Shale Villages

The houses, streets and hotel facilities in the villages part of the Network were slowly built or restored over time using shale as their main construction material.


You will certainly feel at home! Because if we want to live well we must know how to preserve what is ours, and protect what we don’t want to see disappear over time! For these and many other reasons, you should explore this new rural, traditional world that is truly Portuguese in its nature!


For more information, go to

ADXTUR- Agência para o Desenvolvimento Turístico das Aldeias do Xisto

Casa Grande - Centro Dinamizador


Barroca | Fundão

GPS: 40.105652, -7.717013

T (+351) 275 647 700





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