Gerez Things to Do

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    S Bento

    by solopes Updated Jan 10, 2015

    Right in front of the "Pousada" (Hotel), overlooking Caniçada dam, the sanctuary of St. Bento da Porta Aberta (means "open door" and refers to the old chapel, always with open doors to shelter the pilgrims) is a construction from the 19th century, in place of a former chapel from the 16th.

    A place of pilgrimage, it grew a lot, and in 1998 a modern crypt was inaugurated, with interesting tiles.

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    Portela do Homem

    by solopes Updated Sep 14, 2014

    Once upon a time there was a frontier here, with a couple of policemen saluting the few people venturing in a so remote place.

    It is not a particularly nice area of the park, but it is one of the few points allowing to pass to Spain, to verify that me wild remains across the border, with the first village (Lobios) more than 10Km distant.

    Geres - Portugal
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    Gerês Tour

    by EjMata Updated Feb 6, 2014

    *** October to May ***

    = Pick up at the hotel begin at 8.30AM
    = Explore Peneda-Gerês National Park in a 4X4 JIPE
    = Hiking to the "Tahiti" Waterfalls
    = Explore an old village - "Ermida"
    = Lunch - traditional Portuguese food
    = Hiking to "Arado" Waterfalls
    = Viewpoint of "Pedra Bela"
    = Hiking in "Mata de Albergaria" and "Vilarinho das Furnas"
    = Drop off at the hotel between 8 Pm


    *** May to October ***

    = Pick up at the hotel begin at 8.30AM
    = Explore Peneda-Gerês National Park in a 4X4 JIPE
    = Hiking to the "Tahiti" Waterfalls
    = Explore an old village - "Ermida"
    = Lunch - traditional Portuguese food
    = Hiking to "Arado" Waterfalls
    = Hiking and Wild Swimming at "Blue Well"
    = Viewpoint of "Pedra Bela"
    = Drop off at the hotel between 8 pm

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    • Adventure Travel
    • Family Travel

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    Vilarinho das Furnas

    by solopes Updated Dec 18, 2013

    The most beautiful scenery of Gerez is around its dams. Caniçada is the most beautiful, but Vilarinho das Furnas has the special attraction, of being new, having swallowed the village with the same name.

    When the water is low, the signs of the lost village are still visible and most of the places recognizable.

    I read that most moved inhabitants keep going there to "matar saudades" of their old houses.

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    Caniçada

    by solopes Updated Dec 18, 2013

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    The most beautiful dam in Gerês, it is the central point of almost all the visits.

    It's lake is surrounded by several roads (including the old Roman road) with scenic views, and nearby there are good hotels and the sanctuary of S. "Bento da Porta Aberta"

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    Caldas do Gerês

    by solopes Updated Dec 18, 2013

    A small village inside the park is known by its thermal business and that's why it is the best place to find cheap accommodation in the park, and to use as a visiting start point.

    The gardens are cool.

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    Dirt road's

    by orlandom Updated Feb 2, 2006

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    In this picture I wanted to show how dangers the road’s here can be there are no guardrails in many spot’s, and the roads are dirt in most places off the main road that lead of to the mountains. Where by the way are where the good views are. This is an old picture me and my wife where not marred yet .You will enjoy this place more if you ride a motorcycle like I did on this day, that way you can fell the warm sun and cool wind in your face. Not to mention all the nice curves.

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    Highest point Pedra bela (beutiful Rock)

    by orlandom Updated Feb 2, 2006

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    This is the Pedra Bella, That means beautiful rock this is 829 meters above see level there is a awesome view point from here, where you can see the river passing through the mountains and the lakes in the background. Here in the picture you see my wife Silvia and my 1st son Marco.

    Highest point Pedra bela (beutiful Rock)

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    Wolf preservation

    by solopes Updated Dec 18, 2013

    The wolf risks extinction in Portugal. The park Peneda-Gerez is a protected area, that still has about 300 individuals. there´s a group called "Lobo" that takes care of its preservation

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    Rio Caldo

    by solopes Updated Dec 18, 2013

    The river Caldo is well used to tourism support - it has a fluvial beach, and the lagoon of the dam has a marina, a nautical club, and a boat to regular circuits in the lagoon.

    Gerez _ Portugal
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    • Sailing and Boating

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    Meet The wild life

    by orlandom Updated Feb 2, 2006

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    Here you see a friend beside a wild horse you see a lot of theme all over the park. Some take of a soon as they see you, others like this one pretended you are not even there lol

    Meet The Wild Life

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