Aldeia Histórica do Piódão

Aldeia Histórica do Piódão

Aldeia Histórica do Piódão
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KathleenR_28
Port Dover, Canada6,721 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2020 • Solo
I would drive through the narrow and treacherous roads just to visit Piodao again. I just loved this schist village nestled at the base of Serra D’Acor. It is a bit commercialized with restaurants and souvenir shops but, hey, the local folks do need to earn a living.

I walked through the village slowly, imagining how difficult life must be in this isolated village. And cold and damp in winter. The blue doors on every house made quite a statement.

I think the best photos of this aldeia can be taken from across the hill, right where the hotel stands.
Written May 9, 2021
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DGSmanila
Bangkok, Thailand380 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
The whole ride up in the mountain area in snowy time of Dec. was beautiful.
We stop almost every curve to take pictures of the scenic view.
And once we arrive to the village ( coming from Arganil via small local roads ) the
view was absolutely great.
Written April 6, 2022
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523paulot
Lisbon, Portugal628 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Solo
This is one of the most famous historic villages in Portugal. Very well preserved and with a magic athmosphere.
The road to get there is full of curves but in fair to good conditions.
You can see the landscape as you drive through (unfortunately it was severelly destroyed by 2017 wild fires that hit the center of the country).
The villagge escaped almost by a miracle and it keeps its beauty!
Written May 14, 2018
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76gman
Tomball, TX149 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Solo
This is a small, historic village set deep in the Portuguese mountains. While a pretty little town, getting there is an effort. Much of the road is two lanes with no barricades next to the very steep dropoffs. Once there, there's a neat old church to see, but the place has also been pretty commercialized too. Unless you just want to an adventurous drive, there are other places to see that would be easier to get to. If you go, plan to spend about two to three hours.
Written December 8, 2018
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PedroRBC
Porto, Portugal287 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Friends
Piodão is a protected village classified as an historical village in Portugal.
It's located in the Coimbra district, and in the Arganil municipality, in the middle of the Açor mountain.

To me one of the most beautiful villages of Portugal!!

The best way to arrive there is to drive along the road IC6, after, the national road N17, then the N230 until the village Vide and from here taking the way to Piodão just few kms away.

It's worth going to see those lovely schist houses with blue frame doors and windows.

You can park your car in the entrance of the village in front of the surprisingly white church and next to a tourism office!
Written October 11, 2017
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rhysw552016
Sydney, Australia173 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2017
This was my first xisto village and so was very special to see the beauty of the place. However it was very tiny and had lots of tourists and you began to feel a bit claustrophobic. Prices were a bit high too - but I have since discovered that this is very usual in xisto villages - which is a shame.
Written October 3, 2017
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Amethist
Lisbon, Portugal157 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Family
We visited this location with our two kids (4 and 6) and they loved the experience. We explored the village and surroundings with the amazing small schist houses. It was an adventure for them. Finally, we tried to go for a swim on the river beach. Although the water was limpid and attractive, it was very cold and we weren't able to dive but it was very refreshing since it was very hot. It was a very nice place to see. For those who enjoy exploring trails and big walks on the nature it is a paradise.
Written August 4, 2017
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teresavs
Porto Salvo, Portugal51 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Couples
It is worth a visit, in the middle of the mpountains, this little typical village is such a wonderful place to go, don't miss it!
Written June 3, 2017
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Eva R
Albufeira, Portugal26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Couples
On holidays by the north of Portugal we decided to go there. Our experience was very good. Not expensive. Very good and typical food from that region. So ..we recommend you all to take a walk by the stone streets of Piódão. We loved it :) !
Written December 20, 2016
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NoeB1
Antwerp, Belgium1,202 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
This little village is worth a visit. The nature around it is very beautiful and you can do different walks around here. There is also a nice praia fluvial. Come early to avoid the crowds.
Written August 19, 2023
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