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Praia Fluvial da Senhora de Piedade

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Popular but beautiful and calm

Understandably popular when we visited on a hot August day yet was never noisy and enough space for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jake R
via mobile
Beautiful spot for a picnic and a swim

In summer the river running below the castelo is dammed to make a beautiful swimming pool. The... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Jane P
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Lisbon, Portugal
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1 week ago
“Popular but beautiful and calm”
Jul 2, 2018
“Beautiful spot for a picnic and a swim”
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En 236 | Ermida da Senhora da Piedade, Lousa 3200, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Understandably popular when we visited on a hot August day yet was never noisy and enough space for everyone. The pools are refreshingly cold whilst the stunning wooded gorge is a suntrap in the afternoon. If it gets crowded, there's some delightful pools in the...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

In summer the river running below the castelo is dammed to make a beautiful swimming pool. The water, being fresh from the mountains, is always cold. The area surrounding the pool is great for picnics, shady and cool in summer. A very oleasant spot indeed....More

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The place looked like a heavenly garden with cliffs and castle surrounding it. The water was cool and cascaded from a picturesque waterfall which had a large swing fit for 3 suspended above the water. There was even a jumping board into the deeper parts...More

2  Thank Dor C
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice and relaxing natural pool. The water is refreshingly cold on a hot day. The pool is cleverly made out of the river, and is definitely a must see, must swim in :-)

2  Thank mogensydemann
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Take a cold bath in these calm waters... jump from the board and enjoy the view! Simple and amazing!

2  Thank Champions N
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This is a natural pool hidden inside the mountain. The river is really really cold but perfect for those hot summer days. If you're not feeling like swimming you can always take a path close to the river or climb the mountain and see the...More

4  Thank Daniela R
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

On a hot sunny day you will always find s warm welcome and a place on the shade. Should you need to keep yourself even cooler jump or dive into the very refreshing fresh clean river that is used to fill the swimming pool. There...More

2  Thank Neil P
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