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Piodao, Portugal

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The ancient town Piodao has placed on Serra do Açor slope in the centre of Portugal. For a long time, locals built their houses from the shale rock that was produced on the nearby deposits. All windows and doors are made from wood that’s why the town buildings look quite severe and dark. That resemble people about the Medieval times. The ancient Portugal town is rather small. Its area is just 6,3 square kilometres. Its population is about 220 people when a number of tourists are about several thousand more.

Piodao, Portugal Thanks to the location, the town has outstanding ladders. If you want to walk around the picturesque streets, you have to wear good shoes. One of the main town’s sightseeing is the old cathedral that attracts people with its snow-white facade. Tourists who like to spend their vacation in the unusual places will fall in love with Piodao.

A nice hotel was opened in one of the ancient buildings. More than that, just every town’s house is open for tourists. It is possible to rent whatever you want. Also, the town has two cosy national restaurants where you can try the most popular national dishes. A major part of them contains delicious sheep and goat cheeses. Note that the town has great liquors. Near the Piodao you can see a lot of picturesque landmarks. During the walk in the mountain regions, you can see wonderful fountains and fast streams. Next - Ubrique

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Piodao - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Multibanco no HM CENTRO OPTICO' located in 14 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Maria C Ramos Fonseca' is located in 14 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Galp' in 11 km
Supermarket: 'Venda do lourenco' in 0.02 km
Parking: 'Parque Bus Piódão' in 0.09 km
Apotheek: 'Santa Casa Da Misericórdia De Galizes' in 11 km
Police station: 'Guarda Nacional Republicana' in 15 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Cafe A Gruta' in 0.02 km
Railway station: 'Tortosendo' in 26 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Covilha Airport COV - in 29 km
 »  Coimbra Airport CBP - in 55 km
 »  Vila Real Airport VRL - in 116 km
 »  Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport OPO - in 132 km
 »  Braga Airport BGZ - in 159 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Piodao


Located in 0 km from Piodao
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Rooms: 27
A satellite TV and a well-stocked minibar are in Piodão's room. Each comes features a contemporary décor and colourful bedspreads. Toiletries and a … More: photo, rates and booking
Pedras Lavradas

Located in 8 km from Piodao
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Rooms: 9
The colourful rooms at Lavradas feature warm parquet floors and private bathrooms with shower. Free Wi-Fi access is available. After a day at the ski … More: photo, rates and booking
Camping & Bungalows Ponte das Três Entradas

Located in 9 km from Piodao
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Rooms: 3
All air-conditioned units feature a private bathroom and a fully-equipped kitchenette, along with a separate dining area and a balcony with a view. … More: photo, rates and booking
Boutique Hotel - Quinta da Palmeira

Located in 10 km from Piodao
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Rooms: 8
Each room at Quinta da Palmeira is uniquely decorated with elegant and stylish furniture. All have free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen satellite TV and a … More: photo, rates and booking

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