The Region

The region where Abrigos de Pitões is located is rich in historical places and unique natural beauty. From the cozy village of Pitões das Júnias to the greatness of the Peneda-Geres National Park, there are many sites that can provide visitors with a unique and enriching experience.

Chapel of St. John of Fraga
Chapel of St. John of Fraga
There are totally unknown the origins of this chapel. It's not known when or who order it built. The only that are known is that it was made in honor of St. John of Fraga and to reach this chapel over 1100 meters is necessary go through the one of the most emblematic routes of Pitões das Júnias, that is as beautiful as steep.
Frades Old Bridge
Frades Old Bridge
Close to the town of Frades, in Montalegre municipality, this ancestral structure of stone is inserted in a bucolic landscape of great beauty and full atmosphere of peace of mind.
Monastery of Pitões das Júnias
Monastery of Pitões das Júnias
Also known as the Monastery of Santa Maria de Júnias, is a monument with a regional and historical significance of fantastic scientific value and heritage.
Peneda-Gerês National Park
Peneda-Gerês National Park
Considered by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve, it is one of the greatest natural attractions of Portugal, due to the rare and stunning natural beauty, the ecological and ethnographic value and variety of fauna and flora.
Pole of Barroso Ecomuseum - ''Corte do Boi''
Pole of Barroso Ecomuseum - ''Corte do Boi''
The first museum space created in the villages of Barroso is installed in the former "Corte do Boi" and offers to its visitors a trip back in time, where can recall the knowledge and lifestyles of former residents through the times . A real Barroso house, comfortable and cozy.
The old village of Juriz
The old village of Juriz
The old village of Juriz is located about 1300 meters southwest of Pitões das Júnias and according to archaeologists may be the medieval village of Sancti Vicencii de Gerez, designated in 1528 Afonsinas consultations.
The Village of Pitões das Júnias
The Village of Pitões das Júnias
Away from the bustle of the world in a deep and silent isolation, the village seems asleep in the comfort of a beautiful valley of Mourela plateau, between craggy reliefs of Geres.
The Waterfall of Pitões das Júnias
The Waterfall of Pitões das Júnias
This beautiful waterfall coming from the river of Pitões, is located at the end of the village of Pitões das Júnias, and forms part of the many waterfalls in the region of Barroso.
Abrigos de Pitões

These "shelters" or mountain lodges where you can enjoy sweeping views between narrow valleys and fearful peaks of the National Park Peneda-Geres, remain in do Coto Street, in the village of Pitões das Júnias, a typical mountain village in the intermediate zone of Geres and Barroso to 1164m altitude.

The shelters have basic amenities of modern life, but are specially prepared for those who enjoy the simple life of the mountain and the nature.

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Abrigos de Pitões
Local Accomodation

do Côto Street
5470-370 Pitões das Júnias
Portugal
+351 960 383 179
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