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I have visited it before, but never the complete site. This time, took a whole afternoon, printed a map, and visited all the old buildings. Really interesting visit, with explanation boards along the trail. Suitable for kids.
Quiet and Impressive ! The beatiful acid water pond and the industrial ruins worth the visit.
And is close to a fantastic river beach ! (Barragem da Tapada Grande).
I Highly recomend a visit, in this not crowded spot (in June...)
I was here last week, a great place to explore and enjoy. The mines are very accessible, and in fact I entered a Roman mine for a look around. Not a place for the fearful though, this is Indiana Jones stuff! Health and safety? Don't...More
I only visited this due to Trip Advisor recommendations and I am very glad that I did. It is very unusual, has a great atmospheric, and is really an interesting place to walk around – all for free. Make sure you walk as far as...More
It's considered one the best fluvial Beachs in the country; they have a good type off water ... with a different Beaty that you can find ... the hotel near was good and they have equipment to see the stars at the night ...
Interesting place to visit. The mine has been abandoned since the 60s and left to crumble. Not only do the decaying buildings make great photo ops but also the landscape itself. Because of the minerals in the soil the rivers and shallow lakes are brown,...More
Worth a look about this large mine which closed in 1964. The sent the ore by rail to pomaro on the guadiana and then down to Ayemonte or Villa Real de Sao Antonio to be shipped to England, polluting the whole rive in the process.
I've been here several times since 0 years ago and everytime I discover something new.
From the million coulors of the open pit to the abandoned facilities of achada do gamo, the Mines can offer an excelent experience on foot, by 4x4 or buy bike....More