experts as the most important area of ​​native forest in the region and one of the most important of all the Douro Litoral. This forest reflects the dynamic nature of the vegetation and how it evolved ...

The Teixeira river presents a degree of conservation and ecological value superior to the other rivers of the county of Baião. Sliding smoothly between steep slopes, the river Teixeira is accompanied on its banks by tufts of ...

The Ovil River is an important tourist attraction, due to its clean waters, clean beaches and rich fish. In that country air, it is an ecologically privileged river where ...

The river ahead came down, lazy and as if in the heavy May weather, embracing, without a whisper, a broad stone islet that gleamed. In addition the saw grew in sweet humps, with a deep fold where ...

Serra da Marão is divided administratively by the municipalities of Amarante, Baião, Mesão Frio, Régua, Santa Marta de Penaguião and Vila Real. Its reasonable length of about 20 km allows to include a high diversity of conditions ...

The Serra da Aboboreira now comprises the administrative territory of three municipalities: Amarante, Baião and Marco de Canaveses. It presents altitudes in general superior to 700 meters, with a climate of Cold Temperate Earth and a continuous geology ...