River Beach of Castelo - Rota do Românico

Nature and Landscape

River Beach of Castelo

Castelo, Castelo de Paiva

41.064722, -8.263056

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At the point where the two rivers meet, there is a small piece of land called Ilha do Castelo ou dos Amores [Island of the Castle or of Love]. Its shape resembles that of ancient fortifications and, hence, it is associated with a Moorish castle. That is the origin of the name Castelo de Paiva. It is a great place for water sports.