Parque Natural de Montesinho attractions

Village in Parque Natural de Montesinho

Rio de Onor

This lovely little town of 70 souls situated in the eastern half of the park is entirely unfazed by the Spanish–Portuguese border splicing it down the middle. It’s interesting not just for its rustic stone buildings…
Village in Parque Natural de Montesinho

Dine

Dine and Moimenta, two of the prettiest villages in the western half of the park, are connected by a high-altitude road with panoramic views of the windmill-speckled hills along the Spanish border. In well-preserved…
Village in Parque Natural de Montesinho

Montesinho

Hidden at the end of the road in a narrow valley wedged between forbidding granite heights, this tiny village is one of the park’s best-preserved, thanks to a program to restore old dwellings and stop construction o…
Village in Parque Natural de Montesinho

Moimenta

Moimenta has a lovely core of granite houses roofed in terracotta, plus a small baroque church – a rare dose of luxury in this austere corner of Portugal. The pretty 7km Calçada loop trail descends from town into th…