1 Castelo de Ansiães
Discover Portugal’s lost history in the abandoned medieval town and castle that once hosted the country’s kings.
2 São João das Arribas gorge
Enjoy a day’s walk from Miranda do Douro to a stupendous viewpoint over the dramatic gorge.
3 Boat trip, Miranda do Douro
A Douro cruise with a difference, this exciting boat trip plies the craggy gorge below ancient Miranda.
An ancient citadel enclosing centuries of history and a revitalized town centre marks this once-remote regional capital.
5 Parque Natural de Montesinho
Hike in the hills before a night at the boutique “Lost Lobster”.
The Romans founded this lovely spa town with a picturesque riverside setting, and it’s still a joy to behold.
7 Piteus das Júnias
Explore this wild northwest corner of the Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês.