The Peneda-Gerês National Park is one of the municipality’s main brand images and one of its main environmental and tourist resources. The river Vez lies to the west of the Peneda-Gerês National Park, which is located in the municipality and is considered one of the cleanest rivers in Europe.

From its source, at the top of the Soajo mountain range, until it flows into the Lima River, it is 38 km, of wild course by the numerous, beautiful and breathtaking natural waterfalls. In addition to its splendid natural heritage, the Rio Vez has a wealth of built heritage: dams, fishing grounds, windmills, waterfalls, among others, are living testimonies of the perseverance of local people who, over centuries of history, have tamed and shaped nature To their needs. It is also a classified area, characterized by a very own biodiversity, from which stands out its ichthyofauna and its riparian galleries.