Casas das Olas are located in Vilarinho do Souto, Ermelo, in the municipality of Arcos de Valdevez at the gates of Peneda-Geres National Park (Minho, Portugal).


Forest of oaks below Casas das Olas.

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The reservoir of the river Lima, on the way to Casas das Olas.

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The path to Casas das Olas.

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Driving directions

From Oporto, take the A3 (Porto – Valencia) and take the exit 12.

Turn to the IC28, towards Arcos de Valdevez / Ponte da Barca, for 17 km.

At the end of IC28, you will cross a bridge over the river Lima and just ahead turn left at the roundabout towards Lindoso/Spain.

Follow this road (EN203) for 4 km until you see, on the left, indicating "Barragem". Turn left and then cross the dam (Touvedo).

Drive up this road, about 2 km until you come to an intersection and turn right towards Ermelo / Soajo (EN530). Follow for 5 km, until you reach Vilarinho de Souto where you find Casas das Olas.


Coordenates for GPS
41º 50′ 00. 98” N
8º 18′ 45. 75” W