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Village of Candal

Candal is one of 27 schist villages in Central Portugal. In sharp contrast to Casal Novo, there’s... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Craig M
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Bermuda
Great for hiking and enjoying nature

Before going to Lousã, we were afraid it wouldn't be possible to walk our way up to the villages... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
cmobus
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sep 4, 2018
“Village of Candal”
Oct 3, 2017
“Great for hiking and enjoying nature”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| Serra do Lousã, Lousa 3200-067, Portugal
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Candal is one of 27 schist villages in Central Portugal. In sharp contrast to Casal Novo, there’s no way that anyone could miss this village whilst driving past. It climbs up the side of the mountain next to the National road (N-236), at a point...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Before going to Lousã, we were afraid it wouldn't be possible to walk our way up to the villages. But it is and very much so! I actually think it's the best way to enjoy this trip -- for those who are physically able, of...More

3  Thank cmobus
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This is a lovely village but only three people live here (according to the one local we found). Nevertheless it was really worth climbing up to the top and looking at all the houses and marvel at the stone work.

3  Thank rhysw552016
Reviewed September 22, 2017

This Village named CANDAL is another village o belong to the list of the "Aldeias de Xisto" in central Portugal. The visit was amazing, the architecture very peculiar and beautiful. Once you walk by the small roads and enjoy the quietness around it is an...More

3  Thank Helder P
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