Description: Equipment that intends to preserve, to promote and to interpret the landscape of the region. Situated in the MontesinhoNaturalPark, it allows to a trip for the fauna and flora of the region, in full contact with the nature.
The Biological Park of Vinhais (PBV) is prepared to receive the best way the people who come to visit the park, our region and culture. The Park possesses a total of seven bungalows, three of which were inaugurated in the month of August of 2011, are T3 and T4.
The Bungalows are equipped with modern furniture and offers comfortable conditions to all the guests. Beyond the Biological Park, with exposition of fauna and local flora, the Biological Park of Vinhais has the Interpretative Center of Portuguese Autochthones Races, Mycological Center, Horse Back Riding, and biological swimming pool.
Ideal for relaxation and adventure, pedestrians strolls, Horse Back Riding, BTT, TT, etc.
Average price 15€
Services and comforts:[one_third]
Starting point: Biological park of Vinhais (41,858758, – 6,987669)
Arrived Point of: Top of theCiradelha (41,85927, – 6,987047)
Extension: approximately 1,5km
Level of difficulty: moderate
Time: 2 hours
Description: The Ciradelha Path, is a small pedestrian route (PR) of pleasant landscapes that goes along agricultural trails thru the territory of Vinhais. It has an extension of 9km with altitudes understood between 650m and 1000m and an average level of difficulty, corresponding about 3 hours and 30 minutes of walking.
Starting point: Vinhais (coordinates GPS)
Arriving Point: Vinhais
Extension: approximately 9km
Level of difficulty: moderate
Time: 3hours 30 minuts
The boat carried by the cliffs of Miranda do Douro is one of the greatest natural attractions of the region. Firstly the comfort provided by the boat, equipped and air-conditioned and the spectacle of the landscape that offer the cliffs of the Douro. But this tour is mainly a deep dive in nature, the local fauna and flora. Is possible get in touch with the natural anr rare habitats, enjoy the quiet and daring flights of the local fauna, and always with due explanation of technical specialists who already know this cannon Douro like his own hands and show the more fantastic tourist sites.
This tour is completely environmentally friendly, any pollution, including noise, was safeguarded to cause the least possible impact on the environment.
Moreover, the company responsible for this environmental Cruise works for the integrity of the spaces in which it operates and is sponsoring several programs for research and conservation, always defending the concept of sustainable ecotourism.
International Douro Natural Park includes the territories of towns such as Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Freixo de Espada á Cinta, Miranda do Douro and Mogadouro, totalizing na área of 85.150 hectares, and encloses the border of Rio Douro. The territory of Miranda of the Douro has the privilege to belong to this park, conferring even more value to it, for it is the habitat chosen by many animal species, also offering ideal conditions for proliferation of certain vegetal species. The landscape of Miranda do Douro’s territory is characterized by declivous walls of rock where Rio Douro assumes a structure of fluvial cannon thanks to its geomorphology. It acquires therefore geologic and climatic characteristics conditioning the vegetal and animal population. Avifauna acquires a significant importance on a national and International level and when associated to human activities and the local cultural heritage, all these conditions justify the denomination of this area as NaturalPark of the International Douro.
Description: From the castle of Algoso the view is magnificent. This national monument of public interest built with a military purpose served as defence against danger coming from Spain, more specifically from the kingdom of Leon.