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Aldeia Historica do Piodao

Arganil 3300-000, Portugal
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A magnificent small villagge, nested in the mountain.

This is one of the most famous historic villages in Portugal. Very well preserved and with a magic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
523paulot
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Lisbon, Portugal
via mobile
Amazing Historic town

Small historic town in the mountain. To get there is not easy, the road is not the best. The town... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
joanamr
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Lisboa
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1 week ago
“A magnificent small villagge, nested in the mountain.”
Mar 4, 2018
“Amazing Historic town”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Arganil 3300-000, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Small historic town in the mountain. To get there is not easy, the road is not the best. The town is perfect with the houses all with the same type. You can have a meal there, also there is a hotel (but i did not...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A gem in the middle of the mountain. This place is very beautiful. It worth the visit. Very difficult to park when it’s busy. Worth to lose in the narrow streets.

Thank Ana B
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

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...More

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Reviewed 3 October 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...More

1  Thank rhysw552016
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip and explored the area around Arganil and this was a great place to have lunch and take in the unique sights. Beautiful fresh water swimming pool in town and plenty of photo opportunities. The drive to Piodao was spectacular as...More

Thank PatrickHildreth
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

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...More

Thank Amethist
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

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!

Thank teresavs
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The small black houses are made of schist, with blue doors and windows. Just in middle, a beautiful white and blue church. Amazing!

Thank Nini_BC
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

The path is winding, but it's worth going up there. It is a village all made of shale. It does not look like anything in the world. Great place to take photos.

Thank Ignacio_Barreto
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