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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
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Bermuda
A gem off the beaten track

I did not know this place, until I was researching info about Piódão. You can drive there or hike... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Ana L
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Boliden, Sweden
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Cm 1354, Piodao 6285, Portugal
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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

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.

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)

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.

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

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

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

1  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.

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

Thank Diana F
Reviewed January 15, 2017

...here is your chance to swim in the clear waters of the local river. Plenty to do and see in the vicinity

Thank Jose D
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nero1608
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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
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