Torna - 6160-498 Oleiros - Portugal
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GPS: 39.915707 / -7.910946
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Points of Interest

In the region and not least a hour away, you have several points of interest to visit, from river beaches, monuments and museums, natural areas, restaurants, etc and a variety of activities to do: swimming, hiking, fishing, adventure sports, canoeing.

In an area of ​​20Km (or 01h away)

River Beach:

Name: Praia Fluvial do Açude Pinto
Location: Oleiros
GPS Coordinates: 39º55.250 / 07º53.512

Infrastructure:

  • Bar/Promenade
  • Picnic area with grill
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • WC/crowds
  • Lawn
  • Solarium
  • Dam/Bridge
  • Children Pool
  • Parking space
  • Font/well
  • Levada
  • Campsite
  • Clinic

What to see/do:
Swimming
Hiking


Name: Praia Fluvial de Cambas
Location: Cambas
GPS Coordinates: 40º0.760 / 7º50.825

Infrastructure:

  • Bar/Promenade
  • Picnic area with grill
  • Restaurant
  • WC/crowds
  • Solarium
  • Playground
  • Nautical Equipment

What to see/do:
Swimming
Hiking
Fishing
Adventure Sports
Canoeing


Name: Praia Fluvial de Álvaro
Location: Álvaro
GPS Coordinates: 39º58.648 / 7º57.691

Infrastructure:

  • Bar/Promenade
  • Picnic area with grill
  • Playground
  • WC
  • Solarium
  • Children Pool
  • Font/Well
  • Floating Pool

What to see/do:
Swimming
Hiking
Fishing
Canoeing
Water Sports


 Monuments and Museums

Name: Igreja Matriz de Oleiros
Location: Oleiros
GPS Coordinates: 39º55.026/ 7º54.817

Name: Igreja Matriz do Estreito
Location: Estreito
GPS Coordinates: 39º57.349/ 7º48.552

Name: Capela da Misericórdia de Álvaro
Location: Álvaro
GPS Coordinates::39º58.540/ 7º57.935

Name:Igreja Matriz de Álvaro
Location: Álvaro
GPS Coordinates:


Nome: Roman Bridge
Location: Álvaro
GPS Coordinates: 39º58.585/ 7º51.579

 


Natural Areas

Name: Fraga da Água d’Alta Waterfall
Location: Orvalho
GPS Coordinates:40º1.391/ 7º47.667

Name:Zêzere defile
Location: Admoço
GPS Coordinates:40º1391/ 7º48.536

Name: Intricacies of Zêzere
Location: Álvaro
GPS Coordinates: 39º57.930/ 7º59.725

Name: Miradouro do Picoto
Location: Muradal
GPS Coordinates:39º55.132/ 7º44.431

Name: Miradouro do Muradal
Location: Muradal
GPS Coordinates:39º57.720/ 7º46.424

Name: Miradouro do Cabeço Mosqueiro
Location: Orvalho
GPS Coordinates:40º1.726/ 7º48.183


 Where to eat

Name: Callum Restaurant
Location: Hotel Santa Margarida, Oleiros
GPS Coordinates: 39.9157, -7.9107
Suggested Menu: Tasting menu of regional products.


 Other Points of Interest

Arbutus Grone
Local de Estreito
GPS: 39º56.540/ 7º48.564
(Arbutus unedo L.): Shrubby species unattended of these mountains, its multiple uses and potential wake this a wealth from Oleiros. The hooch “medronheiros” is famed, such us the new local products like the jams. In Estreito there’s a innovator “ fruit ranch”, that using new techniques has attracted many experts.

Souto de Castanheiros
Local de Isna
GPS: 39º51.874/ 7º51.908
(Castanea sativa Mill.):was for centuries the staple diet of the locals. Isna was a chestnut zone, which were threatened with extinction by the ink disease. Currently there’s still sowed important chestnuts spots, as in Isna, were one can find specimens of many centuries of coexistence with man.

Felgueiras Bridge
To get there, you must traverse a section on land, but it was worth. The freshness of the place ally to strong sound of water overcame the weir, illustrated with an appointment of history by the stone buildings like a bridge people assigns to Filipes tome, wake this place one of the most scenic and lovely places of the region.

 

 


What to see/do in the Village

Municipal Garden:
Located in the previously place called Devesa, was built in the 1975/76 years. It’s a leafy place with plenty shadows, displays a bandstand and a lake that holds a light fountain.
Here “Oleirenses” pay tribute to Father António de Andrade, placed in a mamorial shale (1986), in which evidences the deed of this Jesuit priest (born in Oleiros in 1580) , “Climber of the Himalayan and finder of Tibete”.

Father António de Andrade House:
Here used to be the city hall, finances and school, and the penitentiary and the ground floor.
Located in Praça da Républica was reconstructed in 2001 keeping the original design. Since 2006 works here the culture house which roots the library and the municipal auditorium.

Casa da Cultura:
Neste edifício funcionou a Câmara Municipal, as Finanças e a Escola, e no rés-do-chão a Cadeia. Situa-se na Praça da República e sofreu em 2001 obras de reconstrução, na qual se manteve a traça original. Desde 2006 funciona aqui a Casa da Cultura de Oleiros que alberga a Biblioteca e o Auditório Municipal.

Senhora Mãe dos Homens Chapel:
Regarded ever since as “the most elegant of all” from the XIII century, cross plant has a single nave and roof coated with twelve magnificent cofleud, with Marian themes such us the main altar, whose altarpiece has extreme elegance. The facade in the center displays a triangular pediment on state, such as the windows. Is finished in cornice and eaves.

Senhor dos Passos Chapel:
Attached to the Misericordia church, this chapel collects life-size images of St. John the Evangelist, Nossa Senhora das Dores, Senhor dos Passos and Senhor Morto. They just leave this place by the time of secular celebrations of Senhor dos Passos and Holy Week.

Misericordia Chapel:
Classified as property of public interest, was built in the XVI century. In 1714, were completed the reconstruction works, as shown in the inscription in the main facade.
Backstage at the mouth of the main altar there’s an impressive oil pointing from 1812 representing the visitation of Nossa Senhora to Santa Isabel.

Philharmonic Society:
Is the oldest collective of Oleiros, from 1894, but only in 1959 would receive statutes. Before that, reached the highest point on the artistic level, and public acceptance, even being considered the most representative philharmonic of all Beira Baixa.

Viscondes Mansion:
It’s the building with greater nobility in the village, illustrated a building of great magnificence that for Oleiros represents “a real place, for its pleasant outlook, vastness and situation”. This mansion belonged to Albuquerque family which come to be elevated to viscountry. Right next to this property is attached Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe Chapel, but in the mid XVIII century.

Mills: 
Along the call “Nuns Well” there are fiew wills built of shale. The millstone of these were driven by water brought up there on “Levada Pinto” that began it journey in the current Açude Pinto. 
Beyond watering cultivated floodplains, was flanked by various fruit trees. These wills were part of the viscounts economy. Were owners of large tracts of agricultural land, in the years of greatest crisis, were the toast of the town.

 

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