Cabeceiras de Basto is a place with history, between Minho and Trás-os-Montes, full of legendary traditions, green landscapes, festivals, crafts, crystal clear water rivers, villages and paths to discover.
Here you will feel the pure air to fill your lungs, awake amid the silence and you will see
the sincere smile of whom lives here.
Address: Praça Arcipreste Francisco Xavier de Almeida Barreto - Refojos
Tel: +351 253 669 190
Address: Cerca dos Frades, Refojos, 4860-355 Cabeceiras de Basto
Tel: +351 253 662 603
Barros - Address: Praça República 398, Refojos de Basto | Moutinho - Address: Rua Boavista, Refojos de Basto
Azevedo Carvalho - Address: Rua Fonte São João 3-A/B, Refojos de Basto
Address: Rua dos Bombeiros Voluntários, Campo do Sêco - Refojos, 4860-353 Cabeceiras de Basto
Tel: +351 253 662 133
Address: Praça da República, n.º 467, 4860-355 Cabeceiras de Basto
Tel: +351 253 669 105
Address: Rua Dom Nunes Álvaro Pereira (EM 520) - Refojos de Basto
Tel: +351 253 669 060
Address: Largo Barjona Freitas Refojos-Cabeceiras de Basto, 4860-353 Cabeceiras de Basto
Tel: +351 253 662 893
Address: Rua Bombeiros Voluntários nº 45, 4860-999 Cabeceiras de Basto
Tel: +351 253 760 100
Cabeceiras de Basto > Guimarães > Porto
Tel: +351 253 662 226
Address: Alameda Camilo Castelo Branco, n.º 39 - 45, 4860-416 Cabeceiras de Basto
Tel: +351 253 669 070
The 2nd largest in the county. Candlelight procession with rosary sung on Friday night. Saturday night, concerts
andfireworks. In Procissão do Triunfo on Sunday at 17h, the litters with saints will be decorated with flowers.
One of the most reputable of the county. Ancient popular and ecclesiastical tradition. By saint who
heals ailments,scrape the earth beneath his grave and make prenatal baptism in the Misarela bridge.
You can participate or attend this day of old fashioned plowing. At 08:30h you eat the "mata-bicho"
(bread and brandy).Morning: sowing the corn. After work, repast of fried cod, bean stew and dry rice.
On Saturday afternoon, auction of gifts, entertainment with folklore or ranch, sung mass and procession.
At night, candlelight procession.
A historical recreation and themed activities vary from year to year: gun shows,
medieval music and dances, theatrical briefs, falconry demonstration.
A pilgrimage where they eat the porridge, the bread, bacon and drinking of wine. Are blessed and follow
in oxcarts to a field, where they are put in linen towels placed along the field.
Day 28 - Minho camp
Day 29 - procession, one of the most famous of Minho, Fair Agro-Basto (agriculture, crafts, etc) and carousels.
High Tea on Saturday: grilled sardines and steaks.
Live music and procession on Sunday.
Candlelight procession on Saturday night.
On Sunday, procession, sermon and sung mass.
Saturday: sardines and concerts.
Sunday: Mass with auction at the end (take your gift) and procession of litters decorated with flowers.
On one side of the bridge, Minho and on the other Tras-os-Montes.
Pilgrims flock to the party in search of the the Saint "sledgehammer" exorcist
Here you can ride the baptism walk on horse for children and riding lessons.
The Equestrian Center is also experienced in Hippotherapy.
Annually hosts about 150 events, national and regional, involving on average 40 athletes
by race and happen every weekend (Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning) from March to October.
Adventure tourism with various modalities, such as Giant Slide of 1.5 km which reaches over 100km/h.
It lies about 30 km from the QDR motorway.
Metal structure, formed based on four masts and equipped with an electric motor cable.
It is an unique structure in the country that allows the traction of skiers along the waters of the reservoir.
Address: Alameda Camilo Castelo Branco, n.º 131, 4860-416 Cabeceiras de Basto
Tel: +351 253 669 070
In the equestrian center: teaching tests, obstacles and hypo "Derby"; Jump Contest and coupling;
Equestrian exhibition and official contest of Pure Blood Lusitano horses.
Address: Travessa sol poente nº 1, 4820-338 Fafe
Tel: +351 253 495 270
It is housed in the former railway station of Arco de Baúlhe, at the end of the line of Tâmega.
The House of Time portrays the practices, customs and traditions of Cabeceiras de Basto.
In the CdT bar, our guests receive a treat.
Mondays in the Village of Cabeceiras de Basto you find what is created and cultivated on this land: the greenery,
vegetables and ducks. You'll see also crockery, sieves, wool socks and boots typical of Minho - among others.
Considered the biggest in Minho. Still in Bucos: tradicional games ,
such as skeet shooting (winner prize a live rooster) the corners game and the race of ganchas.
There you can find weaving looms, wool and space for ten women to socialize
afternoon to devote to wool - washing, drying, teased, carding, roving, spin, winding, reeling, etc.
Dating from the XVI century, situated in the parish of Refojos, aimed at supporting cultural activities
linked with all kinds of music, and serves as the headquarters for Cabeceirense Centennial Band.
