The village of Shale Piódão, situated on a hillside of Serra Goshawk which gives an image of a true post.
The dwellings are traditional slate walls, the ceiling is covered with slabs and wooden doors and windows painted blue. The aspect that gives the artificial light at night, combined arrangement of the houses meant that it received the name "Bethlehem Village".
The architectural form of a settlement of historic villages and protected in the 1980 receives the cock silver medal awarded to "the most typical village in Portugal."
The village of Piódão was classified as a Public Interest.