Parque Natural do Alvao, Mondim de Basto

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The Alvão Natural Park is a protected area located in the municipalities of Mondim de Basto and Vila Real, in northern Portugal. It was created in 1983 and extends through 70 km² of mountainous land. Alvão Natural Park is the smallest national park in Portugal with a population of less than 700.
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  • Required, to who's around here, view the Slings of Ermelo. Breathtaking landscape, eventually compensate for the journey through narrow and without protection, I believe that strengthening security at some points, starts to be a priority of the competent authorities. I strongly recommend!
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  • Viewpoint of Slingshots in Ermelo at the same time that the forest of pines and Cedars is becoming less dense, appears clipped, in the distance, mount flour, topped by the our Lady of grace. The cars lined up produce a spiral of reflexes that starts at the bottom and ends atop Mount. Mound flour, seen from the Slings of Ermelo in the day back to Portugal, or rather, the "half-back to Portugal", climbs to the top of the mythical Sra. da Graça, we descend the steep cliffs and rugged until Slings of Alvão Ermelo. The landscapes are breathtaking, you hear the roar of the water to stick the stone and the slingshots appear out of nowhere. A steep slope and, between shale, the Ôlo River chipped, that seen from up here and this time of year, seems more than a trickle. The slings of Ermelo is the largest waterfall of Portugal and one of the largest in Europe. Waterfalls of the river Ôlo, with a steep slope and length of about 200 panoramic view of the Slings of Ermelo. Unfortunately, the flow of the river Ôlo, at this time of year, is reduced. Says the people and with good reason: after the storm comes the calm. If the day before the rain made its, today, the Sun, way up high, toast the skin and ruin the pictures. On the way down the slope, the slopes become more frightful, that is, more steep. Slide, ante-foot walk, jumping from one stone to another in an attempt to not slip, even to the point. Viewpoint Here, a cluster of tourists, more foreigners, delight yourself with spectacular views. There is no infrastructure support, there is a pedestrian path signaled that circulate the slingshots. I imagine it would be if you're natural landscape had "born" anywhere else in Europe, would be almost lying abandoned as here? The best we have in this land of sea bordered Gore must be leveraged, monetized ... The landscape is alive and tourism is dynamic. It is possible to have a sustainable tourism, even here, in the middle of the cliffs. Drag monte legs Escarpment above and let the Ôlo run, undisturbed deep down, as it always did. The way of Ermelo, on top of the Alvão, after Ôlo sludges.
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  • One day I came with the family to visit the "Alvão Natural Park this park is well maintained and the natural beauty The slings of Ermelo is required a walk does relax and is good for your health by this park because it's the Alvão Natural can make mountaineering and breathe some fresh air and nature fund the village Ermelos the slings and Mrs da Graça is a reference point that you can't pass Was a hot day I decided to come with his family for a ride to my house we decided to take a snack is good for rest and view these beautiful landscapes on Mount Mrs Grace Those paths where I saw a herd of goats to graze in those hills the Alvão Natural Park is a protected area of Portugal that has reduced dimensions and situated between the municipalities of Mondim de Bastos and Vila Real was created 1983 Natural Park the Alvão (P N r) is located in the transition zone between the Minho and Trás-os-Montes in territory belonging to the municipalities of Mondim de Bastos I still went to visit Bridges of interest the Viewpoints and I really enjoyed Lunch parks Address: Barrio 4880-164:72.2 km2 Area phone: 255 381 209 Owner Portugal Are Welcome to Alvão Natural Park
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  • It is a beautiful park. Take some hiding shoes and a guide or the paths will be surprising.
  • Espetacular
  • Parque natural espetacular
  • A vista das fisgas do Ermelo é muito bonita e vale a pena
  • A beleza da natureza no seu estado mais puro