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Headen gem

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 30 July 2018
Craig M
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Cm 1354, Piodao 6285, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 30 July 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

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 13 July 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 19 June 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)

1  Thank RuiCastrodaCruz
Reviewed 3 February 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 26 January 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

1  Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed 8 August 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 5 August 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

2  Thank Amethist
Reviewed 20 July 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 17 June 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
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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