Boticas advances with Barroso Nature Observation Center

The Boticas Municipality will apply 278 thousand euros at the Barroso Nature Observation Center, which aims to create more pedestrian paths, a birding shelter and the recovery of a dam on the Beça river. Boticas Mayor Fernando Queiroga told Lusa yesterday that the project aims to improve the conditions of visitation of Boticas Parque – […]

Half a million euros for traditional irrigation

In the framework of the National Irrigation Program, the Ministry of Agriculture approved a set of rehabilitation projects for traditional irrigation in the six municipalities that comprise the Alto Tâmega Intermunicipal Community (portuguese CIM-AT) area, in an investment of around four million euros. Of this share, a little more than half a million euros (€ […]

Boticas received 2360 trees

Following the different applications presented by the Municipal Council of Boticas to the Common Forest Program, the Council received 2360 trees to reforest the parishes of Alturas Barroso and Cerdedo, Ardãos and Bobadela, Boticas and Granja, Codessoso, Curros and Fiães do Tâmega, Covas do Barroso, Dornelas, Pinho, Sapiãos and Vilar and Viveiro. The species, 160 […]

XXI Pork Gastronomic Fair

The XXI (21) Pork Gastronomic Fair will be held on January 11, 12 and 13, 2019. An event with a great significance for the local economy, especially for those who continue to create the pork and make sausages in the traditional way. In the fair, which attracts thousands of people every year, it will be […]

Inaugurated new exhibition at Nadir Afonso Arts Center

The Nadir Afonso Arts Center hosted last Wednesday, December 5, on the anniversary of the birth of the painter, the inauguration of the exhibition “Nadir Afonso – Nadir in the Cities”. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the curator of the exhibition, Bernardo Pinto de Almeida, the president of the Nadir Afonso Foundation, Laura Afonso, […]

Barroso World Agricultural Heritage receives Chinese delegation

Boticas received a visit last November 16 and 17 from a Chinese delegation from the province of Gansu in the framework of the recent classification of the Barroso region as World Agricultural Heritage by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This meeting had as main objective the exchange of knowledge between […]

Flavors of Boticas at EXPONOR

The tastes of Boticas were highlighted in the various showcooking sessions held this Sunday, October 28, in the 2nd edition of “So Food So Good – Portugal Taste”. The traditional fumeiro (smoked meats) of the Barroso, the folar (type of bread), the bola de carne (meat bread) and Mel de Barroso (honey) were some of […]

European researchers gather in Boticas

The event, which took place between 11 and 13 October (2018), brought together in Boticas a group of national and international researchers, who discussed the problem of the processes of contact between cultures in the transition of the Age in Europe.   From left to right: Vice-rector of the University of Minho Manuela Martins; Mayor […]

Restoration work has begun in the church of Santa Maria de Covas

The most notable example of the Romanesque-Gothic style religious architecture of the Barroso region, the church of Santa Maria de Covas, is undergoing restoration and conservation work under the Atlantic Romanic Plan, together with the church of Serzedelo in Guimarães, as a result of the construction of the Alto Tâmega dams by Spain’s Iberdrola. The […]