County’s Brief description - Located on a hill, the city of Pinhel is 660m above sea level, on the left bank of the Côa River. Its origins date back to the Chalcolithic period, however, there are older traces in the county, namely the rock paintings and engravings from Vale do Côa, in Cidadelhe. The authenticity of the local gastronomy combined with the excellence of Pinhel wines, complete the itinerary of those who visit the hospitable Falcão city.
Historic Center - Displaying narrow streets, adapted to the morphology of the land, the town has numerous heritage references from the medieval and modern periods.
Castelo de Pinhel -
XVI Century Homes - The homes in Santa Maria street attest to the Jewish influence. From the 17th and 18th centuries, the manor houses, spread across an old area, stand out from the urban fabric for their monumentality and decorative refinement.
Pilgrimages and Fairs:
- Traditions Fair (the weekend before Carnival)
- Medieval Fair (first weekend of June)
- City Festivals (end of August)
- Beira Interior event - Wine & Flavors (mid-November)