Church in Piódão

Igreja Nossa Senhora Conceição

Resembling a strange, Disney-like vision of what a quaint village church should look like, Piódão's white church stands out like a beacon against the grey schist of the surrounding houses. It's believed to have...

Portuguese in Piódão

Delícias do Piódão

Overlooking the green slopes opposite the village, the terrace of this casual snack bar is a sunny spot for a simple fill-up, perhaps a door-stopper sandwich of tangy goats' cheese or local smoked ham. You'll...

Religious in Piódão

Santos Populares no Piódão

Villagers celebrate the area’s patron saint, São Pedro do Açor, with a mass, a religious procession, a ball, and a handicrafts fair during the Santos Populares no Piódão in late June or early July.

Portuguese in Piódão

O Fontinha

This modest, no-frills restaurant, in a traditional schist house, is good for no-nonsense mountain food such as grilled trout and bife de vaca (steak).

Museum in Piódão

Núcleo Museológico de Piódão

This tiny museum above the turismo displays reconstructions of typical rooms in local homes, complete with tools, pottery and furniture. There are also historical photos of Piódão and its residents.