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Beautiful view!

A magical place, for a short stop and for good photographs. I did not do the boat trip but it seems... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Ana D
Lisbon, Portugal
Lovely secret location

This is a hidden part of Portugal that everyone that gets a chance to visit must do so. It's... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
London, United Kingdom
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27 Nov 2017
“Beautiful view!”
20 Jul 2018
“A pretty spot, but...”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Vila Velha do Rodao | Nisa, Vila Velha de Rodao 6030-223, Portugal
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is a pretty place where the river narrows and passes through the mountains. But it is also an industrial area and there was a big fire in 2017 which has diminished the beauty of the area, for now. If you are going this way,...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

A magical place, for a short stop and for good photographs. I did not do the boat trip but it seems to me an excellent option. In the winter (end of november) it is very cold!

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden part of Portugal that everyone that gets a chance to visit must do so. It's idilic, romantic, the water is lovely to swim in if you get the chance. There are birds of prey to see, tortoises, you can also fish...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

There is really nothing else to do at this attraction, but the views are magnificent. The local wildlife are mainly birds, predatory birds, like vultures, eagles and other of the same family, and you will probably be able to see them in action. If you...More

1  Thank dtmota
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent place, good view to Tejo river, and an amazing place for birdwatching. Very peaceful place where you can meet with nature and find old artifacts and culture.

Thank Tiago T
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Only 20 kilometers from Castelo Branco, Portugal you will find this fabulous river side. Take a boat trip for 10€ each, One hour of absolute pleasure then enjoy a meal in the restaurant close by or take a picnic.

Thank marina060
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The portas do Rodao are the two huge granite outcrop that narrow the Tejo river at this point. The outcrop on the south is home to a few dozen pairs of Griffon Vultures. On the north side of the bridge over the river take the...More

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