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The traditional smoker has an unmistakable flavor and is very much appreciated. This product and the roasted year give rise to two annual festivals ─ Roasted Egg with Oven Rice; Fumeiro Fair, Cooked Portuguese and Baião's Wines - ...

Of course, the establishment of the arouquesa calf, an autochthonous breed, is a specialty not to be forgotten by connoisseurs. Who better than the international expert of the FAO, MH French, who already in 1967 affirmed: "The race Arouquesa ...

Biscoito da Teixeira - the genuine one -, present in all the celebrations and pilgrimages of the North of Portugal. It is a traditional biscuit that, despite the dissemination of the recipe - since it is also confectioned in other lands very close ...

Until the middle of the century. XX, the bakery was a much more urban reality than it is today. In the countryside, in the villages, the bread that was eaten was the bread, the dark bread, which was made fairly regularly at home, for own consumption. There were...

The orange and orange blossom symbolize the welcome, dedication and sense of service, unexpectedly evoking the journey of the Portuguese throughout the world. Even today, along the Mediterranean basin, orange is mistaken for ...

Green wine is a mixture of aromas and flavors, light, aromatic, medium alcoholic and of excellent digestive properties, stands out for its freshness and special qualities, being a very desirable wine, especially in the hot season ....

During the Roman occupation of this territory the populations already inhabited preferentially in the slopes and in the valleys of the main waterways, with natural highlight for those of Ovil and Douro. There are traces of trails ...

The occupation of the region continues throughout the medieval period, standing out the hill of the Castle of Matos. Strong brand in the landscape and the identity of Baião because it was the place chosen by the lord of this territory for the construction of ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Joaquim Soeiro Pereira Gomes was born on April 14, 1909 in the parish of Gestaçô, in Baião. He was the son of the rural proprietors Alexandre Pereira Gomes and Celestina Soeiro Pereira Gomes, being one of the six children of the couple ....

António Mota was born in Vilarelho, Ovil, municipality of Baião. Professor of Basic Education, published in 1979 his first children's book, "The Village of Flowers", not ceasing to write. His stories, many of them with history, ...

A source of inspiration for the novel "The City and the Mountains", Casa de Tormes, now home to the Eça de Queiroz Foundation, has a strong museological component, preserving the writer's estate and keeping alive the scene that Eça met and ...

Teixeira Pelourinho, located in the parish of Teixeira, marks the autonomy of this old county, which had a charter granted by D. Manuel on July 17, 1514, and which was extinguished in 1836. It rises on four steps, ...

Walk with us on the rails of the Serra da Aboboreira. Take a deep breath and feel the fresh air of the mountain range or the scents of the sun-scorched earth. Look at the sky of an incomparable blue and prepare to discover the hidden villages, the sympathy ...