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This place is reachable by car or hiking. Although if you start your day at Fraga da Pena like we... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
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Worth a visit for photos

I rode my motorcycle from Porto to visit Foz d’Égua and nearby Piódão. After about three hours of... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Craig M
Porto, Portugal
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Cm 1354, Piodao 6285, Portugal
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This place is reachable by car or hiking. Although if you start your day at Fraga da Pena like we did and head out to Piodao afterwards, I strongly suggest you to go by car. Bring confortable shoes and a beach towel if you are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

I rode my motorcycle from Porto to visit Foz d’Égua and nearby Piódão. After about three hours of riding (206km), I reached Foz d’Égua. The two bridges are located next to the road, so are easy to reach, with parking available on the side of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed July 13, 2018

I did not know this place, until I was researching info about Piódão. You can drive there or hike between Piódão and Foz d'Égua. It can be crowded with locals during the Summer season and during weekends, since it has a nice area for swimming.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ana L
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We found Foz da Égua a magical little place. Go with confortable clothes and shoes and no reservations about exploring every small piece of terrain. Reachable by car (8km) after Piódão or hiking (4km)

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank RuiCastrodaCruz
Reviewed February 3, 2018

A bit of a strenuous hike for those not used to hiking. The fog was quite dense in the morning so finding your next step may be difficult. Though beautiful and quite scenic.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Commendatore13
Reviewed January 26, 2018

We chose to hike a loop to Foz d'Egua, taking the path on the northwest side of the valley outbound (about 4 km, not the 3.5 km on the signs) and returning on the shorter, less rocky southeast side (about 2.8 km). A beautiful hike...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Beautiful spot to visit. Water was a bit cold but it felt refreshing. Water was very clean.. Fun to go spend the day

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank jctt
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We love it. For us it is a must see. Lovely, beautiful and peaceful scenary. Several trails to explore. The river beach has a small cafe nearby. We took a refreshing swim since it was almost 30C and spent a few hours in this location....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Amethist
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Very nice place to have a swim if you are going the whole way to Piodoa, don't miss it. You can go with car if you don't want to walk in the heat.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank T0bias77
Reviewed June 17, 2017

If you enjoy walking, getting your feet wet and exploring some really small but picturesque places, this activity might just be a really good fit for you. In Portugal, Piódão is best known for its winter ambiance, relating especially with the Christmas festivities. Nevertheless, it...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Diana F
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Response from Amethist | Reviewed this property |
Hi! You can go by car untill very near of Foz da Égua. You can park the car and walk a few meters and you will see Foz da Égua imediately. But you cannot hike and see the surroundings with a stroller. The paths are too... More