Typical houses in the Ribeira district, PORTO

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VIEIRA DO MINHO
BOAT TRIPS ON THE CANIÇADA DAM
During the trip you will see the three municipalities that border on the lagoon: Terras de Bouro on the right, Vieira do Minho on the left and Montalegre in front. (253 648 665, Cabreira campsite or 253 391 792 Rio Caldo Marina – for further information on bookings; 10.30 am -12.30 pm and 2.30 pm -6.30 pm.)
CLIMBING, RAFTING, KAYAKING, JEEP TRIPS, HORSE RIDING AND WALKING
Vieira do Minho offers all these activities.
DRIVE FROM VIEIRA TO CABECEIRAS DE BASTO
Venture out on a drive of roughly 40 km through the region between the Minho and Trás-os-Montes. You will find highlands and landscapes of rare beauty. Leave Vieira do Minho on the N205 and head for Ponte da Ranha where you will find a river beach. On arriving at Cabeceiras de Basto, do not miss the ancient Benedictine convent of Refojos de Basto.
ERMAL LAGOON
The Ermal dam lies 10 km away from the centre of Vieira. We recommend a visit to enjoy the natural beauty of its crystalline waters. Famous for water sports, it is also an excellent place for a picnic or just to relax.
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