Piódão and Foz D'Égua villages characterized by their serrano rural aspect, with the typical houses of shale and slate, surrounded by a nature almost in pure state, is rich in species of fauna and flora that here find their natural habitat.
Somewhere in the Serra do Açor, between curves and counter corridors, is the magnificent village of Piódão, one of the most beautiful villages in Portugal, and has been classified as a property of public interest since 1978.Its typical shale and slate houses, with blue painted wooden windows, gracefully descend the hillside, forming an amphitheater in this steep mountain range, being by many titled "village crib." Arriving at Piódão it is time to recover energies with a beautiful regional liquor, and to visit some more places of interest of the village. In Foz D 'Égua, in addition to the traditional houses, it is worth mentioning the natural swimming pool, a place where the Piódão river meets the Chãs d'Égua river, which runs towards the river Alvôco. In this place there are indications of the way to take to return to Piódão.