Aldeias do Xisto: Get to know this little piece of paradise!
The Aldeias do xisto ou “the shale villages” are one of the greatest treasures of Portugal! And you can not even miss the opportunity to meet them!
In the Aldeias do Xisto the places are welcoming and love sharing their stories and traditions.
Here you will be able to taste the gastronomic delicacies of the region and be without words with the magnificent landscapes that surround it.
In this region you can also find castles that seem to come out of fairy tales.
In the Aldeias do Xisto you will find pure nature, river prairies and you can discover even more if you do the “Shale Paths”.
This area has the name of shale, because this is the stone used in the construction of houses and the most abundant in the region.
We are sure you will love getting to know this area of Portugal!