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Aldeias do Xisto: Tours & Tickets

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4 Sep 2018
“Village of Candal”
3 Oct 2017
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Candal is one of 27 schist villages in Central Portugal. In sharp contrast to Casal Novo, there’s no way that anyone could miss this village whilst driving past. It climbs up the side of the mountain next to the National road (N-236), at a point where traffic slows to negotiate
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Before going to Lousã, we were afraid it wouldn't be possible to walk our way up to the villages. But it is and very much so! I actually think it's the best way to enjoy this trip -- for those who are physically able, of course. The paths are very well signed. We visited
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This is a lovely village but only three people live here (according to the one local we found). Nevertheless it was really worth climbing up to the top and looking at all the houses and marvel at the stone work.
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This Village named CANDAL is another village o belong to the list of the "Aldeias de Xisto" in central Portugal. The visit was amazing, the architecture very peculiar and beautiful. Once you walk by the small roads and enjoy the quietness around it is an amazing experience.
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