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Our Soito

It is located on the central plateau Raia, at an average altitude of 900 meters, on the right bank of the Côa River.

The name "Vila do Soito" is due to the existence of large chestnut trees (chestnut).

Soito is part of the lands of Riba Côa, which extend north to the Douro River and south to the Côa River, were allegedly conquered by D. Sancho II to the Moors, but for unknown reasons they were under lion power until to the reign of D. Dinis. It was this king who regained these lands, which entered the Kingdom of Portugal definitively by the Treaty of Alcañices, in 1297.

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Sortelha-24 km
Sortelha-24 km

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Sortelha-24 km

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Piodão-123 km
Piodão-123 km

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Sortelha-24 km

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Historical Villages

Eleven of the 12 Historic Villages are approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour drive from our space. We enthusiastically recommend the 6 closest villages: Sortelha, Belmonte, Monsanto, Castelo Mendo, Almeida and Castelo Rodrigo.

The Castles

Sabugal is one of the municipalities in Portugal with the highest density of castles per square kilometer. The Castles of the border line. (Radius of 20 km - 5 castles) (Radius of 50 km, 10 castles). Be sure to visit these beautiful monuments.

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Alfaiates-06 km

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Alfaiates-06 km

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Vila Touro-22 km
Vila Touro-22 km

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Serra do Homem de Pedra-4 KM
Serra do Homem de Pedra-4 KM

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Serra do Homem de Pedra-4 KM
Serra do Homem de Pedra-4 KM

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Serra da Gata (Espanha)-19 KM
Serra da Gata (Espanha)-19 KM

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Serra do Homem de Pedra-4 KM
Serra do Homem de Pedra-4 KM

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Mountains and Natural Parks

Leaving the village towards the highest point of the municipality, which is on the mountain of "Homem de Pedra", where there is a lookout post and a geodesic landmark, you can be dazzled by one of the best panoramic views over the entire Beira Alta region. . This view extends from Raia, Serra de Malcata, Serra da Estrela to the Kingdom of nuestros hermanos, neighboring Spain which is located in the “middle mountains” of our territory, Serra da Gata.

The SPA

From a 15-minute drive from our space, the modern Termas do Cró created a SPA, which will leave you surprised by the diversity of Wellness & Health experiences.

If you prefer a slightly longer trip, you can take advantage of the Thermal Spa in Unhais da Serra, H2otel. Taking advantage of the trip, you can visit the village of Sortelha or the City of Belmonte.

Termas do Cró-16 km
Termas do Cró-16 km

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Termas do Cró-16 km
Termas do Cró-16 km

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Termas H2otel-Unhais da Serra-79 km
Termas H2otel-Unhais da Serra-79 km

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Termas do Cró-16 km

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Praia Fluvial de Alfaiates-05 km
Praia Fluvial de Alfaiates-05 km

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Praia Fluvial de Alfaiates-05 km

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Praia Fluvial de Valhelhas-54 km
Praia Fluvial de Valhelhas-54 km

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River Spaces

Our village of Soito enchants those who pass by, from tourists who come to see our fantastic August, to the accustomed children of the land who, despite being scattered all over the world, nevertheless come to see the customs and the people.

Neighbor Spain

A few kilometers from our house, you can visit "nuestros hermanos". Ciudad Rodrigo and Salamanca are the closest cities. La Alberca and Peña de Francia are two places of choice not to be missed ... For Ski lovers, they can enjoy the resort of Bejar, which is approximately two hours away.

Cidade Rodrigo-51 km
Cidade Rodrigo-51 km

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Cidade Rodrigo-51 km
Cidade Rodrigo-51 km

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Bejar-150 km
Bejar-150 km

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Cidade Rodrigo-51 km

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Great Route of Historic Villages

The Great Route of the Historical Villages of Portugal (GR22) has just received the Leading Quality Trails - Best of Europe seal, in Châtenois, France, by the European Ramblers Association. A certification that highlights the best hiking destinations in Europe, through criteria such as sustainability, the level of experience provided to the user, the quality of its layout, and its cultural and natural wealth.

Fonte: Aldeias Históricas de Portugal

Traditions

"It's a test of limits! A test of courage and bravery of those who jump and deal with bulls in the middle of the square, with parties and faenas without injuring and hurting the animal."

António Martins

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