This itinerary will drive you along the idyllic landscapes of the Vouga Valley, giving you the opportunity to visit some beautiful examples of bridges and railway stations, tunnels and an excellent Ecotrail, that resulted from the conversion of the picturesque train line of the Vouga. You will be able to enjoy the largest and most developed thermal waters of the Iberian Peninsula and, in the leafy Vouga Valley above the Varoso river, you will be able to find the first or one of the first Portuguese Cistercians abbeys. This valley is an idyllic place and to prove it you will find an extraordinary “levada” (irrigation channel) that resembles to the traditional Madeira “levadas” (waterways). Downstream you can contemplate and enjoy the latest reservoir of Montanhas Mágicas®, with a set of romantic islets and a fantastic water mirror. Along the route you can also enjoy magnificent river beaches and recreation and leisure areas; you will have the chance to discover old “castros”, engraved stones, noble manor houses, an aqueduct, old lead, zinc and silver mines, churches of medieval origin and old mills. You can´t miss this!