Mezio-Gião is a burial site. In truth, more than the places where they lived at, we know better the places where those communities deposited their dead during ancient times - the barrows; as well as the art they created.
This application allows you to explore this sacred grounds with the support of a GPS map, audio guide, image galleries and brief descriptions.
You will discover:
- 4 out of the 19 barrows of Mezio-Gião
- The Porta do Mezio belvedere
- The Archeological Inpretation Centre
-The way the various parts of the National Park's landscape where used during the Neolithic.Porta do MezioPorta do Mezio is a welcoming, informational and recreational space for the visitors who wish to discover the large scale of the Peneda-Gerês National Park. Here you can rest, recharge your batteries and have fun...
Porta do Mezio
Mezio, 4970-092 Arcos de Valdevez
+351 258 510 100 e +351 258 522 157
The barrowsBuilt with great granite rocks and then covered with dirt, the barriws rise along the hillside that goes down the Gião until Mezio. Here, there are nineteen known of these big and small artificial hills, but there will be more to discover...The art
On Gião's national amphitheater there is one of the most important locations of cave paintings on the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula with over one hundred carved rocks.During recent ancient times, it was here where a "sacred" area of symbolic, geometric figures was created with a large number of stylized human shapes.
Contents: Folk & Wild, 2018
Folk & Wild, lda
Edifício In.Cubo - Passos, Guilhadeses
4970-786 Arcos de Valdevez
telefone: +351 96 523 66 94
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