County’s Brief description - Oleiros County has 471 km2, divided into 10 parishes populated by 5.721 people. Oleiros appears in a mountainous environment, bathed by the Zêzere river and crossed by countless streams and streams, which skirt the deep valleys that, here and there, climb the rugged terrain and make the rocks cascade.
Aldeia do Xisto de Álvaro - And the chapels trail - The village is languid and meandering along the view of a slope overlooking the river Zêzere. Although it has shale in its constitution, the houses are mostly plastered and painted, showing that the village was a very noble “villa” with more than eight centuries of history and county seat.
Igreja Matriz de Oleiros - Considered by many as the “crown jewel”, it is a property classified by its Public interest. Dedicated to Nossa Senhora da Conceição, it was built in the 19th century. XVI, having subsequently undergone several renovations.
Naturtejo UNESCO Geopark’s Geo Monuments:
There is a 25 m difference in level, overtaken by a succession of three turbulent and crackling water veils. Here, biodiversity is remarkable, highlighting the traces of Laurissilva that covered southwest Europe before the glaciations and that currently only persist in rare places, such as, for example, the puff pastry and one of the largest bird cherry populations that still remain in the world.
Açude do Pinto - This one uses the running water from Ribeira which has the same name as the village. It is a pleasant space, with lots of shadows and grass and two pools, a shallow one just for the youngest. For supporting infrastructure, there is a bar / terrace, changing rooms, a playground, a picnic area, two grills and proper parking spaces. Parque de Campismo, a camping area was built In the surroundings of river beach.
“Big” Pedestrian Route:
Trilho Internacional dos Apalaches (GR 38) - Accommodating 38 climbing routes, this pedestrian route highlights the quartzitic mountain of Muradal and evokes the supercontinent Pangeia. It is the “largest human footprint trail in the world” that connects the Serra do Muradal, in Portugal, to its European counterparts (Scotland, Greenland, North America)