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This small, solitary but pleasant town, animated by students, is situated in a landscape of bare hills and stretches across a long ridge the whose slopes are decorated with vines. This town has become famous following the discovery of Palaeolithic cave paintings, only a few kilometres away on the banks of the river Côa, in 1992.

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Tourist attractions Vila Nova de Foz Côa : Things to see and do

  • Parish Church

    P - 5150 Vila Nova de Foz Côa

    This has a remarkable granite Manueline facade. The interior has three naves whose wood painted ceilings are supported by columns with capitals sculpted with human heads, giving the impression of looking up to heaven. Some Baroque retables in gilded ..

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  • Pillory

    P - 5150 Vila Nova de Foz Côa

    This attractive granite Manueline pillory was circled with a cable moulding and the pinnacle was sculpted with small columns and statues under an armillary sphere and un lily.

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  • Canada do Inferno

    Av. Gargo continho P - 5150 Parque arqueológica de Vale do Côa

    Until the opening of the museum in the future the jeeps leave the park HQ for Vila Nova de Foz Côa. This site is the most important of the three. It is found on a pronounced slope of 130m and access is somewhat difficult. You must visit in the mornin..

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