Discovering Places with History
The organization of UBIsym, in cooperation with Município do Fundão and Fundão Turismo, have prepared, to all the attendees interested, a cultural program that will get them to the historical villages around the region.
Below, you can find the detailed program.
Date: October 13th, 2019
10h00 | Guided visit to the Historical Village of Castelo Novo
Castelo Novo is one of the 12 Historical Villages of Portugal. In this XIII century village, the water and stone assumed as the identity elements. This village embraced by Gardunha Mountain Range deserves some time to be contemplated, admired and unveiled. Do it at the pace of the water sound that springs from the granite rock and the sound of the wind that rocks the surrounding trees and the vibrant colors that emanate from the small set of houses. End your journey going up to the castle and gaze the immensity of the horizon where you will feel that Castelo Novo is the sweetest memory of the traveler.
12h00 | Guided visit to the Village of Alpedrinha
Located in the south slope of Gardunha Mountain Range, Alpedrinha it a place of great beauty, set in a natural scenery where manor houses and rustic houses stand, forming a remarkable patrimonial core that transmits a monumental and aristocrat image.
13h00 | Lunch Papo D’Anjo Restaurant
15h30 | Visit to Fundão’s historical center with the entrance in the Archaeological Museum
The Historical Centre of Fundão will take you to the streets loaded with tales. Besides it ́s patrimony, from which the Town Hall, the Parish church, the Casino and the Archaeological Museum stands out, along with its historical squares. Discover also local shops filled with memories that characterize the town and the local bakery Formiga where you can taste the local traditional recipes like “bolo de azeite”, “bolo doce”, “esquecidos” or “borrachões”.