In Cabeceiras de Basto you can meet the archaeological sites that reveal
human occupation in Serra da Cabreira.
This old recovered Baron House, integrates an adults library, a game library for children and
a space for temporary exhibitions.
Address: Rua General Humberto Delgado, n.º 147, 4860-354 Cabeceiras de Basto
Tel: +351 253 665 054
Considered an "art" and the most beautiful and old "national fencing", continues to be taught in Bucos.
Gather a group of friends and come to learn from the masters.
Inaugurated on 5 October 2005, it has two reading rooms for adults
and children, multipurpose room, meeting room, working offices and over 3000 books for reference.
Four alternative circuits were created: The cultural circuit, the patrimonial circuit, the natural circuit
and also the religious circuit. All are themed, rich and complementary.
Rich plant species and characteristic animals of the local fauna, associated with
sport & leisure facilities,such as the playground, the picnic area, mini-golf and fitness circuit.
The pedestrian and biking paths will take you into contact with Minho reality
florist and fauna richness, the traditional villages and the green breathlessness landscapes.
You can visit beautiful and historic bridges: the Cavez bridge over Tâmega river, the old bridge
over the Moimenta river, the bridge of the Middle Ages (Cavez) and the bridge of Arco de Baúlhe.
This recreation area provides visitors, beside enjoying the picnic area,a tour promoting
dog hunting (with partridges and quails), a fenced area with deer and panoramic views
Built with the primary mission to respond to emergencies and assist in combating
wildfires, the new track also allows the landing of civilian aircraft.
Place where visitors can get to know the biodiversity
of this county, namely, fauna and flora in this territory
The House of Bread gives visitors the knowledge of the cycle of bread, through an exhibition space with highlight
in the agricultural implements and utensils used in the production of cereals and bread confection.
River pool, soccer field and arena.
There are also initiatives such as paddy paper, biking and canoeing and kayak competitions
Cabeceiras de Basto has very beautiful river beaches. There best examples are the river beaches
of Ponte of Ranha, Bucos, Caneiro, Moimenta, St. Nicolau, Cavez and Poço de Frade.
This park is located right next to the monastery of San Miguel de Refojos.
In the park there is a large lawn area, a course of fitness, large gardens with fountains and kids playground.
The church façade is distinguished by its large size. In the right and left sides are
placed the life-size statues of the founder of the Order of St. Benedict.
It has the unique and unusual characteristic of being encrusted at a cluster of rocks.
Property of Public Interest. Baroque convent church of the eighteenth century.
It is characterized by an excessive gilt woodwork decoration in the inside.
Composed by a single nave and chancel.
The main chapel has an interesting painted ceiling, with representation of the frames
It has a Latin cross plant, one nave with chancel and side chapels.
It is a rural building with longitudinal plant of a single nave with side chapels and sacristies and
bell tower.Incorporates the Chapel of Sta. Senhorinha, of St. Francis and of Senhor dos Passos.
Located in the old sacristy and antessacristia of former monastery of São Miguel of Refojos,
is made of a variety of collections such as sculpture, glasses, textiles, ceramics, paint, etc.
Baroque Church of longitudinal plant with a single nave, chancel, side chapel and sacristy.
The toilet of the sacristy is a great example of stone work, featured in seventeenth-century
Has longitudinal plant consisting of three naves and chancel. The ceilings have images of popular nature
with the representation of the Church of Cavez together with St. João de Baptista.
World Heritage, which produces the famous Porto wine.
Unparalleled history and landscape, is about 75 km away from the QDR by motorway.
The National Park of Peneda-Geres covers the territory of 22 parishes.
Biosphere World Heritage, this huge natural park is 40 km away from the QDR.
Chaves: Spa, Casino, Roman bridge, typical streets with flowery balconies, fortress and gastronomy.
Vidago: Spa, Golf, Pedras Salgadas water springs and renovated Vidago Palace park.
Capital of Portugal on its foundation, Guimarães is also World Heritage.
European Capital of Culture in 2012, Guimarães is 40km away from QDR by motorway.
World Heritage, this extraordinarily beautiful city is served by low-cost flights from all over Europe.
At 100 km away of QdR by motorway (about 60 minutes), Oporto is the second largest Portuguese city.
Spring waters of Fisgas waterfall, with Arnal waterfall,
Fragas do granito and Lagoa da Barragem Cimeira
Near the Fisgas, lies Mount Farinha, known as Senhora da Graça.
Place of pilgrimage to the chapel of her patron saint, with annual pilgrimage.
Mateus Palace, House of Camilo Castelo Branco, Marquis House, Cathedral and New Chapel and Lady of Pena.
On the 2nd Sunday in July, the pilgrimage climbs 13km until the Lady of Sierra (Marão) to see the sunset.
The Convento de São Gonçalo, a restaurant with a Michelin star,
museum Amadeo de Sousa Cardoso, the Roman bridge, a water park, the convent candy eggs sweets, etc.
One of the largest natural water falls in Europe, with 200mts in length.
The ponds of clear water are often used in summer.
Bracara Augusta in Roman times, Cathederal with a Museum, Palace of the Bishops and Library, Garden of St. Barbara
tombs of Count D. Henrique, mansions and churches, a lot of commerce and a very big party in St. John (S.João).
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