How to visit Serra da Malcata Natural Reserve

Serra da Malcata

Despite being in the center of Portugal, Serra da Malcata Natural reserve is one of the most secluded regions in the country. There are barely any paved roads, and there are no villages inside the reserve – though there are a few on its surroundings, Vale do Espinho, Malcata, Meimão, and Meimoa. Besides, it’s clearly … Read more

The 9 best schist villages in Portugal

The best schist villages in Portugal

Located in the center of Portugal, the Schist villages (Aldeias do Xisto) are one of Portugal’s hidden secrets (well, not anymore). This network of villages, where the schist is predominant, is charming, rustic, and an award-winning destination. In this post, we are exploring the best schist villages in central Portugal, because you won’t be able … Read more

How to visit Foz Coa valley and Archaeological Park

foz coa

Foz Coa is a small city in the interior of Portugal, located where the Coa River merges into the Douro. In fact, “Foz Coa” in Portuguese literally means Coa mouth. Despite the fact that the whole scenery in Foz Coa is astonishing, the biggest attraction in Foz Coa is clearly the Coa Archeological Park and … Read more