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Marão mountains

Cabreira mountains


Cambeses' old elementary school


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Cabeceiras de Basto is a Portuguese town in the district of Braga, in the North region. Located on the side of the river Tâmega, it is one of the Minho’s oldest and most historical municipality and presents a vast landscape and architectural heritage.

Handicraft (wool, linen, clogs, brass and basketry) and gastronomy (honey, green wine) are part of Basto land’s human heritage, which makes it an enchanting place where the modernity and tradition meet.

There are many tourist attractions that await your visit:

  • San Miguel de Refojos Monastery and República Square
  • Casa do Barão de Basto (Baron Basto’s house)
  • Pelourinhos de Refojos and Prison House
  • Environmental Education Center
  • Equestrian Center
  • Terras de Basto Museum
  • International Sport Fishing Area
  • Wool’s Museum and Pisão de Bucos
  • Moinhos de Rei
  • Complexo Florestal da Veiga (Veiga’s Florestal Complex)
  • Recreational areas and river beaches
  • Villages of Cabreira Mountains
  • Hunting Promotion place

The municipality of Cabeceiras de Basto also holds a helpful place due to its short distance to interesting points, such as Alto Douro Vinhateiro, particularly representative area of the landscape that characterizes the vast demarcated Douro region, named as UNESCO World Heritage.

Cities like Braga, Guimarães, Chaves and Porto, where you can visit Porto Wine Cellars, are bordering being just one hour far away.

Aeroporto Francisco Sá Carneiro is the Porto’s international airport, with low cost flights to several European airports. It’s one hour far from Cabeceiras de Basto via the A7 motorway, and is connected by underground to Porto, where are buses to Cabeceiras de Basto. Anyway, our guests can contact us to ease their transfer.