THE AZIBO DAM

THE AZIBO DAM

The Protected Landscape of the Azibo Dam, located in Tras os Montes, in the northeastern, in the city of Macedo de Cavaleiros, is a protected area integrated into the Natura 2000 network, which aims at the preservation and enhancement of natural heritage as well as the promotion of nature tourism - ecotourism - a harmonious combination between the wildlife, the natural habitat of numerous species of fauna and flora, with leisure and recreation outdoors activities.
Belonging almost entirely to Macedo de Cavaleiros City, the Protected Landscape of Azibo Dam is distributed to the parishes of Podence, Santa Combinha, Salselas, Vale da Porca e Vale Prados e Quintela de Lampaças.
Among the many activities you can practice in this natural space we can point: bird watching, nature photography, canoeing, Hiking (walking trails) or pure and simple entertainment in one of the river beaches awarded with a blue flag, a European award for beaches based on cleanliness and safety.
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