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Friday, September 24, 2010

Visit the Rio Alva - Arganil

The Alva River is a tributary of the Mondego River, rising in the west slope of Serra da Estrela, covers about 106 km before flowing into the Rio Mondego.

In his bed traverses a path winding between the slopes of the Serra da Estrela and Serra do Goshawk, where he dug up his bed. Throughout the Municipality of Arganil where leaves magnificent landscapes. The river Alva is broken in St. Maarten to the Cork dam Pillowcases after covering 78 km This dam had a maximum reduction of around 500m3 / s.
It is a river known to have a very high variation in its flow as it has a very low flow in summer, and very high in winter.

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