About Torre de Moncorvo

Looking to relocate to a peaceful yet still vibrant town in Portugal? Torre de Moncorvo in the District of Bragança may be just the spot. With a population of just under 10,000 people, this town has a comfortable small-town feel while still offer plenty of amenities and things to do. The town is located in northern Portugal, about 3 hours from Porto and 2 hours from the Spanish border. The climate is warmer than Portugal’s coastal areas, with average temperatures in the mid-70s Fahrenheit in summer and the low 50s in winter. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the proximity to several national parks, including the Peneda-Gerês National Park, the oldest in Portugal. The park is perfect for hiking, biking, fishing, and horseback riding. There are also a number of lakes where you can enjoy water activities like swimming, canoeing, and sailing. For those interested in a more urban environment, Moncorvo is home to a number of bars and restaurants, as well as a lively nightlife scene. The town also has a number of cultural events and festivals throughout the year, including a jazz festival, a beer festival, and a medieval fair. If you’re looking for a slower paced lifestyle surrounded by natural beauty, Torre de Moncorvo is the perfect place for you.