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).

Location

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

The path to Casas das Olas.

Forest of oaks below Casas das Olas.

The reservoir of the river Lima, on the way 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