This route proposes a trip from Chaves to Peso da Régua, passing by Vila Pouca de Aguiar and Vila Real, following the Corgo Railway Line, which was deactivated, which served the whole region.
Chaves runs along the Tâmega river valley and possesses an important architectural heritage, with emphasis on Roman occupation up to the beginning of the third century, having left the testimony through the Trajan bridge, built on the Roman Bracara-Astúrica, And thermal baths of mineral-medicinal waters.
Vila Pouca de Aguiar is located between the mountains of Alvão and Padrela, and has an ample historical and cultural heritage, with emphasis on the Castle of Aguiar da Pena, the Roman mining complex and the Pedras Salgadas thermal baths.
Vila Real is the district capital of the same name, and has as a company the Serra do Marão. Possessing a vast patrimony, with importance for the several emblazoned houses and the village of Bisalhães, where black clay crafts are produced.
Peso da Régua is the capital of the Douro region, which is a World Heritage Site, where the Douro River and its tributaries have created a landscape of a wild and mysterious beauty.
The steep slopes waited for the intervention of the man, who introduced the vineyard's cultivation on grand terraces to produce the famous Port Wine.