GUIDED TOUR TO THE ROCK ART SITE OF RIBEIRA DE PISCOS
This site have some of the most important examples of Paleolithic engraving in the Côa Valley. Among them we highlight the interlaced horses in rock 1 or, in rock 2, one of the few human figures of known Paleolithic chronology in the valley, the now famous man of Piscos. The course also presents a great scenic beauty and value in terms of fauna and flora.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeHiking, Tours on 4WD
Activity Level Medium
Group Size Medium Group
The site of Ribeira de Piscos lies in at the meeting of this creek with the left bank of the river Côa. The visit starts in the Reception Center of the village of Muxagata. The visitors go on an all-terrain vehicle, with a guide, about 6 km on a dirt road. Parked the car, you need to walk about 1100 meters, until the last of the visited rocks.
At this site 42 engraved rocks are recorded, 27 of which have Paleolithic representations, located on the left bank of the creek and around its mouth, along the Côa. The tour includes five engraved rocks. Exceptionally, one can also visit the remarkable rock 24.
- Certified guide
- Tour on 4 wheels
- Pictures and videos
- Walking in Nature
Due to the very high temperatures reached in the summer, it is strongly recommended the use of a hat and sunscreen, and also of comfortable clothing and footwear. Each visitor should carry enough water for himself.